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Oak Alley Plantation Tour

By: Gray Line
Highlights
  • 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
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour
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12:00pm Tour
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Overview
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.
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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1 - 5 of 51 reviews

Reviewed today
Worth it.

Our bus guide was very good and knowledgeable along the way. The Plantation Tour was really great and would highly recommend it.

Thank Roch H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Wow moment.

We drove here and there is plenty of parking spaces. The grounds on which you can walk are not as big as you would think. We walked the grounds first before getting in line for the house tour. Once in you join a group of...More

Thank Robbie G
Reviewed 6 days ago
Southern living

Fantastic plantation, awesome oak trees line the entrance. Preserved slave cabins show plantation life. Well preserved plantation home with original portraits and some original pieces of furniture.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour

I took a Grey Line Tourbus from the French Quarter and the bus ride was really nice. It was air conditioned and the bus driver was telling a lot of stuff about New Orleans. I couldn't really hear him in the back of the bus,...More

1  Thank christinaglatz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful, but intense

Took a Gray Line bus tour and had a great time. Our driver, (Jude, I believe), was witty and extremely knowledgeable. The plantation is stunning, but be prepared to get an idea of some of the true horror that was experienced here. The mansion tour...More

5  Thank Jaime A
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Art_SeekerKIA
22 June 2018|
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Response from Terry M | Reviewed this property |
The bus takes you to Oak Alley Plantation and returns you to the French Quarter with wonderful information about the countryside and the passing areas both directions a really great tour.. I have been on it 3 times and have... More
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Tamar J
13 June 2018|
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Response from 533tanam | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes it is all included the transportation out and back and the price of admission. Worth the trip
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Savanah L
23 May 2018|
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Response from Carla E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the ticket prices are included in the tour.
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