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Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans provided by Tours by Isabelle

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Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans

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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans
Our tour vans are thoroughly cleaned after each tour, all door handles and interior surfaces wiped down with alcohol-based disinfectant daily. Our driver-guides wear masks and disposable masks are provided to guests upon request.
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Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Getting to the Louisiana bayous and plantations from New Orleans can be extremely difficult without renting a car, but this swamp boat adventure and plantations tour includes round-trip transport for a stress-free day. First, go deep into the swamps safely with a guide, and then visit two Southern plantations with lunch included. Plus, you can choose from two different swamp-boat options for whatever best meets your budget.
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  • Pass by Bayou Segnette State Park
  • 1
    Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Pack a swamp adventure with two plantation visits into just one day
  • Experience Cajun and Creole culture firsthand in a small-group environment
  • Sit down at Houmas House Plantation for an elegant lunch
  • Round-trip, air-conditioned transport from New Orleans included for convenience
Important Information
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Transport by 14-passenger air-conditioned high roof van with guide giving live narration
  • Narrated swamp pontoon covered boat or fast and fun airboat tour
  • Lunch at Houmas House
  • Tour of Houmas House and Laura Plantation
  • Hotel pickup with exact pickup time provided
  • Entry/Admission - Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
  • Entry/Admission - Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise at time of booking to arrange accommodations
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking in the special requirements field
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions. Umbrellas and rain ponchos are available for use if guests forget their own. If a tour cannot operate due to inclement weather you will be notified
  • Due to the nature of the airboat, children under the age of 5, pregnant women, people with back or neck issues or recent surgeries are not allowed to participate in the airboat portion of the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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brandoquin wrote a review 1 Aug.
Phoenix, Arizona17 contributions2 helpful votes
Airboat Captain was fun, professional and interesting, boat is top of the line fast and thrilling...
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Response from Tours by I, Owner at Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans
Responded 3 days ago
It was truly a pleasure to give you and your wife this tour, Brando, so glad the weather was great as well! Yes, lots of BIG gators, a great airboat captain plus a whole lot of history will be there for you all when you come back to NOLA soon! Looking forward to your next van tour! Cordially, Isabelle C. (Owner, Tours By Isabelle)
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bluestreaker2017 wrote a review Jul. 2020
Cincinnati, Ohio16 contributions3 helpful votes
The air boat ride went through open channels in private swamp land where the alligators are protected. The boat captain and tour guide knew the gators by their areas and names, and they came to the boat expecting treats. Great photos and videos. The two plantations were
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kimba628 wrote a review Jul. 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Isabelle is an amazing lady full of great historical information. We had a lot of fun on the swamp tour! We loved our visit to Houma’s plantation and the lunch there was great! Would recommend this tour :)
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Fran wrote a review Apr. 2020
Baldwin, New York683 contributions176 helpful votes
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We did the bayou and plantations tour with Renee. He was phenomenal and absolutely made the day one I’ll never forget. The bayou was so cool and the plantations were amazing. Definitely recommend, and especially Renee as tour guide!
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Response from ToursByIsabelle1, Owner at Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans
Responded 10 Apr. 2020
Thank you so very much for this awesome review! I will share it with Rene! It means a lot in these difficult times! We can't wait to give tours again as soon as things are safe. People like you make our job a true pleasure! Please come back to NOLA soon! Red Beans and Ricely Yours! Isabelle C.
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Terry L wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Isabelle tours was easy to work with from the time we booked the tour through the end of the tour. The van was clean and easy to hear Gisete as she wore a mic. Gisete was an awesome tour guide filled with information and could answer all questions while we were on the tour.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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bethcV4814IB
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Great time!
Thank you "Tours by Isabelle"! My son and I were in New Orleans for his 24th birthday weekend. This was a great
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bluestreaker2017
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Plantation Tour
We were picked up at our front door and taken to an air boat tour on a private series of canals in the swamp. Beca
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stevebJ9523KA
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Great fun
Fantastic trip from hotel pick up to drop off. Isabelle is very knowledgeable and engaging, pointing out the histor
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staceyk172
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A perfect time!
Absolutely the best! Isabelle was great with communication before the excursion, picked us up on time, extremely kn
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Casey B
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Great Private tour - Thank you
Isabelle was wonderful, accommodating and professional to work with. She helped my family create a perfect private
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Baileri1
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Great private city tour!!
The private tour was fantastic. Isabelle took us everywhere we would have wanted to see. This is a great way to mor
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msadler223
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Go and you will not regret it
My husband and I had a wonderful time on this tour. Houmas house was so beautiful and we had a wonderful tour guide
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tarinrud
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The St. Joseph and Whitney Plantation Tour is a MUST DO!
We absolutely loved our tour! St. Joseph Plantation gave them view point of slavery for the whites. It was a beauti
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MichelleJohnson1976
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Gator feeding Airboat ride
Isabelle was fantastic!!! She picked us up, told us all about New Orleans as she drove in the pouring rain, texted
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Idaho_Ohs
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2nd Time on this tour
This was our second time taking this tour and we were fortunate enough to have Billy as our tour guide both times (
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kevinrD2073YQ
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Very responsive and professional
Due to the Covid situation we had to cancel our trip. Isabelle was very responsive and gracious, refunded our paym
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imfitz
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Cancellation of tour
A group of four from Australia!we had booked and paid for an airboat tour ,they offered great tours at good prices
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candyo688
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Best Gator tour ever!!
We loved every minute of the tour! We all enjoyed our guide on the ride over & back to the hotel, Isabella is very
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Z2330RCtomp
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Jan 7, 2020 Airboat Ride and Tour of the Plantations
Billy was our tour guide and is very knowledgeable about Louisiana, New Orleans and sports. He also has a great s
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jp28880
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Great Excursion from New Orleans
We had a great time. Billy, our shuttle driver, was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of southern Louisian
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  • Duration: 9h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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