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New Orleans by Bus and Boat: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour & Harbour Cruise

  • When does it run?
    New Orleans hop-on, hop-off tour: Daily
    Harbor Cruise: Daily except Sundays
  • Start time
    9:30am to 3:30pm, every 30 minutes
    Harbor Cruise: 11:30am & 2:30pm. (Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time)
  • Duration
    1 or 3 days (take your pick)
    Harbor Cruise: 2 hours
Inclusions
  • 1 or 3-day hop-on, hop-off tour
  • English-speaking live guide on the bus
  • Lafayette Cemetery tour (self-guided)
  • French Quarter & Garden District walking tour (with 3-day ticket)
  • Steamboat cruise with live commentary
  • Creole lunch on the cruise (if option selected)
Date
Guests
  • Adult (13+)
  • Child (3-12)
  • Infant (0-2)
from US$ 87.00 per person Cancellation policy

Non-refundable

Key Highlights

  • Discover New Orleans in its entirety with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour and steamboat ride
  • Book the tickets for the same day or separate days
  • Customize your own sightseeing itinerary with a 1 or 3-day New Orleans hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Enjoy exciting walking tours with your hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Enjoy a Mississippi river cruise on the authentic paddlewheel steamboat Natchez
  • Enjoy entertaining live commentary on the boat and learn how the calliope or ‘steam organ’ works
  • Enjoy an optional Creole lunch on the cruise to top up your Mississippi cruise experience

Overview

Experience the best of New Orleans with a New Orleans hop-on, hop-off bus tour and a scenic harbor cruise on the Mississippi!

CITY SIGHTSEEING NEW ORLEANS HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR

Explore New Orleans on a 1 or 3-day hop-on, hop-off tour and enjoy sightseeing at your own pace. Travel in comfort, visit popular attractions and hop on and off as many times as you like. Your ticket also includes a FREE Lafayette Cemetery self-guided walking tour.

With your 3-day New Orleans hop-on, hop-off ticket you also get two FREE additional walking tours of Gardens District and the French Quarter.

Major attractions covered

  • French Market
  • The National WWII Museum
  • Jackson Square
  • Canal Street
  • Magazine Street - Magazine St. & Jackson Ave.
  • Garden District and Cemetery
  • Mardi Gras World
  • Arts District
  • Harrah’s on S. Peters Street


NEW ORLEANS HARBOR CRUISE

Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the mighty Mississippi river on the historic steamboat Natchez while listening to a calliope (a musical instrument powered by steam that is atop the steamboat).

Enjoy entertaining live commentary on board, tour the historic steam engine room and learn how the calliope, also known as a ‘steam organ’ works. Enjoy a sumptuous Creole lunch onboard (if option selected) to top up your cruise experience.

Begin your cruise from the heart of the French Quarter and sail past the Chalmette Battlefield.

If you wish to book the tours separately:

City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Click here

New Orleans Harbor Cruise: Click here

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    New Orleans hop-on, hop-off tour: Daily
    Harbor Cruise: Daily except Sundays

  • Duration

    1 or 3 days (take your pick)
    Harbor Cruise: 2 hours

  • Start time

    9:30am to 3:30pm, every 30 minutes
    Harbor Cruise: 11:30am & 2:30pm. (Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time)

  • Meeting Point

    New Orleans hop-on, hop-off tour: You may board the bus at any stop
    Harbor Cruise: The cruise departs from the Lighthouse Ticket Office located at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River (at the Steamboat Natchez Dock), only 1 block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.

  • Ending Point

    New Orleans hop-on, hop-off tour: Hop off the bus at any of the stops
    Harbor Cruise: Same as the start point

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 1 or 3-day hop-on, hop-off tour
  • English-speaking live guide on the bus
  • Lafayette Cemetery tour (self-guided)
  • French Quarter & Garden District walking tour (with 3-day ticket)
  • Steamboat cruise with live commentary
  • Creole lunch on the cruise (if option selected)

Exclusions

  • Entrances, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher Type: Paper

NEW ORLEANS HOP-ON, HOP-OFF TOUR

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes 

New Orleans is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

HARBOR CRUISE

Children under 6 (not occupying a seat on tours) are free of charge but charged for food on cruises.

Please note that a gift shop and cash bar are available but not included in the cost of this cruise.

Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to cruise departure time

Schedule and availability are subject to change.

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