Oak Alley & Laura Plantation: New Orleans Day Trip
290 Ratings
New Orleans

Experience Oak Alley and Laura Plantation in a contiguous trip. This daily excursion from New Orleans is an ideal choice for the explorer eager to behold two historic sites in a single day. With transportation from New Orleans included, ensure to gather at the starting point at 9:30 am.

Duration: 8 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Great River Road - Meet at the departure point at 9:30 am. Then, travel to and fro along the Great River Road in a climate controlled mini bus with air suspension for a comfortable ride.
  • Laura Plantation: Louisiana’s Creole Heritage Site - Laura, A Creole Plantation has a rich and unique history, from the home itself to the women that ran it. Uniquely enough, the plantation is now named after one of those very women. You will get to tour this over 200 year old sugarcane plantation. This tour will include a walk through of the main house as well as the slave quarters.
  • Oak Alley Plantation - Oak Alley is an antebellum plantation known for its stunning 300 year old alley of oak trees. This plantation was built in 1839 and faces the Mississippi river. These unique tree formations and the beautiful grounds in combination with the colorful history make this a must see destination while you are in New Orleans.

After both locations have been visited you will be dropped off back in downtown New Orleans locations.

What's Included
  • Transportation from the French Quarter at 9:30 am
  • Inclusive of all taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Professional driver/guide throughout the tour
  • No additional fuel surcharges
What's Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Additional Information
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Homewood Suites by Hilton New Orleans French Quarter
North Rampart Street
Please be outside of the Homewood Suites French Quarter at 317 N. Rampart St. at the beginning of the pickup window. Your shuttle departs promptly. Pickup begins at 9:30AM.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Jun 12, 2024
Plantation Tour - The driver was excellent. The tours and tour guides were very informative. Sad to think that there was still people living in the slaves buildings until 1977.
Review provided by Viator
May 30, 2024
A Glimpse into the Past - An air-conditioned bus dropped us off first at the Laura plantation, then after a guided tour, we were taken to the Oak Alley site. In both places, the guides were knowledgeable about the history, not only of the plantation owners, but also the slave families who lived in primitive conditions near these luxurious houses. Several slave cabins are on view at both sites, along with their history. The Oak Alley gardens are beautiful, and time is allotted to check them out. Both plantations have gift shops and Oak Alley also has a small restaurant with yummy ice cream. In addition to an informative tour at each location, the bus trip provided a glimpse of more rural living outside of New Orleans proper.
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May 3, 2024
Great tour - Tour guide and driver were great! Plantations were both unique but both really informative. Thank you for a great excursion.
Review provided by Viator
Apr 28, 2024
Really amazing! - Kiara was amazing! She was super nice, her information was very interesting and kept us really engaged throughout the way. Definitely recommend!
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Apr 19, 2024
Great Tour - Mimi was fantastic! Super knowledgable about the tour, area, and history. We had a great time thanks to her! 100% recommend this tour
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Mar 20, 2024
Great experience - The plantations were beautiful! We really enjoyed our tours, especially our guide at Laura Plantation. Very informative! Karen was a great guide with Cajun Encounters. We really enjoyed her stories and information while on the bus. We stood in front of Homewood Suites on Rampart Rd but the shuttle was parked in the back. Thankfully Karen came around and found us!
Review provided by Viator
Mar 15, 2024
Two plantations in a day - Justina was a great driver and explained everything clearly. Great service, good pricing, and overall it was a unique, first time experience of a tour.
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Mar 9, 2024
Worth your time and money! - I really enjoyed these plantation tours. The tour bus driver was very pleasant. The tour of the Laura plantation was excellent. The guide at the plantation was very detailed and provided a great deal of info. Oak Alley was beautiful but the tour was only of 4 rooms in the house and lasted less than an hour. It was fine for what it was. I’d recommend this tour instead of being confined to the French Quarter. It gives a very honest account of the history in the South.
Review provided by Viator
Mar 7, 2024
Very Good - Really a very good tour with the Oak Alley and Laura plantations. The guides were very knowledgeable and added great information
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Apr 18, 2024
Bummed about no Pictures in Oak Alley House but both Guided Tours Worth It - Learned more about slavery and slave and plantation life at the Laura Plantation. Guide was great. Was able to photograph inside and out. No free time to wander about. All guided but well done. Oak Alley Plantation has a good deal of time for self guiding around the entire grounds. Guided tour of the "Big House" was short but well done. A lot more focused on the family that lived there and NO PHOTOGRAPHY inside. A little more like a museum setting.
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up to 15 guests
1 Adult
July 2024