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Old River Road Plantation Adventure

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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...more
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2041 Canal St, New Orleans la, New Orleans, LA 70112-3017
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Reviewed yesterday

I believe the thing that sold me most about this day trip, other than the plantations of course, was our guide and driver Jacques. He is absolutely great! Very knowledgeable and witty and is very helpful and friendly. If you go to Laura Plantation make...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ulla K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was absolutely amazed by the Plantations and the unbelievable settings. Some of our best vacation pics are from here. Gives a very clear thought of what life must have been like before the War!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a bit skeptical after speaking with a few who had been on a similar tour (different company) Wow, how fun! Jacques was a great guide who knew so much about the history of the area and local stories! He totally made the trip...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Melnick90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Whitney Plantation is a must see! Not only for people who'd like to know about history of the slaves on the plantation, but also as a reminder that slavery still exists in the current society. I found the most interesting part the methods used...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheBigTrippers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good option if you are visiting New Orleans to see nearby plantations. We chose the Oak Alley and Laura tour. Our tour guide Jacques, provided ample commentary on the journey to the plantations. Oak Alley does have a no photo policy inside the big...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank artdob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic tour of Oak Alley and the Laura plantations!! Our driver, Jacques, was knowledgeable and authentic. He told us of much of the history of NOLA and Louisiana. He made trip a truly enjoyable experience. Shout out to Stephen at the Laura plantation☺️...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kristys386
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. My wife and I didn’t know what to expect. Received a text the day before by Jacques, our tour guide, to let us know what time he would be picking us up. They do pick up at your hotel. Jacques was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marwanj1978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment of the booking to the end, it went very, very well. Despite the pouring rain, the driver made it fun! His knowledge of the New-Orleans, Louisiana and of course the plantations (I went to Oak Alley and Laura) was phenomenal. I learnt...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Geraldine G
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

The Whitney Plantation is a tremendous recovery of the past. Tangible reproduction of what it meant to be a slave and the mindset of the masters. The tour guide that drove us to the plantation, Jacques, was a pro, knowledgeable, patient and provided a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank castroalbertou
Reviewed November 30, 2018

This was a beautiful drive outside of the city. Does not take long. If you have your own car and can be on your own schedule, would highly recommend it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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September 13, 2018|
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Response from mike_escaper | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the plantation on your own. You will have to pay an entrance fee when you get there. Once inside, you can tour the area at your leisure. The house is a guided tour that occurs at specific times.
September 13, 2018|
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Response from Gambino8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I did and it was raining like crazy but I walked the grounds alone.
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can drive by and see the plantations. You can pull into the parking area and see them. You can't get into the houses or walk all of the grounds without a ticket. The plantations are beautiful but the explanation... More