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Manchac Swamp & Laura or Oak Alley Plantation Combo Tour

By Cajun Pride Swamp Tours
4.6/5

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Highlights

  • Chance to experience the fabled back-country of Louisiana

  • Creatures of the swamps & bayous in their native environs

  • Opportunity to explore & learn about storied plantations

  • Laura Plantation, sugar homestead with a tragic history

  • Oak Alley's famous & impressive alley of live oak trees

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of the Manchac Swamp and a Louisiana plantation

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport from most centrally located New Orleans, Kenner, and Metairie hotels

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Meal is not included.

  • What's excluded

    Sunblock, rain ponchos, or drinks are not included

Know before you book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Car seats are required for children 4 and younger, weighing less than 40 pounds (18 kg). You must provide your own car seat.

  • Roundtrip transport is available from most centrally located New Orleans, Kenner, and Metairie hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting outside your hotel 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • Pick-up time is between 10:30-11:00am. Please be outside your pick-up location for 10:30am.

What you can expect

Pair Louisiana's captivating back-country with a look into history during this combination tour. Venture into the swamps and bayous of Louisiana to discover the wildlife thriving there, and then visit a plantation, where you learn about the sobering realities behind aristocratic plantation life.

Get picked up from your hotel and travel to the Manchac Swamp, where you climb into a boat to cruise the incredible natural area. Stay on the lookout for alligators and a variety of other creatures lurking in the shallow waters between moss-covered trees, and learn about the uniqueness of Louisiana's bayou from a guide.

After exploring the swamp, your tour takes you along the River Road to the Laura Plantation or Oak Alley Plantation. As you follow your guide through stately, well-preserved rooms, compare the apparent elegance of the house to the troubling and tragic history of slave labour that southern families relied upon for generations.

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Activity Location

  • Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area Louisiana

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • New Orleans Louisiana
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Metairie Louisiana
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Kenner Louisiana

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