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Address: 12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
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+1 504-398-0365
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,first class, small...

locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,first class, small scale, personalized service since 1979. Experienced and knowledgeable Driver-Guides on board comfortable, top of the line 13 passenger vans enthusiastically will make you fall in love with Louisiana!

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Cannot recommend the Bayou tour highly enough

Picked up on time at hotel, no wait at the Bayou and returned asap after the trip. But the trip! Was out of this world. We were in an airboat with four others. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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London
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picked up on time at hotel, no wait at the Bayou and returned asap after the trip. But the trip! Was out of this world. We were in an airboat with four others. It was exhilarating. Not to be missed. Saw lots of alligators. Held a baby gator. Guide was very well informed, happy to answer questions. Not to be... More 

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour. It made the most of our short time in New Orleans. There are a lot of tour companies that bus people outside of New Orleans but I chose Tours by Isabelle because of the small group size and that they made the most out of our short time. Timing throughout the day was absolutely perfect... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience thanks to Ellen. She picked us up from our hotel on time then we picked up a few more people and while driving to the swamp tour she gave us a great inside of the city. The swamp tour was great and informative, thanks to Brian for sharing his passion. We then drove to oak... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Swamp Boat,Oak Alley and Laura Plantation tour. Everything was great from the pickup at our hotel and back. Our tour guide was Ellen...she was amazing. She gave us a talking tour as we went to and from our excursions. We would definitely use Tours by Isabelle again and would recommend them to anyone. If we get back... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were promptly picked up at our hotel by our guide, Billy Liberta, who immediately welcomed us and provided immense information as we headed to pick up other passengers. Billy was personable, witty and encouraged questions throughout the day. His love and pride of New Orleans was always evident and his knowledge of the city was impressive! We felt that... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose Tours by Isabelle for a party of 6 airboat tour and it was fantastic! Our driver Jean was brilliant, the Plantation tour was really interesting and the airboat was great fun! We had a minor issue which Isabelle personally sorted incredibly promptly. We would highly recommend her company for its efficiency and a great day out!

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enjoyable 1/2 day. Our guide was knowledgeable and spoke about the history of the area from explorers to geography of the area. Since we did not rent a car this is a wonderful way to get out to the plantations. We toured two plantations with very different looks and feel. The small tour group size was nice.

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Florida
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour picks you up at your hotel and takes you about an hour out of the city first stopping at Laura Plantation. Most of the passengers decided to do both plantations but if you do, be prepared to go through them both quickly. You won't have time to linger, have lunch or have any time in the gift shops.... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up right on time by Jenny (?not sure if I got her name right). She drove us to the bayous and she was so interesting. Gave us an awesome and funny historical insight into New Orleans, kept me awake through the entire ride. The airboat is fun! Our airboat guide showed us the canals, the bayous, the... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jerry got us to the bayou, the plantations and back to our hotel, the Inn at the Ursuline. He was very efficient in his driving skills and knowledgeable about New Orleans and the surrounding area, both currently and historically. we enjoyed him very much. The gentleman at the airboat location was super. Just speaking to him before we left on... More 

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