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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.
From 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.
From 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
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Reviews (54)
1 - 5 of 35 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Knowledgable Guide, Great Tour

I just returned from my first trip to New Orleans. On our first day we took the City and Cemetery Bus Tour given by New Orleans City Tours. It was excellent. Our driver, Lee, picked us up at our hotel and took us to all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank prink_123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome tour!

What a wonderful way to see New Orleans! Great overview, very informative and full of interesting history. Do it!!!

1  Thank hollymF3274OL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour

We are glad with our decision to take the city tour. It gives the 1st time visitors a nice overview of the past and the present stories of the city. Our tour guide was Big Joe. He made contact with us prior to picking us...More

1  Thank TraveledKat
Reviewed 24 October 2018
A Tour Of New Orleans Via Bus.....

We were picked up at our hotel at approximately 8:00 a.m. and then taken to another larger bus that will be taking us around the city. We visited the Garden District, Frenchmen Street, Upper Ward 9 destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, City Park, a cemetery that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Terry G
Reviewed 30 September 2018 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
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werhowe
24 September 2018|
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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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