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Lonely Planet Experiences: New Orleans Cocktail Tour

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Start time

    2pm and 5:30pm

  • Duration

    2.5 hours.

Inclusions
  • Cocktail samples  
  • A small snack 
  • Professional tour guide and commentary
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted –no need to print!
  • Enjoy a fun-filled cocktail tour in New Orleans!
  • Visit bars frequented by pirates, military generals, and famous writers!
  • See how a Ramos Gin Fizz is made!
  • Learn the history of New Orleans’s original drink: Sazerac!
  • Meet your friendly and knowledgeable tour guide!

Overview

Learn about the world’s most inventive cocktails on a New Orleans Cocktail Tour!

With the New Orleans Cocktail Tour tickets, you will learn about the extensive history of mixology in New Orleans. Visit historical bars that once served as the watering hole for pirates, military generals, and world-famous writers. Start in the famous Jackson Square, where the Louisiana Purchase was made in 1803. Your friendly, local guide will take you off the well-beaten tourist trail so you can experience New Orleans like a true local. You’ll discover great bars that enjoy local fame and are rarely frequented by outsiders.  

In New Orleans, it is perfectly acceptable to drink at any time of the day. And, as a result of this rare, social freedom, the city has come up with various dessert-like cocktail samples. Watch how the famous Ramos Gin Fizz is made by an expert bartender before tasting it for yourself! Learn the history of Sazerac, the official drink of New Orleans. If you like trying new drinks, then this cocktail tour is one of the best things to do in New Orleans!

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    2.5 hours.

  • Start time

    2pm and 5:30pm

  • Meeting Point

    Next to the Andrew Jackson statue in Jackson Square, 700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116.

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Cocktail samples  
  • A small snack 
  • Professional tour guide and commentary

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.  

So there’s no last-minute rush, please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes early. 

Cocktail tastings are subject to change based on availability. 

Your tour will come to an end at a different location than the meeting point. Your friendly and knowledgable tour guide will be more than happy to help you find your way to your next destination. 

The tour is for adults 21-years-old and above only. You must bring a valid I.D. for identification purposes.

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