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Best Guided Tours in New Orleans, Louisiana

Best Guided Tours in New Orleans, Louisiana

  1. New Orleans: Day Jazz Cruise on the Steamboat Natchez | GetYourGuide
  2. New Orleans: Day Jazz Cruise on the Steamboat Natchez | GetYourGuide

    Take a trip back in time on the steamboat Natchez. For two hours, you'll ride down the Mississippi River's beautiful crescent and learn why New Orleans was born there.

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  3. New Orleans: Chilling Walking Tour with Craft Cocktails | GetYourGuide
  4. New Orleans: Chilling Walking Tour with Craft Cocktails | GetYourGuide

    While sipping on a cocktail, you'll learn about New Orleans' dark and ominous history on a walking tour. Sip on mouthwatering artisan beverages while hearing chilling tales about the city's eerie past.

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  5. New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation & Swamp Cruise Day Trip | GetYourGuide
  6. New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation & Swamp Cruise Day Trip | GetYourGuide

    Explore the bayous of Louisiana on day trips from New Orleans. Oak Alley Plantation and the Louisiana marshes can be visited in a single day from New Orleans. While on vacation, keep an eye out for alligators and other local wildlife.

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  7. New Orleans: 1-Hour Carriage Ride Through the French Quarter | GetYourGuide
  8. New Orleans: 1-Hour Carriage Ride Through the French Quarter | GetYourGuide

    Enjoy a 300-year-old mule-drawn carriage ride with a personal chauffeur. Explore the diverse and exciting neighborhoods of New Orleans in style. You'll learn a lot about the area from your tour guide, who is an expert in his or her field.

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  9. New Orleans: High Speed 16 Passenger Airboat Ride | GetYourGuide
  10. New Orleans: High Speed 16 Passenger Airboat Ride | GetYourGuide

    On an airboat tour over the Louisiana swamps and marshlands just outside of New Orleans, hold on to your hat and ride in a small group (up to 16 people). Alligators, snakes, and a vast variety of birds may be seen in a wildlife preserve.

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  11. New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour | GetYourGuide
  12. New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour | GetYourGuide

    Explore New Orleans' voodoo, voodoo, and witchcraft legends on a tour of the French Quarter led by an expert guide. Listen to your guide as he or she tells you about the neighborhood's fascinating and sometimes eerie past.

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  13. New Orleans: Mardi Gras World Behind-the-Scenes Tour | GetYourGuide
  14. New Orleans: Mardi Gras World Behind-the-Scenes Tour | GetYourGuide

    If you have ever wanted to see how artists and architects make distinctive Mardi Gras floats year after year, this is your chance. Enjoy a complimentary downtown shuttle service.

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  15. New Orleans: Swamp Zipline Tour with Transfer Option | GetYourGuide
  16. New Orleans: Swamp Zipline Tour with Transfer Option | GetYourGuide

    The world's first zipline tour across a swamp may be found in New Orleans. It's a must-see for nature lovers and adrenaline junkies alike to check out the Maurepas Swamp Zipline and Suspension Bridge Adventure.

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  17. New Orleans: Cocktails & Brunch Crawl in the French Quarter | GetYourGuide
  18. New Orleans: Cocktails & Brunch Crawl in the French Quarter | GetYourGuide

    Smell your way around the French Quarter on this walking tour of New Orleans. Visit four different restaurants and try four different types of food and drinks while you're here.

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  19. New Orleans: Guided Sightseeing Bike Tour | GetYourGuide
  20. New Orleans: Guided Sightseeing Bike Tour | GetYourGuide

    This guided bike tour in New Orleans includes a stop at Jackson Square and a tour of the French Quarter. Explore the Faubourg Marigny by taking a stroll down Esplanade Avenue.

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    On this New Orleans guided bike tour, you'll explore the French Quarter, the Mississippi River, and Jackson Square. Explore the Faubourg Marigny by taking a stroll down Esplanade Avenue.

