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Famed for the 300-year-old allée of live oak trees dripping with Spanish moss that flank its main entrance, Oak Alley Plantation has more to offer visitors than a quintessential view of a Southern plantation. Highlights include numerous exhibitions exploring the complexities of Southern and Louisiana history, 1,300 acres (526 hectares) of grounds, and the historic house itself—all within easy driving distance of New Orleans.

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3645 Louisiana 18, Vacherie, LA, 70090
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour

Oak Alley Plantation Tour

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Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ antebellum south on a half‐day tour of Oak Alley Plantation. Take a journey through time to the manicured estate and into the gorgeous home, built in 1839. View stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantation’s fascinating – and often somber – histories from expert guides.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00

Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley or Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Take a trip to either Oak Alley or Laura Plantation on this 4-hour tour from New Orleans. Explore the creole Laura Plantation, known for its historic representation of slave plantations. Or head further down to Oak Alley Plantation and stroll around the 300-year old oak trees that cover the plantation grounds with a 40-minute guided tour. See the ‘Big House,’ slave quarters, and beautiful architecture and gardens on either tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Large Airboat Swamp Tour from New Orleans

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Visit a former plantation and ride through the swamp during this two-in-one tour. Start with a visit to Oak Alley Plantation for a tour of the antebellum mansion. Follow the oak-shaded paths to the blacksmith shop during your free time. Lunch is available to purchase at the restaurant on-site. Next, head to the dock for your swamp tour. Search for alligators and other wildlife and stop for photo ops while aboard an airboat. Round-trip hotel transport provided from New Orleans.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Tour the Oak Alley Plantation, named for the alley of centuries-old oaks leading up to the antebellum Big House. Follow the oak-shaded paths to the blacksmith shop and a souvenir shop during your free time. Alcoholic drinks and lunch are available to purchase at the restaurant on-site, with round-trip hotel transport provided from New Orleans.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

Full Day Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour from New Orleans

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Soak up the atmosphere of the bayou on this 8-hour cultural tour from New Orleans. Visit the Oak Alley Plantation House, dating from 1837, and view the stately row of 28 evenly spaced mature oaks that line the driveway. Follow your guide, dressed in period costume, through the mansion, the blacksmith shop and the onsite restaurant. Then, learn about life in the bayou's waterways aboard a swamp and wetlands boat tour. See the amazing variety of flora and fauna native to the area and hear about life in the Barataria Swamps from your native guides. Round-trip transportation from New Orleans is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour with Transportation
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour with Transportation

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Take a break from the bustle of New Orleans to explore the lifestyles and complex history of rural Louisiana on a day trip to the Oak Alley Plantation. Take a guided tour the opulent antebellum mansion, gardens, and slave cabins, and learn about the lives of the free and enslaved families who lived here. During the drive to River Road, learn about the region's history, from the Civil War to Hurricane Katrina.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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Combo Oak Alley or Laura Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour

Combo Oak Alley or Laura Plantation and Swamp Boat Tour

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After a New Orleans hotel pickup, relax on board an enclosed, air-conditioned bus to the Plantation of your choice. You will be given a guided tour through the main house and some time to walk the grounds . You will then take a short ride and your at the swamps. Your invited to join us for an educational journey back to the early days of Louisiana bayou and swamp explorations.  Swamp creatures, seeing our boats daily, recognize them as part of their normal environment. Unafraid and responsive to their boat captain's call, they peak out from underbrush and between moss-draped trees and shrubs, frequently coming directly to the boat. In the safety and comfort of the boat, you can actually come within a few feet of jumping alligators.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour with Transportation from New Orleans

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Steep yourself in American history on this half-day tour of Oak Alley and Laura plantations that comes with convenient transport from downtown New Orleans. Both 19th-century plantations offer fantastic views of the Mississippi River. Snap shots of the famous canopied path of southern oaks that give Oak Alley its name, and gain insight into the women-run Laura plantation, where slave cabins still stand.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.97
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Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans
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Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans

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Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ rich and conflicted past on a small‐group plantation tour. Take a journey through Laura Plantation and St. Joseph Plantation, spying other historic plantations as you travel the Great River Road. View stunning architecture and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantations’ fascinating—and somber—histories from expert guides.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.00
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour with Transportation

