New Orleans Whitney Plantation Half Day Tour

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Come walk with us through a living history book, rich in Creole Louisiana's storied past. Travel back in time to Whitney Plantation, an operating sugar farm built in 1805.


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Departs From:
New Orleans
Meeting Point:
the Lighthouse ticket office
4 hours and 30 minutes
daily at 12:00 PM
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Enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Pontchartrain as you cross the Bonnet Carre Spillway (the flood outlet of the Mississippi River).

Within the boundaries of the "Habitation Haydel", as the Whitney Plantation was originally known, the story of the Haydel family of German immigrants and the slaves that they held were intertwined.

In 2014, the Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 262 year history as the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery.

Enjoy museum exhibits, memorial artwork and restored buildings and hundreds of first-person slave narratives. Gain a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana's enslaved people


  • Transportation to Whitney Plantation

  • Guided tour


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience.

  • Children under 6 (not occupying a seat on tours) are free of charge.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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