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Tours by Isabelle

12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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Small-Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation 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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“grand tour” (188 reviews)
“laura plantation” (237 reviews)
“oak alley” (254 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

A great day Madelaine gave us a history lesson while in transit, the bayou tour was good but disappointed that there were no gators but it was too cold, Oak Alley was what we expected for an antebellum plantation and Lacey was a great tour...More

Thank LindaE54
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Oak Alley and Laura plantation tours are offered by many agencies. I read different reviews on Trip Advisor and chose Tours by Isabelle because of those many good feedbacks I read. Joseph our driver-guide does a very good job: he perfectly knows how to make...More

Thank Michel S
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Was on this tour back in September. We visited the swamps/bayou, did the Oak Alley and the Laura Plantation. Very good guide. She was patient and considerate.

Thank GypsyQueen1923
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Gisele our tour guide was very informative and very patience with the birthday group. The San Francisco Plantation the architecture was amazing...but the setting is not a true plantation setting surrounded by oil refineries. However the Houmas Plantation is another story... amazing home & gardens....More

1  Thank YFBIL
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour. The guides were very accommodating to our group. The swamp tour was beautiful and very interesting. The plantation tours are a must if you are visiting New Orleans. Gisele and Ginnie were both very sweet, interesting and knowledgeable. They made...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Swamp boat adventure and Plantation - full day tour!! We had a fantastic day, with an excellent guide, Madeleine. What she doesn't know about New Orleans isn't worth knowing. Perfect way to spend our first day in New Orleans. Boat trip was fun, and the...More

Thank 156mariannp
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Being new to LA and with limited time to see anything outside New Orleans, we decided on a day trip to visit the Bayou and a couple of plantations. We chose the Swap/Plantation Tour with the airboat option. It was not cheap, but in the...More

Thank Plummco
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Four of us took the Grand Tour today and it was great. We feared the trip would be cancelled due to a cold & rainy forecast; and the Swamp tour was changed to the end of the day instead of the beginning which worked perfectly....More

1  Thank CathyG4
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The half day tour combination of the Destrehan Plantation and the air-boat tour was the perfect tour for people who want to experience as much as they can with a limited amount of time. Tours by Isabelle was extremely accommodating and was so easy to...More

Thank Lily R
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took the Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour and we had the best tour guide- Gene Reyes. He was very knowledgeable. We definitely recommend this tour.

Thank Shirley M
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24 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
28 March 2017|
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
21 December 2016|
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!