Westbank Plantation Tour

What to expect
  • Explore two of New Orleans’ most iconic plantations
  • Witness the beauty of Oak Alley Plantation, referred to as the “Grand Dame of the Great River Road”
  • Visit Laura Plantation, a beautiful and historic sugar plantation built in 1805
  • Enjoy fascinating commentary throughout your journey from an expert local guide
Once your cruise has returned to New Orleans, take a journey back in time to the Antebellum South with a tour of two separate plantations. On your ride out to Oak Alley Plantation, often referred to as the "Grande Dame of the Great River Road,” pass and hear about the Whitney, Josephine, and Evergreen plantations along the way. Once you’ve arrived at Oak Alley Plantation, enjoy time to admire this jewel of Greek Revival architecture, including a quarter-mile canopy of giant live oak trees, believed to be nearly 300 years old! Next, travel to Laura Plantation, a historic sugar plantation built in 1805 displaying a different and unique culture. The guided tour transports you with dramatic detail into the charmed yet tragic lives of four generations of Creole owners and their slaves. Come experience this fully immersive tour of New Orleans historic past!

Ride out to Oak Alley Plantation, passing and hearing about the Whitney, Josephine, and Evergreen plantations along the way. Your guided tour of Oak Alley Plantation allows you time to admire this jewel of Greek Revival architecture. The quarter-mile canopy of giant live oak trees, believed to be nearly 300 years old, forms an impressive avenue leading to the classic Greek-revival style antebellum home.

Next visit the Laura Plantation, a Creole Plantation with historic slave quarters surrounded by sugar cane fields. The guided tour transports you with dramatic detail into the charmed yet tragic lives of four generations of Creole owners and their slaves.

You can catch the tour at two different departure times or two locations.

Note: Exact departure location will be provided upon confirmation. Luggage storage is not available on this tour. Hotel pickup/dropoff is available for Downtown New Orleans or Port of New Orleans. This tour operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
Key Highlights
Price $109.99 per guest
Duration / Session 5.5 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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