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Old River Road Plantation Adventure

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Address: 2041 Canal Street, River Ridge, LA 70112
Phone Number: 866-671-8687
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One of my favorite experiences in New Orleans

I was waffling on whether I wanted to pay $80 for this tour, but I was immediately glad that I did. And I can say the day was well worth the money. First, Jacque, our driver, was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I was waffling on whether I wanted to pay $80 for this tour, but I was immediately glad that I did. And I can say the day was well worth the money. First, Jacque, our driver, was knowledgeable, interesting, funny, and authentic. He made what would likely have been a rather boring drive out to the plantations, seem to fly... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our adventure began early in the morning when we were picked up at the condo where we were staying by our driver/guide, Elmore. Elmore was a delight, an extremely well informed guide and historian, giving us the history of much of New Orleans which he communicated to us on the way to and from the tours we had booked. The... More 

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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Elmore was an amazing tour guide. When we booked, we thought it was going to be a recording we listened to. It was not. Elmore told us of the history of the places we drove by, the draining systems, the tombs, Cajun and creole, and so much more. He made the trip so memorable for us. I learned so, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My husband and I took this all day combo plantation and swamp tour and cannot say enough great things. Our tour guide, Elmore was a delight, sharing current facts about New Orleans and loads of history. He was the epitome of a southern gentleman. Although he must do this tour many times, he made us all feel we were the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We toured Oak Alley and Laura Plantations. Both tours were very informative and well run. Our driver Richard was a delight. He gave a running commentary on the history of New Orleans and the area as we made our way to the plantations. This was a real treat. We would definitely go with Old River Road Plantation Adventure as well... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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157 reviews 157 reviews
51 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We called Old River Road Plantation Adventure and booked the combined tour, plantation houses in the morning and then gator tour after lunch. When I called the tour company to make the reservation, I was told that the bus would not be able to come to our location for pick up because of the narrow streets in the French Quarter,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We flew into Nola and wanted to see the plantations so a tour seemed the best way to go. Of course, if you go on your own, you have the flexibility of spending more time on the grounds, but even so, we weren't particularly rushed. We were picked up at, and returned to the hotel in a minibus. We chose... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The plantations were lovely and it was great to see the work that has gone into restoring them, but I would have liked more time to actually explore the plantations and the grounds. The tour was so rigidly scheduled that we were rushed from one plantation to another with no time to see any outbuildings or the properties. And then... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I had been looking forward to this particular tour for my whole trip. Our driver showed up 30 mins late and we were over booked on our bus. To not have to wait for another pick up and miss the whole tour, ultimately wasting a precious day of vacation and sightseeing, I road on the steps of the bus the... More 

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Maria S, Owner at Old River Road Plantation Adventure, responded to this review

We apologize that the bus was late picking you up. As much as we want to pick up our guest at the given time , it is not always possible with construction, street closures and traffic all over the French Quarter and downtown. . When our new tour guide called and informed us that we were overbooked by 1 person... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I thought this company would guarantee to take me on a scheduled and paid-for tour. Nope. I wanted to visit San Francisco Plantation and they advertise that they go there on Sundays only. So I booked and paid for it two months ahead.Then the day before the tour they call to tell me they will only take me to Laura... More 

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