• Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 112.00 View price calendar

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Soak up the atmosphere of the bayou on this 8-hour cultural tour from New Orleans. Visit the Oak Alley Plantation House, dating from 1837, and view the stately row of 28 evenly spaced mature oaks that line the driveway. Follow your guide, dressed in period costume, through the mansion, the blacksmith shop and the onsite restaurant. Then, learn about life in the bayou's waterways aboard a swamp and wetlands boat tour. See the amazing variety of flora and fauna native to the area and hear about life in the Barataria Swamps from your native guides. Round-trip transportation from New Orleans is included.

Highlights

  • Visit Oak Alley Plantation
  • Take a boat tour of Barataria Swamp
  • Learn about life during the plantation's zenith
  • See an array of wetlands flora and fauna
  • Round-trip transportation from New Orleans

What You Can Expect

Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

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Customer Reviews

rachybaby

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

This tour was absolutely outstanding. We loved every minute of it. We had plenty of time to tour Oak Alley and take in all it's splendor and glory. Make sure you buy a Mint Julep to drink, it's delicious. After the tour of the house we were allowed to roam the grounds freely and explore the slave quarters.

The Swamp tour was so much fun. Our tour guide was a little quiet to start off with, but he soon warmed up to everyone and was quite numerous and friendly. The highlight was definitely being able to hold a baby alligator.

Peter A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

We enjoyed our day trip to Oak Alley plantation, and the swamp boat tour. It was a great way to spend a full day outside of the city. The plantation tour was interesting as it was immaculately maintained, and the host explained a dark time in Louisiana's history though I would have preferred a bit more time to explore the area on our own. The swamp tour was a lot of fun, and the highlight was being able to hold a baby alligator. If I were to do the trip over, I would have paid extra for the faster fan-boat tour rather than taking the slower, larger boat.

maria d

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This was a wonderful experience, very nice, funny driver and excellent value

diane l

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

LeMonde was our driver for the day and he was very informative and kept everything on schedule. He pointed out many points of interest as we went by.
The tour of Oak Alley was amazing. Tara, was our tour guide in the house. She was very articulate and spoke clearly as she gave us the story of the families and the history of this grand home. I just would have liked a bit more time to be able to explore this gorgeous plantation.

Capt. Rob, a native to the area, was able to give us a great tour of the swamp with his personal experience and stories. We were treated to multiple 'gator' sightings with a real treat of getting a good look at a large gator posing on the bogs! Loved 'Elvis' ,Capt .Rob 's junior gator on board. We all learned a lot about the precious swamps and the animals , reptiles and birds that inhabit it them.

Dawn W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Great trip, beautiful plantation! The trees were amazing.

Deborah W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

The Oak Alley plantation was spectacular.
Would recommend that when you arrive before the tour of the mansion if you have time, to go to the front gate and get
the wonderful shots looking down the alley of oaks. We did this after the mansion tour we found that we were then rushed for time to get back on the bus to go to the swamp tour. I think there should be at least 15/20 more minutes spent at oak alley.
The swamp tour was great, got to hold a baby alligator and see them being fed etc.
Would recommend this tour if you are visiting New Orleans

Karen B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Oak Alley plantation was beautiful. The tour was very informative. Just the right amount of time. We also enjoyed our Swamp Boat tour. We saw many alligators, some turtles and a blue heron. We were allowed to feed the alligators marshmallows and even hold a baby alligator.

Jane J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Very friendly tour guide picked our group of 6 up from our hotel right on time. Driver was very fun and friendly. Oak Alley was gorgeous and we had just the right amount of time to spend there. Swamp boat tour was a lot of fun we took the big covered boat not an air boat. Got back to the hotel around 5-6pm. Head a great time - definitely recommend!

Lynda S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

This was the best ever. Loved the plantation. Tony our boat guide introduced us to big Loretta. On the way back we got to hold his baby gator. Just awesome and will do it again.

chickflix

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Oak Alley was wonderful- our driver was very fun and informative.
the swamp boat tour was amazing with lots of photo opportunities. i do highly recommend this tour.

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