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Visit America’s First Public Gardens

Welcome to the South, y’all! Get the true Lowcountry experience with Adventure Sightseeing on a guided Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Tour, and experience of one of America’s first tourist attractions and America’s first public gardens.

Dating from 1676 and open to the public since 1870, this plantation and its world-famous gardens have been owned by the Drayton family for 12 generations.

On this 4.5-hour, half-day tour:

  • Enjoy a guided walk through America’s last large-scale Romantic garden.
  • Experience history on a 45-minute narrated nature tram ride through the Audubon swamp gardens.
  • See wildlife such as alligators, egrets, herons, and turtles on the nearly 600-acre plantation.
  • Go back in time with a 30-minute tour of the Magnolia Plantation Home.
  • Round-trip transportation in our climate controlled buses and all gate fees are included in the price of the tour!