Oak Alley Plantation Tour – House tour about 35 minutes, Hotel Pick Up and Transportation included.
The Oak Alley Plantation Tour includes round trip transportation an admission to the grounds. Tour number one of the day starts at 8:00 AM. Tour number two of the day pickup begins at 1:15 PM. We use Crescent City Tours & Transportation for the ground transportation service. The Plantation is located 70 miles (about 1 hour 10 min) from the French Quarter and features picturesque Oak Trees, beautiful landscaping, an elegant 1837 Greek Revival style plantation house, a blacksmith shop, a restaurant, and antique farm equipment. You will spend approximately 2 hours at the plantation. Guests will get a tour of the Oak Alley’s house, approximately 35 minutes, conducted by Oak Alley’s own tour guides. After the house tour, you will get a chance to explore the entire property from the blacksmith’s shop to the various exhibits and of course the souvenir shop.
The Oak Alley plantation tour is one of the most magnificent plantation tours near New Orleans because of the 28 evenly spaced, huge Oak Trees that go from River Road to the Plantation House. It looks like the movie “Gone with the Wind”. The Greek Revival style home dates back to 1837. Located on the grounds are a restaurant, blacksmith shop, souvenir shop and antique farm equipment. The Oak Alley tour is the complete plantation experience! The Oak Alley house tour is approximately 35 minutes and is conducted by the plantations own tour guides.Walking is required for this tour. The distance from the Plantation house to the restaurant and souvenir shop is about one block in distance. Along the path, there are benches shaded by the oak trees.
The Airboat Tour leaves the dock at about 2:00 pm and returns about 3:45 pm. On this tour, you will enjoy a fully narrated swamp tour by one of our local captains in the comfort of an Airboat. You will enjoy close encounters with swamp life as you learn about what it is like to live in the Louisiana swamps. You will return to your hotel around 4:45 pm depending on traffic.