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Oak Alley, Laura, Evergreen or Whitney Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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New Orleans, United States
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icon4 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Customize a visit to Louisiana's famous River Road on an afternoon tour that lets you choose which historic plantation to visit. Learn about antebellum life the tragic effects of the slave trade at either Oak Alley, Laura, or Whitney plantations—each offering a unique perspective on the era. Transportation from New Orleans hotels makes it easy to explore this complex chapter of history without renting a car.
  • Visit one of the best-preserved plantations on the River Road
  • Tour the mansion, grounds, and slave quarters at Oak Alley or Laura plantations
  • Pay tribute to the lives of enslaved people at the Whitney Plantation museum
  • Half-day tour leaves the morning open for other New Orleans activities
Live commentary on board
Driver/guide
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Drinks
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Excluded hotels for pick up :

-Empress Hotel
-Hotel Peter and Paul
-Treme Hotel
-Rodeway Inn & Suites

We pickup from the hotels in the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans. Please enter the hotel where you will be staying. if you are staying outside the pick up area and need parking, please meet us at our office 2041 Canal Street at 11:00am.

Travelers that don't need parking and are taking uber, please meet us at the New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal street at 11:15am. Please let us know in advance where you will be meeting us, the bus will not stop at the Marriott unless we know people are meeting there.

Departure Time

11:30 AM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Service animals with credentials,and vest(travelers need to let us know in advance if they have a service animal). Infant seat available upon request.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Oak Alley, Laura, Evergreen or Whitney Plantation Tour from New Orleans ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Oak Alley, Laura, Evergreen or Whitney Plantation Tour from New Orleans .

Traveler Tips


  • "It is definitely not a "feel-good" tour, but I appreciate the memorials dedicated to the slaves who were forced to work at this plantation." See review

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Evergreen Plantation
Jasmine_B
, Feb 2020
Very good tour. Page, the driver to the plantations was very knowledgeable and nice. Our tour guide for the actual Evergreen tour was amazing as well. Great experience!
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Plantations on the Mississippi
artsycraftsy
, Feb 2020
Our guide and driver Page was very informative and we enjoyed his commentary and professionalism very much. The tour length was just right and allowed us to have lunch at the plantation, look around the grounds and tour the house. Our house tour guide was also very knowledgeable and made sure she took the time to answer any questions. We were picked up st our hotel promptly and dropped off without a hitch.
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Whitney Plantation
Tristan M
, Oct 2019
We chose to do this tour over the other plantations due to it being from the perspective of the slaves since this was the true reality of plantations in Louisiana. It is definitely not a "feel-good" tour, but I appreciate the memorials dedicated to the slaves who were forced to work at this plantation. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered any questions anyone had. There are still some of the original buildings standing which you are able to go into. It is a longer tour. Ours lasted for around two hours. The bus driver was very knowledgeable as well, and shared a lot of history on the way to the plantations which was nice. He also gave some great recommendations of other places to see while in New Orleans
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Oak alley plantation
391seanc
, Oct 2019
The plantation tour was fantastic and the guide had a genuine enthusiasm for the history and archaeology. I wasn’t impressed with the bus driver. He tended to repeat the same information as if he was on autopilot. Sometimes saying the exact same thing 3 or more times. There was also a lot of off-colour comments that I wasn’t impressed with.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Thanks for taking the time to report your experience with our bus driver. You did not mention the date you took the tour, or the name of the driver. Would you please email us at info@plantationadventure.com so we know exactly who to address. Our customers satisfaction is very important to us.
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Great tour guide
Sightsee475752
, Sep 2019
Jacques was the best...He was very knowledgeable in all things concerning the tour. I could listen to him speak all day, everyday. We ran into a few unpredictable detours on our way back but no worries as he got us back still within a reasonable amount of time.
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Very nice
Hildeliza O
, Aug 2019
Overall the trip was great the driver was interesting and knew many facts and made the trip enjoyable. Oak alley was beautiful and had a great restaurant to eat at after we enjoyed the grounds.
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Beautiful .
Hildeliza O
, Aug 2019
The trip was very nice oak alley was the best one. The restaurant food was great and not to expensive. I would definitely come back.

Product code: 55900P10

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