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  • Location:New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

New Orleans Bike Tour

Discover the beauty and history of New Orleans by bike on a morning or afternoon tour of seven eclectic neighborhoods. Enjoy a 3.5‐hour guided ride through the classic French Quarter and hip neighboring Faubourg Marigny. Cruise by the opulent Esplanade Avenue, St Louis Cemetery 3, City Park and more. Along the way, learn about the city’s colorful history from clashing colonial settlements and Creole 
society to contemporary culture.  

Highlights

  • 3.5-hour New Orleans bike tour with an expert local guide
  • Explore seven of the city’s most exciting neighborhoods while learning about their history
  • Cycle along the banks of the Mississippi River, and through the French Quarter and Fabourge Marigny
  • Admire the grand 19th-century mansions on Esplanade Avenue
  • Visit St Louis Cemetery 3, and then explore the landscaped gardens of New Orleans City Park

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What You Can Expect

New Orleans Bike Tour

New Orleans Bike Tour

Begin your morning or afternoon bike tour in the French Quarter, where you’ll meet your guide, get a safety lesson, and be fit with a 3‐speed bike and helmet before setting off on an exciting city ride.

For the next several hours, enjoy picturesque urban and pastoral views as your expert guide takes you through seven atmospheric New Orleans neighborhoods, each with its own distinct mark in the city’s historic development. Cruise along the Mississippi River for a look at paddlewheel steamboats drifting on the water, then head back through the timeless French Quarter en route to the hip Faubourg 
Marigny, best known for its great live music.     

Next, head north along Esplanade Avenue, soaking up the opulence of stately Creole mansions and cottages along the boulevard. Your route leads directly through St Louis Cemetery No 3 – where you can hop off your bike and meander through some macabre and magnificent tombs – and then on to City Park. As you admire the lush beauty of the park, learn a bit of its history as the former site of Louis Allard plantation and a favorite location for dueling amongst the New Orleans’ gentry in the 18th century. 

Your return trip winds through three other diverse urban neighborhoods: Bayou St John, Mid‐City and Treme. In each borough, you’ll have a chance to stop, ask questions of your guide and snap some memorable photos.

Your 3.5‐hour ride ends at the starting point in the French Quarter. 

Customer Reviews

Kerrie Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

We saw much more New Orleans than we would have without bikes. Bikes were in great condition. The weather was cool and sunny. Our tour guide Tim was great able we had a great time.

aidanrcloney

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Jon was an excellent guide. Even though the first parade of Mardi gras was that evening he still gave us an excellent tour of wonderful Nola. Lot's of history and he was very good on picking up on the kind of stuff we like to learn more about.

bkesr5

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Cathy our tour guide was fantastic!!! She really knew the area and was very attentive to all our needs! She knew all the answers to our questions and showed us short-cuts thru the French Quarter. Also, she recommended places to come back to which we found very helpful. Great way to visit outside the French Quater and we would highly recommend Cathy and the Bull Frog Tours!!!

Judith I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Danny did a great job...lots of history of New Orleans! We loved it!

Luis H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Steve was an informative and hospitable tour guide. He was prepared in every aspect with great bikes, first aid kit, water and reflective vests. The tour was broad enough to understand NOLA to a level most people don and #39;t experience. Highly recommended!

michael h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

My wife and I 57 and 59 Went on 3 pm bike tour with Chad as the guide. Chad was extremely knowledgeable and informative, we learned a lot of cool things we never would have on our own. Biking, is the way to go, you can cover a lot in 3 hours. Real leisurely ride, but we kept moving, you're in the city so you have to pay attention and have some common sense. last 45 minutes in Bayou St John, Treme, and French Quarter was after the sun went down, Bikes had lights, we had a great time going through the French quarter. I would highly recommend this tour, ask for Chad

Sean S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Danny was awesome! new a lot of fine details and was a lot of fun just to talk too. only my son and i doing the tour so it was very personalised.highly highly recommend this tour group and Danny.

Carol L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Loved our tour of the city. Our tour guide was Kathy and she did an amazing job. We were able to see so much in our 3 to 4 hour tour. All the while her explaining much of the history. Rode thru many of the neighborhoods, cemetery and sculpture gardens. I would highly recommend this tour

James M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent tour,,,,Danny was a great guide, very knowledgeable. The best way to get to know a city is on a bike.

Irene

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Danny was our tour guide - he was excellent! On the day we went it was raining, but the ride went on! We were provided with complementary water and rain ponchos to make our ride comfortable. Danny was very informative and kept the group together making sure no one missed out on the points of interest. We had our 10 year old daughter together and she was able to keep up, so it was family friendly. Would definitely recommend this tour to others.

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