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City Sightseeing New Orleans: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket with Free Walking Tours

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    • Adults (13+)
    • Children (3-12)
    • Infants (1-2)
from US$ 39.00 per person pp
    • Hop on and off at any of the stops and visit attractions of your choice
    • Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for either 1 day or 3 days
    • Visit attractions like the National WWII Museum, the French Market, Mardi Gras World & more!
    • Enjoy 2 complimentary walking tours of the French Quarter and the Garden District when you upgrade to the 3 day tour.
    • Go on a self-guided tour of the picturesque Lafayette Cemetery, the resting place of many historical figures
    • Enjoy interesting local commentary by a knowledgeable guide on the bus
    • No need to print! Smartphone voucher accepted.
  • 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.

    Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops and 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. Choose between a 1 or 3-day hop-on, hop-off tour and hop on and off as many times as you like. Sightseeing really does not get any easier than this!

    Your Hop on hop off 1 day ticket only includes a self-guided Lafayette Cemetery tour, while the 3 day hop on hop off ticket includes a French Quarter walking tour and a Garden District walking tour.

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?



    Your Hop on Hop off ticket is valid for 1 or 3 days from the time you first board the bus

    Start Time

    Buses depart from 9:30am - 5:30pm, every 30 minutes
    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 3 days ( as per option chosen ) from the time you first board the bus. A full loop (without getting off the bus) lasts 2 hours

    Walking tours (available with 3 day ticket option only:)
    French Quarter Walking Tour: Daily Departures at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, & 3:00pm
    Garden District Walking Tour: Daily Departures at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, & 3:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus: There are frequent departures from Jackson Square, Basin St. Station. You may board the bus at any stop. 
    French Quarter Walking Tour: Make your way to Stop 1, Jackson Square
    Garden District Walking Tour: Make your way to Stop 12, Garden District on Magazine Street
    Lafayette Cemetery (Self-guided tour): Starts from Stop 12 Garden District

    Note: French Quarter & Garden District Walking tours are included only with 3 Day ticket.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 1 day or 3 days unlimited travel on City Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off buses
    • English-speaking live guide Lafayette Cemetery tour (self guided)
    • French Quarter walking tour ( With 3 day ticket )
    • Garden District walking tour ( With 3 day ticket )
    • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    You must redeem your voucher along the route who will exchange the voucher for a City Sightseeing Bus Ticket.

    Two Free Walking Tours around the French Quarter & the Garden District are valid with the 3 days ticket only, and not the 1 day ticket.

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

    The hop-on, hop-off tour is wheelchair accessible.

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

    Additional info

    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.

  • Customer Reviews

    • New Orleans

      Very knowledgeable guides.

      Susan Bohlander, United States
    • Our guides were excellent. We hopped on a off numerous times and all our guides were extremely knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. The only thing that would make the experience bett...

      Patricia Nikas, United States
    • The best way ti see New Orleans

      We bought a 3 day pass. 1st day we rode all the way around to know what we wanted see during our limited time frame. The bus guides were very knowledgeable and each one we had had a d...

      Nancy Owens, United States
    • The tour was great very well narrated. The tour guides were very knowledgeable in the history of New Orleans. Really enjoyed it

      Robert Seriff, , 06/Nov/2019
    • Got all questions answered. Employees appeared friendly.

      Jerri Pick, United States, 17/Jun/2019
    • Got all questions answered. Employees appeared friendly.

      Jerri Pick, United States, 17/Jun/2019
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