  21. New Orleans: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure
  22. New Orleans: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure

    Take part in a quest in one of four distinct universes. Breaking out of jail or saving the day can make you the hero of your own story.

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  23. New Orleans: The National WWII Museum Ticket | GetYourGuide
  24. New Orleans: The National WWII Museum Ticket | GetYourGuide

    With interactive displays, multimedia experiences, and hundreds of human stories, visitors may relive the American experience during World War II. A 4-D movie or a guided tour can be added as an option.

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  25. New Orleans Garden District: Walking Tour | GetYourGuide
  26. New Orleans Garden District: Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

    A Garden District walking tour is a great way to see the city's most charming neighborhood. Photographs of the oldest cemetery in town, Lafayette No. 1, as well as the house where the famed Gothic author Anne Rice once lived, will leave you feeling uneasy. Mansions and tree-lined streets are to be expected.

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  27. New Orleans: Pub Crawl & Historical Chronicles Walking Tour | GetYourGuide
  28. New Orleans: Pub Crawl & Historical Chronicles Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

    As you travel around the streets of New Orleans, you'll learn about the interesting and little-known lives of some of the city's most famous residents. Liquor can be purchased at historic locations.

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  29. New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour | GetYourGuide
  30. New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour | GetYourGuide

    Take the double-decker bus as many times as you wish within the time limit, and discover everything that makes this musical city so special. The live onboard tour commentary will enhance your sightseeing experience.

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  31. New Orleans: Cemetery Tour | GetYourGuide
  32. New Orleans: Cemetery Tour | GetYourGuide

    Discover New Orleans' prominent above-ground graves, as well as historic tombs and the final resting places of famous (and infamous) residents. Your guide will tell you everything you need to know about the Cities of the Dead.

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  33. New Orleans: Night Cemetery and Ghost BYOB Bus Tour | GetYourGuide
  34. New Orleans: Night Cemetery and Ghost BYOB Bus Tour | GetYourGuide

    Travel by bus to various cemeteries in New Orleans at night. As you walk around the graveyards with EMF readers and dowsing rods, your tour guides will tell you terrible stories about them.

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  35. New Orleans: Manchac Bayou Swamp Cruise with Optional Pickup | GetYourGuide
  36. New Orleans: Manchac Bayou Swamp Cruise with Optional Pickup | GetYourGuide

    Louisiana's bayou animals can be explored on a guided tour through Manchac Swamp. While learning about the Cajun heritage of the area, keep a look out for alligators.

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  37. From New Orleans: Whitney Plantation Tour | GetYourGuide
  38. From New Orleans: Whitney Plantation Tour | GetYourGuide

    Get a first-hand look at slavery in Louisiana during the antebellum period. Slavery was a big part of life on Whitney Plantation, the only slave-focused plantation museum in Louisiana.

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  39. New Orleans: Afternoon Food History Walking Tour | GetYourGuide
  40. New Orleans: Afternoon Food History Walking Tour | GetYourGuide

    Embark on a gastronomic stroll around the historic French Quarter, stopping at five different eateries along the way. Learn about the cuisine and the people of the region as you try up to nine different dishes.

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  41. New Orleans Demonstration Cooking Class & Meal
  42. New Orleans Demonstration Cooking Class & Meal

    Cooking demonstration classes in New Orleans are a great way to get a taste of the city's culinary culture. If you've ever wanted to learn about the history of food in a historic molasses warehouse, this is your chance. Learn how to make classic Creole foods like gumbo, jambalaya, and pralines from a friendly and knowledgeable local cook. Once you've had a taste of the local brew or sweet iced tea, it's time to get down to business with some tasty samples.

