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Tours by Isabelle

12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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Small-Group Bayou Airboat Ride with Transport from New Orleans
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Small-Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans
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Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour from New Orleans
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locally owned and family run New Orleans tour company,first class, small scale, personalized service since 1979. Experienced and knowledgeable Driver-Guides on board comfortable, top of the line 13 passenger vans enthusiastically will make you fall in love with Louisiana!
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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12621 Patterson Rd, New Orleans, LA 70131-3219
+1 504-398-0365
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the all day tour that took us to boat ride through the bayou and a visit to 2 plantations, Oak Alley and the Laura Plantation. Kat was our driver/guide to all the destinations. She was wonderful! She gave us a great history of...More

1  Thank emilymO4135ZQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on a Grand Tour with Billy as our tour guide and he was amazing! He was funny and informative and was one of the best parts about the tour. I highly recommend both Billy and Tours by Isabelle if you're...More

Thank RacheLyn5485
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip. We got to see the swamp by boat, have a Cajun lunch, add oak alley and see Laura plantations. Even a bonus paddle boat! Our tour guide was great, he kept us entertained all day and had a...More

1  Thank Cory M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked the Grand Tour with Airboat tour. Joseph was our tour guide for the day. The first tour was of the swamp on the airboat. My husband had been wanting to go on an airboat for a long time. Our guide,...More

Thank Kathie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour is a great way to see the swamp and two plantations in one day if you're strapped for time. We did the airboat swamp tour which was brilliant, highly recommend! Even if we didn't see any alligators (we saw three), the guide was...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I just finished the Grand Tour with Bayou Boat with tour guide John. John was very prompt, knowledgeable and friendly the whole day. The Bayou Swamp tour was fantastic, we luckily got to see two alligators, which we warned might not happen....More

1  Thank Zack P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Tour of the Whitney Plantation was booked through Trip Advisor with Tours by Isabelle. If I had know the specifics of our transportation, I would never have booked with Tours by Isabelle. The trip to and from New Orleans was about 90 minutes each...More

Thank PeaceSalaamShalom
Isabelle C, Owner at Tours by Isabelle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello PeaceSalaamShalom, Thanks for taking the time to review your tour with us. I am very sorry you felt our seating arrangement was uncomfortable and you felt there should have been more legroom in our back row seats. In order to have a more personalized...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent full day tour to enjoy the Bayou and Plantations. Our driver was Jerry, he was very prompt in picking you up from your hotel and didn't mind dropping you off at the French Quarters rather than going back to your hotel. Derek was our...More

1  Thank Fisher_From_Oz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was here and it was wonderfull! People here tell you about the history of this plantation and the view is definitely amazing! Nature and when is summer I can have a great peace and discover how much u can have just being in contact...More

Thank Margie V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect seeing a plantation how fun could it be right? But we wanted a tour where you didn't have to walk the city since it was 90 degrees in June. The tour was fantastic. Our tour bus driver knew more...More

Thank Dana0616
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Actually you really don't have to worry about bugs and mosquitoes on our swamp tours, the swamps and bayous where we go do not have stagnant water. The water is running and constantly fluctuating, therefore there are no bug... More
28 March 2017|
Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our tours! We usually recommend being picked up from Harrah's Hotel (228 Poydras Street) as they have a parking garage attached to their hotel. Thank you, Tours by Isabelle
20 December 2016|
Response from Isabelle C | Property representative |
Yes! At Oak Alley Plantation they do have a cafe attached to their grounds where you could purchase a sandwich or snack. Thank you!