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Address: 12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
Phone Number: +1 504-398-0365
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,first class, small...

locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,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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$171*
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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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Sight Seeing with Tours by Isabelle

My husband and I used Tours by Isabelle for 2 all day sight seeing tours while we were visiting the Big Easy. Both of the tour guides were excellent providing many highlights... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nancy M

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I used Tours by Isabelle for 2 all day sight seeing tours while we were visiting the Big Easy. Both of the tour guides were excellent providing many highlights about their city. Joseph and Billy were so courteous and always quick to do whatever was needed to be sure that our experiences were fantastic. The Swamp trips... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of taking a comb tour of Oak Alley & Laura Plantation with Isabelle on Friday 7/15. I had been trying to book a tour with her company for sometime since I had heard she was the best and I was delighted when it finally happened during a visit to New Orleans with my Uncle, a World... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the combination Grand Tour which included a boat ride in the swamp, a delicious Cajun lunch at Oak Alley, and tours of both Oak Alley and Laura Plantations. As a bonus we had a gregarious guide, Billy. With ease he dispensed history lessons, Louisiana culture tips, and humor to keep us all entertained. Billy was prompt in picking... More 

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Intercession City, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was informative and you could tell she had a passion for the history of the area. We were on a girls "road trip" for mu niece's graduation and this was the highlight of her New Orleans visit. She wants to live at Oak Alley! On the way back, our guide drove us by some other plantations that are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great time on our family vacation in New Orleans, but our highlight was the Cajun Experience Tour with Billy. It was an outstanding day and a great way to cap off our vacation. Billy is both informative and funny, providing lots of many great stories, plenty of laughs, and tips on where to go and eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can honestly say this was one of the best experiences I have ever had. The tour itself was absolutely breathtaking, featuring gorgeous landscapes and amazing photography opportunities. You truly get up close to wildlife; as the tour guides bring both alligators and other swamp life straight up to the boat. We even got to have the experience of holding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I went in the Cajun experience tour with Billy. It was an amazing tour and a fantastic way to start our stay! Billy was fantastic, with many great stories and tips in great things to do and see in New Orleans!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent day out. Value for money. Lots to see. Great tour guides. Lovely lunch. Enjoyed the Mint Juleps. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An unbelievable experience! The Bayou tour was fantastic, as were the two plantation tours. The food at Oak Alley was phenomenal! Our Bayou guide, Brian, and our tour guide, Billy, made the trip a lot of fun and were extremely knowledgeable. I'd highly recommend this tour.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On their website Isabelle is presented as something above the ordinary for which you are paying a premium and we did not feel this was justified. We did the 4 hour City and Katrina tour with Gene as our guide who did a good job with humour and a great deal of knowledge. However the van used was not fit... More 

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Isabelle C, Owner at Tours by Isabelle, responded to this review

Good morning and thank you for taking the time to review our City & Katrina tour. I am so glad you enjoyed my driver-guide: Gene, and you thought he did a good job with a sense of humor and was knowledgeable. I am quite sorry you found our vehicle's windows weren't tall enough, while it is true other companies' large... More 

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