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  43. New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option
  44. New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Small-Group Option

    Make the most of your time in New Orleans by learning about the city's rich culinary history from an expert guide. Eat at some of the city's best-known restaurants in the French Quarter. Beignets, Creole beef brisket, and seafood gumbo are just a few of the mouthwatering dishes you may indulge in while you're here. If you prefer, you can upgrade to a small-group tour of no more than 12 people, where your guide will provide interesting tidbits about the city's history and culture.

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  45. Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans
  46. Swamp Boat Ride and Oak Alley Plantation Tour from New Orleans

    From New Orleans, take a plantation tour and a swamp boat excursion to see both the civilized and wild sides of Louisiana. Learn about antebellum life at Oak Alley Plantation, where you'll walk along its tree-lined esplanade and take in the stunning views. A boat journey into the marshy swampland is the next stop, where you'll be able to see some wildlife. Photos of alligators, raccoons, and native birds can be captured with the help of an expert guide.

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  47. New Orleans City Tour: Katrina, Garden District, French Quarter & Cemetery
  48. New Orleans City Tour: Katrina, Garden District, French Quarter & Cemetery

    With a 3-hour luxury coach tour of New Orleans, you may enjoy the sights from a more relaxed vantage point. Travel through historic neighborhoods including the French Quarter and the Garden District with a knowledgeable tour guide by your side. New Orleans' rich history and the 17th Street Canal, where the canal bank was breached by storm Katrina, can be explored during a tour of the city. You don't have to worry about parking or public transportation when you take this educational tour that begins and ends right at your downtown New Orleans hotel.

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  49. New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour
  50. New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour

    Take a trip down memory lane in an 18th-century mule-drawn carriage to some of New Orleans' most iconic attractions. On this tour, you'll travel around the French Quarter at night with a group of no more than eight people, and you'll learn about a dark history of horrible crimes, natural disasters, and paranormal sightings. A tour guide will tell you all about the city's darkest past while you ride your bike through wrought-iron balconies, dark lanes, and southern mansions steeped in legends.

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  51. Adults Only New Orleans Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour
  52. Adults Only New Orleans Ghost, True Crime, Voodoo and Vampire Walking Tour

    One of the city's top-rated haunted tour providers, Hottest Hell, offers a terrifying, adults-only tour of the city's most notorious haunts. There are two unique routes through the most haunted locations in the French Quarter and beyond that take you through the most horrific true-crime stories, voodoo folklore, and ghostly frights.

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  53. Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans
  54. Small-Group Airboat and Plantations Tour with Gourmet Lunch from New Orleans

    Explore the Cajun and Creole cultures of New Orleans on a full-day excursion to the swamps and plantations outside the French Quarter. Your high-speed airboat adventure will take you deep into the bayous, where you'll get to see alligators and pelicans in their natural habitat. Take a tour of Houmas House and Laura Plantation to see their gorgeous architecture and hear about their rich history. The package includes a gourmet lunch buffet at Houmas House, which is available for an additional cost.

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  55. New Orleans Vampire Walking Tour
  56. New Orleans Vampire Walking Tour

    Take a 2-hour nighttime walking tour of New Orleans' most famous vampire haunts! For a nighttime stroll through the French Quarter, your guide will show you the locations where Interview with a Vampire was filmed. From public archives and police reports, you'll also hear some "real" stories of the undead. Take a moment to think before you take any freebies!Take a 2-hour nighttime walking tour of New Orleans' most famous vampire haunts! For a nighttime stroll through the French Quarter, your guide will show you the locations where Interview with a Vampire was filmed. From public archives and police reports, you'll also hear some "real" stories of the undead. Take a moment to think before you take any freebies!

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  57. The National WWII Museum Campus Pass Ticket New Orleans
  58. The National WWII Museum Campus Pass Ticket New Orleans

    The National WWII Museum in New Orleans can teach you about a significant period in the city's history by teaching you about World War II. One of the top museums in the country is housed in this world-class facility. There is a lot to see and learn about military history and relics in the museum.

