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Oak Alley Plantation Tour provided by Gray Line

Oak Alley Plantation Tour

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₹ 5,208.05
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Visit Oak Alley Plantation, one of the South’s most famous and photographed plantations, on a tour down the River Road. And, do it without renting a car. Pass under a canopy of giant oak trees to tour the antebellum mansion and gardens with a costumed guide. Explore the plantation’s elegant yet somber history as you learn about the lives of former inhabitants, including slaves.
  • You'll start at
    Gray Line New Orleans
    400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    The Gray Line 'Lighthouse' ticket office is located at Toulouse St and the Mississippi River (Steamboat Natchez Dock), just one block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
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    Oak Alley Plantation
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Experience a bygone era in one of the South's most beautiful settings - Oak Alley Plantation, built in 1839. Marvel at the unbelievable quarter-mile long alley of 28 magnificent Oak trees, each over 250 years old. 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". Your guided Oak Valley Plantation tour will reveal the stories of the home and its history. View the Majestic Cypress Trees in Louisiana's swamps bordering the Mississippi River. You can purchase a snack, salad or sandwich in the Cafe and Ice Cream Parlor to enjoy at the picnic tables or aboard the coach (not included in price).
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    Pass by
    Lake Pontchartrain
    I-10 Bonnet Carré Spillway Bridge
    St. Joseph Plantation
    Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
  • You'll end at
    Gray Line New Orleans
    400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    The Gray Line 'Lighthouse' ticket office is located at Toulouse St and the Mississippi River (Steamboat Natchez Dock), just one block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
    See address & details
  • Tour Oak Alley, one of America’s most famous and well-preserved plantations
  • Learn about southern plantation life before the Civil War
  • Tour the elegant ‘Big House’ with a costumed guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from a convenient French Quarter location is included
What to Expect
Depart New Orleans from a convenient French Quarter pickup point and ride in a comfortable air-conditioned coach around Lake Pontchartrain and along the Mississippi down River Road. As the bustle of city life fades away, experience the peace and quiet of Louisiana swamp country. Reach the plantation by driving through the "Oak Alley" of giant trees that are more than 250 years old. Tour the perfectly restored rooms of the 1839 Greek Revival mansion, which you may recognize from movies like Interview with a Vampire and Primary Colors. A costumed guide shares Oak Alley’s fascinating history, including stories of Creole plantation life before the Civil War. Spend some free time exploring the grounds, including an exhibit about the slaves who built the plantation and lived there.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Gray Line New Orleans, 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided tour of plantation home
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Oak Alley Plantation
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • In order to help preserve the French Quarter from vehicular traffic, it is requested that you please walk, if possible, to the convenient tour departure point - just a short stroll from most downtown hotels.
  • Wheelchair Access: If the guest needs a wheelchair lift equipped bus, then special arrangements need to be made with the supplier. This must be arranged 48 hours prior to tour date. Contact details will be on your voucher.
  • Alternate Routes: Due to uneven and narrow paths, alternate routes may be necessary for guests traveling in wheelchairs.
  • Guests using a wheelchair at Oak Alley Plantation will have access to the gift shop, restrooms, and museum via a ramp. The plantation grounds are accessible; however, there are narrow and uneven dirt paths. The main house tour is not accessible to guest traveling in wheelchairs and is not required to be modified as it is a historic home; however, the basement is accessible. Guests would be able to view the slave quarters, but would not have access to enter.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sally b wrote a review 25 Oct
Florida99 contributions15 helpful votes
We were expecting a grand home & beautiful gardens.... which were mediocre. The slave quarters were re-creations and the home’s interior were filled with replicas (the crib was authentic but not sure if much else was). The famous oak tree row was beautiful and saw pics of it
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Date of experience: October 2020
John P. wrote a review 16 Oct
New York City, New York16 contributions
It's just so beautiful. Got plenty of movies & video games using the scene. This is the Braithwaite Manor in RDR2. They had a station in NOLA that'll take you there, it's a 1-hour ride, there's a documentary playing on the bus on the way. The tour for the big house is guided,
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Date of experience: October 2020
Rebecca G wrote a review 6 Oct
1 contribution
The tour itself was amazing! The GreyLine portion was an epic fail! The audio/video portion of the bustrip broke within the first 10 minutes. On the way home the air-conditioning broke and we were forced to drive back over an hour without. It was so hot inside that people
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Date of experience: October 2020
Ania D wrote a review 3 Oct
2 contributions6 helpful votes
BE AWARE! The company organizing this and some other bookings are not taking responsibility for any mistakes done on their part. I paid for two different trips with Gray Line and planned my entire trip around that. If I hadn't called to confirm the bookings I would never even
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Lisa d wrote a review Jun 2020
Springfield, Missouri1 contribution
Loved it!! Beautiful! The only problem was when you want to take a picture of the lines trees, a lot of people in picture!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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  • Duration: 4h 30m
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