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12/13/2019 ~ 12/19/2019

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The Cajun Experience - Combo Swamp & Plantation Guided Tour with Transportation From New Orleans

The Cajun Experience - Combo Swamp & Plantation Guided Tour with Transportation From New Orleans

100 reviews
Duration7 Hrs.
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From rugged Louisiana bayou to refined Southern majesty, this combo wildlife and plantation tour delivers the best of...
The swamp tour was an amazing experience! Being on the bayou, in all of nature was quite refreshing. The captain was knowledgeable, and thorough in his presentation on the reptiles, vegetation, existing swamp stereotypes and life on the bayou. Plantation tour presentation was rather boring.
It was excellent. Good bus drivers, good guides!!
Great trip and guide!
from $105
$96
Double Plantation Tour - Whitney, Laura or Oak Alley Plantation with Transportation from The French Quarter

Double Plantation Tour - Whitney, Laura or Oak Alley Plantation with Transportation from The French Quarter

18 reviews
Duration7.25 Hrs.
FREE TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED!
Explore the most sought-after antebellum plantation homes with Grayline New Orleans. Choose between Laura Plantation, a...
We took the Oak Alley and Whitney tour. We had an informative bus driver (Kintrell) who kept us very entertained. All the guides were great. It would have been nice to have been able to spend more time at each plantation, but with 2 plantations to visit, there was not enough time. Since there is not much time there, our bus driver recommended we eat at Oak Alley dehli for lunch as it takes less time than the restaurant there. Our bus guide gave us tips in places to see and places to eat while in New Orleans. We had a great time!
The Whitney and Laura Plantations were amazing. Our tour guides at both were fantastic! I highly recommend taking this tour for anyone wanting to learn more about the slave experience on a sugar plantation.
The tour was really great, lots of historic information provided in transit to and from the plantations by Dionne, and then the tours at both Whitney and Laura were great—very different plantations and perspectives for the tours. It would have been better if there had been a specific time allocated for lunch, as we had not been told about any lunch time allocated, until we asked and was told there was no specific lunch time, but we could just have to eat any snacks we brought on the bus and quickly eat something before or after tours at the plantations. Not a big problem, but communication could have been better when signing up for the tour or at the tour, so we knew what to expect. Both these plantations were very worthwhile to visit and learn.
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$71
Whitney Plantation Tour & Slavery Memorial with Transportation from The French Quarter

Whitney Plantation Tour & Slavery Memorial with Transportation from The French Quarter

11 reviews
Duration5 Hrs.
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No other plantation tour provides such an in-depth look into the lives of enslaved people like Whitney Plantation, which...
The tour guide Ali was truly amazing and very knowledgeable about the plantation and it’s era. I would recommend the Whitney tour to anyone travel to New Orleans.
Such a great experience... really enjoyed the tour, so educational!!!
Very interesting and informative tour. Our tour guide was great too.
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$67
2 Hour Day Sail with New Orleans Yacht Experience

2 Hour Day Sail with New Orleans Yacht Experience

4 reviews
Duration2 Hours
FREE TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED!
Set sail on beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana’s largest inland body of water, on this 2 Hour Day Sail with New...
I think this is something that everyone should experience this. The captain and his daughter was amazing and the boat was amazing. I plan on doing it again!
Captain Doug & Cruise Director Rena are excellent hosts and fun to sail with. I have sailed before with two different companies, Murrays and FlyNOLA and...
Literally The best experience on a sailboat that I could've ever asked for. They say in their email that they offer "snacks" but not only did they offer us...
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$110
Oak Alley Plantation Admission & Guided Tour With Transportation From The French Quarter

Oak Alley Plantation Admission & Guided Tour With Transportation From The French Quarter

28 reviews
Duration4.75 Hrs.
TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED!
Experience Oak Alley Plantation, a National Historic site built in 1839, and its beautiful grounds in all of their glory...
It was an interesting tour of the plantation. The bus host was extremely informative and added a great deal to the overall experience. Only thing was that the bus window in front of our seats was loose and rattled the entire ride to and from the plantation.
The guide Mary was great! Informative Driver was excellent as well
Excellent tour very knowledgeable of history
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$67
Small Group Tour of Evergreen & Oak Alley Plantation with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels