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  59. New Orleans Hands-On Cooking Class & Meal
  60. New Orleans Hands-On Cooking Class & Meal

    Take a half-day cooking lesson while you're in New Orleans to make the most of your trip. With the help of a professional chef and a small group of like-minded foodies, you can learn how to make authentic Louisiana cuisine. When the class is over, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or beer, a commemorative apron, and a collection of recipes included in the course fee.

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  61. Private 3 Hours Hands-on Cajun Roux Class in New Orleans
  62. Private 3 Hours Hands-on Cajun Roux Class in New Orleans

    This hands-on Cajun and Creole cooking class is located in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter and teaches you how to prepare three traditional New Orleans meals. Getting to know each other better while learning to cook Creole delicacies like gumbo and bananas foster is an excellent way to spend time with friends.

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  63. Dead of Night Ghosts and Haunts Bus Tour
  64. Dead of Night Ghosts and Haunts Bus Tour

    Take a ride on this New Orleans bus tour and you'll be whisked around the French Quarter. Learn about the city's darkest corners from your guide, who will tell you tales of gruesome murders and the mysteries of the supernatural. It's a good idea to bring your camera and look for ghosts while you explore the area.

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  65. Small-Group Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour
  66. Small-Group Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

    On this small-group tour from New Orleans, you'll explore the history of slavery and the plantations of Louisiana. Whitney Plantation's Louisiana Museum of Slavery may be accessed via the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain. Tour the museum and renovated structures to learn about the enslaved people who labored there and on plantations around the South. Visit the St. Joseph Plantation, which has a Creole flavor and is where the movie "12 Years a Slave" was filmed.

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  67. The National WWII Museum Campus Pass + Beyond All Boundaries 4-D Film
  68. The National WWII Museum Campus Pass + Beyond All Boundaries 4-D Film

    With its large 6-acre (2.5-hectare) New Orleans site in the heart of downtown New Orleans, the National WWII Museum is a must-see for history aficionados visiting the city. This ticket package includes the 4D Beyond All Boundaries film, which is narrated by Tom Hanks and has vibrating seats, sound effects, and more. Choose the showing time you want and get there early.

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  69. Voodoo Queen of New Orleans Tour
  70. Voodoo Queen of New Orleans Tour

    This 90-minute walking tour takes you through some of New Orleans' fascinating voodoo heritage. You may learn about the legends about Marie Laveau's final resting place by visiting a real voodoo shop and a voodoo temple. See the place where she grew up and learn about the history of Congo Square from her parents.

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What are guided tours?

Guided tours are often all-inclusive group travel experiences guided by a local travel guide and following a predetermined schedule centered on a particular tourist attraction or local activity. Numerous sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets to major tourist destinations, group day/night trips, food/wine tastings, and even airport transfers are available.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Look at everything! Get customized suggestions before and during your trip to make the most of what your location has to offer. Travel to your location as though you were a local. Find hidden Gems!

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Secure the deal you can! It is usual for unscrupulous local tour agencies to overcharge you, so schedule your guided excursions ahead of time.

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

With so many different guided tours to choose from, no matter what your budget is, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.

Save time, Get the most out of your trip.

Make the most of your journey by not wasting a single second! Memories are not formed when waiting in a queue. Reserve in advance and bypass the lineups at the world’s most popular attractions.

If you have a pre-planned trip itinerary, you know precisely what you’ll be experiencing on each day of your holiday.

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Many of the guided tours allow you to change your mind and cancel your booking up to 24 hours before the date of the activity. There is no charge if you do this. As soon as your travel plans change at the last minute, this will be very useful for you.

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Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending on the city you are traveling to, there are almost any guide trips and activities for everybody. There are outdoor guided trips, water activities, Nature trails, Music festivals, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems exploration, beer or red wine drinking and tasting trips, exclusive television & Movies tours, romantic couple trips, kids’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island exploration tours, check out famous landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to explore to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping trips, theaters and auditorium, come by ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter trips, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat leasing.