Oak Alley Plantation Tour with Transportation

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Explore the famous Oak Alley plantation and its surroundings on this half-day tour. Learn about life on the plantation during the 1800s as guides in era-appropriate clothing show you around the Big House, the slave cabins, and the grounds. Discover the films and TV shows that the plantation was featured on and then spend some time exploring the exhibits before heading back to the city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

Oak Alley Plantation and Small Airboat Tour from New Orleans

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Explore Louisiana wildlife and culture outside of the Big Easy on this full-day trip from New Orleans to the country town of Vacherie. Zoom across a swamp on a 6 or 9-passenger open-air speedboat with ample opportunities for viewing wild animals in their natural habitat, and then tour an antebellum plantation home with a classic alley of oaks when you return to shore.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.00
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Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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Experience the civilized and the wild on a plantation tour and educational swamp boat ride from New Orleans. On this full-day journey, visit Oak Alley Plantation where you'll learn about antebellum life and stroll down its iconic tree-lined esplanade. Next, head into the marshy swampland for a boat ride and some wildlife spotting. Enjoy guided commentary as you snap photos of alligators, raccoons, snakes and native birds.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation and New Orleans City Tour
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Combo Oak Alley Plantation and New Orleans City Tour

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Discover New Orleans’ top attractions and the grandeur of antebellum history on this combined city and plantation sightseeing tour. Start with a bus tour, including the French Quarter, the Garden District, the Ninth Ward, and City Park. Absorb the sights and sounds of the city as you learn about its fascinating history from your friendly local guide. Then head to Oak Alley Plantation to view stunning architecture, oak-lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane fields.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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Oak Alley Plantation and 3-Hour New Orleans City Tour

Oak Alley Plantation and 3-Hour New Orleans City Tour

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Spend three hours getting an insider's look at this historic city. Rout the famous cemeteries, iconic plantation homes and Hurricane Katrina landmarks with you professional guide. Learn about Creole history and tradition as you explore the city during this tour that's perfect for first-time visitors, families and history lovers.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Chauffeured River Road Plantation Tour

Private Chauffeured River Road Plantation Tour

Cruise Great River Road, where enslaved people built lives of exquisite luxury for their oppressors, on this private New Orleans plantation tour: upgrade to include a guide. See the mansions from outside, but pick just one to visit. Choose between Whitney Plantation, a museum of slavery, Evergreen Plantation, the South’s most intact plantation, Oak Alley Plantation, with rich historic displays, or Laura Plantation, with exhibits on African and Creole lives.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$560.00
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Double Plantation Tour: Oak Alley and Laura

Double Plantation Tour: Oak Alley and Laura

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Visit two of the best-preserved antebellum plantations near New Orleans on this private tour to Oak Alley and Laura: A Creole Plantation. Take a docent-led tour at each site to learn about the complex and often dark history of the rural south, including the impact of slavery in Louisiana. After each tour, your private driver and guide can escort you around the grounds and answer any additional questions.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.00
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New Orleans Plantation Tour with Transportation

New Orleans Plantation Tour with Transportation

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Explore the complex pre-war history of Louisiana with a private day trip to some of the antebellum plantations that still exist within an hour’s drive of New Orleans. Pass by Oak Alley and Evergreen plantations, and tour the well-preserved Laura Plantation, where a guide will illuminate Creole history and share stories of both the free and enslaved people who lived there.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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Half-Day Oak Alley Plantation Tour in Vacherie

Half-Day Oak Alley Plantation Tour in Vacherie

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If you have a half day to spare in New Orleans, escape the city for Oak Alley, one of the most famous plantations along River Road. Take a guided tour of the antebellum mansion and learn about the free and enslaved families who once lived on the estate. The day includes free time to explore the plantation grounds and visit the café, plus transportation from New Orleans.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.00
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What are Oak Alley Plantation hours of operation?
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Oak Alley Plantation hours of operation: . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Oak Alley Plantation tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Oak Alley Plantation can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Oak Alley Plantation 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Oak Alley Plantation costs USD 54.00. Guided Oak Alley Plantation tours start around USD 54.00 per person.
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