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Tours by Isabelle

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Address: P.O. Box 740972, New Orleans, LA 70131
Phone Number: 504 398 03 65
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Description: Tours By Isabelle is the oldest locally owned and family run New Orleans...
Tours By Isabelle is the oldest locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company, providing 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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Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour...
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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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Our half day Plantation with Airboat tour was the perfect way to spend several hours in New Orleans! Ellen was our tour guide and she was kind and informative. The drive to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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mermaidva
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our half day Plantation with Airboat tour was the perfect way to spend several hours in New Orleans! Ellen was our tour guide and she was kind and informative. The drive to the plantation and air boat dock were pleasant and interesting because she had such teredting commentary. Our airboat guide Rodney was fun and amusing. The plantation gave insight... More 

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Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Of all the attractions in Nola we took in, this was the most disappointing...and the most expensive. A painful 4 hours of listening to the same voice drone on and on and on...tour guide left no openings for questions from our very small group of 6 people. I tried to ask questions and she simply talked over top of me.... More 

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Springfield, Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend this tour. You will see a variety of neighborhoods and receive a lot of very interesting history and information. Much of this tour is focused on Katrina and it's devastating effect on the city and the people of New Orleans. Our tour guide, Joe, was fantastic. He is a New Orleans native and experienced Katrina first hand.... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Airboat Bayou tour was fantastic. Unexpectedly, we enjoyed the van commute with Muriel just as much! She was so friendly and knowledgeable of local history and geography. I am sorry it was our last day or we would have booked additional tours with Muriel & Isabelle! Thanks Muriel.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were picked up on time by a friendly knowledgeable driver. Our day started out with an airboat swamp tour that was great fun. From there we had tours of the Oak Alley Plantation and Laura Plantation. Our tour included lunch which consisted of a sampling of the regions main dishes. It was very good and the buttermilk pie was... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Very comfortable travel arrangements - picked up and returned punctually from and to our hotel in an air conditioned bus seating approx 15 people I think. Not easy access for anyone with mobility problems. We went on the tour which was approx one hour traveling to the Laura and Oak Alley plantations. Beautiful buildings, amazing architecture, fascinating history, baffling history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our day was amazing! First of all when I called to confirm the girl said we may have to reschedule since we only had four signed up for our tour and they needed six. When I told her there was no way to reschedule, she said she would see if she could get any of the morning people to change,... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Whilst the airboat tour was run by another company, we were picked up promptly by Muriel, heard lots of interesting history about New Orleans and the bayou, and were kindly dropped off at a restaurant of our choice rather than our initial hotel pickup point. Great service!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We did the combo tour that included Oak Alley and Laura plantations with the air boat swamp. The air boat swamp was the highlight for my kids (10 and 6 years); our guide was great and we had a great time.

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Sunshine Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We took the grand tour with airboat ride. Have was a great guide. Kept us entertained and informed. The highlight of the trip was the airboat ride through the bayou. Alligators, great scenery and a fun ride. Plantation tours were excellent and very professionally presented. Highly recommend.

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Additional Information about Tours by Isabelle

Address: Address: P.O. Box 740972, New Orleans, LA 70131
Phone Number: 504 398 03 65
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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