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Tour 2 Plantations w/ Transport from New Orleans

by Gray Line New Orleans
per adult Price is £73
Duration: {0} Duration: 7h 15m Free cancellation Free cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

A captivating look at Southern plantation life

Choice of two - Oak Alley, Laura or Whitney Plantations

Get the perspective of people who inhabited these properties

Views of Lake Pontchartrain from the Bonnet Carre Spillway

Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience

Highlights

A captivating look at Southern plantation life

Choice of two - Oak Alley, Laura or Whitney Plantations

Get the perspective of people who inhabited these properties

Views of Lake Pontchartrain from the Bonnet Carre Spillway

Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience

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9:00 AM, Oak Alley & Laura Tour in English

Duration 7h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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9:00 AM, Whitney & Laura Tour in English

Duration 7h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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9:00 AM, Whitney & Oak Alley Tour in English

Duration 7h 15m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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Tour 2 Plantations w/ Transport from New Orleans

Activity Location

New Orleans

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office

    400 Toulouse Street

    New Orleans 70130


Description

Take an eye-opening look into American history with visits to your choice of 2 of 3 prominent plantation homes (Whitney, Oak Alley or Laura Plantations) along the Mississippi riverfront. Your journey beings in the New Orleans French Quarter with direct transport via air conditioned coach to the Great River Road, which winds along the Mississippi River, where the Whitney, Laura, and Oak Alley plantations sit.

Whitney Plantation, open to the public for the first time in over 260 years, it is the only plantation museum in Louisiana that focuses on slavery. Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork, restored buildings and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, Whitney serves as a site of memory and consciousness that pays homage to all slaves who lived and died there, as well as those who lived elsewhere in the United States.

At Laura Plantation, enter the fascinating world of Creoles who lived at this sugar plantation, separated from the American mainstream, for over 200 years. The tour is designed based on information taken from 4 generations of family documents that reveal the real-life accounts of the slaves, owners, women and children who lived there.

Oak Alley is Louisiana's most photographed plantation, showcasing beautiful Greek revival architecture. The site is famous for having once played host to a Civil War encampment. Stroll a magnificent alley of 300-year-old live oak trees leading to the Mississippi River. After this fascinating journey, enjoy a hassle-free trip back to New Orleans.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of 2 plantation homes with narrated coach transport

  • Roundtrip transport to and from central New Orleans

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Food and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs.

  • At least 10 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Lunch is only available for purchase at the restaurant at Oak Alley. Snacks are available at the other plantations and guests are welcome to bring light food/snacks for the trip.

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


Tour 2 Plantations w/ Transport from New Orleans ratings based on 53 verified reviews

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4.7 out of 5

5/5 27 Jul 2019

Even though the subject of the life of slaves is avoided in most of America, they did an excellent job of depicting the issue through the words of the slave themselves. I’d recommend this tour for ever American to see what we did and how it still affects some of their lives years later

Vicki L

Kansas, United States