The plantation tours were both excellent and each was unique. They were very interesting and informative. We were fortunate with the swamp boat portion of the tour as it was a relatively warm November day so we saw many gators along the banks. We also saw a bald eagle. We also learned a lot about gator hunting from our boat guide. Our overall tour guide, Dylan, was excellent as well. He shared great information about the history and culture of the region.
I'm so glad I was able to take that tour. It was very interesting. Seeing the past and how they preserve it.
An excellent day. The tours of the Laura and Oak Alley plantations, which architecturally are quite different, revealed a great deal about life along River Road in the nineteenth century. The guides at both venues were excellent. They were both knowledgeable and interesting in their presentations. The highlight of the day, however, was the swamp tour by airboat. The bayous are both haunting and stunning. Our encounter with an alligator was amazing. Definitely recommended.
Beautiful plantations - Laura and Oak alley are must sees. Laura is a Creole Plantation so it has a very unique character, although one cannot really stop to take pictures on this guided tour. Oak alley is iconic - amazing - also for ghost hunters, supposedly haunted. Fantastic!
Worth every penny! Great plantation tours and fabulous swamp ride - saw 4 alligators, even though it was a bit out of season. The experience guide new how to pick them out and bring the boat right up close. He entertained us with great stories of making a living in the bayou as well.
So interesting. I just wish we'd had more time at each plantation.
Had a great time! The Swamp Boat Adventure was great and spectacular! Plantation country was great with an exceptional guide! A trip to the "Old South". D.H.
Great tour! It did not seem like an all day tour, it went by so fast. The swamp adventure was so beautiful and interesting, and the plantations, each so different, were wonderful and both so full of our history. Loved it.
Our tour was provided by TOURS BY ISABELLE and was well worth the money. We were picked up from our hotel by Dylan our tour guide. He then picked up our fellow travellers and we headed off for our high Speed Air Boat trip. (Well worth the upgrade) The Air Boat ride was amazing; the weather was perfect, Gary (our captain) was great fun and we had close encounters with 4 Alligators on our ride, scary but we got some great photos. We were on the air boat for an hour, could have stayed on it all day it was the best bit of our holiday. Back on the road and Dylan our tour guide gave us fascinating info on New Orleans and the Plantations. Next stop Oak Alley where we were treated to local cuisine and given a tour of the house. Our last stop was Laura Plantation where we were given a tour of the house and grounds. Full day tour, May seem a bit expensive if you are on a budget but would highly recommend it if you are limited on time and don't have a car while in New Orleans.
Excellent from start to finish with great food and experienced and informative tour guides. I could not recommend this tour highly enough loved it!
This tour not only took you back to the original owners but also to the stories and problems that they had that were not in any book. It gave you a sense of the social and financial priorities of the day.
Great day. Bayous and Oak Alley are very beautiful.
Our trip was both entertaining and educational. This was largely due to our tour guide Dylan, who was extremely knowledgeable, making the history of new orleans accessible and interesting. He was also very funny and accomodating making the tour very enjoyable. Captain Mike was also brilliant!
It was great! All of our guides were perfect...John the driver seemed to know everything! We had a great lunch and saw some beautiful birds and alligators! We will definitely book this tour again on our next trip to New Orleans! We can't wait!
Awesome! Knowledgeable guide
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