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Gretna-Jackson Avenue Ferry

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Address: Gretna, LA

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Great & FREE transportation to the French Quarter !

This was a very convenient way to get from our hotel over to the French Quarter . The best part is that it was FREE !!! Beautiful view of the skyline & bridge at night. Beware of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Gretna
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Apparently this ferry only operates for special events like the Gretna Festival. It was not in use at Mardi Gras.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This Ferry is now closed. As of July of 2013 this ferry is no longer in operation. Check with NOLA.com to see if they will reopen the ferry. The Ferry in Algiers is still running.

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful freebie! Friendly staff. Short wait time anytime of the day. Great views of the city and some of the other cruise boats and ships of the mighty Mississippi!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This was a very convenient way to get from our hotel over to the French Quarter . The best part is that it was FREE !!! Beautiful view of the skyline & bridge at night. Beware of the parking nearby.We pd. $10 to leave our car there & asked if it was a "monitored" lot. We were told it was... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Very convenient and on time!! It was a smooth trip with a good view and it was free!! Offered several picture taking opportunities of the area.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Goes to Canal St.now. Great ride to there and nice view of the bridge and the river.. Great way to get othe quarter from the Westbank

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Rio Rancho
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Discovered this excellent ride while working in NOLA during Katrina. After a long day of performing inspections, it was nice to take the slow boat (ferry) back to NOLA and simply relax. Highly recommended.

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Miami
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Easy to get to--delivers you to a good place. Easy to get all over town from the exit point.

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Yorktown, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

It was very clean. Had a fun time taking the ferry to the other side of the Mississippi river.

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Venice, Florida
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90 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

My GPS always takes me here...but alas there is no ferry there.

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Address: Address: Gretna, LA
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna

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