Small Group Tour of Evergreen & Oak Alley Plantation with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels

4 reviews
Duration6.5 Hrs.
INCLUDES FREE TRANSPORTATION!
Explore the two of the most exciting and historic plantations of New Orleans Plantation Country, Oak Alley and...
Pros: good value as most other tours were more expensive. As this tour went to 3 plantations and we booked 2 (Evergreen and Oak Alley), we were able to change our minds on the bus from attending Evergreen and going instead to Lara Plantation as it was raining and Evergreen was a mostly outdoor tour (and on the day of our tour, mostly muddy). Lara and Oak Alley were well worth it. The bus driver/tour guide Jacques was extremely knowlegeable and made the long drive to the plantations very interesting. I was worried about not having any lunch planned (you couldn't eat breakfast or lunch on the bus) but was pleasantly surprised at the variety and quality of food options at the gift shop AND there was a restaurant too. Cons: 1)Car sickness. The bus drive to the plantations made me nauseous. I don't normally get ill on busses (though I do get car sick) but the roads were windy and the windows were fogged. I took Dramamine for the ride back and was fine (plus we took the highway back, not the back roads). 2) Lack of communication on where the bus picked us up was poor! Online and the printed receipt said at our hotel. We called the night before to confirm the exact time and was told we had to be at a DIFFERENT HOTEL as the pick up point. We had to scramble to figure out a way to get to that new hotel. Were told the tour bus left at 8:00 a.m. We arrived at 7:54 a.m. and the driver/tour guide calls us en route to say we were late and made us feel we were holding everybody up! He said he sent a text the night before which at that point we hadn't received. We didn't receive it until 6 pm. that night. We were NOT happy with being made to feel we were at fault when it was miscommunication on their part.
Loved both plantations! Our tour guide at evergreen was awesome!!! Took several tours while I was in town, this one was the best
We visited Oak Alley and Evergreen Plantations. The properties were outstanding and our guides were very good...especially Donna at Oak Alley! The tour itself was organized by Old River Road Adventures and Jacque was our tour guide. He was both entertaining and informative. I would HIGHLY recommend this agency and guide! Do yourself a favor when your in New Orleans. Use this tour company and ask for Jacque!
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$90
Small Group Tour of Laura Plantation with Transportation from New Orleans Hotels
Journey through swamps and wetlands outside of the city, to River Road - a place where time has stood still. On this...
New Orleans Garden District Architecture Tour
Grab your camera for this unforgettable architecture tour of New Orleans's Garden District. Witness the remarkable,...
Dolphin Watch & Sightseeing Cruise
Come aboard and enjoy a fantastic dolphin cruise and sightseeing tour! Enjoy the ride from the comfort of the boat and...
Gulfport Zip N Fun Adventure Park: Tree Top Afternoon Course
Enjoy an afternoon of awesome zipline fun at Gulfport’s Zip'N Fun Adventure Park! Embark on a journey into the canopy...
Highlights of New Orleans Private Driving Tour
Go beyond the usual stops of the French Quarter with this Private Driving New Orleans Tour. While this tour does include...
Small Group Tour of Oak Alley Plantation with Transportation from New Orleans
Oak Alley Plantation is known for its grandeur, beauty, history, in addition to the picturesque quarter mile of ancient...
History of New Orleans Private Driving Tour
Explore the rich culture of the Big Easy with this History of New Orleans Private Driving Tour. Adventure through the...
Group Tour of Whitney Plantation Slavery Museum with Transportation from NOLA
No other plantation focuses its attention on the history of slavery quite like Whitney Plantation Slavery Museum. Here,...
Gulfport Zip N Fun Adventure Park: Junior Ropes Course
Calling all courageous kiddos! The Junior Adventure Course at Gulfport’s Zip N Fun Adventure Park is an exciting day...