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Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe

600 Decatur St. Ste 308, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-569-1401
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Hurricane Katrina Tour of New Orleans
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Gray Line New Orleans opened in 1924. It is a locally owned and operated business with highly trained and licensed guides providing 13 different tours a day.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
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Hours Today: 8:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
600 Decatur St. Ste 308, New Orleans, LA 70130
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to NOLA many times and I was running out things to do between meals so I took this tour. My expectations were low because the idea of seeing massive destruction didn’t appeal to me. But I enjoyed this tour for many reasons: Let’s...More

Thank gmyers514
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bill, our guide was a weather/news reporter at a tv station so he had stories and pictures and intimate knowledge. The bus tour is comfortable and takes a good route that includes important sites in the upper 9th district and other locations to create as...More

Thank Kulbi
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Despite the devastation Katrina left in her wake, it is so important for people to know the “real” story about the resilience of the people of New Orleans, and what contributed so greatly to the catastrophic aftermath. John is a native of New Orleans and...More

Thank Tracey G
AdrienneGLNOSC, Guest Relations Manager at Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Tracey, we appreciate your glowing review. John is an incredible guide, and loves to share his city's history. Thank you for sharing these insights. We have just added the Canal Basin Lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain to the tour as well.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

From the UK news at the time I thought Hurricane Katrina was purely a natural disaster...wrong!....as usual, humans managed to cause most of the devastation to property and the appalling loss of life. John,our guide, was great - he just stated what had happened including...More

Thank JoanofKent
AdrienneGLNOSC, Guest Relations Manager at Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Mother Nature can never be underestimated, and hopefully Humans will strive to understand that in all parts of the world. Thank you for the comments on our driver and our guide.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Bruce Nolan and his team accommodated my Aunt who was handicapped, in wheelchair, we arrive a little late and folks had already boarded the bus when they saw my Aunt in wheelchair, they requested everyone to re-board onto a handicap bus. Bruce was AWESOME in...More

Thank aaishia1
AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Bruce is a star in the information he shares and the care he shows for his guests. Thank you for letting us know that it turned into such a good experience for you and your family!

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We took this tour on 10/5 with Bruce Nolan, and let me tell you, he was one of the best people to learn about Katrina from. First off- part of your ticket money to go on this tour goes towards an organization that is still...More

1  Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I've been on a lot of tours and this was One of the best. Informative and eye opening. Bruce Nolan was our guide and he was articulate and extremely well informed. Highly recommend.

Thank slpwendy
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Mary LaCoste and George were our tour guides. Mary brought excitement to this very humbling experience in explaining the devastation of Katrina.

Thank Michael F
AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Both Mary and George are New Orleanians who understand life in that period. We are so glad you found the commentary meaningful.

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Bruce (guide) and Diane (driver) did a great job showing us a side of New Orleans' history most tourists miss out on. I suspect Bruce is doing this at least in part to spread the love (and worry) about New Orleans - and he is...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I found there wasn't much to see, which is actually a good thing, since much has been restored. I found it a little too long, with two hours on the bus before a bathroom break. The ninth ward was the most interesting, since you can...More

1  Thank mac_belle
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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