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Old River Road Plantation Adventure

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2041 Canal St, New Orleans la, New Orleans, LA 70112-3017
+1 866-671-8687
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Take a exciting narrated journey through swamps and wetlands to a magical place where time has stood still, the Old River Road. Tour majestic Oak Alley Plantation's antebellum mansion and charming Laura plantation or historic Evergreen and view her 22 slave cabins. Haunted Manchac Swamp and a Cajun lunch are also available as a combo with the plantations. Named New Orleans Best Swamp Plantation combination with lunch. Antebellum mansion tours at their finest by Old River Road Plantation Adventure.
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2041 Canal St, New Orleans la, New Orleans, LA 70112-3017
+1 866-671-8687
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Madison, our tour guide provided an engrossing and informative narrative of the rich history of New Orleans, the surrounding areas and the history of the very different plantations on River Road. The well developed and informative perspective provided a vivid picture of the tragedy of...More

Thank Judy13231607
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience! Our tour guide Madison was the best ~ funny, informative and professional. Both plantations provided a good overview of life of the owners and families down through the generations. The nice thing about these two plantations is they offer a nice...More

Thank AthensFarmGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love to travel this road and look at the old mansions. We have visited Laura, Oak Alley, Nottoway and others at one time or another. Very interesting look at antebellum living.

Thank Curtis W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time with Madison and the tours we took through this company. Everything was just super easy to set up and pay for; instructions were clear on where pick up and drop offs would be. Really just super to work with. We...More

Thank jrscbw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old River Road Plantation Adventure was a wonderful experience for me. I was originally scheduled for a plantation and swamp combo tour on a Monday, but my travel to New Orleans was delayed due to mechanical issues on a train. I let them know that...More

Thank stairspirit
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I took this tour with about 15 other people on a Sunday morning (nice time to go...before the heat and crowds hit). Madison was our tour guide, and he was the best. Friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. Loved that we were picked up and...More

Thank amwmakon
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our very friendly and knowledgeable guide, Madison met us at our hotel. We spent the afternoon with him and 4 other people. The tour consisted of driving out to two plantations~Oak Alley and Laura. Both were very interesting. Our concierge recommended this company and we...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My husband and I took this tour with about 20 other people. Madison was our guide and he was awesome! His narrative about the area and its history was a real treat on the ride out and back. It's not always easy to wrangle 20+...More

Thank 193Kelly
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were a group of 5 women who all live near New Orleans and could have easily driven ourselves to these plantations. I am so glad we didn't. No GPS needed, no driver needed, no wondering if we took the right or wrong turn or...More

Thank Karen Coyle W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I already have submitted a review of the River Road Plantation Adventure. It has been published. So why did TripAdvisor place the subject on my website again? No explanation. They never bother to explain their mistakes and oversights. They do a lot of dumb things....More

Thank Taylor B
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Response from Judy A | Reviewed this property |
You can get walk in tickets to the plantations, but you need to know that most close mid-afternoon and some are only open certain days of the week. Some, like Oak Alley, fill up the tour slots quickly. You can do your own... More