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New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour provided by Cajun Encounters Tour

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New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 10/21/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/21/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
St Louis Cemetery is one of New Orleans’ most important sites but it can only be visited as part of a guided tour. On this tour, explore the historic cemetery and see the mausoleum of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, as well as taking in other highlights of New Orleans. Visit the atmospheric French Quarter, enjoy views from the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, and admire the lavish mansions of the Garden District.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans
    300 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Please be outside of the Doubletree Hotel (Tchoupitoulas St. Entrance) at the beginning of the pickup window. Please see pickup time below. Your shuttle departs promptly. 9:00AM Tour (Picks up at 8:30AM) 11:45AM Tour (Picks up at 11:15AM) 3:00PM Tour (Picks up at 2:30PM)
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  • 1
    French Quarter
    Stop: 90 minutes
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    Pass by
    Jackson Square
    Garden District
  • 2
    St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans
    300 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Please be outside of the Doubletree Hotel (Tchoupitoulas St. Entrance) at the beginning of the pickup window. Please see pickup time below. Your shuttle departs promptly. 9:00AM Tour (Picks up at 8:30AM) 11:45AM Tour (Picks up at 11:15AM) 3:00PM Tour (Picks up at 2:30PM)
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Explore New Orleans’ Garden District and French Quarter
  • Guided walking tour of St Louis Cemetery No. 3
  • Multiple departure times available throughout the day
  • Comfortable transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
Important Information
Departure Point
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans, 300 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned mini-coach
  • Pickup and drop off outside of Doubletree Hotel (300 Canal St.) ONLY
  • Entry/Admission - St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Emily Williams wrote a review Nov 2020
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Butch was the best! So much knowledge. I learned so much about New Orleans history. Safe driving, helpful.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Kristeebella R, Manager at New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for the review! We will be sure to pass your kind words along to Butch. Come visit us again one day!
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Lori S wrote a review Oct 2020
Ashton, Maryland25 contributions2 helpful votes
Butch, our bus driver was very knowledgeable & clearly enjoys his work. I really learned a lot about New Orleans & it's history. Extremely informative tour. We went to areas i would not have know to go on my own. I'm s big fan of guided bus tours!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Kristeebella R, Manager at New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you learned so much on your tour, and that you got to see things you may not have seen had it not been for your tour. We love to show guests our city! We hope to see you on one of our tours again in the future.
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Ron Z. wrote a review Mar 2020
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Rene was an excellent and friendly source of information and humor! He highlighted places along the way pertaining to different interests. We highly recommend the tour before venturing out for your walk of the city. Well done Rene!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Frank wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Spent a great afternoon touring the city with Butch as our driver. A great tour guide, knowledgeable and flexible. We wanted to be dropped off someplace else and he accommodated our needs. Highly recommend this guy.
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Ryo wrote a review Mar 2020
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This is a tour bus tour which is great for limited mobility people. However this tour was rushed and didnt offer the distillery stop that i was hoping for/ was advertised. There are 3 different time slots and i picked the 3pm time because it stated it would take you by a local
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Wonderful time with Captain John
Our family did a two hour swamp tour yesterday with Captain John. We saw gators, eagles and wild hogs. The hogs wer
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Family trip
Our guide, Stefan, was a wealthy knowledge on the natural and local history. It was a great natural and cultural ex
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Loved Luca!
Our tour guide, Luca, was absolutely hilarious and so knowledgeable about the swamp life. As a family of four, we
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Mixed
Not covid friendly. Besides the temp check and the driver suggesting masks nothing else was done. If this was not
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Awesome
We had a blast here, the guide was funny and knowledgeable. We enjoyed seeing an alligator, hot, raccoon and birds.
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Kevin the sore loser
I booked the tour at 8:00 am driver was late so I rescheduled for 1:30 pickup driver left called place no refund sa
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Awesome guide, felt like a friend who loves New Orleans showing us around the French Quarter for 2 hours
Awesome guide, felt like a friend who loves New Orleans showing us around the French Quarter for 2 hours.
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Enjoyable trip
Enjoyable trip, boat wasn't overcrowded which was important to us during the pandemic. Boat operator was very knowl
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Great swamping
The swamp tour was great. Captain Stephen was a great tour guide. He kept us entertained and provided a wealth of k
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Awesome tour
My boyfriend and I did the French Quarter walking tour. Unfortunately we couldn’t go to the cemetery because it was
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Fantastic
Awesome tour guy, wonderful experience! I will definitely do it again! Very knowledgeable and amazing
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Best swamp tour
From the pickup point right from our hotel the driver was informative and funny. But the real draw was luka our cap
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Gators Racoons And Pigs oh my!
Had such a wonderful time our tour guide was not only informative but was keeping us on our toes. He was funny qu
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One of a kind experience!
Had an absolutely amazing time thanks to Captain Stefan! He made the trip so much fun and he is so knowledgeable ab
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very exciting and informational
From the beginning of our tour starting with the bus ride with Ms.Kim was wonderful. She was so informative. The ri
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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