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Oak Alley Plantation Tour

Oak Alley Plantation Tour

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ antebellum south on a half‐day tour of Oak Alley Plantation. Take a journey through time to the manicured estate and into the gorgeous home, built in 1839. View stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantation’s fascinating – and often somber – histories from expert guides.
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* A traveler said: "The ride out was excellent and the bus was comfortable and clean. Our driver was also very awesome and knowledgeable about plantations on the way and good places to eat!"


Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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127
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.00
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$54.00
Take a trip to either Oak Alley or Laura Plantation on this 4-hour tour from New Orleans. Explore the creole Laura Plantation, known for its historic representation of slave plantations. Or head further down to Oak Alley Plantation and stroll around the 300-year old oak trees that cover the plantation grounds with a 40-minute guided tour. See the ‘Big House,’ slave quarters, and beautiful architecture and gardens on either tour.
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* A traveler said: "Our bus driver , KP, was engaging, helpful, and informative . He knew every customer by name and catered to whatever they asked or needed. Our guide at Oak Alley, Mr Anthony , was equally excellent"


Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
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Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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500
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
Experience the civilized and the wild on a plantation tour and educational swamp boat ride from New Orleans. On this full-day journey, visit Oak Alley Plantation where you'll learn about antebellum life and stroll down its iconic tree-lined esplanade. Next, head into the marshy swampland for a boat ride and some wildlife spotting. Enjoy guided commentary as you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes and native birds.
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* A traveler said: "The plantation experience was great, very informational. Loved that the location had food and drink available for our extra needs."


Whitney Plantation Tour

Whitney Plantation Tour

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415
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
Visit the Whitney Plantation Museum, a former indigo and sugar plantation on the River Road now dedicated to promoting an understanding of slavery in Louisiana. Learn about the realities of plantation life through museum exhibits and recorded narratives as you explore the restored structures and historical slave cabins. Download the Whitney Plantation app for the self-guided tour of Whitney Plantation Museum.
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* A traveler said: "Very informative! We learned and saw a lot about what happened on the plantation. Highly recommend.."


Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

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121
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$142.00
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$142.00
Visit a former plantation and ride through the swamp during this two-in-one tour. Start with a visit to Oak Alley Plantation for a tour of the antebellum mansion. Follow the oak-shaded paths to the blacksmith shop during your free time. Lunch is available to purchase at the restaurant on-site. Next, head to the dock for your swamp tour. Search for alligators and other wildlife and stop for photo ops while aboard an airboat. Round-trip hotel transport provided from New Orleans.
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* A traveler said: "Lovely tour, everything was on time and the staff was very informative about the area. Food at the restaurant was amazing"


Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
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Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

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1003
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$230.00
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$230.00
Go beyond the French Quarter and discover the unique Cajun and Creole cultures of New Orleans during this full-day swamp and plantation tour. Venture deep into the bayous, with a small group limited to 12, to see Cajun living and spot wildlife like alligators and pelicans on your high-speed airboat ride. Then, admire the beautiful architecture and learn about the history of Houmas House and Laura Plantation. Gourmet, unlimited buffet lunch at Houmas House is included.
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* A traveler said: "Best money spent all trip. They kept it exciting while educating you at the same time. And the lunch is amazing!!"


Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

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89
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.00
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$115.00
Soak up the atmosphere of the bayou on this 8-hour cultural tour from New Orleans. Visit the Oak Alley Plantation House, dating from 1837, and view the stately row of 28 evenly spaced mature oaks that line the driveway. Follow your guide, dressed in period costume, through the mansion, the blacksmith shop and the onsite restaurant. Then, learn about life in the bayou's waterways aboard a swamp and wetlands boat tour. See the amazing variety of flora and fauna native to the area and hear about life in the Barataria Swamps from your native guides. Round-trip transportation from New Orleans is included.
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* A traveler said: "We had so much fun! Definitely worth it all around. Our driver told and showed us all about Katrina too. My husband held a baby alligator on the swamp Tour!"


Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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40
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
Tour the Oak Alley Plantation, named for the alley of centuries-old oaks leading up to the antebellum Big House. Follow the oak-shaded paths to the blacksmith shop and a souvenir shop during your free time. Alcoholic drinks and lunch are available to purchase at the restaurant on-site, with round-trip hotel transport provided from New Orleans.
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* A traveler said: "Our driver, Gary, was great. Told fun, interesting stories about the area on the 1 hour drive to the plantation. The house tour was a little short but there was plenty of time to walk the grounds. Nice little restaurant and gift shop."


