Whitney Plantation Tour: Luxury Historical Exploration
134 Ratings
New Orleans
Embark on a luxury historical exploration of the iconic Whitney Plantation. Enjoy a guided tour, self-guided museum visit, and comfortable transportation. Book now!
Duration: 5 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Whitney Plantation - Originally known as “Habitation Haydel,” the Whitney Plantation tells the intertwined story of the Haydel family, German immigrants, and the slaves they owned. In 2014, Whitney Plantation opened to the public for the first time in its 262-year history, becoming the only plantation museum in Louisiana dedicated to the history of slavery. Through museum exhibits, memorial art, restored buildings, and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors gain a unique insight into the lives of Louisiana’s enslaved people.
What's Included
  • Round trip transportation included
  • Admission to the plantation included
Additional Information

Join us in our premium vehicles to visit the famous Whitney Plantation. On the day of your trip, our chauffeur will make sure to contact you before they get there, and will also warmly welcome you upon arrival.
While en route to the plantation, our driver highlights fascinating particulars of the journey and keeps the ambiance lively with assorted New Orleans jazz music.
As soon as you reach the plantation, they will help you with check-in and provide comprehensive details from the beginning till the end of the journey, including the things worth seeing post the tour and the rendezvous point once the excursion concludes.
The self-led tour lasts one hour and fifteen minutes, providing ample opportunity for our guests to wander about the museum and utilize restrooms prior to returning to the city.
The tour operates twice, once from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 1:30 p.m. and second from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. - this duration encompasses both your tour and travel time.

New Orleans
Legendary Tours driver will pick you from our designated pick up locations please call us after booking, pick up time starts 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. the thirty minute window is for the driver to complete all pick ups in a timely fashion. The return time will be approximately 1:00 p.m to 1:30 p.m.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(134 Ratings)
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May 28, 2024
Good plantation tour option in NOLA - Great service and informative tour, driver arrived a few minutes early and was very cordial. Overall service was top notch.
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May 27, 2024
A MUST SEE - Fantastic, educational and emotional. This is an experience I’m glad I got to explore. This museum is a self guided tour but it’s wonderful because you can move at your own pace
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May 23, 2024
Whitney - Bus Driver was very knowledgeable and made the drive out to the Plantation enjoyable by tell us some historic knowledge. The tour of the plantation itself was full of history and really showed how the life of Slave were.
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May 18, 2024
A Lasting Lesson - I was so moved that I barely took photos, most unusual for me. The atmosphere was very respectful and contemplative. The van driver gave excellent running commentary. I read all the text and learned lots which I really appreciate. Thank you.
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May 14, 2024
Amazing time at the Whitney Plantation - The driver was very knowledgeable, polite and friendly the bus was clean spacious . They picked me up from my hotel and dropped me back at the hotel
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May 10, 2024
Great tour guide - The driver/ tour guide was amazing. He made the trip worth it. The Whitney is a place every American should go to
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May 8, 2024
Easy walk, great audio tour - Such an informative reading and audio tour. Very touching but they end it with asking you not to be angry or sad but informed. You can imagine it was a beautiful place at one time but at such a cost.
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May 2, 2024
Informative and important tour - This was an informative tour. The history is dark, but I’m glad we went and learned more about it. The drive out was super interesting with awesome stories and interesting facts about Louisiana. I slept for the entire drive back! I highly recommend!
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Apr 25, 2024
Very informative and well portrayed. - Transportation was good with an informative driver. This Plantation has done an excellent job of preparation for tourists. It was truly a humane approach of the times for slaves. Loved the audio.
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Apr 24, 2024
Good - Very good. The only down side was that there was no cafe, only vending machines. However, the self guided tour was good. , and our driver, Edward was informative.
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up to 10 guests
1 Adult
July 2024