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City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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This hop-on hop-off tour includes all of New Orleans’ most important highlights and landmarks. Pick a seat on the open top or bottom deck of the bus and listen to your guide’s commentary as you pass each sight. The 18 stops include the Garden District, St. Louis Cemetery, Jackson Square, the French Market, and others. Choose a one- or three-day ticket, and enjoy included walking tours at several key spots.
Highlights
  • Travel by open-top, double-decker bus, which allows for optimal views
  • Guide's commentary on board teaches you about New Orleans' rich history
  • Garden District and French Quarter walking tours included with 3-day ticket
  • Take advantage of the self-guided tour of Lafayette Cemetery
  • Upgrade and add an optional walking tour of St. Louis Cemetery
  • 1- or 3-day ticket options allow for a flexible itinerary
What to Expect
Choose a 1- or 3-day ticket and head to any one of the 18 stops to board the open-top, double-decker bus. Listen to guide commentary as you pass New Orleans’ most important sights. Hop off to explore stops that interest you, spending as much time as you like at each place. Alternatively, stay on the bus for the entire loop. Learn about New Orleans’ rich history, its architectural diversity, and the vibrancy of its present-day ‘cultural gumbo.’ Explore the museums and shops along Canal Street, check out Jackson Square, or stroll through the French Market. Guided walking tours of the French Quarter and the Garden District are included with your three day ticket and leave at regularly scheduled intervals (no reservations required). Both one- and three- day ticket holders can take a self-guided tour of Lafayette Cemetery.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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Duration
2h
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Inclusions
  • Unlimited hop on hop off for the time period selected at check-out (1 day or 3 day)
  • Live tour guide
  • Lafayette Cemetery self-guided walking tour included on both 1 day and 3 day tickets.
  • Discount booklet including offers on local eateries, shops, attractions etc.
  • French Quarter guided walking tour included on 3 day ticket
  • Garden District guided walking tour included on 3 day ticket
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees/attraction tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates: All Year Round
  • First Tour: 9:30am, Last Tour: 3:30pm
  • Full Tour Duration: 120 Minutes
  • Tour Departure Frequency: 30 Minutes
  • English Commentary Only
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Lafayette Cemetery self- guided tour: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 4:00pm. Startin point - Bus stop 12
  • French Quarter walking tours run daily at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm. Starting Point - Bus stop 1
  • Garden District walking tours run daily at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm. Starting point - Bus stop 12.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paige was amazing! Knowledgeable, animated and witty! She interacted with all her guests and made our safety a priority. We were sorry to see it end!!
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Response from GuestExperience504, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded yesterday
We are so glad you enjoyed your tour experience and we appreciate the special mention of Paige. Our staff takes great pride in the service that we provide. We will be sure to share your kind words. Thank you for choosing Hop-On Hop-Off New Orleans!
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The people in the main office near Jackson Square are not very pleasant and I saw a few customers walk out after the way they spoke to them. It was a frustrating time with the detours and tour cancelations because of the Hard Rock collapse though so I'm sure they were having a
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Response from GuestExperience504, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Hi Crystal, thank you for Hopping-On with us and sharing your feedback. We are sorry to learn of your disappointing experience—certainly not reflective of our service ethic. Please know that all of your comments have been shared with management. We otherwise hope you enjoyed your time in New Orleans.
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Decided to take the Hop on hop off bus to see the sights. Great way to see the area, and get to key spots without taxi or Uber. Rode 4 different buses. Our best bus had Roe as driver and Paige as the guide. Awesome duo. Paige have more details about the sights than the
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Response from GuestExperience504, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 3 days ago
We are so glad you enjoyed your tour experience and we appreciate the special mention of Paige and Roe. Our staff takes great pride in the service that we provide. We will be sure to share your kind words. Thank you for choosing Hop-On Hop-Off New Orleans!
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Great way to see Nola. Purchased 3 day pass & used to travel from hotel to several attractions after we completed tour on day 1. Walking garden district tour was good. Walking tour of French quarter was disappointing. It included park across from bus stop & haunted hotel.
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Response from GuestExperience504, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for taking our tour and taking the time to share your rating, Mary Ann!
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The HOHO double decker bus was perfect for our trip. We purchased the 3 day pass and were able to spend long times at several of the 19 stops over the 3 days. A round trip (without getting off) took 2 hours, and since our hotel (Avenue Plaza) on St Charles was 1 block away from
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Response from GuestExperience504, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 3 days ago
We are so glad you enjoyed your tour experience and we appreciate the special mention of Paige. Our staff takes great pride in the service that we provide. We will be sure to share your kind words. Thank you for choosing Hop-On Hop-Off New Orleans!
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By: City Sightseeing
2,287 reviews
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DramaTalkMur
10
Walking Tour off Garden District
Paige was amazing! Knowledgeable, animated and witty! She interacted with all her guests and made our safety a
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CrystalA475
Reading, Pennsylvania
2410
Nice Way To See What the City Has To Offer
The people in the main office near Jackson Square are not very pleasant and I saw a few customers walk out after
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BAMATIDE
Fort Knox, Kentucky
8838
Great way to see the Crescent City
Decided to take the Hop on hop off bus to see the sights. Great way to see the area, and get to key spots
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Mary Ann K
Lansing, Michigan
40
Good way to see city
Great way to see Nola. Purchased 3 day pass & used to travel from hotel to several attractions after we completed
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DonInTexas
Plano, Texas
3635
Perfect way to see NOLA
The HOHO double decker bus was perfect for our trip. We purchased the 3 day pass and were able to spend long times
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Dale H
Solon, Ohio
478
A 3 day informative bus adventure
19 stops and a perfect way to get around the city. The guides were real informative. Only drawback was the
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carolinebradley3
Spotsylvania, Virginia
221
walking tours
I had time to take both walking tours available, the french quarter and the garden district Sparkles was my guide
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Jimbilly
Beverly hills, fl
388157
very informative and friendly
I have taken this tour in the past and was thrilled with the historical information that was put out. My wife
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Randy N
Chelsea, Michigan
21942
Great Guides
We look for these whenever we go to a new city, they always give you a good overview of the town. Joel was very
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BKOAZ
Tucson, AZ
4412
Fantastic!
Can't control ther weather... it was freezing, but the tour was great! Love the "live" commentary!! We do
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boisenancy
Boise, Idaho
57
3 day pass ho on-hop off
We totally enjoyed our visit to New Orleans on the hop on-hop off bus. We enjoyed getting information on the
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FamilyGuyOf4
10
Not worth it for a family
Found it expensive for the value we got for a family of 4. They should keep it free for kids under 13 as usually
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jpclemons
Lawrenceville, Georgia
71
Hop on hop off
Was a good tour of the city from the outskirts, but once you’ve gone around once, it was hard to go back to a
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ruthk125
Flat Rock, North Carolina
9831
Hop on hop off
Used the hop on hop off for three day visit and it is a wonderful way to see the city, go on walking mg tours and
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LovetoTravel067
O.C., California
223
Wonderful Time in New Orleans!
In my opinion, it's the best way to see the city. The tour guides on the bus are very knowledgeable. The only down
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