New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation & Swamp Cruise Day Trip

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Discover Louisiana’s bayous on a guided day trip from New Orleans. Tour the Oak Alley Plantation and cruise down Louisiana's wetlands. Keep an eye out for local wildlife, including alligators.

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Highlights

  • Enjoy a narrated ride across the swamps and take in the unique scenery
  • See alligators, turtles, and water birds in their natural habitat
  • Discover the plantations and bayous of New Orleans with a guide
  • Visit the historic Oak Alley Plantation and learn about it
  • Learn about local Cajun and Creole history on a boat tour through the swamps

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Experience 2 typical Louisiana features—plantation homes and bayous—on a guided day trip from New Orleans with hotel pickup. Tour Oak Alley Plantation, with entry tickets, included, and look out for wildlife on a boat trip through the swamplands. Start with a pickup from your French Quarter hotel. Head out of New Orleans and travel to Oak Alley Plantation, one of the best-known in the area. Built in 1837-39, the plantation is famous for its alley of 28 evenly spaced live oak trees. Take a guided tour of the historical plantation and gain an educational insight into the times of slavery. Afterward, enjoy a fully narrated boat tour of the swamps. Keep a lookout for alligators, turtles, water birds, and other local wildlife. Listen as your captain tells stories of local Cajun and Creole history, and the people who live in the Bayou area. Finish your tour with the return journey to New Orleans, where you’ll be dropped off at your French Quarter hotel.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Guide Entry ticket to Oak Alley Plantation Swamp cruise

Important Information

  • The tour takes place in rain or shine Pick up time is a 30 minute window between 10:30 & 11:00 am

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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