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Quintessential New Orleans Experiences
Want to make the most out of your New Orleans visit? Discover every side of this exciting city with these can’t-miss experiences. Immerse yourself in New Orleans’ storied past on tours to the vibrant French Quarter and magnificent plantations. Cruise the Mississippi River on the famous Steamboat Natchez and enjoy authentic regional food. Explore the swamps near New Orleans and learn about the diverse ecosystems of Louisiana’s wetlands.
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  1. There is no better way to explore "The Big Easy" than on a smooth gliding Segway. Now, you can get a taste of this historic city on a quick fully guided tour.

    USD55.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Historic French Quarter Bike Tour
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    See beyond the French Quarter and pedal through the city of New Orleans. Hop on a bicycle and make your way to the Mississipi River, Congo Square, Degas House, Louis Armstrong Park, Treme Neighborhood, Faubourg Marigny and more!

    USD49.00

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Escape from New Orleans and head over to the bayou for a guided wildlife adventure! Travel through the lush swamp lands of Louisiana on a custom boat and see alligators, egrets and more. Know how the wetlands are being restored from climate change.

    USD52.00

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Head out to the Louisiana bayou on a thrilling airboat ride! See the lush swamps and learn about the flora and fauna from your guide on this tour from New Orleans. Get to see an albino alligator as you make your way around the town of Jean Lafitte!

    From USD77.00

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Step back into the days of gentle Southern hospitality with a visit to two different plantations built in the 1800s. Enjoy some picture perfect scenery and learn about the rich history of the South.

    USD92.00

    Daily
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Head out on the Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans and cruise along the Mississippi River. Enjoy the afternoon while being regaled with history, live jazz music and a buffet lunch option. Feel the essence of New Orleans on this sightseeing cruise!
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    From USD38.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Enrich your New Orleans visit when you go on this half-day tour. Head to the French Quarter and Jackson Square for a historical expedition with a local guide. See St. Anthony's Garden, Spring Fiesta's courtyard, Louisiana State Museum, and more!
    Accessible

    USD20.00

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)