Very beautiful grounds and the big house is a beautiful example of southern architecture of the slave period. The oak trees are truly magnificent.
Tour both Oak Alley and Laura Plantation in one convenient trip, with transportation between the two and helpful hotel pickup and drop-off (at select New Orleans hotels) included. Stroll the plantations’ grounds with a group of like-minded travelers to gain a better understanding for this era of American history. You’ll learn about a woman-owned plantation, see 300-year-old oak trees, and view slave quarters with your guide.
Your Oak Alley Plantation and Laura Plantation tour from New Orleans starts with a hotel pickup at select downtown New Orleans hotels. Board a minibus, and enjoy a comfortable ride to the plantations.
Stop at Laura Plantation to explore the 200-plus-year-old sugarcane plantation with your guide. Learn about what life was like there, as well as about the woman who inspired its name. Get the opportunity to walk through the main house, as well as the slave quarters.
Next up is Oak Alley Plantation, which was built in 1839. Gaze on the Mississippi River as your guide tells stories from the plantation’s past.
The tour concludes with drop-off at your New Orleans hotel.
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I went on this tour quiet a while ago, but still remember it as a New Orleans highlight! Oak Alley was obviously gorgeous, but I was really shocked by how awesome the Laura Plantation tour was! It has such an interesting and unique history, and...More
We booked two plantation houses to do in one day, We firstly went to Laura Plantation (see my separate review) Oak Ally was a very beautiful house but I felt that it was very rushed and the guide we got was not at all passionate...More
Outstanding and memorable tours at Laura and Oak Alley (especially Laura - see my separate review), but Cajun Encounters just provided the transportation to get there. The driver was very nice and friendly, but no narration or history, just drove us out there (about an...More
I'm so glad you enjoyed the overall experience. I'm not sure why you driver guide did not provide a tour on the way to the plantation. I'll be investigating this and speaking with the driver and make sure the entire team is providing a planation...More
We booked with cajun encounters for two separate tours, the Swamp tour which was incredible and the best 2 hours you could spend on a swamp, and the Oak Alley tour which to be honest, was just a bit rubbish. The swamp tour had everything...More