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Tours by Isabelle

12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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US$ 109.99*
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Small-Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans
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US$ 109.99*
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
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US$ 110.00*
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Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St Joseph Plantation Tour
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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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12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Our driver was Joe. He picked us up right outside of Harrah's Casino and then proceeded on to pick up others at other hotels. Joe was extremely knowledgeable and accommodating. Our van was air conditioned, even with the 100 degree temps. Joe does city tours,...More

Thank dad1818
Reviewed 2 July 2016

From the beginning, looking at the options, scheduling and confirmation process, things ran really smoothly. We did the City and Estate tour the first day. Kat, our guide, was phenomenal and very knowledgeable, with great stories, insights and recommendations. took interest in each member of...More

1  Thank lovetravel1996
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our tour guide/driver Gene picked us up at our hotel at exactly the time we expected him. We started with the swamp tour where we saw alligators and Captain Brian was informative and friendly. We then had a delicious lunch buffet at Oak Alley and...More

Thank sistertravel2016
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We just recently visited New Orleans for the first time. We wanted to experience as much as possible in our short visit so we decided to take a tour of the plantations. We booked our tour through Tours by Isabelle. It was easy to do...More

Thank CatKopp
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We took the Swamp boat Adventure and Plantation full-day tour, with the airboat ride addition. Excellent day all 'round. Our driver/ guide Guy provided a whole pile of history and detail for the journey out. The airboat was awesome. Our boat's captain(?) knows his country...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It was hot. Nothing we can do about that. Tour was great. Kat was on time and professional and a wealth of knowledge. She knows all about the area and loves to share with everyone. We did Laura and Oak Valley. Very interesting and beautiful...More

1  Thank vvierke
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide Gisele was prompt, picked us up right at our hotel and very knowledgeable. We were so early that we got to stop off at a different plantation to take some quick pictures. We basically got 3 plantations for the price of 2!...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Our guide Ellen was superb! Super nice and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed her stories. The swamp boat tour was the highlight of our trip. So exciting and interesting. The airboat upgrade was most definitely worth it. Then we saw Oak Alley Plantation which was breathtaking....More

2  Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We went on the Oak Alley/Laura plantation tour. It was great--informative and interesting. Going in a small group tour is the way to go. Kat was our driver. She can TALK (in a good, fun way). She is very knowledgeable about local history. All-in-all was...More

2  Thank Longhornpenguin
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We took the “Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour,” and it ended up being the highlight of a wonderful vacation in New Orleans. We were picked up from our hotel in the French Quarter in the morning by driver Madeline, who...More

2  Thank MikelJWilson
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Do we need Skeeter repellent for Swamp tour?
23 April 2017|
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Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Actually you really don't have to worry about bugs and mosquitoes on our swamp tours, the swamps and bayous where we go do not have stagnant water. The water is running and constantly fluctuating, therefore there are no bug... More
We will be arriving July 1st but staying in Hammond LA. Where can we go to get picked up and park our car since we aren't staying in downtown New Orleans? I want to take the Airboat Ride tour
27 March 2017|
Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our tours! We usually recommend being picked up from Harrah's Hotel (228 Poydras Street) as they have a parking garage attached to their hotel. Thank you, Tours by Isabelle
is there somewhere to purchase food while on the small group oak alley and Laura plantation tour?
20 December 2016|
Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Yes! At Oak Alley Plantation they do have a cafe attached to their grounds where you could purchase a sandwich or snack. Thank you!