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Tours by Isabelle

12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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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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“grand tour” (188 reviews)
“laura plantation” (237 reviews)
“oak alley” (254 reviews)
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12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a boat and Plantation tour to Oak Alley Plantation and Laura Plantation, and a bayou boat ride. Excellent communication from Tours by Isabelle letting us know when and where they would pick us up. Nice small group of people so we were...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used Tours by Isabella to visit the Oak Alley and Laura Plantations. Our driver was Niji who was polite and knowledgeable. We were picked up at 12:30 at our hotel and only had one other stop for a second couple. About an hour drive out...More

1  Thank rfry
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a wonderful, day long tour with a boat ride through the bayous (no alligators but it is winter and they were hibernating!) and then tours of Oak Alley and Laura . Joseph was a wonderful guide, great storyteller and a good driver. The...More

1  Thank Jane B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful tour we had with Muriel as she expertly took us around the city of New Orleans and adjoining parishes. She was exremely knowledgeable and made the tour fun and exciting. She explained things well and was very confident in her delivery. Muriel...More

1  Thank 623jerryf
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I went on the two-in-one plantation tour back in early December, and were thrilled to have Muriel as our guide! She was extremely knowledgeable and gave us tons of information as we drove from place to place. It was a really lovely...More

1  Thank Emily K
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tour was great! We really enjoyed everything about it and the lunch was very good! My husband and I were hesitant with it being 9 hours long but our tour guide made the entire trip so fun! We had Gene as our guide and...More

2  Thank katmar7
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

As a tour company I would rate them very highly. You can organise by email so if you are from abroad you are not running up a big phone bill . Coach arrived early for pickup. Small personal, comgortable minibus so no overcrowding, multi-pickups or...More

1  Thank TommoShelby
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We toured Two very different types of plantations: Laura and Oak Alley. Kat was very informative on our trips to and from the plantations, and we had so much fun talking to her! The guide she handed us over to at the Laura plantation was...More

1  Thank brendasb99
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to get to the Whitney Plantation while I was visiting New Orleans, but did not want to rent a car. Tours by Isabelle offered a visit to this site (which focuses on the lives of the slaves rather than the plantation owners)...More

2  Thank Jane P
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Five of my friends and I toured this plantation and absolutely loved it! We chose to drive there ourselves (about an hour from New Orleans) and buy the tour tickets at the door of the plantation because that saved us a lot of money. Also,...More

1  Thank josiecost
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Olphart51
23 April 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
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patriciagN839PF
28 March 2017|
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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
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pattersonjd43
20 December 2016|
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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!
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