CONTACT ME BEFORE BOOKING SO I CAN ADJUST THE PRICING PER PERSON & TIME (8AM-1PM) FOR YOUR PARTY. 1 Person - $325 2 People - $300 per person 3 People - $275 per person 4 People - $250 per person I will walk with you through each exhibit (The "Big House", The Landscape, The Sugarcane, The Slave Quarters, & The Blacksmith Shop) & share with you the history of each exhibit. The "Big House": We will tour Jacques & Celina Roman’s "Greek Revival" style mansion, built in 1837 by their slaves. The architecture has classical elements, and is also well-suited to Louisiana’s weather. The Landscape: Oak Alley's landscape with her 28 evenly spaced 300 year old Southern Live Oak Trees is breathtaking. We will walk alongside the Great Oaks & learn the history behind them. Taking photos of and with them are a MUST! The Sugarcane: AKA "White Gold", where you will learn the history of the Sugarcane process then & now. We will go back in time to see what life was like as a field slave. Slaves weeded rows of sugarcane in the summer and harvested them in the early winter, a season known as grinding. The Slave Quarters: We will walk in the footsteps of slaves as we enter their quarters. See & learn how hard life was for people of different color. The Blacksmith Shop: You will learn the enduring legacy of Louisiana craftsmen and share the history of forging metalwork on plantations.
CONTACT ME BEFORE BOOKING SO I CAN ADJUST THE PRICING PER PERSON & TIME (8AM-1PM) FOR YOUR PARTY. 1 Person - $325 2 People - $300 per person 3 People - $275 per person 4 People - $250 per person I'm Paul, a born & raised 50 year native of New Orleans. I have given hundreds of tourists from around the world my Oak Alley Plantation Experience. I have taken several courses on Louisiana History & read most of the books about Oak Alley. I'm also a Licensed New Orleans Tour Guide & have a Bachelor of Science in Marketing & Business Administration from The University of New Orleans. Come along with me on this journey to see & learn the history about one of the World’s most famous plantations, OAK ALLEY! I also offer THE BIG 4 in THE BIG EASY EXPERIENCE (PRIVATE TOUR) https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/407663
Lunch is included at Oak Alley Plantation Restaurant.
Beverages are included at the Oak Alley Plantation "Spirits" Bar.
Admission to Oak Alley Plantation is included.
I will pick you up in my spacious Toyota RAV4 (SUV) so you will be cool & comfortable to & from Oak Alley Plantation.
Oak Alley Plantation is located in Vacherie Louisiana, about 45 miles from New Orleans. Oak Alley was a sugarcane plantation, owned by a French Creole family, the Romans. From its 28 evenly spaced 300 year old Southern Live Oaks to its open spaces, Oak Alley’s Landscape tells the story of a plantation in its evolution. The historic grounds and exhibits at Oak Alley Plantation reflect this evolution at this 200 year old National Historic site.
Bring a camera, there will plenty of picturesque shots to take of Oak Alley's 200 year old history.
THIS IS A PRIVATE EXPERIENCE, ONLY YOUR GROUP WILL ATTEND. If a day/time slot that you want is not available, call me (504.259.1444) & I will try to accommodate you.