Swamp Boat & Oak Alley Antebellun Plantation

History and nature combo tour!

Quick Details

  • Duration:  8.5 hours
  • Available Mon. – Sun. at 8 a.m.
  • Includes:
    • Antebellum mansion tours of Oak Alley Plantation
    • Complimentary Cajun lunch
    • 2-hour swamp tour by boat

About the Oak Alley Antebellum Plantation

Enjoy beautiful scenery at the most photographed plantation in New Orleans! A quarter-mile avenue lined with large live oak trees leads to the main house. Step into history on a tour of the elaborate historic house.

Learn about the lives of slaves who lived on the plantation from 1835 until the end of the Civil War through the “Slavery at Oak Alley” museum exhibit.

Oak Alley Exhibits

  • “The Confederate Commanding Officer’s Tent” exhibit
  • The Sugar Cane Theater, which tells the story of sugar’s impact on the people of Oak Alley through video and historical artifacts
  • The Blacksmith Shop, one of the few remaining 1890s-era forges of its kind in Louisiana

About the Swamp Tour

Your guide provides you with safety equipment and instructions before taking you on an enchanting tour of the Louisiana swamp. Learn about the ecosystems in the swamp, including the life and habits of American alligators.