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Nola Tour Guy

Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA
1 504-300-9489
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Ranked #33 of 174 Activities in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours
Owner description: At NOLA TOUR GUY all our tours are free. How can we do this? We are so sure you will enjoy our historic walking tours that you will gladly and... more » Owner description: At NOLA TOUR GUY all our tours are free. How can we do this? We are so sure you will enjoy our historic walking tours that you will gladly and generously tip our guides. It’s the best guarantee in the business. Nola Tour Guy offers no novelty "ghost" or "vampire" tours, only the real history brought to life by our passionate guides. Join us, you won’t be disappointed. « less
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Lake Worth, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

My friend and I took the 2 hour french quarter and cemetary tour. We were there during the slow season, so it was actually just us on the tour which was nice. Dave was very informative; the whole tour was filled with interesting stories and fun facts about the history of the city. I would definitely recommend his tour.

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toronto
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We really enjoyed our tour of the Garden District and Lafeyette Cemetary. David was very knowledgeable and interesting. We had a small group of 6 which was really nice for being able to hear and stay as a group. Some of the tour groups we saw were much bigger. The tour lasted 2 hours. Be sure to bring a water... More

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nolatourguy, Owner at Nola Tour Guy, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed my tour but you if you haven't guessed it I am not one someone who takes much stock in my appearance and it really makes me wonder why you care so much? Lets put it this way if you are looking to go on a walking tour with a perfectly manicured. polished. unimaginative, preppy guy... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Contacted Nola Tour Guy in regards to booking a tour in July when I had a group of friends visiting. Never heard anything back, even though I sent it to the email address listed directly on the website. When a month had passed, I sent a follow up email explaining that I had inquired about a tour and hadn't heard... More

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nolatourguy, Owner at Nola Tour Guy, responded to this review

I am truly sorry for the mix up and I am sorry I came off as unfriendly on email. People email me months in advance then forget. I was just trying to avoid this by suggesting that you book the tour closer to the day. More

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

David really is the "Tour Guy of New Orleans". He shared his wonderful knowledge of architecture, history and lore of the French Quarter. The tour was at a casual pace so we could all stick together and hear all he had to say. We ended up in the St. Louis Cemetery. He has two other tours and we can't wait... More

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fort stewart, georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It was a very thorough rundown of the French Quarter. He answered questions to things I didn't even think you ask. The highlight is absolutely the cemetery. It touches upon an important SCOTUS case and even 19th century art history.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I'm originally from New Orleans...I will never look at the streets of the French Quarter in the same way.

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Manassas, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Nola Tour Guy is a single guy who ventured out on his own to do 'free' tours. You pay what you think the tour is worth. It was very good and he really knows the city and the French Quarter in particular. I would recommend NOLA Tour Guy to anyone.

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Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Did the walking tour of the French quarter with Dave - it was great! He is an awesome tour guide, very personable, funny, and knowledgeable. The tour lasted about 2 hours with lots of stops and explanations of architecture, historical events, and other facts about the city. You end the tour at the French Market, which has plenty of food,... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We loved David's tour of the French Quarter - his love for the city and its history is obvious, and I'd sign up for another of his tours anytime. Well, the next time I'm in New Orleans, which I hope will be soon.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I take lots of free tours, in every city that I can. David was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable. He was able to answer every question asked, and made sure everyone was having a good time. The meeting spot is easy to find, just down the street from Jackson Square. You will walk a good deal, but I would... More

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