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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans provided by Southern Style Tours

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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans

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US$ 36.00
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A guided tour of New Orleans makes it easy for time-strapped travelers to visit the city’s distinct enclaves in just a matter of hours. Cruise through five New Orleans neighborhoods in the comfort of an air-conditioned minibus, including less-frequented areas such as the Warehouse District and Faubourg Treme for a richer understanding of the city's culture. This tour includes guided commentary and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 1
    French Quarter
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Lower 9th Ward
    Pass by Garden District
    Pass by Warehouse District
  • 2
    Lake Lawn Metairie
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by St. Louis Cathedral
  • Ideal overview of New Orleans for first-time visitors
  • Minibus tour lets you see more neighborhoods in less time
  • See landmark attractions in addition to less-frequented districts
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included for ultimate convenience
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your downtown or French Quarter hotel prior to your selected departure time. In an air-conditioned minibus, breeze past the mansions of Esplanade Avenue en route to City Park. Stop briefly to pick up coffee and beignets (own expense), and walk around the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden before heading past the Ninth Ward, a neighborhood rich in innovations after devastation from Hurricane Katrina. Continue through the famous Garden District, known for its mansion-lined boulevards, and onward to the Warehouse District and Faubourg Treme—a historical neighborhood well off the beaten tourist track. After a brief stop at Metairie Cemetery, your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.  Note: the cemetery may occasionally close for special events, in which case you will visit an alternate cemetery
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Important Information
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from selected downtown New Orleans and French Quarter hotels only
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini coach
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Lawn Metairie
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Masks are required for tour guides
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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NeishaT wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution
Henry was awesome!!! He was a really great tour guide super knowledgeable and had lots of great fun facts! Henry really made the tour he even recommended some good restaurants for us to check out while we were in town and he did NOT steer us wrong!! If you are able - request
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Date of experience: February 2020
LisaCKF wrote a review Mar 2020
Cincinnati, Ohio19 contributions1 helpful vote
Gary was such a great tour guide. Knowledge was broad & was entertaining! My dad & I learned a lot esp about the behind the scenes type of info that would have taken hours of research. Gary helped w restaurant recs (not sure if there was an incentive to do so, but restaurant we
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Roger B wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Henry was knowledgeable and engaging. Loved the tour of the cemetery and the stories. More to New Orleans Then the French quarter.
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Date of experience: March 2020
universitygal wrote a review Mar 2020
Boston16 contributions5 helpful votes
There’s more to New Orleans than Bourbon Street. Great tour with a 20 yr. veteran tour guide Debbie. Enjoyable and enlightening !
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Christian S wrote a review Mar 2020
Osprey, Florida2 contributions
We personally called to confirm the pick up time and location at our hotel. Our driver and guide had a wealth of knowledge and interacted well with all the tour participants. The small bus was comfortable and the speaker system was excellent so we could all hear the guide's
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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