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Canal Street / Algiers Ferry

1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1152
+1 504-248-3900
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See the city skyline from the Mississippi River for free. Nothing fancy, but kids are sure to love the pelicans and photographers will love the sights on the way to historic Algiers.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“canal street” (115 reviews)
“west bank” (23 reviews)
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1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1152
Central Business District
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can board the ferry at the end of Canal Street for a 10 minute ride across the great Mississippi River over to Algiers Point. There is not a lot to do in Algiers Point - go for a walk along the levee and look...More

Thank PapaRob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Riding the Canal Street ferry was a highlight of our trip! It's just to Algiers and back but you get a great idea of the Mississippi River's power!

Thank longjac
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the free parking on the Algiers side of the ferry. The ferry ride was very calm and scenic. We enjoyed the convenience of going into downtown NOLA via the ferry and the cheap fare!

Thank Ginas418
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick easy trip to Algiers. Great photo ops while on the ferry. Restaurants on Algiers side. Correct money amount to go across.

Thank travelnurse1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a bitter day, this is a beautiful ride. Be prepared to either share some change and food with homeless in the terminal, or do your best to ignore them Algiers is very pleasant to explore.

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liquor stores, hotels, fast food, fine restaurants, the aquarium, and beautiful landscaping! The traffic is horrible as is parking so be prepared for that, but if you play at Harrah's they wlil validate.

Thank TravelingTNFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very scenic ride is a great experience on the Mississippi River. It's not just a way too get across!

Thank r4ndyjohnson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the ferry on Christmas Day and everything was closed in Algiers. The ferry ride gives a nice view of the river for $1 for seniors and the walk through the historical neighborhood is interesting with many nice houses. It would be a great...More

Thank jimHanoi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the quick (5 minute) ferry ride to Algiers and ate at the Dry Dock Restaurant. There is not a lot to do in Algiers but you do get a great view of the NOLA skyline. You must have exact change to ride the...More

1  Thank licm
Reviewed 5 December 2017

For $4 round trip you get to experience a little bit of life on the Mississippi. You also get to see New Orleans from a different point of view. Take a walk around the Algiers neighborhood and view all the interesting old architecture. It's quiet...More

2  Thank lezahg
Central Business District
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parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
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touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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22 September 2017|
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Response from Glenn M | Reviewed this property |
6 am til either 10 pm or midnight. Canal side leaves at 15 and 45, Algiers at 00 and 30
Elizabeth S
24 January 2017|
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Response from veronica J | Reviewed this property |
i believe its around 2-3 dollars when i was there for the ferry.
Carra W
16 October 2016|
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Response from Java2014 | Reviewed this property |
We went to Harrahs for a very short time, its clean and gigantic, tons of slots and tables. Not vegas but close. Worth checking out.