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Address: 12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
Phone Number: +1 504-398-0365
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,first class, small...

locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,first class, small scale, personalized service since 1979. Experienced and knowledgeable Driver-Guides on board comfortable, top of the line 13 passenger vans enthusiastically will make you fall in love with Louisiana!

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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
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Small-Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans
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Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St Joseph Plantation Tour

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Excellent Swamp and Plantation tour

This was a fantastic tour. The guides were very accommodating to our group. The swamp tour was beautiful and very interesting. The plantation tours are a must if you are visiting... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic tour. The guides were very accommodating to our group. The swamp tour was beautiful and very interesting. The plantation tours are a must if you are visiting New Orleans. Gisele and Ginnie were both very sweet, interesting and knowledgeable. They made the van rides fly by! I highly recommend Tours by Isabelle for anybody visiting New... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Swamp boat adventure and Plantation - full day tour!! We had a fantastic day, with an excellent guide, Madeleine. What she doesn't know about New Orleans isn't worth knowing. Perfect way to spend our first day in New Orleans. Boat trip was fun, and the two plantation really interesting to visit. I highly recommend this tour.

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being new to LA and with limited time to see anything outside New Orleans, we decided on a day trip to visit the Bayou and a couple of plantations. We chose the Swap/Plantation Tour with the airboat option. It was not cheap, but in the end worth the investment. The airboat was a bit of a disappointment, since we did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us took the Grand Tour today and it was great. We feared the trip would be cancelled due to a cold & rainy forecast; and the Swamp tour was changed to the end of the day instead of the beginning which worked perfectly. We had heavy rain while on the way to Laura Plantation and a beautiful day... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The half day tour combination of the Destrehan Plantation and the air-boat tour was the perfect tour for people who want to experience as much as they can with a limited amount of time. Tours by Isabelle was extremely accommodating and was so easy to book with and Giselle was an excellent guide whom it was lovely to spend a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took the Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour and we had the best tour guide- Gene Reyes. He was very knowledgeable. We definitely recommend this tour.

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South Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my fourth visit to the vibrant and unique city of New Orleans, so I have taken many tours already and am starting to get to know the city better. I love it so much that our family vacation this year (7 adults - a family, not "friends" as I had to select below from limited selections) was for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Swamp tour was informative and fun. Oak Alley was also a very good although we'd been there before... the local guide was very good. Laura Plantation was really tops... our guide Steven was stellar and smart as a whip. It is so great to see an historic not-for-profit do such fabulous research on the lives of the plantation's slaves as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was prompt picking us up at the hotel. She was very informative and you could see she enjoyed her job. Even though the second plantation was more extravagant I really enjoyed the Laura Plantation. It was rich in history and the tour guide there loved her work, was proud of the heritage represented, and was well versed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic tour. Gisele was an excellent host...very knowledgeable and friendly Great trip down the bayoub with Brian, wonderful visit to Oak Alley with a beautiful lunch and very informative tour of Laura plantation. Really gave us a feel for New Orleans history and lifestyle

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