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Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe

New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-569-1401
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Gray Line New Orleans opened in 1924. It is a locally owned and operated business with highly trained and licensed guides providing 13 different tours a day.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 08:45 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was very well organized and our guide, a native-born resident of the city, was extremely well-informed. We got a close-up look at some of the areas affected and an intelligent description of what happened and why. It was a little redundant in terms...More

Thank MisterBuster
AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review. We find that former residents find it interesting to see and hear the story now 12 years later. We do occasionally have to double back due to traffic patterns, street access etc., but we try to cover as much...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting New Orleans and we were very interested in learning about how the hurricane effected the city. While the tour guide had a lot of background information, she was very boring and talked to us like we were in grade...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Katrina Tour is a must-do for any visit to NO. The price is reasonable for a 3 hour narration. The bus is comfortable and the size of a shuttle bus. The guide was a retired school teacher. Listening to her was like being part...More

Thank 112EstherW
AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Hurricane Katrina Tour - America's Greatest Catastrophe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. It is our history and a story of our people and our lives. We appreciate your note on the Memorial as it often a reality piece for those that visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not do this tour the first time we were in New Orleans, but realized that it might give us a better feel for the city and its history on our second visit. It's a little pricey, but well worth it. Daniel was our...More

Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John, our tour guide, is a lifelong resident of New Orleans. Seeing and hearing about Hurricane Katrina first had was emotional but very informative. I found a lot of it a repeat of the museum. City Park was a beautiful stop on the tour (necessary...More

Thank retiredtraveler1249
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Informative, educational, emotionally affecting tour. Our tour guide had lived through Hurricane Katrina as a newspaper reporter. Bruce Nolan gave an eye-opening account of the hurricane and it's aftermath. One of the best experiences we had on our trip to the Crescent City. I highly...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We went on 5 tours while in New Orleans. This was the best of them. The tour guide was a retired newspaper report that was deeply involved in the reporting of the Katrina disaster. He gave a very detailed and passionate account of the events...More

Thank clcotner
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We learned a lot more about the devastating storm and also about the real reason why this became a catastrophe to the city of New Orleans. Bruce did a great job to tell us stories coming from his own experience and our driver Donald drove...More

Thank Yveth P
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

As so many have indicated, ours was a comprehensive look at devastation, and underlying factors continuing to delay restoration. Accolades to Bruce Nolan, our knowledgeable and engaging guide and our competent driver, Donald. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank RRCMAC
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This tour taught us the real cause of the flooding in New Orleans. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We saw many sights to support the information that was shared.

Thank singers5252
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