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Address: 12621 River Road, New Orleans, LA 70131
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,first class, small...

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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Tours by Isabelle was the tour company we chose to use for our group tour to New Orleans in February. Our step on guide was Gisele. She is French and her charming accent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 March 2016
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Tours by Isabelle was the tour company we chose to use for our group tour to New Orleans in February. Our step on guide was Gisele. She is French and her charming accent captivated everyone in the group. She was very caring for the group, personable, well informed and extremely knowledgeable about the history of New Orleans. Our group was... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We travel extensively and have been on many plantation tours - but none come close to the Plantation Laura experience....especially when you experience it with docent Rose. History actually came alive! And Isabelle's docent/driver Muriel kept the rest of the day interesting and fun. It was a fast 8 hr tour....well worth the money...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Our driver was very informative. She answered all our questions. The swamp tour was great. Plantation, Oak Alley was beautiful, but the tour only allowed us to go through the house and we had to go directly back to the van to go to the next plantation. We could not even take 15 min to walk around the grounds. The... More 

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Isabelle C, Owner at Tours by Isabelle, responded to this review

Dear Teri W. Thank you so much for taking the time to review my tour. I am so glad you found my Driver-Guide to be informative, and the swamp to be "great", I also appreciate your alerting me as to the lack of time you were given to view the grounds at Oak Alley Plantation. You are 100% right, we... More 

Upstate, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was a full day consisting of an airboat swamp ride and two plantation tours. Our guide, Guy, was amazing. He was extremely knowledgeable and humorous. He had a pleasant sense of humor and answered all our questions. The plantation tours were well done and lunch was delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed the swamp tour and our captain, Rodney. Guy kept... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We loved the tour and our bus driver Billy. He was very entertaining. The tour was at a pleasant pace and we really liked.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

The tour was booked month's ago through viator.com and after confirming pick up time, Billy the tour guide arrived on time to commence tour. After a drive outside city limits we stopped for a quick drink at oak alley plantation before commencing our tour at st Joseph plantation. We were greeted by a lady who introduced herself as a family... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We absolutely LOVED our tour! It was our first trip to New Orleans and we were able to cross 3 things off our list I one day. Our guide Muriel was incredibly sweet and knowledgeable. We saw several gators on the swamp and enjoyed the ride through the bayou. My husband and I found the plantations to be very interesting.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We took the City and Katrina Tour, which was run by Gisele, a wonderfully talented tour guide that provided exceptional knowledge and personal insight into living in the City of New Orleans. I can't speak highly enough of Tours by Isabelle. They pick you up at your hotel, give you a more or less personal tour in comfort from their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We took the grand tour. Ellen was our driver and she was informative and conveyed a lot of history and information of the area on our trip to the plantations and swamp tour. The swamp tour was fantastic and the guide was excellent. The plantations leave something to be desired. There was not enough time to get to see everything... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide was Joseph and he was very friendly and knowledgable. We learned so much about New Orleans on this tour. They provided a booster seat for my oldest and did have more car seats if needed. I would highly recommend using them for tours.

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