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Double Plantation Tour in New Orleans

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Explore two historical Louisiana plantations on this day tour from New Orleans. You'll travel along the Great River Road, which winds along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, to reach Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation, and/or Oak Alley Plantation. Select your preferred combination of two out of the three plantations when booking.
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You'll start at
Gray Line New Orleans
400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USALighthouse at the Steamboat Natchez dock, Toulouse Street at the Mississippi River
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  • 1
    Great River Road
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 2
    Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Oak Alley Plantation
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 4
    Whitney Plantation
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by St. Joseph Plantation
    Pass by I-10 Bonnet Carré Spillway Bridge
    Pass by Lake Pontchartrain
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Combine two New Orleans plantation tours in one day 
  • Learn plantation history and stories of those who lived there from a guide
  • Choose from a list of three plantations—Oak Alley, Laura, and Whitney
  • Round-trip transport from central New Orleans included for convenience
What to Expect
For this New Orleans plantation tour, meet at the lighthouse at the Steamboat Natchez dock on Toulouse Street near the Mississippi River. Once you board your comfortable coach bus, ride to the first plantation you selected. During booking, you pick two plantations from a list of three: Oak Alley Plantation, Laura Plantation, and Whitney Plantation. Your guide tells you the history of each plantation, and shares stories about some of the people who lived on them. Your plantation tour in New Orleans drops you back at the original meeting point when it ends.
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Departure Point
Gray Line New Orleans, 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
7h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary
  • Round-trip coach transportation from central New Orleans
  • Entry/Admission - Oak Alley Plantation
  • Entry/Admission - Whitney Plantation
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children 5 years and younger are free.
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved terrain.
  • Wheelchair Access: If the guest needs a wheelchair lift equipped bus, then special arrangements need to be made with the supplier. This must be arranged 48 hours prior to tour date. Contact details will be on your voucher.
  • Oak Alley Plantation: Guests visiting Oak Alley using a wheelchair will have access to the gift shop, restrooms, and museum. The plantation grounds are accessible; however, there are uneven gravel paths. The main house tour is not accessible to guest traveling in wheelchairs and is not required to be modified as it is a historic home; however, the first floor is accessible. Guests would be able to view the slave quarters, but would not have access to enter.
  • Whitney Plantations: Guests visiting Whitney using a wheelchair will have access to the gift shop, restrooms, and museum. The plantation grounds are accessible; however, there are uneven gravel paths. The main house tour is not accessible to guest traveling in wheelchairs and is not required to be modified as it is a historic home; however, the first floor is accessible. Guests would be able to view the slave quarters, but would not have access to enter.
  • Laura Plantation: Guests using a wheelchair at Oak Alley Plantation will have access to the gift shop, restrooms, and museum via a ramp. The plantation grounds are accessible; however, there are narrow and uneven dirt paths. The main house tour is not accessible to guest traveling in wheelchairs and is not required to be modified as it is a historic home; however, the basement is accessible. Guests would be able to view the slave quarters, but would not have access to enter.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My wife and I went on the double plantation tour visiting the Whitney and Oak Alley plantations. The ride out was about 1h20m, and the bus driver Gerald was nice and kept us entertained. The Whitney Plantation is dedicated to the history of slavery and was a very important
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Excellent tour to the Whitney and Oak Alley plantations. Very organized. Comfortable bus. Interesting talk on the way to the plantations.
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My daughter and I are still laughing about parts of our experience taking the Gray Line bus double plantation tour. We went to Whitney and Laura. I'm not going to discuss the plantations in this review. Our "certified guide" talked more about the Vikings than anything else.
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We’ve been on a lot of these long coach tours in the past. We weren’t expecting much on the bus ride but our guide Nancy gave us such great history and kept things interesting for the hour trip to/from the plantations. She was terrific about answering questions and told her
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We had a great time on the double plantation tour visiting the Whitney and Oak Alley plantations! So much information and historical background from our gracious, knowledgeable tour guide Nancy.
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By: Gray Line
4,606 reviews
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Kathleen F
Kirkland, Washington
17431
One of the best things we did in New Orleans
This starts with music played by an organ from the top of the riverboat. Fantastic! That alone would have been
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Valerie M
Kansas City, Missouri
437113
Great Tour
Great tour from start (on the bus) to the Plantation (guide) and back (on the bus). Highly recommend.....be aware
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Kelli M
Albuquerque, New Mexico
8642
Very interesting
This was my first plantation tour. It was very informative and well done. Inside the house was beautiful but it
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nikkigG3375RQ
San Diego, California
52
Knowledgeable tour guide, interesting stops
We had Bill as a tour guide. Bill was a newcaster in New Orleans when Katrina hit and for a time after. He had a
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JKMAN
London, Ontario, Canada
4819
Well worth the visit.
We visited on January 25th, and had a great guide for our tour. The afternoon was very informative and we are so
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M763OJalisong
20
Loved it!
Mary Dugas, our tour guide, was fantastic. She was so knowledgeable and easy to listen to, full of interesting
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LAConsulting-NY
268
OK tour, but bad time to go
We did the Swamp Tour even though we knew the Alligators and much of the wildlife would be absent in January, and
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LAConsulting-NY
268
Whitney and Oak Alley great tours
My wife and I went on the double plantation tour visiting the Whitney and Oak Alley plantations. The ride out was
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Angel F
71
Very educational and informative tour
Highly recommend this tour. Sheryl was our guide and she was so knowledgeable. Learned so much about the
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SylviaF_10
Cork, Ireland
128
Great day out on the Natchez
Highly recommend. Super relaxing, great history lesson and food not bad either ! the Jazz band were fun and
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dianne C
Gatineau, Canada
8541
2 hours of a bit of history and relaxation
I really enjoyed this 2 hour tour on the Mississippi River. During the tour, a member of the crew, via the
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Tanisha B
Waldorf
10
Fun Filled Time with Family
Great experience. Definitely a great experience to share with the family if everbinnthe Big Easy!!!!
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yoshies719
Enfield, United Kingdom
7417
An enjoyable evening jazz dinner cruise
4 of us opted for the evening cruise with a dinner in January. Although it was warm during the day, we needed warm
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ldnFlyer
London, United Kingdom
177
Excellent and fun tour
Thanks to our driver Kindrell from Mr London - you made the trip incredibly interesting even before we reached the
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SuzyQu15
Brooklyn, New York
916231
Excellent Tour Company!
We took 2 tours with Gray Line, the Garden District Walking Tour, and the half day to Whitney Plantation. Both
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