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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 Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans
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12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This was a well organised and busy tour! Our guide Niji was fun and informative, she obviously enjoys her job and knows so much about the area and the history. My highlight was the beautiful Oak Alley Plantation, preserved in its full glory. The tour...More

Thank AngMc2013
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Anna was our guide to Laura and Oak Alley plantations. We were conveniently picked up and returned to our hotel in the French Quarter. She made the drive really interesting by giving a lot of history on the people and culture of Louisiana. We never...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Katha was our guide. She was very knowledgeable about surrounding plantations and sights on the way to our destination, Laura Plantation and Oak Alley. The plantations are amazing and the whole experience was worth the money. It would be a learning experience for young kids...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed October 9, 2015

This was 5* from the minute we were collected from our hotel until our return. Our driver Joseph was great and took very good care of us. He was a font of knowledge and was able to answers all our questions. We visited Oak Alley...More

Thank HelenS7
Reviewed October 9, 2015

We had a great tour with Anna as our driver. She talked about New Orleans history and sights, plantations, immigration to the US and slavery from the time she picked us up to the first plantation. She was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Her stories of...More

Thank DMarchesi
Reviewed October 8, 2015

We visited Oak Alley and Laura Plantations on 30 Sept. Both tours were lead by people at the plantations and were excellent. The tour leads were very knowledgeable and experienced, which made for quite enjoyable tours. The contrasting styles between the two tour leaders added...More

Thank Cardinalsfans52
Reviewed October 7, 2015

My most recent visit to New Orleans (3rd visit since July 4th weekend) has been my most disappointing one. First off was the unseasonably cold weather that we experienced during most of our stay. Next was the Post Katrina Tour offered by Tours by Isabelle....More

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

Hi there, First of all thank you for taking the time to write a long review on our tour. We did some research and found that the tour you and your wife reserved was NOT the "Post Katrina Tour" but it actually was the "New...More

Reviewed October 5, 2015

Several points: Giselle was an exceptional leader on this tour, as she shared information on the subject and the region on the way there and on the way back. On each arrival, we had time to look through the store, etc. before embarking on the...More

Thank nezzer
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Wonderful tour, especially for someone like me who is a stranger to New Orleans. We did it on our first day there and it gave us our bearings and explained everything we needed to know about the different areas. The tour covers most places and...More

1  Thank Jaki C
Reviewed October 5, 2015

This was an amazing tour. Our guide has lived in NOLA for many years and has spent a lot of time researching the different cultures of this city and the evolution and intertwining of the people who have made this city grow. Her knowledge and...More

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Do we need Skeeter repellent for Swamp tour?
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
We will be arriving July 1st but staying in Hammond LA. Where can we go to get picked up and park our car since we aren't staying in downtown New Orleans? I want to take the Airboat Ride tour
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
is there somewhere to purchase food while on the small group oak alley and Laura plantation tour?
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!