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Old River Road Plantation Adventure

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2041 Canal St, New Orleans la, New Orleans, LA 70112-3017
+1 866-671-8687
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Very Educational And Enjoyable Day

Nick was our driver and per his suggestion, we went to Laura Plantation as our second stop instead... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Plantation and Swamp combo tour

We really loved visiting Oak Alley and Evergreen. The Swamp tour was my favorite. I have never... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Take a exciting narrated journey through swamps and wetlands to a magical place where time has stood still, the Old River Road. Tour majestic Oak Alley Plantation's antebellum mansion and charming Laura plantation or historic Evergreen and view her 22 slave cabins. Haunted Manchac Swamp and a Cajun lunch are also available as a combo with the plantations. Named New Orleans Best Swamp Plantation combination with lunch. Antebellum mansion tours at their finest by Old River Road Plantation Adventure.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“oak alley” (129 reviews)
“swamp tour” (90 reviews)
“mint julep” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2041 Canal St, New Orleans la, New Orleans, LA 70112-3017
+1 866-671-8687
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nick was our driver and per his suggestion, we went to Laura Plantation as our second stop instead of Evergreen Plantation. We were not disappointed. Going to Laura Plantation, we learned so much about the house and people that lived there. It was so enlightening....More

Thank arizona_8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really loved visiting Oak Alley and Evergreen. The Swamp tour was my favorite. I have never seen so many alligators ar once. Richard was a great tour guide. He narrated throughout the whole day. I learned a lot a out the area.

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Madison was an excellent guide for this tour. He was knowledgeable, humorous and very entertaining throughout the day. It was fantastic to get some insight into the plantations and some history of Louisiana on our way to both plantations. Both plantations were very different with...More

Thank Tina F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was a great option for those looking to combine 2 plantation visits and a swamp tour in one day. Pick up from our accommodation was scheduled for 8am, although they arrived about 10 minutes early (lucky we were ready) so keep that in mind!...More

Thank melakay1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful plantation. Now called Oak Alley . Fantastic guided tour. Narrated bus trip on the way there. Happy the driver was quiet on the way back. Don't miss it.

Thank rimiller00
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have to there on several occasions. Its an excellent way to get to the plantations. We went to the first one due to limited time . As soon as yo get of the expressway, you will see a sign that tells you what direction...More

1  Thank Winkdsr
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my full day adventure. We were picked up at our hotel and driven in a bus that sat 20- it was clean and the air conditioning was perfect. Our driver Richard was a retired teacher and was very knowledgeable- giving us a...More

3  Thank sarsaf
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The drive was interesting as Jacques talked about the history of the areas on the way there. He is a little bit of a crazy driver but very nice and memorable. We enjoyed the Plantations! Felt like stepping back in time. We did a combo...More

Thank Amyswrld2011
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have always enjoyed studying the homes of the Civil War era. It was wonderful to be able to see multiple plantation homes in a single day. The architecture and engineering that went into the design of these homes is awe inspiring. It certainly makes...More

Thank LHS329
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We did a self drive tour of the Old River Road Plantations. The homes are all preserved and show a glimpse into the fascinating history of the sugar and slave trade. We visited three homes, Houma and Oak Valley, which are built in an English...More

Thank Elizabeth D
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Response from Judy A | Reviewed this property |
You can get walk in tickets to the plantations, but you need to know that most close mid-afternoon and some are only open certain days of the week. Some, like Oak Alley, fill up the tour slots quickly. You can do your own... More