Private Chauffeured And Historian Guided Plantation Country Tour Of New Orleans

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    You will be dropped off at your hotel.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This is a six-hour chauffeured and historian guided tour to plantation country. Pick which plantations you would like to see and tour while relaxing on the beautiful ride down River Road, home to "America's Castles." The plantations of the landed gentry of the old antebellum south. Your historian tour guide will ensure you have a comprehensive knowledge of the culture that existed in the South at the time these homes were built. You won't just be touring a house, you will be touring a lost era of American History.


Private guide for a more personalized experience

Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

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Travel back in time as you ride down Historic River Road showcasing Americas Castles, the Antebellum plantation homes of the Souths long lost planting elite. Take a rare glimpse into the opulent setting of a bygone era. Sip a mint julep on the porch of Oak Alley Plantation after enjoying your picnic, served on the grounds of the plantation. This is a six-hour chauffeured and guided tour to plantation country. Customize your tour by picking which plantations you would like to see while relaxing on the scenic ride down River Road.Your tour guide will ensure you have a comprehensive knowledge of the culture that existed in the South at the time these homes were built.


Private tour

Local guide

Professional guide

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off


Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Food and drinks


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 01-Feb-2018

    The driver and guide arrived on time, and were very gracious. Information provided by guide was very good, but as a former resident of New Orleans who had friends from other states with me, I was surprised at how little information was offered without prompting. Plus during the one hour plus ride to plantations, no information or history was provided. Silence. After the tour, which was delayed by the plantation staff holding us for another tour some 45 minutes later, we were asked to pay more for the tour. I was not pleased. But then, to add insult to injury, the bus broke down when leaving to depart back to new Orleans, causing us nearly 2 hour delay. No apologies from the manager, nor any communication or offers to compensate. Much less we were not even offered complimentary beverages for our wait. We then missed our dinner reservations which were planned over three months in advance. And still no one called afterwards to check on us. Inexcusable. NO, I was not pleased and NO, I will never use Viator tours again.

  • 06-Apr-2017

    Wonderful day at Houmas House. Our driver Al was knowledgeable and fun. Loved the day, it was well worth it.

  • 04-Oct-2016

    This is was a blast! Bruce our driver and Stevie the tour guide were the best. If you want to know anything about New Orleans this is the trip to go on. Our tour was plantation's but we learned and had a lot of fun learning about many things in New Orleans. Thank you for making our trip great!