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Tours by Isabelle

12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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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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Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour from New Orleans
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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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12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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Reviewed April 23, 2016

We took the full day tour of three plantations along the Mississippi River. Billie was our driver / guide. He was the most entertaining driver we ever met: Full of stories about the city, and life experiences living in the area. I would definitely recommend...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed April 22, 2016

The swamp tour was a spiritual beautiful experience. We saw tons of gators and other wildlife and got to experience the most peaceful place on earth in that swamp. The plantation tours to Oak Alley and Laura were amazing as well with the actual stories...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2016

We took a tour that included touring 2 plantations and an airboat ride through the bayou (which we thought was the best part). We loved it. Ellen our driver was very informative and extremely nice.

Thank Jeanne H
Reviewed April 21, 2016

This was a very fun day and a day we would not have been able to arrange ourselves. We were picked up promptly in the morning and drove out to the plantation where they gave us a tour. It was very educational for our children...More

Thank Gwen B
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Billy is an amazing guild with tons of local knowledge. From the drive out to the plantations to the return trip and leaving a phone in the van billy was on it. Would totally recommend this tour. Laura's plantation is amazing. Oak ally has an...More

Thank Nemolly
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Used Tours by Isabel to book our plantation and swamp tour and so glad I did! The tour hospitality and organization was great. Our driver was Billy and he is AMAZING! He is so charismatic and enthusiastic. Such a people person. We started with the...More

Thank LoveLilly789
Reviewed April 17, 2016

My husband and I took the Laura/Oak Alley Plantation tour on April 13th. The rain was absolutely bucketing down when Billy, our driver, picked us up in the Garden District. We went on to pick up others in the French Quarter and the streets there...More

1  Thank Remsheg
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

What a great time. Gisele our guide for the day was charming and very knowledgeable of local history and customs. The plantation tours were terrific and the swamp boat rides were the highlight of our trip. I highly recommend them when in New Orleans.

Thank anadarkoboy
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We did the Katrina and City tour. Jerry our tour guide had to be near 80, however he was and excellent driver and narrator. Having a guide who was born in New Orleans and lived in many of its districts, had a wide variety of...More

Thank Randy Z
Reviewed April 12, 2016

My husband myself and our grown daughter went on the airboat swamp tour with Captain Gary on April 5th. It was awesome, we were the only ones on our boat so we got special attention. Captain Gary was very informative and hand fed two gators...More

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April 23, 2017|
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Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Actually you really don't have to worry about bugs and mosquitoes on our swamp tours, the swamps and bayous where we go do not have stagnant water. The water is running and constantly fluctuating, therefore there are no bug... More
March 27, 2017|
Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our tours! We usually recommend being picked up from Harrah's Hotel (228 Poydras Street) as they have a parking garage attached to their hotel. Thank you, Tours by Isabelle
December 20, 2016|
Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Yes! At Oak Alley Plantation they do have a cafe attached to their grounds where you could purchase a sandwich or snack. Thank you!