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New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour provided by New Orleans Private Tours

New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour

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per group (up to 4)
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour
As of 6/16/2020, this tour is prohibited for it utilizes a tour vehicle. Check with us to see if restrictions have been lifted. We will utilize more measures in the vehicle than we can list here. Contact us for details.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    701 Chartres St
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    New Orleans City Park
    Stop: 3 hours
    We start in the French Quarter and explain the basic history of the city before driving throughout the city to visit many historic neighborhoods, covering about 50 miles. We see Marigny, Esplanade Avenue, a cemetery, City Park, the lakefront, St. Charles Avenue, the University Section, Garden District, and the central busins district.
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    Pass by
    Lakefront Arena
    Audubon Park
    Tulane University
    Garden District
    Central Business District
  • You'll end at
    701 Chartres St
    701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    I will pick them up at their hotel in a dark gray Honda Odyssey tour van marked New Orleans Private Tours.
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private Tour
  • Live commentary on board
  • Licensed and insured local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by private minivan/mini bus
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Admissions to any unplanned attractions
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Additional Info
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • The tour may vary in length from 2-3 hours depending on weather, traffic, and requests made by guests
  • Please provide hotel information at the time of booking, use the Special Requirements field
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Visitors with mobility limitations and/or a service animal should discuss this us before booking.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Joanne D wrote a review Jul 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah81 contributions25 helpful votes
We were so pleased with our two, half-day tours with Dominick. Because of COVID-19, we were unable to do a driving tour with him, but he did an excellent job of adapting his tour. He contacted us by phone and email in the weeks before our visit to keep us updated on what was
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Date of experience: July 2020
Response from Dominick M, Owner at New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour
Responded 22 Jul 2020
Thanks so much for the kind words. Thanks also for your patience with the COVID tour modifications. Guidelines are changing all the time right now and attraction options are limited and I appreciate your flexibility, allowing us to stay within the city-mandated guidelines. I hope your trip was an informative one. I appreciate the fact that you chose New Orleans to visit and me as your guide. Stay safe during your travels. Baseball starts this week!
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71Pantera wrote a review Jun 2019
Fort Worth, Texas22 contributions9 helpful votes
I decided to do this tour less than 24 hours before the start time, Dominick made this tour fit our timeline. Dominick was wonderful and even picked us up at our hotel. He was early for pick up. His van was very clean. He has lived in NOLA most of his life and truly loves
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Dominick M, Owner at New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour
Responded 23 Jun 2019
I am delighted to know you had a good time, particularly in light of the fact that you have been here so many times. I am always glad to share my hometown with visitors and hope that you learned something about our history. Thanks for selecting me to be your guide and I hope to see you again.
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Cheri Tusia wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution
Excellent and well informed tour. We saw every part of New Orleans and more. we highly recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from Dominick M, Owner at New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour
Responded 6 Jun 2019
It was nice to meet you and show you my hometown. I do hope you learned something about the people, history, and culture of New Orleans and want to visit again someday. Thanks for selecting me to be your guide.
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czmcgee wrote a review Jan 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania1 contribution
This will be a short review but we spent three hours on a Saturday morning on December 23 with Dom. We learned and and saw an immense amount and actually feel like it could be done all over again.
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Date of experience: December 2017
Response from Dominick M, Owner at New Orleans Citywide Driving Tour
Responded 28 Mar 2018
Christmas in New Orleans has become a destination for many families. People often think New Orleans is an adult town, but find that we are more family-oriented than expected, particularly during all holidays. Thanks for selecting me to be your guide. Dominick
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By: New Orleans Private Tours
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Excellent trip with Hank
We spent 3.5hrs in the company of our fantastic guide, Hank. This true gent’s knowledge was second to none and the
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Nicole P
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Couldn’t be happier with our tour. Our guide (Hank) was the best. Knowledgeable and accommodating. We learned so mu
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Excellent tour, we will book again with Dominick!
Dominick is one of the most knowledgeable guides I have used from trips all over the world. On our drive to Live O
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A lively look at cemeteries
Three of us booked a cemetery tour with CANDY KAGAN. We sure lucked out!!! Not only was she very knowledgeable abou
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Very nice job!
We did a day long tour with Dominic - the morning was a walking tour through the French Quarter, the afternoon was
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A great tour with a wonderful guide!
Hank guided us expertly through the French Quarter with details about history, culture, architecture and food! My h
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Hank is the best!
We were in town for a high school rugby tournament and wanted to do a little sightseeing too. We were lucky enough
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Great Tour
Really enjoyed this tour and our guide!! Well worth the $$. would highly recommend to anyone interested in NO his
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Joseph G
Great way to spend a day
We found Dominick M. on tour by locals. After spending a day with him, we understand way he consistently gets five
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EXCEPTIONAL - Highlight of our trip!
I reached out to Dominick in the early stages of planning a trip to New Orleans given the numerous positive reviews
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Lawrence W
Super informative
Fantastic and super knowledgable host. We loved our time with Hank and learned a bunch. Highly recommended.
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Bethany G
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Hank was incredibly knowledgeable and a thoughtful guide. We scheduled a 9am walking tour of the French Quarter the
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Kit M
The next after we had the New Orleans Walking Tour and Food Tour. We were greatly surprised that Dominick again was
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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