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Discover historic New Orleans in an open‐top double‐decker bus on this hop‐on hop‐off sightseeing tour. With your full‐day ticket, design a personal itinerary with 18 possible stops, including the French Market, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cemetery and the Garden District. Enjoy unobstructed views and fun onboard commentary as you soak up ‘The Big Easy’.

Highlights

  • City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour of New Orleans
  • Explore New Orleans at your own pace
  • Hop off at any of the 18 stops including Jackson Square and the French Market
  • Enjoy live commentary on board
  • Discover the French Quarter and the Garden District on guided walking tours

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What You Can Expect

City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Enjoy a Narrated City Tour from a Professional Guide

Explore the best of New Orleans by bus on a 2‐hour full‐route tour (without stops) of the city’s key attractions. Begin your sightseeing tour at Jackson Square, Canal Street or any of the other 18 stops on the route. Grab a comfortable seat in the climate‐controlled lower deck or on the open‐air upper deck for the best views. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary and pace with the structure of
strategically placed stops, pickups every 30 minutes and fun, informative onboard commentary from a professional guide.

With your full‐day pass, hop on and off the double‐decker bus at any of the route’s locations. (Tour stops listed below). As you ride, learn about New Orleans’ history, from its rapid transfer of colonial hands over the last 300 years, to its architectural diversity and the vibrance of its present‐day ‘cultural gumbo’. Explore the museums and eclectic shops along Canal Street, check out the local vendors and unique flora in Jackson Square or meander through the French Market. Between stops, stroll through New Orleans colorful neighborhoods, absorbing the city’s unparalleled character.

Your hop‐on hop‐off pass has a bonus feature! Show your ticket for discounts at the Basin Street Station gift shop and guided walking tours through the beautiful French Quarter and opulent Garden District, where you’ll see gems of New Orleans architecture. No reservations are needed for these historic tours, which depart four times per day. More independent explorers may choose the complimentary self‐guided Cemetery tour.

To end your New Orleans adventure, disembark at any stop along the route, any time you like. The final tour of the day departs from Jackson Square at 5:30pm.

Itinerary

STOP 1. Jackson Square (Jax Brewery – Decatur and St. Peter Street)
STOP 2. Convenience Stop (Decatur and Ursulines Street)
STOP 3. Historic French Market (Barracks Street and N. Peters Street)
STOP 4. St. Louis Cemetery at Basin Street Station (Ticket Office – 501 Basin Street)
STOP 5. Canal Street at the J.W. Marriott (614 Canal Street)
STOP 6. Riverfront at Harrah’s Casino (Riverside Charter Bus Bay Near Poydras)
STOP 7. Central Business District/Lafayette Square/Gallier Hall (Poydras and Carondolet)
STOP 8. Superdome/Hyatt Regency (601 Loyola Avenue)
STOP 9. World War II Museum (American Sector Restaurant Entrance - 945 Magazine Street)
STOP 10. Convenience Stop (Magazine Street and Jackson Avenue)STOP
STOP 11. Garden District (Jackson Avenue and Magazine Street)
STOP 12. Magazine Street Shopping (Magazine Street and 9th Street-3137 Magazine Street)
STOP 13. St. Charles Avenue (Louisiana Avenue and St. Charles Avenue)
STOP 14. Convenience Stop (Jackson Avenue and Prytania Street)
STOP 15. Convenience Stop (Jackson Avenue and Magazine Street)
STOP 16. Mardi Gras World (1380 Port of New Orleans Place)
STOP 17. Arts District (Corner Julia Street and S. Peters Street)
STOP 18. Convenience Stop (S. Peters Street and Poydras Street)

Please note: Changes in street access, traffic conditions and other variables occasionally create delays in route and last-minute route changes.

Customer Reviews

Laura K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was a great tour! A very convenient way to get the most out of your trip to New Orleans.

Deborah F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

informative and friendly, ready to answer questions

Darryl W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great way to find your way around New Orleans

Bethany P United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Informational and a great way to see the city and get around.

Lynda M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Steve was an excellent Tour Guide.

lindalbarber

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great way to get an overview of the city, and to decide what parts you want to see more of.

James L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very informative! Made it easy to see allot.

sandrac_54

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Extremely good value hopping on and off for 3 days, tour guides very informative and found something new out each time there was a different one onboard. Loved New Orleans can't wait to come back again.

Mary F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

this was the best way to get around! The best thing is you get the tour for every place on the way to final stop! You can get off anywhere they stop and pick up too!!!! The guide is wonderful and so are the drivers!!!!! Absolutely professional and also fun!

Finan H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Loved it!

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