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Gretna-Jackson Avenue Ferry

Gretna, LA
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Gretna
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Other
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Type: Ferries/ Boats, Other
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 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 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 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 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 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 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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