New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation & Airboat Swamp Combo
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8.5 hours
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Bus driver was great. Picked us up in front of our hotel and was very knowledgeable about the area and a lot of fun. Plantation was wonderful but weather was bad so airboat got canceled. Did get to go on a flat bottom boat though and the captain was great. Four stars because the airboat was canceled but not their fault. Great tour!
The grounds were beautiful and the tour was great! All the exhibits are very well done and maintained. The slave quarters were very moving. We wished we’d had more time to spend! We didn’t love the transportation- our bus was a bit late for pickup, and extremely late getting us back to the city.
The tour of the plantation house was very interesting. However, the best part of the whole experience was the airboat/swamp ride! The guide that we were with was very informative and a lot of fun. I wish I knew his name so I could recommend him for everyone!
It was a very beautiful plantation. I love that they made it into a way to remember the slaves of the past and the hardships that they endured in a very respectful way.
Loved the two perspectives of the plantation. The owners and the slaves. Two very different experiences at the same place. Airboat was fun and great energy :)