• Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration: 1 to 3 days
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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’.


  • 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 (with purchase of 3 day ticket)
  • Choose either a 1-day pass or a 3-day pass

What You Can Expect

City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

New Orleans

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.


Customer Reviews

Linda L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The tour leader was funny, and asked questions so as to show us areas that interested us. It was a great overview of the city for the start of our visit.

Rebecca S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The experience was great! We would have love the experience more but it rained the entire time we were in New Orleans so it was difficult to enjoy it like we should have.

John B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Great way to see the city and also hear about the history associated with it. Helped in planning what we wanted to see and do.

Susan R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

We booked this tour thinking it would be our source of transportation while in New Orleans. We ended up using it only for the parts of town ie Garden District, World War II museum that we were not able to walk to. The tour is like all other hop on/offs. A nice added feature was a free Garden District walking tour and self guided cemetery tour. I love the ease of use and practicality of this type of tour!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

always my favorite way to go around and get to know a new place before I decide which places to concentrate on in the next days of a trip!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

The absolute best way to see this beautiful city! Also the cheapest way to get around!

Paul F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

buses run everywhere and take you all over the city

david b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

We bought the 3 day pass. Well worth to . We got in early and rode around learning the city until our room was ready. We used the other two days to do the included walking tours and get basic transport which we enhanced with a couple of RTA Jazzy passes.
We were first time visitors to NOLA and arrived early AM. We were booked in an AirBNB and were at a loss as to what to do with our luggage until check in. Just a recommendation, if you set up luggage storage at the main depot and give out that address so we could use with Lyft or Uber to get there it would be great. I used a new service, BagBnB, that charged me 6 to leave my bag at a participating shop in the French Quarter. This worked out great but I had to coordinate getting there and back to get my bag on day 1. It would have been easier to stop and store at your main depot.

John Gregory O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

An excellent way to see all New Orleans has to offer. All important areas are visited. You have the luxury to do what you want on your own schedule makes this tour relaxing and very informative.

Adlena I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Of course, I had a very fantastic time in New Orleans. I grew up going there every summer and every Christmas so that my Mom could see her Mom, siblings and other relatives. When I go to New Orleans, I stock up on the things I need to make my Gumbo, Jambalaya and Etoufee'. My niece and I enjoyed the Quarters, the market, music at Congo Square. Had fun buying art, took a horse and buggy ride. The Hop on Bus is great, no worries about parking, driving or getting lost. Great shopping on Canal St, Magazine St. and Royal St. I even love the names of the streets in New Orleans, Treasure Street, Pleasure Street, Diamond, Music St. and Humanity. One of a kind city and my 2nd home.

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