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Tours by Isabelle

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Address: , New Orleans, LA 70131
Phone Number: 504 398 03 65
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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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Small-Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans

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Wonderful,historical tour of New Orleans plantations

Our family had a wonderful tour with Isabelle. The tour included both Oak Alley & Laura plantations. Isabelle was a thoughtful tour guide and the tour itself was full of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Kim B
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Los Angeles, California

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Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I went for the Oak Alley and Laura Plantation combined tour. Keep In Mind That The Tours Are Operated By The Plantations and the only contribution is the transportation to and from the sites. You’d get the same tour if you went with any other company. John was our tour guide and he provided us with a lot of good... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Our family had a wonderful tour with Isabelle. The tour included both Oak Alley & Laura plantations. Isabelle was a thoughtful tour guide and the tour itself was full of historical information. Although the day was hot the plantations & facilities offering food & beverages were air conditioned. The bus was well air conditioned and we struck up a delightful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Tours by Isabelle was a wonderful and amazing experience. It began with our amazing driver Anna who picked us up from the hotel and the day just got better and better. She was so knowledgable about New Orleans and Louisiana. It felt like talking to an old friend. We went on a swamp boat tour and the guide was sooo... More 

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Glasgow
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We recently booked onto the Grand Tour, and were so glad we did. I looked at many other tours available in the area, and after looking through Trip Advisor I decided to go with Isabelle. I hope that this review can help others make a good choice if they're unsure like I was Booking was easy, with a tentative confirmation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Loved the airboat tour guided by Gary, he's so funny and showed us how he feeds the alligators, it was awesome! Billy drove us around to the plantations explaining everything about the city and he even did a couple additional stops because we were ahead of time, it was great!

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We had a great tour and our guide Joseph was very knowledgeable. He had many interesting facts and stories to tell about Louisiana

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Had so much such on my tour with Ellen! Native New Orleanian, so she had the scoup on great places to go and eat.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Both my wife and I went on the small group plantation tour which was really enjoyable. There was only quite a small group which was great, hotel pick up and drop off was great and our tour guide Madeline was fantastic, knowledgable, patient and caring. Both plantations are very different, we actually both really enjoyed "Laura" which going into the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

My original tour of all day plantation did not have enough participants. I called the tour company to verify this. I also received an email from viator as well. I was instucted by Tours by Isabelle to call back once I arrived in NOLA.. Once in NOLA, I called back and there was not enough people, so I chose another... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We did the Grand Tour with the Cajun Bayou boat which included visits to Oak Alley and Laura Plantations. It was a great day and John, our tour guide was knowledgeable, patient and super friendly. We learnt so much and came away feeling so glad that we had taken the day to do this tour. An absolute must do!!

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