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Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • 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
Duration
7h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 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
Exclusions
  • 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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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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I was advised that there was WiFi and the tour was supposed to finished by 4:30 pm. This doesn't to be right as there is NO WiFi and the tour completed around 3:30pm. The bus left Oak Alley at 2:00pm and it takes only 1:30 to get back to New Orleans down town.
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  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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