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Beat the heat on this New Orleans SUV tour that takes you to four of the city’s must-see areas. Get a local perspective on essential sights throughout the French Quarter such as Ursuline Convent and Jackson Square before continuing to the Garden District, Metairie Cemetery, and the 1,300-acre City Park. Throughout the tour, hear fun facts and get local-approved recommendations for restaurants, jazz bars, and other Big Easy haunts.
See the many faces of New Orleans on this 3-hour private tour. Your guide, a local historian, will lead you through the Lower Ninth Ward and the ever-evolving Warehouse/Arts District. Explore the scenic Garden District, known for its oak-lined streets, lush gardens, and impressive Victorian mansions. End your tour with a visit to the historic Lafayette Cemetery.
This is a private driving tour for your group only. During our private driving tour in this beautiful city we spend a minimum of 3 hours discussing how this area was built and how we currently handle things over 300 years later. We cover the rich history, many recent developments, Lake Ponchartrain, Katrina, Creole and Cajun cultures, the Garden District (Mansions/Estates), the iconic cemeteries, various neighborhoods, and architecture, civil war history, the Mississippi river, our Port, and so much more.
You will be in a comfortable and very clean SUV during your tour.
I retired from executive sales and became a licensed tour guide in the New Orleans area in 2012, and have lived in the area all of my life.
I have made it my mission to provide you with a tour that is private for just your group, that is passionate, that is interesting, with a spirit of excellence, and which can be customized just for your group.
We promise you will laugh and learn!
Cruise through the modern-day highlights and tumultuous history of New Orleans on a private pedicab tour that takes you to sites such as Buckner Mansion and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1. While many New Orleans tours focus on the touristy French Quarter, this tour takes you deeper into the city’s culture. Plus, traveling by pedicab creates a pleasant pace while enabling you to see more than you could on foot.
However many days you’re spending in the Crescent City, there’s no better way to start your visit than with the ultimate local food tour. Eat your way throughout the streets of the French Quarter and visit Jackson Square in the heart of the city. Our guides can’t wait to entertain you with interesting history, facts, anecdotes, and point out famous sights along the way! Come Hungry!
Discover the French Quarter’s bawdy side—and learn all about the neighborhood’s sordid history—when you book this after-dark, burlesque-themed tour. Meet your private, costumed guide in the neighborhood, and get ready to explore. You’ll learn all about the area’s red-light history, will discover famous former burlesque houses, will learn about the characters who once called the French Quarter home, and other salacious stories. Finally, cap off the tour with a traditional burlesque performance.
Let a wetland ecologist guide you through the Honey Island Swamp during this private tour from New Orleans. Listen to engaging commentary about the city as you make your way to the West Pearl River. Then, climb aboard a shaded flat-bottom boat, equipped for up to 14 passengers, to get a close look at one of the country's wildest swamps. This private tour offers flexibility and personalized attention from your guide.
Two hundred years before the HBO television series made Tremé an emblem of the cultural richness of New Orleans, the residents of the faubourg Tremé drummed, danced, and second lined their way into history. The oldest African American neighborhood in the United States as well as the birthplace of jazz, Tremé boasts a history of civil rights activism and jazz rhythms that still inspires. Explore the Tremé at your own pace with this highly acclaimed self guided audio tour of New Orleans. From Congo Square to Brass Band Heaven and the Tomb of the Unknown Slave, the Faubourg Tremé will get under your skin. The tour is ready whenever you feel like “Walking the Tremé.” With your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place. If you prefer, you can download the tour and use it offline as well.If you've got an hour or so and want to explore a neighborhood like no other, then this is the tour for you!
Get all the benefits of a bike tour without breaking a sweat on this private pedicab tour of New Orleans. Roll through the French Quarter at a leisurely pace aboard one of the city’s classic pedicabs—a three-to-one guest-to-guide ratio ensures personalized attention the entire time. Pass sights including Jackson Square, Cafe Du Monde, Bourbon Street, and more, easily snapping photos from the back of the cab.
Nola Gondola, founded by Robert Dula, will wrap you up with the magic and allure of the Venetian Gondola, and mix it with the romance and flavor of New Orleans.
Robert’s childhood dream of being a Gondolier was realized in 2003 when work on his authentic Venetian Gondola began in Venice, Italy.
Since March 2004 he has been sharing his love of the Gondola with all his guests.
The Gondola’s name is Bella Mae, in honor of Robert’s Mother.
Dio Benedice Bella Mae.
One Ticket admits the first two passengers.
Up to four additional persons may board at a fee of $10 per person.
Tour New Orleans’ historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 on this guided excursion. Join the non-profit Save Our Cemeteries and explore St. Louis’ oldest surviving burial ground, home to notorious and eminent figures like Homer Plessy (of Plessy vs. Ferguson) and “Queen of Voodoo” Marie Laveau, chess prodigy Paul Morphy and architect of the U.S. Capitol Benjamin Latrobe.
