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City of New Orleans and Katrina Recovery Tour provided by Celebration Tours LLC

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City of New Orleans and Katrina Recovery Tour

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Overview
This small-group New Orleans tour combines what most individual tours of the city cover separately, including historic cemeteries, the French Quarter, the Garden District, and an inside look into how New Orleans is doing since Hurricane Katrina. Plus, save yourself the hassle of planning transportation around the city because this guided tour comes with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.
Highlights
  • Explore New Orleans with a guide who knows the way around the city
  • Hear about how the city has recovered since Hurricane Katrina 
  • See more of the French Quarter, Garden District, and beyond in a small van
  • Two tour times to choose from to best fit your schedule
  • Round-trip transportation arranged from your hotel
What to Expect
Your New Orleans tour starts with a pickup from your hotel around 15 minutes before your tour time. Get acquainted with your guide, and then set off for your city exploration. Since this tour is by van, it’s easier for you to access areas of the French Quarter, the 9th Ward, and the Garden District that you wouldn’t be able to on a large tour bus. Pass by Frenchmen Street, Musician’s Village, Esplanade Avenue, Bayou Saint John, 17th Street Canal, Carrollton Avenue, Tulane and Loyola Universities, and the National WWII Museum. See beautiful architecture, city landmarks, and even spooky cemeteries with local legends attached. Your guide tells you stories about the history and culture of each area, and discusses the city’s experience of and recovery from Hurricane Katrina. At the end of your tour, get dropped off at your hotel or in the French Quarter to explore more on your own.
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Important Information
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Terri M wrote a review Nov 2020
Bumpass, Virginia7 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful tour with Oz. His knowledge of the city was impressive. He gave us a much better. Derogatory ding of the culture and history (including Katrina). The time just flew buy and we saw so much of New Orleans. We wish we had done this the first day we were in New
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Mona C wrote a review Oct 2020
Lompoc, California16 contributions3 helpful votes
I traveled alone to New Orleans and wanted to see the sights without trying to navigate through town with Google maps. This tour came highly recommended and did not disappoint. Oz, our driver was witty, knowledgeable and courteous. The minivan was comfortable with only 2
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Samuel S wrote a review Mar 2020
Freehold, New Jersey4 contributions
Although most of the city was shut down, the tour was awesome!! Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. They pick you up right at your hotel and drop you off there making it super convenient. The tour was also super interactive. We learned a lot about the city of New
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JenniferSun wrote a review Mar 2020
Trinity, Florida69 contributions38 helpful votes
Unfortunately we were in New Orleans during the coronavirus. We did however get to enjoy this amazing tour. Tour guide gave us a great perspective of the entire city. The tour guide was very informative and my son who loves history absolutely love the tour. It’s a must to do in
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Dave S wrote a review Mar 2020
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Excellent overview of the city from a knowledgeable local. The van made it possible to see numerous neighborhoods and really expand the NOLA experience beyond the usual tourist sites.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Seaside29184
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Wonderful tour with Ozzy!
During our short staying in New Orleans the tour with Ozzy was absolutely perfect. Being born and raised in this ci
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Trail828021
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Tour of New Orleans With Oz
We highly recommend this tour. There is alot to know about the city. Oz's deep knowledge was enjoyable and added to
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acathymartinez
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Katrina restoration and city tour
We had a wonderful tour led by Teddy who was very knowledgeable and very courteous. His New Orleans history was ve
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Kai M
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Wanda Was Amazing
My partner and I took this tour in January 2020 and it was one of the best tours I had taken that weekend. Wanda ha
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nancyspratt
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Fantastic tour of New Orleans
We were so excited with this tour of New Orleans! Very personal, knowledgeable and great fun! We can’t stop talking
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Colleen C
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a fantastic NOLA experience!
I am a big fan of doing a tour first thing when I get to a city, to help get the lay of the land - but I have been
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MaryJ201961
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Awesome Tour Guide
We really enjoyed our three hour tour with our guide Oz. He was very knowledgeable, personable and accommodating. Y
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Jill L
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Great city tour
Our guide through the 3 hour city tour was excellent. The tour gave us a wonderful over view of the city. We went
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Barefootx2
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Native from New Orleans
Teddy was great! Since Teddy is a native from New Orleans, his history and knowledge of being a resident of New Orl
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Tony M
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New Orleans guided tour
Ossie our tour guide was a wealth of information with a perfect delivery. Toured though areas were Katrina devasta
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GSALTRAVELER
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A locals knowledge of all things New Orleans
Teddy provided the perfect soundtrack to our family private tour of New Orleans. This was my second time using Cele
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Stephen S
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Informative and entertaining
As first timers to New Orleans were delighted by the tour. Wanda, the guide was very knowledgeable about the city a
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Ambassador795439
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Recommend
Wanda was our tour guide and she was great!. We learned so much about the rich history of the city of New Orleans.
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Media1966
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City Tour
We did the tour of the City with Teddy. The whole thing was perfect from start to finish. Learned a lot got a nice
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JNC-CT-RI
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Should be 6 Stars
Oz our tour guide did a fantastic job narrating through our tour. Took us beyond the French Qtr to the real New
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Key Details
  • French Quarter, Garden District, and 11 more
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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