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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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“exact change” (77 reviews)
“canal street” (114 reviews)
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1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1152
Central Business District
+1 504-248-3900
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We found this by accident when down by the riverfront. For a couple of dollars a person you ride this 5-10 minute ferry across the Mississippi to Algiers Island. There are three pubs/bars there that demonstrate the aged character of New Orleans. You will need...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago

the last time we rode the ferry it was free and a wonderful local thing to do on the river. Just ride over and ride back. very relaxing

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think I would do this as a tourist attraction but it's perfect if you're staying in an Airbnb across the river. You need exact change. If you're over 65, it's only a dollar which my dad took advantage of, they didn't even ask...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to New Orleans in an RV which is not suitable to drive around the city with our to find parking, so we decided to came across the river at Bayou Segnette State Park. We used the ferry daily to get back and forth...More

Thank kjamurray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hop on for $2, exact change only, and get from Algiers Point to the French Quarter in a couple minutes. Leaves Algiers on the hour and half hour, returns from Canal St at the quarter and three quarter of the hours.

Thank Marsha L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool way to travel to the outlet mall. very inexpensive. Quick tourist attraction. Friendly staff.

Thank ckey92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across the ferry and decided to take a ride. The trip was quick and entertaining. We could see all over with no one blocking the view. I would recommend taking a quick ride

Thank ShawnalyceD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was in fact the first thing we did in New Orleans and we do not regret it. It's cheap. The Algiers quarter is quiet, old (1716) and fscinating and you can eat well at the Drydock bar

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came across this and took this inexpensive and quick trip across the Mississippi to Algiers Point. A fun half day adventure in a quaint town you can walk around in, eat lunch and on Wednesdays catch some live music by the ferry building. Very fun...More

Thank waxchik
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I waited for this ferry as the gate was slammed shut just as I approached. When I boarded I advised that I was a senior, the young 'lady' demanded ID which I produced, she then demanded to know where my date of birth was on...More

Thank JoyceFf
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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.