Oak Alley & Whitney Plantation Combo Tour From New Orleans

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LANDMARK TOUR: Historic Landmarks Oak Alley & Whitney COMBO Plus Ride From NOLA. Use Coupon Code CMBO15 for 5% OFF

Step back in time to two New Orleans’ most famous plantations: Oak Alley & Whitney. Explore Oak Alley Plantation, with its picturesque alley of live oak trees, and Whitney Plantation, a memorial to the slave labor of the American south.

Hear the fascinating stories behind these historic landmarks. During the scenic drive out to the plantations, your certified tour guide will provide commentary on major landmarks and the changing Louisiana landscape, from downtown New Orleans to the swamps and waterways, and through the vast crops and fields unique to this part of the country.

Activity Highlights

  • Day excursion to Oak Alley and Whitney Plantations
  • Narrated round trip transportation included from downtown NOLA
  • Visit two of the most talked about plantations in south Louisiana
  • The true stories of both plantation owners and the enslaved people

What's Included

  • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off at select hotels in downtown New Orleans
  • Admission to Oak Alley and Whitney Plantations
  • Guided tour of both plantation homes
  • Narrated roundtrip transportation included

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Sun Protection: hats, sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Umbrella and poncho in case of rain
  • Camera


  • Photography is prohibited inside of both plantation homes but allowed outside.
  • Self-guided tours of both plantations are prohibited.

Additional information

  • Due to the historic nature of the plantations, access to the second floors (the main living quarters), is by stairs only.
  • Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience. The plantation grounds may be wet from recent rains.
  • There is a moderate amount of walking involved in this activity.
  • A gift shop, quick service restaurant, and cocktail bar is located on-site at Oak Alley Restaurant.
  • The length of this tour includes travel time to and from downtown New Orleans.
  • Children 3 and under are complimentary. Please select infant ticket for them to be accounted for.
  • Schedule and availability are subject to change.
  • Lunch is not provided on this tour however, you may purchase "grab & go" options in the Cafe' at Oak Alley Plantation.
  • Although not required, it is appreciated and encouraged to tip your tour guide.

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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  • Jessie Patterson Alabama, USA about 2 months ago


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  • Brad Pletcher USA about 2 months ago

    Plantation Tour

    Eye Opener to all the info Best history lesson every!

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  • Carole Bracken USA about 3 months ago

    Oak Alley and Whitney plantation tours

    Great docents! Wonderful tours!

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  • Sharon Jackson USA about 6 months ago

    Whitney & Oak Alley

    Very disappointed due to the fact we had to spend most of our time allocated at the Whitney plantation and had next to no time at Oak Alley... Your company should’ve made the tour person aware that because of a wreck on the highway that we were short on time, very poor customer service management...

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  • Rewa Nigeria about 11 months ago

    Incredible history lesson and beautiful plantations.

    The tour guides were excellent especially our guide from Whitney - he was from Senegal. Great tour all round!

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  • Patrick USA about 11 months ago

    Smart way to park

    Parking at the Embassy Suites turned out to be a smart decision. Checking in and parking were easy. When I returned, the shuttle picked me up within 15 minutes and the driver was friendly and entertaining. Upon return, I found my car safe and sound. Thus, the process was easy and affordable. My only issue was the shuttle going to the airport. After checking in, I waited for 20 minutes for the shuttle and got a little nervous because I was short on time to catch my flight. I called an Uber. My Uber arrived 8 minutes later, and still no sight of the shuttle. The Uber cost me an additional $10. When I spoke to the driver upon return, he said shared that shuttles generally arrive and leave every 30 minutes, so I'm figuring I just missed the shuttle when I arrived at the Embassy... read more

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