Oak Alley & Laura Plantation Combo Tour From New Orleans

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Spend the day along the old Mississippi River Road, visiting Louisiana’s most famous plantations. You will journey down the historic River Road Region as you make your way to these historic landmarks. On this tour, you will see the grandeur and diversity of New Orleans by visiting both Oak Alley and Laura Plantations.

Laura Plantation: A Creole Heritage Site, is known for it's rich and unique history that explores the stories of the free and enslaved creoles who lived and worked on the property. This colorful plantation, located on the Mississippi River, features fruit and vegetable gardens, slave cabins, and a slavery exhibit on site.

Oak Alley Plantation gets its name from the spectacular quarter mile tunnel of 28 oak trees that frame the plantation as you approach. Built-in 1839 and facing the Mississippi River, Oak Alley’s magnificent appearance makes it a must-see destination on everyone’s list of historic Louisiana sites.

Activity Highlights

  • Full day excursion with narrated commentary at Oak Alley and Laura Plantation
  • Round trip transportation included
  • Historical and educational tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation.
  • Fascinating true-life stories of the Plantation workers.

What's Included

  • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off at select hotels
  • Admission to Oak Alley and Laura Plantations
  • Guided Tour of both Plantation Homes
  • Narrated Transportation

Restrictions

  • Due to the historic nature of the plantations, access to the second floors (the main living quarters) is by stairs only.

Additional information

  • Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience.
  • The length of this tour includes travel time.
  • There are set pick up windows for each tour departure time, which last 30 minutes each. We ask that the guest be ready and on the lookout for the bus to arrive at the start at the pickup window, as we will not know beforehand which guest will be picked up at the start or end of the window.
  • Departure time selected is the start of the pickup window.
  • Children 3 and under are complimentary, please select infant ticket for them to be accounted for.
  • Lunch is not provided on this tour however, you may purchase "grab & go" options in the Cafe' at Oak Alley Plantation.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If the guide calls off the tour due to weather, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded.

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  • Betty Pugh St. Louis, Mo about 2 years ago

    Cajun plantation tours

    We were not told in advance that the drive out to the plantations (Laura And Oak Alley) would be over an hour and 20 minutes. This seems like important information for those tourists who may have special needs. Also, our driver, Lorraine, had the vehicle A/C on so cold and full blast, that we were freezing and very uncomfortable during the drive. We were taken first to Laura Plantation for a longer than necessary period of time to tour the whole place and by the time Lorraine came back to pick us up to take us on to Oak Alley, it was 4:00pm and the restaurant closed at 3:00pm. Also as she dropped us off in the parking lot at Oak Alley she loudly announced that she would be leaving to head back to New Orleans in 55 minutes and if we didn't want to be stranded, we had better be at the... read more

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  • Management Response, about 2 years ago

    We are so sorry to hear about this. We will look into the situation and improve. If there is anything we can do for you please let us know! Thank you for choosing Cajun Encounters and we hope your next adventure is one to remember!

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peggy
2018-05-31 14:29:27

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