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Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans provided by Tours by Isabelle

Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations 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 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Go beyond New Orleans and visit two historic Louisiana sites on the banks of the Mississippi River: Laura Plantation and St. Joseph Plantation. Led by historian guides, each small-group tour includes anecdotes about the sugarcane fields and historically significant slave quarters. Travel there by 14-passenger minivan with hotel pickup included.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Lake Pontchartrain
  • 1
    St. Joseph Plantation
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Oak Alley Plantation
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Combine tours of Laura Plantation and St. Joseph Plantation
  • Guides explain life on the former slave plantations
  • Admire the historic architecture while learning facts about the Antebellum South
  • Travel from New Orleans hotels in the comfort of a 14-passenger minivan
Important Information
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned 14-passenger van, with exact pick up time provided
  • Guided tour of St. Joseph Plantation
  • Guided tour of Laura Plantation
  • Fun and historical live narration by our great driver-guide to prepare you for your experience
  • Entry/Admission - St. Joseph Plantation
  • Entry/Admission - Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Oak Alley Plantation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies to all children and infants
  • Service animals are permitted. Please advise at time of booking to arrange accommodations
  • Tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs of any kind
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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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Andrea N wrote a review Mar 2020
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Fantastic time, great & funny tidbits from our driver to & from plantations. Such history at each plantation! Our guides were friendly, informative & open to questions. The Mint Juleps were delightful & added to the ambiance.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from ToursByIsabelle1, Owner at Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans
Responded 8 Mar 2020
Thank you for this awesome review! Fun and history are definitely part of our tours! And YES...a delightful Mint Julep at Oak Alley always adds a special Southern flavor! Please come back soon!
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Jane D wrote a review Mar 2020
Hackensack, New Jersey62 contributions17 helpful votes
It was an excellent experience learning about life on plantations for the owners and the enslaved people. Our guide, Kath was very knowledgeable and informative.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Doris G wrote a review Mar 2020
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We chose the afternoon Oak Alley and Laura Plantations tour. We were picked up at our hotel at the exact time given. The bus is comfortable and clean. Our tour was led by Rene. Talked to us using a headset microphone which my husband greatly appreciated. He is a wealth of
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Irol22 wrote a review Feb 2020
Newark, Delaware4 contributions1 helpful vote
We enjoyed our tour guide/driver. She shared stories and engaged all in the van. The Laura Plantation was awesome. Kyle was a fantastick tour guide.  He was a wealth of information and told stories that informed and entertained. The grounds and home felt alive. Being able to go
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Kelly B wrote a review Feb 2020
Lancaster, Pennsylvania6 contributions
Madeleine did a great job giving us the history of NOLA on our way to Laura Plantation. Our tour guide at Laura Plantation was also great. I think his name was Al. Oak Alley was a beautiful property, but wasn't as good as Laura.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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WGSTX
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Great trip!
We enjoyed Giselle's wonderful explanations and all the guided tours were great. Our 3 boys (10, 10 + 6) especially
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PAMFD
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Incredible! Incredible! Incredible!
I would first like to give a huge thank you to Giselle who was a phenomenal tour guide and liaison. My partner and
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getpackinnow
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Wonderful experience
Isabelle did an outstanding job and I will use her again! She had extensive knowledge and was very professional. We
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Janacarroll2
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So much fun!
We had a wonderful time doing this tour and we can't say enough about Isabelle! She was so fun and informative and
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amypM4161GI
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Combination tour
Had a great day, airboat was such fun and close encounters with alligators. Guides are all so informative including
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M4905ZAkathrynb
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Wonderful Tour!!!
We had a great time in on the airboat and plantation tours. The scenery at all locations was beautiful. We even (sa
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847staciek
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Excellent
What a Day! Started off by being picked up by a wonderful lady(Isabelle). So pleasant and informative. We felt like
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322ammen
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Superb
The tour was FANTASTIC! It was my first time in New Orleans and I wanted to experience the city. Rene, our tour gui
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pghkris10626
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What an AMAZING TIME!!!!
Wow! What can I say!!! Miss Isabell was AMAZING!! The sweetest and most knowledgeable woman I've ever met!! She was
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philk306
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Tours by Isabelle
Tour was well organized,fun and informative informative. Our guide was knowledgeable and humorous. Not inexpensive
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Nicolemonetti
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$$ well spent!
We had a great trip! It was a cool day in NOLA so Isabelle adjusted our tour so that we saw the Sugar Plantations f
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Sofia Z
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Great experience
we loved the small group experience gave us the gift to enjoy nature, and the sounds and enjoy nature, without the
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jmorehart
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Great Experience
My husband and I visited New Orleans this month. I had been planning this trip for about a year. Then Covid hit. Is
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363jimenezf
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Excellent!
We had a fabulous time on our tour! Thank you, Isabelle, for such a fantastic experience. Giselle was a world class
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1ashlynd
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Breezy tour
My best friend and I had such a lovely time at the Laura and Houma plantation. The Laura plantation was unexpectedl
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
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