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Oak Alley Plantation

by Gray Line New Orleans Duration 5h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $65
Amazing! 4.5/5 Expedia Guest Rating View all 31 Expedia Verified Reviews

Absorb the history of the Old South during the antebellum period on this outing to the country's most photographed plantation—Oak Alley. Explore the interior of the manor itself on a guided tour, learning about the legacy of the estate and the dark history of slave labor upon which it relied.

Meet up with your guide near the river in the French Quarter and hop in a vehicle for the ride out of the city. Swap urban landscapes for sprawling, cypress-filled wetlands as you meander past coastal bayous, and pass the vast and shallow waters of Lake Pontchartrain on your way into the River Road region.

Slip into a bygone era, driving along the muddy Mississippi by long-shuttered plantation homes. Upon arrival at Oak Alley, cruise beneath the quarter-mile (0.5-km) alley of live oaks that mark the entrance to the plantation. Head inside for a guided tour of the 1839 mansion, which reveals the history of the people who called the National Historic Landmark home, including the slaves who worked there. After gaining insight into the plantation's dark past, spend some free time exploring the grounds before your ride back to NOLA.

Absorb the history of the Old South during the antebellum period on this outing to the country's most photographed plantation—Oak Alley. Explore the interior of the manor itself on a guided tour, learning about the legacy of the estate and the dark history of slave labor upon which it relied.

Meet up with your guide near the river in the French Quarter and hop in a vehicle for the ride out of the city. Swap urban landscapes for sprawling, cypress-filled wetlands as you meander past coastal bayous, and pass the vast and shallow waters of Lake Pontchartrain on your way into the River Road region.

Slip into a bygone era, driving along the muddy Mississippi by long-shuttered plantation homes. Upon arrival at Oak Alley, cruise beneath the quarter-mile (0.5-km) alley of live oaks that mark the entrance to the plantation. Head inside for a guided tour of the 1839 mansion, which reveals the history of the people who called the National Historic Landmark home, including the slaves who worked there. After gaining insight into the plantation's dark past, spend some free time exploring the grounds before your ride back to NOLA.

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12:00 PM, Oak Alley Plantation Tour in English

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$65

Total price is $65, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Oak Alley Plantation

Activity Location

Oak Alley Plantation

3645 LA-18

Vacherie

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office

    Toulouse Street & the Mississippi River

    New Orleans


Highlights

  • Antebellum past of the Old South on display at Oak Alley

  • Scenic River Road drive by plantations & Lake Pontchartrain

  • Grand alley of 28 300-year-old live oak trees by Mississippi

  • Guided visit of interior & furnishings of the 1839 mansion

  • Insight into daily life of the plantation family & its slaves


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Oak Alley Plantation

  • Entrance fee

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from central New Orleans


Exclusions

  • Food and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • The second floor of the home is only accessible by stairs.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Oak Alley Plantation ratings based on 31 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5

5/5 Apr 28, 2018

Well presented and informative .coach driver also provided a great insight into the region with running commentary during the dive .would highly recommend .

Robert W

United States

3/5 Apr 09, 2018

I found the grayline tour guide to be excellent and very informative. The Plantation itself was very good. I felt like I was rushed through each hallway as no one was allowed in the rooms of the mansion. I also felt the group was too big and should have been split into 2 or 3 tour groups. It was too expensive for what you got.