Guided tour

New Orleans: 2-Hour City Sightseeing Bus Tour

4.6 / 5

36 reviews

New Orleans: 2-Hour City Sightseeing Bus Tour

From $49 per person

Encounter the sights and sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square, home to the Cabildo and Presbytere Museums. This tour is a great way to learn about the history and romance of this magnificent city led by an expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 2 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the unique atmosphere of the French Quarter
  • Visit a historic cemetry referred to as "Cities of the Dead"
  • Follow the path of the famous St. Charles Avenue Streetcar
  • Get a thorough impression of the city in just 2.25-hours
  • Journey through the luxurious Garden District
  • Explore the lush grounds of New Orleans City Park
Full description
Journey through 3 centuries of history, legend, and romance as you experience New Orleans, “the city that care forgot.” This is an exclusive 2.25-hour guided tour led by a professional guide. Marvel at stories of voodoo and piracy on Bayou St. John. These are waters that were used by Jean Lafitte and his notorious band of pirates. Travel through historic neighborhoods such as Treme and Faubourg Marigny. Visit one of New Orleans' historic cemeteries and learn about the unique above-ground burial system. Afterward, follow the path of the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, the oldest continuously operating passenger railway system in the world (until the service was disrupted by Hurricane Katrina). Travel to the world-famous Garden District, where you will see the homes of former Kings and Queens of Mardi Gras. View Tulane and Loyola Universities across from Audubon Park, home to one of the top 5 zoos in the nation, The Audubon Zoo. Stop in New Orleans City Park for a relaxing stroll and the opportunity to visit the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
Includes
  • 2.25-hour guided motorcoach tour with 2 stops
  • Guided tour inside a New Orleans Cemetery
  • Time to explore the Sculpture Garden in City Park on foot
  • Experienced guide
  • Taxes
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive at the Gray Line Lighthouse at 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA (behind Jax Brewery), at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure to exchange your voucher for a boarding ticket.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information

Know before you go

  • The parking lot fee is approximately USDOLL 11-13 for up to 4 or more hours unless it is a special event
  • Please allow extra time for driving through the French Quarter which is congested with heavy pedestrian and vehicle traffic at all times
  • Tours will not be conducted on Mardi Gras Day and Thanksgiving Day
  • The supplier provides handicap access for wheelchairs but not scooters or walkers. Vehicle lifts meet all ADA requirements and are equipped for wheelchair storage (based on availability). If wheelchairs can collapse and fold, staff will assist in putting the chair in a secure place on the vehicle. Handicap reservations must be made 48hrs in advance to secure availability. Contact information will be provided on your voucher
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 36 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

This tour was awesome! Our tour guide Donna was exceptional! She was so knowledgeable and interesting I didn’t want the tour to end. I enjoyed hearing the stories from a born and raised Orleanean and her accent is charming. I usually do not enjoy group tours but this one was great!! I will actually go again next time in New Orleans I enjoyed it so much.

Read more

December 25, 2019

Roland’s wife’s response.....Our tour was awesome.... our tour guide had the most unusual voice and manner.... he really grew on us. By the end of the tour we felt like we had backed up in time and enjoyed an all time classic movie with the magical touch of Disney....all we needed was popcorn. I did not feel well and I am so glad we did not cancel...

Read more

May 5, 2019

Great way to learn about New Orleans outside the French Quarter

Noce informative guide showed us the many parts which make up New Orleans besdies the French Quarter. Appreciated thee 2 stops : one to see a cemetery ans learn about their burial customs, the other at City Park with a chamce to buy beignets at Cafe du Monde and an opportunity to stroll around the Sculture Garden with lots of amazing modern art in a wonderful outdoor setting. Gave me an idea of where I wanted to exlore later as we went throigh the Garden and Warehoise District and sa aw the St Charles Streetcar. Good way to start my trip to New Orleans

Read more

February 18, 2019

Organized by

Product ID: 22851