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Small-Group Airboat Swamp Adventure and Plantation Tour from New Orleans
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
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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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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We knew straight away jerry was not going to be much fun he didn't greet us only asked us to sign his tablet. He was very lacking in tour guide skills (friendly , social and talkative) and didn't come across as someone who liked his...More

Thank lisa j
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an excellent time on this tour. The swamp tour was great. Brian was a great guide. Thank you Ellen for the detailed history conversation. Definitely would recommend Tours by Isabelle. It was awesome to be picked up and dropped off at the hotel...More

Thank Vicki G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have taken a Tour by Isabelle on a previous occasion when visiting NOLA. I highly recommend this tour company for efficiency and quality. Our tour guide, Ellen, was a long-time resident of New Orleans and provided the most interesting facts about the city and...More

Thank RayNS1914
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the swamp and plantation tour and had the best guide ever! Thank you Joseph for your knowledge and wonderful voice as we traveled into the bayou and into the past. The Oak Alley Plantation was nice and the lunch outstanding. The highlight in...More

Thank Francine W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I considered touring plantations and the bayou on my own, then I learned about Tours by Isabelle. When I heard they would pick me up at the front door, we would travel in small groups, plus the Grand Tour included the bayou, two plantations, and...More

Thank t0ri7
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Muriel was a fantastic guide today on our airboat and plantation tour. She was very knowledgeable on local culture and the locations we were visiting. I would highly recommend tours by Isabel.

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family of four, comprised of two adult couples, had a fabulous day on this tour! Our guide shared insights about New Orleans and Louisiana on our van trip to the swamp. It was a warm, humid day but the swamp part of the tour...More

Thank Debra-Lynne T
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was my birthday on the day of the tour but I had enjoyed myself rather a little too much the night before so couldn't actually get up for the tour! My partner cancelled in the morning and then I called to apologise in the...More

Thank karen r
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was amazing! We were picked up by Ellen from our hotel in the French Quarter, who gave a great commentary and tour while she drove the van to the venue of the airboat tour, which was about 30-minute drive. Ellen was funny, entertaining and...More

Thank KitMM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this tour for a small group we were traveling with to New Orleans in June 2018. The tour company picked us up at the hotel we were staying at and took us to the Laura Plantation and Oak Alley Plantation. What made the...More

Thank Greg R
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191kelseyf
28 April 2018|
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Response from Dakota H | Reviewed this property |
We did both with a 11:00-4:30. We had a small group so we got back a little sooner then expected.
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flyawayCA
4 April 2018|
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Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Typically, we return to the city around 5PM or 5:30PM depending on traffic.
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Jeff G
28 March 2018|
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Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
It is $ 115. per person, including the entrance fees to both Plantation estates at Oak Alley and at Laura Plantations.
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