This adult-only tour of New Orleans introduces you to some of the city’s most scandalous history. From mobsters to madams, hear true tales from New Orleans’ rowdy past—you won’t get them on any other tour. As you walk through the French Quarter with your small group of no more than 15, your guide shares grim and blush-worthy moments alike that contribute to New Orleans’ district culture.
The Garden District is one of the most prestigious and storied neighborhoods in New Orleans, home to some of the city’s iconic sights and architecture. This Garden District walking tour takes you on a stroll around the beautiful “uptown” neighborhood with a guide, including a walk through the historic Lafayette Cemetery, the first and oldest municipal cemetery in the city.
Visit the most famous cemetery in New Orleans, St. Louis #1, during this graveyard tour. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour and then follow your guide through the above-ground cemeteries home to famous remains including Marie Laveaux, the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. Discover the spooky history behind this cemetery, and the many others of the city, as you walk through the “city of the dead.”
From the grand old mansions of the Garden District, to the markets and jazz bars of the French Quarter—many visitors to New Orleans never explore beyond the main tourist districts. Skip the typical guided tour and instead connect with a New Orleans local who will show you around their city like a friend and introduce you to the neighborhoods that they know and love. Gain an insight into Southern culture, cuisine, and everyday life; find out how to get around in the city; and receive recommendations on where to eat, drink, and shop.
Customized tours of New Orleans are our specialty. For a local, insider's glimpse of the city, authentic, unscripted...you have come to the right place. We will show you New Orleans through the eyes of a native. Though each excursion is tailored to your interests, notable stops will include the French Quarter and Jackson Square, historical neighborhoods such as the Faubourg Marigny & Treme, as well as the magnificent homes in the Garden District. Ride along St. Charles Avenue and the streetcar line, pass the ancient live oaks in Audubon Park, as well as a view of Tulane and Loyola Universities. Learn about our unique cemeteries and the history of our "Cities of the Dead", journey through the New Orleans City Park, one of the oldest urban parks in the nation, and along Bayou St. John, which flows through the heart of the city. History, architecture, voodoo, tales of piracy, whatever your taste, we can create the perfect tour for you!
Explore New Orleans through the eyes of a local on this hyper-authentic tour of the Crescent City. From the Bywater to Bayou Saint John, get off the beaten track and discover parts of New Orleans privy to local knowledge. Get insights into the city’s rich culture and history along the way, plus insider travel tips to enhance your trip.
Discover the rich history of New Orleans, beyond the bars of Bourbon Street and the parties of Mardi Gras, on a private, 3-hour walking tour of the French Quarter. Visit many landmarks that tell the story of the city’s unique French, Spanish, and Creole heritage while strolling through the atmospheric streets with a private guide.
The Garden District of New Orleans is a neighborhood like no other. Beneath ancient live oaks and framed by lush gardens, the stately mansions of 19th century cotton kings and present-day movie stars have fascinating stories to tell. So do the raised tombs in New Orleans' most beautiful boneyard, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1.
Take in New Orleans’ distinctive architecture and history on a small-group, 2-hour walking tour of the French Quarter. Step back in time at Jackson Square and the St. Louis Cathedral, and learn about the Vieux Carré’s most celebrated (and notorious) characters. See Madame John’s Legacy, visit the Old Ursuline Convent then stop by the home of a famous socialite and suspected serial killer. Explore the neighborhood with a local guide, and get insider tips on the best places to eat and drink like a local in New Orleans.
See the highlights of New Orleans—from the French Quarter to the Garden District—and learn about the history and culture of the city from your personal guide. A private tour enables you to prioritize the parts of the city that interest you most. Plus, traveling in a private vehicle lets you see more of the city without driving in the hectic traffic or tiring yourself out walking from place to place.
Discover New Orleans’ most ominous landmarks with a private, 2-hour walking tour of the French Quarter's mysteries, scandals and hauntings with a gifted storyteller guide. Hear local legends and secrets as you explore the Vieux Carré , and watch the city come to life after dark. Learn about Louisiana’s most chilling historic villains and recent tragedies, then try to spot the Quarter's legendary ghosts. Stand on the site of a fierce, colonial battle, and enjoy your time on the dark side of the Big Easy.
Witness the diversity of New Orleans on a private half-day city tour. With a personal guide, you’ll see New Orleans’ great contrasts like the historic French Quarter, opulent St Charles Avenue, the devastated Ninth Ward, a cemetery, City Park and more. On this private tour, enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own start time and duration, as well as designating stops for refreshment, photo ops or to see a favorite attraction up close.
Experience New Orleans apart from the big tour groups and kitschy sites on a private tour led by a guide with deep roots in the Big Easy. Ride comfortably and cooly around town in a luxury vehicle, seeing more than just the French Quarter with stops in the Garden District, City Park, and funky Faubourg Marigny. Soak up the city’s one-of-a-kind history, culture, and flavor with personalized insight you won’t find in any guidebook.