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New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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"Great time!!!" brenda muchnick
New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

Highlights

  • Discover New Orleans, known as the most unique city in America, on this convenient hop-on hop-off tour
  • Marvel at the distinctive French Creole architecture and see the Superdome on this 18-stop tour
  • Your ticket also includes includes a Cemetery walking tour, a French Quarter walking tour AND a guided tour of the Garden District.
  • Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 3 days

Overview

New Orleans is one of the richest cultural hotspots of America; famous for its cuisine, music and annual festivals such as the Mardi Gras. The city is known as the birthplace of jazz and has a strong cross-cultural and multilingual heritage.

Aboard this hop-on hop-off bus you are free to explore New Orleans on your own terms. Travel in comfort and see all of the popular landmarks and attractions on this 18-stop tour. Your ticket is valid for 3 days, allowing you to hop on and off as many times as you like. Sightseeing really does not get any easier than this!

Your 3 day ticket includes the Cemetery tour, the French Quarter walking tour AND a guided tour of the Garden District.

Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for a visit to any of the numerous attractions and hop back on when you’re ready. Travel on the bus as much as you like for one day or a week if you’re planning to stay for longer.

Download the tour route map

Itinerary

On this hop-on hop-off bus tour of New Orleans you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 10 stops covering all of the city’s main attractions such as Bourbon Street, WWII Museum and Insectarium, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the buzzing city.

Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!

The stops included on the tour are:
Stop 1 - Jackson Square
Stop 2 – French Market
Stop 3 – Esplanade
Stop 4 – Treme
Stop 5 – Basin St. Station
Stop 6 – Canal Street
Stop 7 – Riverfront at Harrah’s
Stop 8 – Central Business District
Stop 9 – Louisiana Superdome
Stop 10 – The National WWII Museum
Stop 11 – Magazine Street - Magazine St. & Jackson Ave.
Stop 12 – Garden District and Cemetery
Stop 13 – Magazine Street - Magazine St. & Ninth St.
Stop 14 – St. Charles Avenue- Louisiana Ave. & St. Charles Ave.
Stop 15 – St. Charles Avenue - 2020 St. Charles Ave.
Stop 16 – Mardi Gras World
Stop 17 – Arts District
Stop 18 – Harrah’s on S. Peters Street

You may choose to finish your tour at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience.

Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket includes three guided walking tours which are as follows:

Lafayette Cemetery
It is New Orleans’ most beautiful cemetery where tombs and vaults stand tall in French and Spanish traditions among the live oak and magnolia trees. With elaborate family tombs, economic wall vaults and society mausoleums are all clustered throughout the meandering walkways and passages, the cemetery has been the final resting place of many historical figures.

French Quarter
Stroll the historic French Quarter and marvel at the history and architecture of America’s most fascinating neighborhood. This walking tour includes Jackson Square, the St. Louis Cathedral, Pirates Alley and a classic French Quarter Courtyard.

Garden District
Explore the splendor and elegance of The Garden District - one of New Orleans’ most sophisticated, historic and elegant neighborhoods! Walk through tree-lined streets radiating with grace and opulence. Learn about Greek Revival, Italianate and other architectural styles that characterize the area - visit celebrity homes along the way!

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Reviews

  • Great time!!!

    We enjoyed our day on the hop on/hop off tour on December 22. Our tour guide was very exciting and informative! The driver was great also!!...

    Brenda Muchnick
  • Great Tour Experience

    Loved it. Went on and off a lot. Got to look around and every time we got back on we learned more information. Recommend it...

    Diane M Loshkreff
  • great tour great people

    This tour is a great way to see most of New Orleans sights and history. Even the walking tours were great with very informed guides...

    Jim A Wells
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Your ticket is valid for 1 or 3 day from the time you first board the bus.

Start time

Start time: Buses depart from 9:30am - 5:30pm, every 30 minutes
Duration: Your ticket is valid for 3 days from the time you first board the bus. A full loop (without getting off the bus) lasts 2 hours
Lafayette Cemetery Walking Tour: Monday to Friday 7:30am – 2:30pm, Saturday 7:30am – 12:00pm
French Quarter Walking Tour: Daily Departures at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm
Garden District Walking Tour: Daily Departures at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm

Meeting point

There are frequent departures from Jackson Square, Basin St. Station.
You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

Ending point

You may leave the bus at any stop.

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Inclusions

  • 3 day unlimited travel
  • English live guide
  • 3 day ticket includes the same cemetery tour plus a French Quarter walking tour AND a guided tour of the Garden District
  • Commentary in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian and Hebrew

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Please note

Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 3 days from that time.

The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

The buses have ramps and are therefore fully wheelchair accessible. 2 of 7 buses have wheelchair space with tie-downs. Wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored during tour. From April onwards all vehicles will be equipped with lifts.

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Cancellation policy

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