Combo Plantation Tour From New Orleans - Whitney, Laura or Oak Alley Plantation

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Get a taste of the past when you choose to visit any 2 of 3 plantations on this insightful combo tour on the Old River Road.
Your choice of The Laura Plantation steps beyond the myths of the American South and walks in the footsteps of the generations of a real Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Enchant yourself in a story told by knowledgeable, passionate guides about REAL people, free and enslaved, and how they REALLY lived on this 1800’s sugar plantation. The ever-evolving story transports you beyond the myths of the American South into the lost world of Louisiana Créoles.
The Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public as the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery. Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork, restored buildings and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a unique perspective on the enslaved people who lived and worked here. The Big House is one of the finest surviving examples of Spanish Creole architecture and one of the earliest raised Creole cottages in Louisiana.
The Oak Alley Plantation where you’ll experience a surreal setting of the South in the time of its heyday, built in 1839. Feast your eyes on the many Majestic Cypress Trees in Louisiana’s swampland bordering the Mississippi River. Your guided tour will reveal the fascinating stories of the home and its history. Perhaps the most photographed plantation ever, Oak Alley has been the setting for such motion pictures as "Interview with a Vampire", "Primary Colors" and the wedding of Bo and Hope from the daytime soap opera, "Days of our Lives."

Activity Highlights
→ Enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Pontchartrain as you cross the Bonnet Carre Spillway
→ Learn about the fascinating stories of the homes and the families that live there
→ Experience 2 plantation tours like a real Baron or Baroness
→ 7.25 hour tour of your choice of 2 of 3 plantations
→ FREE motor-coach transportation

Booking Details:

Once you purchase the tickets online, print off the voucher or show the confirmation details from your mobile device for entry. Please have a valid ID with you to confirm your order if needed.

Departure Details
The tour will meet at the Lighthouse Ticket Office located on Toulouse St. @ the Mississippi River in the French Quarter. Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. It is best to confirm the tour time prior to departure.

Duration
7.25 Hours

Inclusions
● 7.25 narrated tour of both plantations
● Motor-coach transportation

Exclusions
● Gratuities (optional)
● Food & Beverage

Restrictions
● Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only. Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience. No photography is allowed inside the plantation home.
● Transfers must be used in conjunction with optional tours.

Additional Information
● Children under 6 (not occupying a seat on tours) are free of charge but charged for food on cruises.
● Schedule and availability are subject to change. Call the number provided on your booking voucher to confirm schedule at least 48 hours prior to departure.
● Above rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to drivers and/or guides.

Cancellation Policy
Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If the weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the tour, the customer may reschedule for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period.
Customers booking 10 or more tickets will be considered a group. The cancellation policy for groups is different. Groups of 10 or more will have a 50% non-refundable deposit kept on any cancellations or changes regardless of how far out they are made. Groups of 10 or more will have to pay a $2 gratuity per person, select ticket during check out. Customers are required to sign a contract and a copy of the signed contract is due within 7 days of booking to confirm your reservations, otherwise, your order will be canceled. A final guaranteed passenger count is due 72 hours prior to your tour. Decreases making total due less than the 50% deposit will not receive any refund of original deposit. Any decreases to passenger count within 72 hours will not be refunded. No shows will not be refunded. Additional tickets may be purchased on site based on availability however tickets will be reserved for the final guaranteed passenger count. If you would prefer to book your group booking via phone please call 800-450-7139 and ask for the groups department.
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  • maxim volkov Alabama, USA about 15 days ago

    Excellent

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  • Karen Campbell USA about 5 months ago

    A very pleasant day!

    Donald was an excellent driver the entire trip so I was completely relaxed. Ken was very informative as well as entertaining in his knowledge of our two plantations. Thank you so much.

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  • Gene Hillard USA about 8 months ago

    Oak Alley

    The tourof the main house is to rushed. They bring in the next group so quick that you do not have time for pictures. They were rather harsh in moving the group along. They seemed more interested in quantity of groups over the quality of the tours.

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  • Management Response, about 7 months ago

    Oak Alley manages the tours of the house. In certain seasons it is undoubtably busy and we apologize if they seemed unhospitable on the tours. We will certainly talk with them.

  • Danielle USA about 8 months ago

    Excellent

    Enjoyed the Plantations, tour guides were great and the tour guide on the bus was very informative.

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  • Liam USA about 9 months ago

    Great locations, bad bus trip

    I rate the actual plantations at 5, but I rate the transportation company low. Reason being the bathroom was out of service according to the bus driver. I found it difficult to believe given the overall condition of the bus, which was very well kept. It seemed to me the bus driver only said that so he ( or someone else) wouldn’t have to clean the bathroom later. There were at least 25 people on the bus with me, most of which were in their fifties. We all had to ‘hold it’ both on the way to and from the plantation sites. This is simply inaceptable and the transportation company should provide basic needs like a working bathroom

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  • Kayla USA about 11 months ago

    Wonderful!

    We really enjoyed our tour of Laura and Oak Alley. Our bus driver was very knowledgeable and friendly. He shared a lot of interesting facts. The tour guides shared a lot of interesting information about the plantations and shared all sides of life on the plantation. Both locations were beautiful even in January. Laura was our favorite. We felt we got more information and didn't feel as rushed as we did at Oak Alley. Although, we did sit down to eat at Oak Alley which took up some time. A little more time at the second location to account for food would have been preferred, but still, everything was worth the cost.

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