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New Orleans City Bus Tour

By: Gray Line
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Highlights
  • See more of New Orleans on an air-conditioned coach tour
  • Visit historic and charming city neighborhoods in just a couple of hours
  • Learn about New Orleans history and legends from your guide
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New Orleans City Bus Tour
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Overview

Go beyond the French Quarter on this sightseeing bus tour of New Orleans. Learn about the city’s long history and hear tales of voodoo, piracy, and wartime heroism as you drive past Creole landmarks, Jackson Square, Garden District mansions, crumbling cemeteries, and the shores of Bayou St. John. This guided bus tour is a stress-free way to see parts of the Big Easy that many visitors miss.

What to Expect

Board a comfortable air-conditioned coach at a convenient meeting point in the French Quarter, the historic heart of New Orleans. See famous landmarks such as Jackson Square, the Cabildo and Presbytere museums, and the Pontalba buildings while learning about the city’s French, Spanish, Creole, and American heritage.

Venture outside of the French Quarter to the banks of Bayou St. John, once the site of voodoo rituals and a notorious pirate waterway used by Jean Lafitte. Visit one of New Orleans’ so-called “cities of the dead,” St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, to see unusual above-ground burial practices. Follow the route of the historic St. Charles streetcar to the leafy avenues and southern-style mansions of the Garden District, and then cruise past the campuses of Tulane and Loyola universities that border the Audubon Zoo before returning to the French Quarter.

Reviews (251)
1 - 5 of 51 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Comfortable way to see the city, hear the sights and sounds.

We really enjoyed using the City Bus Tour, loved the stop in the Cemetery the most such interesting crpts, and mausoleums, very unique. A short stop in a brewery (potty stop) was good too. We'd do this again for sure. .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gary U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
City bus tour

Derrick was our guide and was very informative. You remain on a bus the majority of the time (except to get out at a cemetery and then a little later for a short coffee and beignet break). This was a really great way to get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shellbay85
Reviewed 22 November 2018
It's called the "Super City" tour for a reason

This 2 hour tour provides a great overview of many of New Orleans' historic neighborhoods, including the French Quarter, Marigny, Esplanade Ride, Uptown, St. Charles Avenue and the Warehouse District. You'll see examples of many architectural styles, visit a cemetery to learn how and why...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nola714
Reviewed 5 November 2018
Helped us to fall in love with New Orleans

Two Canadians who just spent 5 wonderful days in the Big Easy. On our second day, having done the obligatory French Quarter on our first, we did the city tour and consider it a must do on your first visit to New Orleans. It gave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank quincerator
Reviewed 21 October 2018
Great Overview of the City with Gray Line

This was a perfect and quick 2 hour overview of the city, I learned several new things and saw some cool areas. We had a short stop at the beautiful City Park and at St. Louis Cemetery #3. It fit in perfectly with the Plantation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bam T
10 September 2018|
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Response from mlouk | Reviewed this property |
Yeah it was about 2 hours and 15. Are you eating dinner at 6? You will be right across the tracks from the boat kiosk, 3 minute walk.
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Bam T
10 September 2018|
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Response from pasherry | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine. Our tour was done by noon.
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wolkristen
7 August 2018|
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Response from KARIN D | Reviewed this property |
I believe St. Louis #3 but it’s a very quick stop.
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