- The WESTBANK PLANTATION TOUR showing both Oak Alley Plantation & Laura Plantation.
- A delicious LUNCH is INCLUDED at OAK ALLEY PLANTATION'S Cajun restaurant.
- Your choice of A) AIRBOAT or B) CAJUN BAYOU TOUR completes this Grand Adventure!
1) WEST BANK PLANTATION TOUR
Our guide's stories of the Antebellum South prepare you for a pilgrimage back in time. From the River Road we see and hear all about WHITNEY, ST JOSEPH and EVERGREEN PLANTATIONS.
Guided tour of OAK ALLEY PLANTATION to admire this jewel of Greek Revival architecture.Free time to walk under a spectacular canopy of 28 giant live oaks.
Visit LAURA, a Creole PLANTATION and her 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 & their slaves.
2) LUNCH AT OAK ALLEY PLANTATION'S CAJUN RESTAURANT
A delicious lunch is included at Oak Alley Plantation's Cajun restaurant. Menu to include: House Salad with Vinaigrette dressing, Vegetable Soup, Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice, a flavorful Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffée with White Rice, Home-baked Rolls & Butter, topped off by a scrumptious Bread Pudding & Coffee.
3) YOUR CHOICE OF A) AIRBOAT OR B) CAJUN BAYOU TOUR
A) AIRBOAT TOUR
A) We drive down to the quaint & remote Cajun Village of Lafitte for a thrilling high-speed ride onboard 7 PASSENGER
AIRBOATS, comfortably gliding over marshes, deep into secluded bayous for approximately 2 HOURS.
You may even get to hold a baby alligator, feed giant catfish, or meet a nutria face to face.
B) CAJUN BAYOU TOUR
Driving out to Cajun Country, we go through wild cypress swamps, over the Mississippi River on an impressive suspended bridge, and along vast sugarcane fields, as our guide tells a unique story of the odyssey of the Cajun people.
NARRATED BOAT TOUR (about one & a half hours) on winding bayous in remote cypress swamps. Your Cajun guide, also an alligator hunter and fur trapper, shares his knowledge of the swamp including reptile habits, healing plants and exotic birds.
After this peaceful ride, explore his picturesque swamp zoo on Bayou Boeuf.