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New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour

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  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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New Orleans City and Cemetery Bus Tour
From US$45.00
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City and Cemetery Tour 11amMost Popular
Enjoy a relaxing ride and experience the unique highlights of the Crescent City. Our tour provides an insider’s perspective, with opportunities to walk around on your own and take in the rich history.
US$45.00
City and Cemetery Tour 3 pm
Enjoy a relaxing ride and experience the unique highlights of the Crescent City. Our tour provides an insider’s perspective, with opportunities to walk around on your own and take in the rich history.
US$45.00
Overview
Relax and absorb the rich history of New Orleans from your window seat aboard our air-conditioned buses. This 2.5-hour, small-group tour will pick you up at your hotel and visit many of the most historic neighborhoods including Treme, The French Quarter, The Warehouse and Garden Districts, Faubourg St John and Marigny. Stop in one of the world-famous St Louis cemeteries for a sobering and spooky sidebar and escape the group for some solo adventuring before you return to the bus.
What to Expect
Tour pick-up is 30 minutes prior to tour time and offered at hotels within the French Quarter and Business District. Group sizes are typically under 15 and never over 25. This is a bus tour with two opportunities to get out and explore. One stop is in St Louis Cemetery #3 for a guided tour and about 10 minutes to look around on your own. The tour makes a second stop in City Park at the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden and Morning Call Cafe with 20 to 30 minutes to have beignets and look around the sculpture garden. Our tour guides are all licensed giving you an insider’s perspective of the city and information regarding history, architecture, and activities. Aside from the two stops your tour will also pass through and cover many other highlights, such as:

Congo Square, gathering place of slaves and eventual birthplace of Jazz
St. Louis #3 – our third oldest Roman Catholic “City of the Dead
City Park with its three hundred year old live oaks, Besthoff Sculpture Garden, and Storyland
Site of one of the major levee breaches after Hurricane Katrina, the 17th Street Canal
St. Charles Avenue with its stately mansions and oldest streetcar in America
Bayou St. John – historic waterway and place of trading for Native Americans and settlers
Lake Ponchartrain and the longest bridge over water in the world, the Causeway
Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral
Reviews (51)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome Tour with ‘Toast’

Once we got on the bus and the tour began the tour guide introduced himself as ‘Toast’ or Frederick I believe. I ended up catching some anomaly’s with my phone from the lake. Crazy! Toast was a huge help though and quite educated in the...More

Thank zerocool92002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Really awesome!!!!!!!!!

Lee was a tremendous tour guide! He showed us virtually everything around New Orleans & its outskirts. He was even knowledgeable about treasure hunts & geocaching. Very friendly!!!!!!!!

Thank Dano H
Reviewed 17 July 2018
Comfortable bus, very informative tour.

We did the City and Cemetery tour our first full day in N.O. It was very good and set the tone for the rest of the trip. The bus was on time and picked us up with no problem at the hotel. The bus was...More

2  Thank 06BB
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Fun, friendly and informative

We took the city and cemetery bus tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Lee was an engaging tour guide, on time from start to finish, and full of interesting facts. Even my kids (14 and 11) enjoyed listening to him! The tour hit all of the...More

2  Thank Jen A
Reviewed 3 June 2018
Customer Service Can Be Improved

We visited in April, 2014. We signed up for this company and were picked up by VIP City Tours bus instead, without explanation; the driver had our name, so no mistake on our part. The VIP City tour was not what we expected and overall...More

1  Thank LoneWolf325i
Cphili, Owner at New Orleans Native Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I am so sorry to hear about your experience. This was four and a half years ago when I first starting giving City Tours. I must have had an emergency if you ended up with VIP who is a competitor. Again I apologize that...More

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werhowe
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Response from 06BB | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would call and speak to them directly before making reservations. I believe the bus is handicapped accessible, but if you speak to them beforehand I'm sure they will provide a bus that is.
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