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  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration:  4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

Oak alley is such a beautiful plantation and a definate to include on your list when visiting New Orleans. On the way to the plantation the bus driver told us all about the history of New Orleans as well. Great half day trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2013

Everything about this tour was outstanding. Starting with our comfortable bus ride to the Oak Alley Plantation to our actual tour. This is a tour NOT to miss if you are in New Orleans.

Myra W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2013

This was fabulous. The house, the grounds, the buildings were all magnificent.
Even down to the two T Model Fords in the garage.
There was a cafe, restaurant and gift shop as well.
The hostess who took our tour through the house was very informative and was even dressed in the costume of the period. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2013

Real antebellum plantation. Forget Gone with the Wind, this is the real thing. A beautiful working sugarcane plantation. The view from the second floor balcony is spectacular. I felt like I had gone back in time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

excellent tour with an entertaining and knowledgeable guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

This is a fantastic tour! Not only was the driver/tour moderator highly informative, but the docent at the Oak Alley Plantation was wonderful! She helped to bring the history of Oak Alley alive with her knowledge and insightful stories of the families who had once lived there. This was an awesome tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

The bus ride to the plantation was filled with a monologue by a very knowledgeable driver/tour guide. We learned so much about the history of Louisiana, New Orleans, the plantations, the crops, the wildlife, and even recommendations for restaurants and other sights to see back at NOLA. The plantation tour was very nice, and the grounds were lovely. It was a leisurely visit, not rushed. We got to sit and drink some mint julips while taking in the beautiful view epitomized by the picture to the left. The woman guide at the home was intelligent, able to answer all kinds of questions about the history of plantations, the biographies of the owners and their families and the history of the sugar cane growing industry. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2013

Our tour to Oak Alley Plantations was such a beautiful place. We had a guide/coach driver that told the history all the way to the plantation. We had 2 hours at the plantation. With an inside tour of the house showing all the different people who had owned the plantation over the years. A young guide told us everything. Outside you could wonder through the oak trees. My husband found the motor museum with there cars they had at the time. There was a cafe where you could get light snacks or ice cream. Also a gift shop. We were then taken back into New Orleans telling us the history of the area on the way.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2013

Amazed by the beauty of the plantation itself as well as the house. The guide was very good.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2013

It was wonderful. The bus dirver/guinde was very knowledgeable, the scenery was beautiful, the plantation very well kept. Memoréis that i will treasure forever.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2013

Probably the best tour I've ever taken and I've taken quite a few in different places.
Our driver/guide Sylvester was incredible.We came away knowing just about anything there is to know about NOLA and Louisiana. From the history of the people to life in the swamps to where to get the best dinner. It was a constant narration on our way to Oak Alley and back. Oak Alley itself was ok but being on the road with Sylvester was the best part. Do it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2013

This was a great plantation to visit with lovely grounds. My friend and I went last week and it was very enjoyable with a great bus driver tour guide who was very informative, Also,the guide at Oak Alley gave a great tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2012

Very good tour and tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2011

What a great trip. Our driver was wonderful. He kept up a running commentary of what we were seeing along the route. The plantation was nice and the pralines were the best

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2011

Beautiful plantation and great driver and guide.

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