Grand Tour of Cajun Country

Grand Tour of Cajun Country
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Detail Duration: 9 hours
Detail Most people expect to spend approximately 9 hours on the tour
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Grand Tour of Cajun Country Schedule Schedule
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The Grand Tour of Cajun Country starts with a boat tour of the cypress swamps. You will learn about The Cajun Country and the Creole cultures. You will go through a suspended bridge over the Mississippi.

The Cajun area is full of sugar cane fields and a variety of plantations. Once you are in the boat, your tour guide will share with you important facts about the strength of the Cajun people. He is an expert hunter and a knowledgeable man in swamps and alligators.

Therefore, you would like the history of each plantation and the beauty of the environment with its reptile territory, exotic birds, and healing plants. Afterward, you will eat a delicious lunch at the Oak Alley Planation's Cajun restaurant where you can taste the different flavors of a Cajun meal.

In addition, you will be seeing and hearing stories about Evergreen, Josephine and Whitney plantations. Next, you will have the time to walk the Oak Alley Plantation with its beautiful Greek Architecture and its beautiful live Oaks.

The next visit will be at the Creole Plantation named Laura and its historical slave quarters. The intriguing and dramatic history of the owners and the slaves from four generations is explained to you in detail.

If you wish to upgrade your tour to a High-Speed Airboat, you will get into deep bayous and marshes.

Enjoy a great presentation of Cajun and Creole cultures starting with a boat tour of the cypress swamps. Enjoy a traditional lunch at one of the oldest Plantations in the south, Oak Alley Plantation, followed by a guided tour of this grand mansion. Later in the afternoon visit Laura, a Creole Plantation and her historic slave quarters surrounded by sugar cane fields. The small-group atmosphere with maximum 13 people ensures a more personal experience.

You'll start your day driving out to Cajun Country, where you'll go through wild cypress swamps, over the Mississippi River on an impressive suspended bridge, and along vast sugarcane fields, as the guide tells a unique story of the odyssey of the Cajun people.

Next you'll take a narrated boat tour (about 1.5 hours) on winding bayous in remote cypress swamps. Your Cajun guide, also an alligator hunter and fur trapper, will share 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. A delicious lunch is included at Oak Alley Plantation's Cajun restaurant with a chance to experience traditional cuisine of this region.

After lunch be prepared for a pilgrimage back in time. From the River Road you will see and hear all about Whitney, Josephine, and Evergreen Plantations. A 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.

Next 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 and their slaves.

Upgrade to the High-Speed Airboat option, to experience a thrilling ride as you comfortably glide over marshes and into deep, secluded bayous.

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Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Full-Day Tour from New Orleans: Airboat + Plantations 08:00
Available 2/4/2023 until 1/31/2024 View Detailed Schedule
Airboat + Plantation Tour: Grand Tour of Cajun Country plus thrilling, 2-hour small airboat adventure through Louisiana bayousPickup included
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 4.5   |    2 reviews
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Cecil Gore
Farmington, MO
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We loved the grand tour and muriel, our tour guide was exceptional. She was personable and developed a good rapport with the participants. It was a little hectic at oak alley plantation, but since there was a festival that weekend, it was understandable.
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A. Francis Kohut
Fallston, MD
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Three very good gudes plus our escort guide. All informative.
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