Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

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7 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Overview

This combination tour combines the best of the best! The best swamp tour with the best plantation along River Road.

See a variety of wildlife on a swamp boat ride and explore an authentic southern plantation on this tour from New Orleans. See alligators, egrets, raccoons and snakes during your ride around a private Louisiana swamp after taking a tour of Oak Alley Plantation.

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Average 4.57 out of 5 stars based on 229 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
U6374EVisabellel, Jan 2022 Verified
Tour guide John was very informative with the city history. The pace was good you didn't feel like you were rushed through things. 10/10 recommend!
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
Maryna_A, Jan 2022 Verified
The tour was great! Our guide Jim was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and conveyed information in a very engaging and interesting way. It was very educational and we had a lot of fun
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
an_yue212, Jan 2022 Verified
This is an excellent tour! Our guide Jim was very knowledgeable, he conveyed information in a very engaging and interesting manner. We learned a lot! The tour was very educational and fun
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
johnscottg, Jan 2022 Verified
Jim is hands down the best tour guide you can get in New Orleans. He was funny, knowledgeable, and an absolute pleasure to spend the day with. This package is one of the best that money can buy in the city and is a must-do event if you are in the area and are looking to encapsulate the full NOLA experience in a day. We thought the journey between sites would feel long, but he made them some of the best moments of the trip as he shared his wealth of knowledge of the history of both the landscape and the people of this area. We can't wait to tell all our family and friends about the experience!
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
Richard Z, Jan 2022 Verified
Jimwas one of the best tour guides I have experienced. He was informative and the Mardi Gras parade kept things interesting and fun! Robert was our tour guide at Oak Alley. I have been to Oak Alley several times but this was the best, most informative tour. The swamp tour was great! I learned so much just on that part of the tour I will never forget it!I highly recommend this tour for anybody that enjoys history!
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
395shanz, Jan 2022 Verified
I have to say this trip is so worthwhile and I will rate it as a ‘must-to-do’ in Nola! Our tour guide Jim is humorous and knowledgeable. He talk all the way to and back from the sites, which is incredible that someone could remember so many things to share! The oak alley plantation is beautiful and offered tasteful foods, try the home salad, that’s great. The swamp tour is a little bit too long and at the end a bit boring but feels okay overall. We are lucky to see all the types of animals we supposed to see so still a great great journey.
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
V3680ACmelissad, Dec 2021 Verified
Jim was our tour guide for grey line and he was fabulous. Tom was the swamp guide and he was great too. Though I would have expected more rooms in a house that large.
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
V8151CGjessicav, Dec 2021 Verified
From the moment we got on the bus it was a great time. Jim was a fabulous tour guide. He had so much great history to tell us. Oak Alley was beautiful. Tom was our swamp boat captain and he was hilarious.
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
lesleya513, Dec 2021 Verified
I booked this tour for my family of four including a 12 year old son and 10 year old daughter during the holiday break. Jim was an excellent tour guide keeping us engaged with witty history on the bus ride. The hour or so out to Oak Alley went by very quickly. The bus itself was clean and air conditioned and Latoya was a great driver. Once we arrived at Oak Alley, we had plenty of time to explore and eat lunch with take out from the onsite cafe. My 12 year old is a history buff so he enjoyed every plaque and guide. My 10 year old loved the landscape with the magnificent trees. Pictures don’t do it justice. We tried the adult and virgin mint juleps in the souvenir cups. They were very sweet but a nice experience. Use the bathrooms at the plantations as they are clean and convenient. Then we went off to swamp on a relatively short bus ride. We got Tom as our boat guide. He was as authentically Cajun as you can get and a fantastic guide. We saw many alligators of all sizes along with a few other bayou creatures. Their facilities were severely damaged by hurricane Ida so they no longer have a formal snack or souvenir shop. But we still had a great time. Their dedication to their habitat and the animals is admirable. Our favorite part was getting to hold an 18 month old alligator. I would recommend this tour to anyone looking to get a sense of Louisiana outside of the French Quarter. It hardly felt like 7.5 hours because it was so engaging.
Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
Curious15090005840, Dec 2021 Verified
This tour of Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Tour was excellent. The guide Jim made this bus trip fun and interesting. Jim was very informative.

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