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New Orleans

Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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US$ 92.00
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Tour both Oak Alley and Laura Plantation in one convenient trip, with transportation between the two. Stroll the plantations’ grounds with a group of like-minded travelers to gain a better understanding for this era of American history. You’ll learn about a woman-owned plantation, see 300-year-old oak trees, and view slave quarters with your guide.
  • Visit both Oak Alley Plantation and Laura Plantation without renting a car
  • Beat the Louisiana heat while riding in an air-conditioned minibus
  • Learn about the history of plantation life in the US from a guide
  • Admission tickets to both plantations are included in this tour price
What to Expect
Your Oak Alley Plantation and Laura Plantation tour from New Orleans starts when you board a minibus in downtown New Orleans for a comfortable ride to the plantations. Stop at Laura Plantation to explore the 200-plus-year-old sugarcane plantation with your guide. Learn about what life was like there, as well as about the woman who inspired its name. Get the opportunity to walk through the main house, as well as the slave quarters. Next up is Oak Alley Plantation, which was built in 1839. Gaze on the Mississippi River as your guide tells stories from the plantation’s past. The tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans, 300 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Pickup and drop off outside of Doubletree Hotel (300 Canal St.) ONLY
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
  • Entry/Admission - Oak Alley Plantation
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 33 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Laura plantation tour was better than Oak Alley, but Oak Alley was prettier with the building being very Antibellum and the oaks around the property.
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While the house tour was merely a memorized version of the brochure, the grounds ARE spectacular! And to walk from the stately mansion to the slave quarters and see the contrast of the lives was meaningful to say the least! The slave building are set up as a walk through tour
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Two very different plantations. Very educational. Properties are huge so much to see and learn . Highly recommend this tour to realy understand the ways of that era
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The timing of combining both plantation tours as one event made it a bit lopsided for the amount of time we could spend. Oak Alley is the more interesting tour of the two
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I had such an enjoyable time on this trip, booked through Cajun Encounters. I didn't go to Laura Plantation, only Oak Alley. Our driver Al, was funny, informative and knowledgeable about the history of New Orleans and Oak Alley Plantation. He made the trip there and back so
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About the operator
By: Cajun Encounters Tour
4,593 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Would do it again
Captain Stephen and the entire team were simply fantastic. From pickup to drop off, everything went smooth and the
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Michaela S
Our tour guide was the bomb—if you can get in Lukas boat, he makes the experience even better! Thanks luka
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Harbeson, Delaware
Butch was phenomenal!
Excellent tour, Butch is native of New Orleans. Has so much information. He was very pleasant, answered all
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A lot more info on this tour than the one we did in florida. The buss driver was a wonderful guide to the city.
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Regina, Canada
Plantations Tour
Laura plantation tour was better than Oak Alley, but Oak Alley was prettier with the building being very
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Palm Bay, Florida
Fun and interesting. Well worth it!
Captain John gave us a great two hours on the water today. We were able to see a number of animals and heard a lot
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Holly M
A great tour for everyone
My husband and I were planning a swamp tour with a different company until our bartender at Ugly Dog recommended
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Linda K
Great swamp tour
We had Capt Sonny and he was entertaining and knowledgeable. Unfortunately, it’s a little too late in the year for
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Janet P
Great tour if you want to see a swamp up close!
Caption Ron did a great job of educating us about the Louisiana swamps/bayou's. It was fun to see the racoons &
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Jamee P
Gravette, Arkansas
Swamp tour!
The only drawback to this tour was I took it at the wrong time of the year! Otherwise it was excellent. I highly
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Booked this tour on the same day and only then realized that it was a 1hr Uber ride to get to. Called immediately
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Christopher W
Captain Stefan was very informative, funny & put in the extra effort to make the tour an outstanding one! We
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Unreliable staff
I called to book transport for this excursion separately. The woman I spoke to took the payment but provided me
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No alligators, no problem!
If you told me that I would rate a tour where it was too cold for alligators 5 stars, I would have laughed at you.
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Fun and educational
I really enjoyed this tour. Even though it was too cold for the gators to be out, seeing the wild boar was
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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