Combo Oak Alley or Laura Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour

Combo Oak Alley or Laura Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour

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24
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
From
$99.00
After a New Orleans hotel pickup, relax on board an enclosed, air-conditioned bus to the Plantation of your choice. You will be given a guided tour through the main house and some time to walk the grounds . You will then take a short ride and your at the swamps. Your invited to join us for an educational journey back to the early days of Louisiana bayou and swamp explorations.  Swamp creatures, seeing our boats daily, recognize them as part of their normal environment. Unafraid and responsive to their boat captain's call, they peak out from underbrush and between moss-draped trees and shrubs, frequently coming directly to the boat. In the safety and comfort of the boat, you can actually come within a few feet of jumping alligators.
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* A traveler said: "We thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Drivers & guides @ both stops were informative & prepared to answer questions. Lunch was limited between the 2 places, but we found a suitable place. Left feeling we had learned a lot. Awesome day!"


Houmas House Plantation Guided Tour

Houmas House Plantation Guided Tour

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234
  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.03
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$28.03
Discover the grandeur and complex history of New Orleans’ antebellum south on this guided tour of Houmas House Plantation. Experience the authenticity of place as costumed guides narrate the history of this landmark sugar plantation, leading through the mansion’s elegant rooms before you head off for a private stroll through the estate’s stunning gardens. Houmas House is located one hour from New Orleans and 30 minutes from Baton Rouge. Please allow adequate time for travel. Should you miss your scheduled tour, do not worry. Your ticket is good all day and can be used for any of the remaining tour times on the same day.
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* A traveler said: "What a treasure! Great information on the property and it's history. Lovely grounds and the Dixie cafe was delicious"


Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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169
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.97
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$101.97
Steep yourself in American history on this half-day tour of Oak Alley and Laura plantations that comes with convenient transport from downtown New Orleans. Both 19th-century plantations offer fantastic views of the Mississippi River. Snap shots of the famous canopied path of southern oaks that give Oak Alley its name, and gain insight into the women-run Laura plantation, where slave cabins still stand.
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* A traveler said: "I had already visited both of these places back in the 1990’s and it was very nice to go back and rediscover them and learn more facts and refresh my memory of those that I’d forgotten."


Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans

Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans

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292
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.00
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$128.00
Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ rich and conflicted past on a small‐group plantation tour. Take a journey through Laura Plantation and St. Joseph Plantation, spying other historic plantations as you travel the Great River Road. View stunning architecture and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantations’ fascinating—and somber—histories from expert guides.
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* A traveler said: "The whole experience was terrific!! Gazele was great!! The plantation were very clean and beautiful."


Whitney Plantation Tour with Transportation

Whitney Plantation Tour with Transportation

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59
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.00
From
$78.00
Discover more of Louisiana on a small-group half-day tour to the Whitney Plantation from New Orleans. Ride by minivan past the marshes of Lake Pontchartrain and along River Road, passing filming locations for the popular TV series ‘Queen Sugar’ and other productions. Then, join a guided tour of the Whitney Plantation and learn about the history of the enslaved and free people who once lived on the plantation.
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* A traveler said: "The entire experience was interesting and memorable. Brian was a great driver and made the bus ride seem very short. The tour itself was a remarkable and eye opening experience."


Destrehan Plantation Tour

Destrehan Plantation Tour

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152
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.57
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$23.57
Experience the Lower Mississippi Valley’s oldest documented plantation home with this excursion at Destrehan mansion. Learn about the plantation’s social, political, and economic history, explore an exhibit dedicated to the slave revolt of 1811, enjoy a folk-life demonstration and a picnic lunch on the beautiful grounds, and stop by the gift shop for locally-made crafts.
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* A traveler said: "Small but presentation was very well put together. Staff was very sweet and informative would definitely share this place with others."


Small-Group Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour
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Small-Group Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

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42
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.00
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$128.00
Delve into the history of slavery and the plantations of Louisiana on this small-group tour from New Orleans. Drive past Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River to the Whitney Plantation’s Louisiana Museum of Slavery. Learn about the lives of the enslaved people who worked there and on plantations throughout the South during a tour of the museum and restored buildings. Next, head to the Creole-style St Joseph Plantation for a tour of the working sugar plantation where the movie ’12 Years A Slave’ was filmed.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide was the so patient, kind and knowledgeable! I highly suggest using this company if you are considering touring. Whitney plantation was so REAL , so RAW! Covid 19 guidelines adhered to! Went with teenagers and they loved it and were engaged in excursion! Thank you"


Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

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36
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.00
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$161.00
Explore Louisiana wildlife and culture outside of the Big Easy on this full-day trip from New Orleans to the country town of Vacherie. Zoom across a swamp on a 6 or 9-passenger open-air speedboat with ample opportunities for viewing wild animals in their natural habitat, and then tour an antebellum plantation home with a classic alley of oaks when you return to shore.
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* A traveler said: "Wonderful. Definitely book the small airboat they can get into smaller spaces. This is an experience not to be missed. If rainy weather is a potential, take a rain jacket. We got rained on and with the jacket, we were totally fine."


Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Large Airboat Tour Combo from New Orleans

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26
  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
Travel into the bayou on this combination swamp and plantation tour by 16 passenger Airboat. See the oldest documented plantation in the Mississippi Valley and visit the slave revolt museum located on the grounds. After the tour explore the grounds on your won and enjoy lunch (own expense) if time permits.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely fantastic tours! The plantation tour was super educational with much to look at and ponder. The large airboat was a blast and was not too wild. We had a fantastic tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the alligators. We saw lots of gators! Make sure you bring cash to tip!"


Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

Destrehan Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo from New Orleans

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24
  • 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.00
From
$105.00
Explore Louisiana’s unique history and ecology on this combo day tour from New Orleans. Travel along the oak-lined River Road to Destrehan Plantation, where you can tour the 1787 sugar plantation home, grounds and slave quarters while learning about life in the antebellum South and the site’s changing role during the Civil War. Then, venture into the bayou on a narrated swamp cruise through wild wetlands that are home to turtles, otters, snakes and famous Louisiana gators.
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* A traveler said: "The tour guide in the destrehan plantation was just phenomenal, lots of alligators as well so was fun"


Oak Alley Plantation Tour with Transportation
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour with Transportation

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13
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.00
From
$78.00
This is not just another drive out to the river road to visit plantations. Your driver/guide will enlighten and educate you along the way on such things as the Louisiana swamp, Lake Pontchartrain and an over view of what the Corp of Engineers have done to prevent the next hurricane Katrina catastrophe. And host of other surprises along the way.
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* A traveler said: "If every company had at least one Brian as an employee they would be lucky. He was a wealth of information plus, personal stories and a great sense of humor. Compared to the memorized information from the tour guide at the plantation, (maybe he was new?) I enjoyed the ride to and from the site more than the destination itself. Take this tour and ask for Brian!"


Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans
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Small-Group Half-Day Airboat Swamp Adventure & Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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118
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$165.00
From
$165.00
Take a wild ride through the bayous of Cajun Country on this airboat adventure from New Orleans. In a small group, wind through tree‐lined swampland and spot abundant local wildlife, including nutria, alligators, and giant catfish, and stop at Destrehan Plantation to get a taste of the elegant antebellum south.
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* A traveler said: "our guide was very informative. boat not only the water, the nature but the history. the boat was refreshing wind on a hot day! the alligators loved our visit as it was filled with snacks! The head phones were a nice touch to hide the noise. the boats were very clean!"


Combo Oak Alley Plantation and New Orleans City Tour
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation and New Orleans City Tour

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12
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
Discover New Orleans’ top attractions and the grandeur of antebellum history on this combined city and plantation sightseeing tour. Start with a bus tour, including the French Quarter, the Garden District, the Ninth Ward, and City Park. Absorb the sights and sounds of the city as you learn about its fascinating history from your friendly local guide. Then head to Oak Alley Plantation to view stunning architecture, oak-lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane fields.
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* A traveler said: "Enjoyed every minute of the tour. Most memorable was the plantation tour of course. Even learned a few new words and or the origins."


New Orleans Destrehan Plantation Experience

New Orleans Destrehan Plantation Experience

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6
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$62.00
From
$62.00
You can see the Destrehan Plantation and enjoy the rest of your vacation. Transportation is included. Destrehan Plantation is an antebellum mansion, in the French Colonial style, modified with Greek Revival architectural elements. It is located in southeast Louisiana, near the town of the same name, Destrehan. During the 19th century, the plantation was a major producer of indigo and then sugarcane.
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* A traveler said: "Had a great knowledgable, enthusiastic guide. Good tour. Archetechiture and furnishings interesting and authenetic. Old trees with moss picture oerfect."


Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

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62
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
From
$169.00
Experience the elegance of New Orleans’ antebellum south on this full-day historical plantation tour. In a small group, visit Destrehan Plantation, then Houmas House Plantation, where you’ll view stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades, and former slave quarters while hearing fascinating – and often somber – pre‐Civil war histories from expert guides.  You'll also enjoy a private, unlimited gourmet buffet luncheon, served exclusively for your group at Houmas House.
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* A traveler said: "Giselle was our Tour Guide and she was delightful and informative. Enjoyed the tour very much learned a lot about the Plantation. Would do it again."


Oak Alley Plantation and 3-Hour New Orleans City Tour

Oak Alley Plantation and 3-Hour New Orleans City Tour

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21
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.00
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$106.00
Spend three hours getting an insider's look at this historic city. Rout the famous cemeteries, iconic plantation homes and Hurricane Katrina landmarks with you professional guide. Learn about Creole history and tradition as you explore the city during this tour that's perfect for first-time visitors, families and history lovers.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide and bus driver was awesome very friendly and informative during city bus tour i would totally recommend him Thanks so much make our trip ao enjoyable"


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