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Old River Road Plantation Adventure

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Address: 2041 Canal St, New Orleans la, New Orleans, LA 70112-3017
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Take a exciting narrated journey through swamps and wetlands to a magical...

Take a exciting narrated journey through swamps and wetlands to a magical place where time has stood still, the Old River Road. Tour

majestic Oak Alley Plantation's antebellum mansion and charming Laura plantation or historic Evergreen and view her 22 slave cabins.

Haunted Manchac Swamp and a Cajun lunch are also available as a combo with the plantations. Named New Orleans Best Swamp Plantation combination with lunch. Antebellum mansion tours at their finest by Old River Road Plantation Adventure.

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Great tour and guide

Very interesting tour -- I think it is vital to see the plantations and hear their history as you enjoy the rich culture of the rest of the New Orleans area. Madison was an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting tour -- I think it is vital to see the plantations and hear their history as you enjoy the rich culture of the rest of the New Orleans area. Madison was an awesome guide. I've done a lot of these kinds of tours and he was one of the best -- friendly, knowledgeable, really made it an adventure.... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Richard was our tour guide and he is very knowledgable. We had couples on the tour from 3 different countries and he was able to relate the tour information to everyone. He made sure we knew what time he would pick us up and where. He drove safely. I enjoyed listening to him talk about the culture and lifestyle of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the tour on Jan. 3, 2017, with Jacque as our tour guide. He was really first-rate, highly knowledgeable and personable. However, I must say that we did not like Lindie, the guide in the Laura Plantation part of the tour. She was just way over the top in her preachiness. Yes, that part of U.S. history is tragic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The plantations and the historical overview were excellent. Great customer service from our driver, but way too long to pick up everyone up and get going out there. It is an all day adventure. The tour guide at Laura, Rocky, was really excellent and brought us into the plantation story. Great stores at both locations. Definitely try the mint juleps... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved touring the plantation homes. Some had little restaurants on location for guests to grab a bite to eat. The old homes were absolutely gorgeous!! A must see for anyone visting Louisiana!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Madison (male) was our driver and guide for this tour. He picked us up on time from our French Quarter hotel and immediately made me feel at ease. On the drive out of New Orleans, he provided informative and interesting commentary on the city and surrounding land. We had originally signed up for the Evergreen Plantation but switched to the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip guide, Jacques, kept up a running history of New Orleans, the surrounding area and plantation life. Although we toured just the two, Jacques made a point of giving us historical facts and trivia on the other plantations we passed on our drive down River Road. We had time for a snack and a stroll at Oak Alley before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We did the tour to Oak Valley plantation + Laura plantation. It was a very Nice experience, especially the Laura plantation. Really good guides. Jacque was our driver, we Loved him! (Great storyteller and Nice restaurants recommendations!)

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

This tour company offers very comfortable, professional and informative tours of the plantations along the river road. You decide which ones and how many you want to visit. Oak Alley is probably the best known. San Francisco is the most unique. Whitney gives you plantation history from the perspective of the slaves. The guides are outstanding, and one of these... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We visited Whitney and Oak Alley Plantations and really enjoyed the contrast. Whitney is all about slavery and how they lived and were treated. Sad but it was reality. The guide, and African American, was really terrific. Then saw Oak Alley, a beautiful Plantation like we have imagained in movies. Had a mint julep and thoroughly enjoyed our host's narrative.... More 

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