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  • Location:New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration:2 or 3 hours

New Orleans French Quarter Segway Tour

Wind through bustling and beautiful New Orleans on a fun and educational Segway tour! An expert guide will lead you through the colorful French Quarter, along the mighty Mississippi River, and to Louis Armstrong Park and Jackson Square, sharing insight into the city’s architectural history and diverse colonial heritage. Upgrade to a 3‐hour tour to include a visit to the Tremé neighborhood and Congo Square.

Highlights

  • Historical Segway tour of New Orleans
  • Explore the French Quarter, the cultural heart of the city, with its famous Bourbon Street
  • Cruise along the Mississippi River and enjoy sweeping views of the West Bank
  • Visit Jackson Square and see the Cabildo, where the Louisiana Purchase was signed
  • Learn about New Orleans’ history and culture from your fun, knowledgeable guide
  • Choose a 2-hour or extended 3-hour tour
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

New Orleans French Quarter Segway Tour

Touring Around the Treme Neighborhood

Your tour begins on Decatur Street in the French Quarter with a 30‐minute training in the basics of Segway use. Once you’ve got your bearings on the electric two‐wheeler, you’ll take off on a whirlwind adventure with your expert guide.

Explore the French Quarter, New Orleans’ timeless cultural center. Admire the French and Spanish Colonial architecture, and note intricate detail and metalwork that adorns the historic buildings, some dating back more than three centuries. Glide along the Mississippi River waterfront while your local guide offers facts on New Orleans’ French colonial history. Mingle with locals, catch snapshot views of the West Bank, and watch picturesque steamships paddle by. 

Then you’ll leave the riverside to explore Jackson Square, the colonial city center, and Louis Armstrong Park. As you cruise through Jackson Square, check out the open‐air art vendors and admire the age‐old buildings surrounding Jackson Square – including St Louis Cathedral and the Cabildo, where the Robert Livingston and James Monroe signed the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

At the edge of the Tremé‐Lafitte neighborhood, Louis Armstrong Park – the birthplace of jazz – offers a lovely ride through a manicured park, adorned with beautiful fountains, bridges and tributary statues to the city’s rich musical icons.

Your 2‐hour tour ends with a ride down infamous Bourbon Street, a visitor haunt since the days of French smuggler Jean Lafitte, and a visit to the Old US Mint. 

Itinerary

Extended 3‐Hour Tour:

The 3‐hour extended tour will include a stop at Congo Square in Louis Armstrong Park, an important site where slaves and free people meet on Sunday to openly trade, socialize, play music and dance. Then continue to the famous Tremé neighborhood, known historically as a rich cultural melting pot and jazz hotspot, and more recently as the setting for the popular HBO series Tremé.   Your tour returns to the starting point on Decatur Street. 

Customer Reviews

Jacquelyn W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Simple process to book. Guide was ready for us when we arrived. Great training. AWESOME adventure thru the French Quarter. Was a blast for our entire group!

Jacquelyn W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Excellent experience...all the way from booking to conformation to a most excellent tour of the French Quarter area. Highly recommend!

Glenn W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour! This is our 2nd Segway tour. Steve shared a lot about the city history and the French Quarter. The only negative is the streets are very rough so you may be a little sore the next day as we were jostled around quite a bit...With that said I would still do the trip again!

Tami A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Loved it!! We had a quick lesson that was very helpful, staff were patient and helpful. Tour was awesome!! So much fun. Tim was a great guide, full of info.

theskraper

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was a great tour! My husband and I had never been on segways and we were initially hesitant. But much to our surprise we were up and running and feeling comfortable within minutes! The tour of the French Quarter was a great overview and our guide was very thorough and patient. We loved the fact that our group was small - only five of us. Perfect. They even provided ponchos for the rainy weather we encountered. Two hours very well spent.

Mercia d

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

We had a fun trip and the sedgeway tour guide was very informative and enthusiastic!

Robert B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Great! We will do it again. However, the guide needs to keep his political opinions to himself.

Kevin S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Loved the tour through the French Quarter very informative and fun!

Marlina R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Riding a segway is way easier than I expected! Lots of fun! Tim our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history of New Orleans! Highly recommend this tour!!

Candis H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The tour was great and the guide was interesting and helpful. I will use this tour for my group coming in March.

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