Day trip back in time. Airboat & Planation combo Tour
Take a step back in time and explore the plantations of Louisiana. San Francisco Plantation House, the most opulent plantation house in North America. It is a galleried house of the Creole open suite style, nestled under centuries old Live Oaks and contains one of the finest antique collections in the country. After touring this magnificent planation , you will head down to the bayous where you will take an Airboat Tour. Experience an indelible part of the state's past, present and future, visit the mysterious and exquisite swamps throughout south Louisiana, home to one of the planet's richest and most diverse ecosystems.
Perceived as beautiful and menacing, south Louisiana's ancient swamps have long captivated writers, historians and travelers. Modern-day explorers still have an intense curiosity about the beauty found in Louisiana swamps—the untouched nature and groves of gnarled cypress trees dripping with lush Spanish moss.
I will pick you up at a set location. You will do a tour around New Orleans on the way to the planation. At The planation one of their guides, dressed in period attire, will escort you through a 45 minute presentation of all 14 rooms of the plantation and the grounds. We will then go to a local restaurant for lunch. On the menu will be local favorite Gumbo, Etouffe, Oysters on the 1/2 shell . . We will then head to the Bayou where you will enjoy a 1. 5 hour airboat ride and tour thought La. swamps.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: anywhere in the New Orleans Metro area.
End location: anywhere in the New Orleans Metro Area.
Duration: 8 hours
the time may very due to weather and or traffic
2015 Mercedes ML350 SUV or
2015 Volvo XC90 SUV
Private Driving Tour
Private Transportation to Planation and airboat
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 USD - tip for captain,lunch and drinks
Lunch and drinks
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Our family of 4 spent a day touring NOLA with Michaela. It was outstanding!!! She was quite flexible with how we wanted to structure our day and made excellent recommendations re sights, food, and making sure we got everything in we wanted to. Brilliant experience.