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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans

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From $40.00

1,643 reviews   (4.61)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: New Orleans, New Orleans

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Go beyond the typical city tour experience and see New Orleans like a local. This tour operator takes their guests beyond the typical tourist experience, relax in an enclosed air-conditioned minibus that runs every day. You'll get a great introduction to the history, culture and architecture of this magnificent city.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off from selected downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels only

Live commentary on board

Professional guide

Transport by air-conditioned mini coach

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Masks are required for tour guides
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

French Quarter
Your tour begins when you pass through the French Quarter and travel past the mansions along Esplanade Avenue on your way to a stop in City Park where you can visit the Morning Call Cafe' for coffee and beignets, or view the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Lower 9th Ward
In addition, you will see the Ninth Ward, a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

• Admission Ticket Free

Garden District
View the Garden District with it's vast mansions that line pristine boulevards.

• Admission Ticket Free

Warehouse District
Drive through the Warehouse District, Faubourg Treme- one of the oldest African American neighborhoods in the country dating back to the 1700's, pass through the area formerly known as the American Sector, Home of the internationally acclaimed World War II Museum, and the Contemporary Arts Center, which is one of the country's first art institutions.

• Admission Ticket Free

Lake Lawn Metairie
The tour also makes a brief stop at the Metairie Cemetery, where you will see the city's distinctive above-ground tombs. You'll get a great introduction to the history, culture and architecture of this magnificient city.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

St. Louis Cathedral
The Saint Louis Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in North America, founded as a Catholic Parish in 1720 along the Banks of the Mississippi River

• Admission Ticket Free


Informative and great tour!
Stephanie_C, 05-01-2023
Great tour! Very informative and interesting. Joseph was amazing and very knowledgeable. All questions were answered. Would definitely recommend.
Likes to travel and do city tours
Verita_L, 05-01-2023
Joseph was very informative, clear and imparted the information in a very clear and understandable way.
One of us has a hearing aid and was able to hear everything clearly.
Spend a day with Gary in NOLA!
Patti_R, 04-01-2023
Gary,our tour guide was great! He really knows and loves his city. We felt like we really got to know the history and the people. He also gave us great recommendations for local shopping,music and food.
The most memorable part...
Rashawna_J, 01-01-2023
The most memorable part was going to the area where Hurricane Katrina destroyed the houses and learning how you have to raise the homes from ground level.
Cool tour of the city
tommyp863, 04-01-2023
This was a great tour and Gary was so informative. Learned a good deal about the city and how everything kinda happened before, during, and after Katrina. Would definitely recommend this tour.