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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
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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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Small-Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans
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Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour from New Orleans

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Awesome tour - must do in New Orleans

Billy was our very informative and funny guide. A great history information entertained us on the drive. He gave that extra service that only good guides do. Houses and boat ride... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Scott M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Billy was our very informative and funny guide. A great history information entertained us on the drive. He gave that extra service that only good guides do. Houses and boat ride made an excellent day out.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

debated about the expense but it was worth it! Picked up promptly at hotel...hubby loved that he didn't drive but could enjoy the trip as well. Quiet and informative Capt. Brian on our swamp boat ride. Full buffet lunch at Oak Ally Plantation of traditional Cajun/LA food. Good tour of the plantation, only drawback was the guides ran too many... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The four of us took the tour of three plantations. Ellen was our driver/guide. Awesome. Very good driver for starters. Never felt uncomfortable. Van was comfortable, clean and fresh. Ellen is very knowledgable and easy to hear. She also has a great sense of humor which helps to make the tour more pleasurable. She paid great attention to assist a... More 

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West Palm Beach, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the All Day - Three Plantations Tour: Destrehan, San Francisco, and Houmas House. Wow! Ellen (our tour guide) picked us up at the exact time and at our hotel's front door. Ellen was most welcoming and very knowledgeable of New Orleans and the area. She is a native and her college majored was in history. She shared educational;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the Grand Tour. We were picked up at our hotel as promised. Kat, our tour guide, was courteous and gave us a call that she was running behind about 10 min. Our air boat ride was outstanding! Our plantation tours were great as well. Lunch at Oak Alley was very good. They were well organized and served us... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I couldn't have asked for anything more of my all-day tour today. All three plantations were well worth visiting and the tours were heavy on history and light on hype or hyperbole. Our guide for the day, Ellen, is a pro in every way and very engaging and easy to talk with. Lunch at Houmas House was fine. I highly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

did the San Francisco plantation and Houmas house plantation tour.....drive to plantations was awful in the small passenger van, first excursion that I actually got car sick from....didn't miss a bump. Also our guide was not too sure about directions to the plantations and her gps guided us to wrong direction and we had to recalculate. The San Francisco house... More 

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

Hello Helen, Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your Plantation tour with us last Thursday, we are very sorry you became carsick in our van, we use 15 passenger full size Chevy vans for our tours and we had only 4 other people with you on this tour, we surely could have given you the front seat,... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had originally booked only the bayou boat trip but changed our reservation to add in the two plantation tours. This turned out to be a great decision. The boat trip was interesting but the wild alligators were a no-show (they tend to hide during hunting season). Mr Torres, our guide, was born and raised on the bayou and is... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our tour. We chose the grand swamp tour and two plantations including lunch. From the moment out tour guide picked us up his name was Gene Reyes I could tell it was going to be a step above. clean van friendly guide etc. He was a little late because of construction but had the courtesy to call... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from an awesome day touring two beautiful plantations & taking a swamp tour which was so much fun. Our tour guide was Gene Reyes and he made the trip fun. If you're planning a trip to New Orleans - book with Isabelle.

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