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New Orleans Mardi Gras World Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Peek behind the curtain at the marvel of Mardi Gras with this tour of Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. See the behind-the-scenes work and incredible artistry that goes into preparing for the annual celebration. With a guide, learn the history of the event, and see fantastic floats and props. Get a picture in front of your favorite float, dress up in costumes, and sample some classic King Cake.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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New Orleans' City of the Dead Cemetery No. 1 Tour

Immerse yourself in legend and mysticism on this 2‐hour voodoo walking tour through New Orleans. Admire culturally infused architecture as you pass through the French Quarter en route to St Louis Cemetery No 1. There, meander through a maze of haunting yet impressive mausoleums including that of Marie Laveau, the city’s most revered voodoo priestess. Learn of her contribution to New Orleans’ rich – and continued – voodoo tradition.Local supplier is also offering a $10,000 giveaway contest, taking place Halloween 2019!  No purchase necessary.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour, Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

Step back in time on a 2-hour, historic walking tour of New Orleans’ Lafayette Cemetery and Garden District with an experienced guide. Learn about life and death in the city as you explore elaborate above-ground crypts and grave sites. Walk shady avenues lined with antebellum homes, and hear how a small riverside settlement grew into a lavish, wealthy city. See a wide range of architectural styles in the elegant Garden District neighborhood then get local tips on the city’s best places to enjoy New Orleans' finest music, food and drink.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Sinister Criminal Intentions - True Crime Tour

New Orleans may be notorious for its ghost stories, but the city is also home to a host of shocking true crime that's too grisly to make up. On this adults-only evening tour, roam through the lively French Quarter with a guide who shares the gruesome details of crimes ripped straight from headlines and police reports. From the beastly LaLaurie and Trunk murders to the Katrina Cannibal, these tales are not for the faint of heart.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Plus Swamp Tour from New Orleans

Escape the city on a full-day tour that combines a swamp tour with stops at historic plantations. After a convenient pickup at your New Orleans hotel, your driver-guide takes you on a journey through the Old South. Visit antebellum mansions, sip mint juleps, eat lunch at a Cajun restaurant, and learn about the region’s rich and troubled history. Cap off your day trip with a tour through the Louisiana swamplands.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Oak Alley and Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Journey back in time on this full-day tour of Oak Alley and Laura plantations from New Orleans. Enjoy the natural beauty surrounding the 19th-century plantations located along the Mississippi River. Admire the famous double-row of oak trees at Oak Alley, and visit the restored Creole-style Laura Plantation with original slave cabins still standing. Gain historical insight on the guided tours, and enjoy free time to explore on your own. Hotel transport included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

Take a 40-minute tour of the Oak Alley Plantation, named for the alley of centuries-old oaks leading up to the antebellum Big House. Follow the oak-shaded paths to the blacksmith shop and a souvenir shop during your free time. Alcoholic drinks and lunch are available to purchase at the restaurant on-site, with round-trip hotel transport provided from New Orleans.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

Take a walk through New Orleans’ history and culture with a 2-hour walking tour of the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery #1 with an experienced guide. Visit streets lined with gracious, antebellum homes, and learn how the city’s Creole and American residents competed with Greek Revival architecture and English-gardens. Discover the elaborate crypts and monuments in one of New Orleans’ oldest and most beautiful cemeteries, hear stories about Lafayette’s most famous ‘residents,’ and trace Louisiana history through the names on the gravestones. Enjoy personalised attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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The Ultimate 5-in-1 Haunted Tour Experience

New Orleans, with its rich history of voodoo, vampires, and pirates, is the ultimate haunted city. This family-friendly tour rolls five experiences into one. You’ll walk through the French Quarter as your guide spins tales of murder, ghosts, witchcraft, and other aspects of the area’s spooky history. This tour is also wheelchair accessible.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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New Orleans Unlimited Sightseeing Package: Hop-On Hop-Off + 3 Walking Tours

Save money on your New Orleans adventures with this sightseeing package that includes three walking tours and a 3-day, hop-on hop-off bus ticket for a very affordable price. You’ll get a guided tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, The Garden District, and the French Quarter, as well as a self-guided tour of Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 and a 3-day bus ticket that lets you explore the city as you wish.
  • Duration: 1 to 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 3 days
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Scandalous Cocktail Hour Tour

Kick off your evening with a dose of New Orleans vice on a 2.5-hour walking tour of the city’s most fascinating places, from old time brothels to historic bars. Hear stories about the Big Easy’s most infamous and scandalous characters as you visit locations that saw generations of pirates, mobsters, madams and murderers. Learn the history of famous local cocktails like the Sazerac, and enjoy time to order drinks along the way while raising your glass to New Orleans' rowdy history.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Dead of Night Ghosts & Graveyard Bus Tour

Escape into the darkness with your licensed guide on an air-conditioned bus to some of the most haunted locations in New Orleans outside of the French Quarter.  Cross one of the most notorious streets in America as we make our way down scenic Esplanade Avenue telling tales of tragedy, trauma, and mystery which has made us the most haunted city in America. See our cities of the dead in the dead of night.  All locations are alive with paranormal activity.  Bring your camera, you won't want to miss this!   We are the only company that guarantees you will go inside cemeteries at night.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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French Quarter Historical Sights and Stories Walking Tour for Small Group

Delve into the stories behind the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans during a 2-hour French Quarter walking tour. Take in famous landmarks including Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, and the Mississippi River, along with lesser-known places of interest. You’ll hear from your guide about the architecture and heritage of the district, and get the inside scoop on recommended places for shopping and dining as well.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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New Orleans Music and Heritage Tour

Take a walk through 300 years of New Orleans’ musical history on this 2-hour tour led by a local Louisiana record man. Discover how the city became the heart and soul of the American blues scene, and visit legendary music-making haunts including Preservation Jazz Hall, Place de Armes, the Royal Orleans Hotel and several recording studios. Stroll down iconic Bourbon and Frenchmen streets while hearing tales of local jazz and blues legends like Allen Toussaint, James Booker, Fats Domino, Louis Armstrong and more.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Combo Tour: St. Louis Cemeteries No. 1 & 2

When you tour with non-profit Save Our Cemeteries you are helping to preserve and protect the historic cemeteries of New Orleans. Our tours are small (usually under 15 people) and historically accurate. On this tour, you’ll get to explore St. Louis No. 1 as well as St. Louis Cemetery No. 2. Both cemeteries are included on the National Register of Historic Places and the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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New Orleans Sightseeing City Tour

Maximize time in New Orleans with a sightseeing bus tour. Explore beyond the beauty of the French Quarter to see other neighborhoods including the Garden District, Treme, and the 9th Ward. Learn about city culture and history as you travel along Frenchmen Street, Esplanade Avenue, and more. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Great Delta Tours: Get Down In The Delta With A 5-Star Rated Tour

This naturalist led tour is the easiest way to explore the Mississippi River Delta from New Orleans, without having to worry about planning transport. Visit quaint coastal communities, fishing villages, and an award-winning bakery, traveling between attractions with ease in an air-conditioned coach. Explore the vast wetlands and catch sight of alligators and wading birds in their natural habitat.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Edgar Degas House Impressionist Tour in New Orleans

Spend a morning or afternoon in Impressionist‐era New Orleans with a tour of Edgar Degas’ former home and art studio, led by his great-grandniece. See the grand interior spaces that provided the setting for many of Degas works, learn about the artist’s Creole roots and stroll under the beautiful oaken canopy along Esplanade Avenue. Extend your tour with optional upgrades including a courtyard breakfast beforehand or a visit to the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art.
  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
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Garden District and Cemetery Private Tour

Step back into New Orleans’ history with a 2-hour, private tour of the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery that includes some of the city’s most recognizable film sites. Enjoy the personal experience of a private tour as you spot historic landmarks and the homes of New Orleans celebrities in the Garden District. Explore elegant, antebellum architecture and an important Southern Reconstruction site. Walk through the above-ground crypts and monuments in Lafayette Cemetery, whose lush greenery and weathered statues have been the backdrops for countless Hollywood movies.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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St. Louis Cemetery Infamous City of the Dead Tour

St. Louis Cemetery is closed off to the general public, but visitors can gain exclusive access on a walking tour with a licensed guide. Your guide, who navigates the labyrinth of tombstones for you, tells little–known stories about paranormal activity, historic figures buried within, and the infamous voodoo queen. Leave with a deeper understanding of New Orleans history and culture.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Full-Day Oak Alley and Evergreen Plantations from New Orleans

Take a break from the bustle of New Orleans without the hassle of navigating on your own on a full–day tour to a handful of the region’s historic plantations and a Cajun–area swamp. Going with a guide ensures you leave with a deeper understanding of the history of slavery in Louisiana, as well as new knowledge about its natural landscape. A traditional Cajun lunch and round–trip transport from are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Instagram Art Walk ft. Banksy

This is the first and only tour in New Orleans specifically created for travelers who love contemporary street art, local art history, and Banksy! It's a great activity for artists, art lovers, couples, families, and solo travelers.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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French Quarter Kids and Family Tour

Get your kids marching to the tune of New Orleans on a family-friendly romp through the French Quarter. Explore the city’s history with pictures and stories, from pirates and voodoo to jazz and Cajun culture, and treat young tastes buds to some local snacks. An entertaining guide tailors games and activities to kids’ ages on this small-group tour that will have the whole family wearing Mardi Gras beads and stomping in a second-line parade, just like locals.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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