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The Big Easy Insider Tour: The Local's Experience
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The Big Easy Insider Tour: The Local's Experience

By SHOW ME NEW ORLEANS TOURS
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$55.00
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Ages 0-99, max of 999 per group
Duration: 1–2 hours
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English
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  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


Start:
  • 941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Tours meet and Depart on the sidewalk in front of the Legendary Lafittes Blacksmith Shop Bar located at 941 Bourbon Street New Orleans Louisiana 70116. Tours do not meet inside Lafittes Blacksmith Bar. Please meet your guide on the sidewalk at the gate of the courtyard attached to the bar
End:
  • French Quarter, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Tour concludes in the heart of the French Quarter

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 9349P12

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tickets can not be transferred. No refunds for any reason (including weather in New Orleans or any other location) All sales are final. Please arrive a few minutes prior to departure time. Tours depart at the scheduled time. If guests do not check in Before the tour they can not call & meet at a different location. Late arrivals will not be refunded. We reserve the right to refuse service to guests who show signs of extreme intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund. Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.Please be aware that @ cut off time for reservations if the minimum numbers are not met the tour will be cancelled & you will be contacted by phone, text, or email up to 1 hour before the tour is scheduled to depart. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternate tour or full refund. We do not offer additional compensation for a customer who feels inconvenienced by the tour being cancelled. Knowing that there is a chance that this tour may be cancelled guests may want to have a back up plan in the event that this tour is cancelled last minute. If a guest agrees to attend the alternate tour all the same terms and conditions apply. Once a guest confirms the new date / time for a tour no refund will be issued if a guest decides to cancel.
  • We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule tours due to inclement weather or any other acts of God. Departure Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions. In the event of this taking place guests will be contacted via phone, text or email. We are not responsible for lost or stolen personal belongings or any injuries sustained due to the old, uneven & dilapidated streets & walkways. Participants are advised not to obstruct the sidewalks or streets during this tour. We accept no responsibility for anything that arises from this or failure to follow any other instructions while on tour. A fee of $60 will be charged for any piece of lost, damaged, or missing piece of paranormal equipment if a guest takes the equipment they will be expected to return it immediately or pay the $60 fee so that it can be replaced immediately. Guests are not allowed to video any portion of the tour. No videos of any narrations given by tour guides will be permitted. This is a walking tour. The duration: 1 - 2 hours it may last longer depending on the wait time inside the bars. Some bars may be busy & if numerous stops are made to busy bars this can delay the tour to a large degree. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please keep in mind some bars do not allow kids inside. No entry is gained inside locations. Tour route is subject to change without notice. This tour is also known as the New Orleans Drunk History Tour. Drinks are not included
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers

  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 9349P12

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  • 941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Tours meet and Depart on the sidewalk in front of the Legendary Lafittes Blacksmith Shop Bar located at 941 Bourbon Street New Orleans Louisiana 70116. Tours do not meet inside Lafittes Blacksmith Bar. Please meet your guide on the sidewalk at the gate of the courtyard attached to the bar
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  • French Quarter, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Tour concludes in the heart of the French Quarter
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    Joined in December 2014
  • steverM5962HK
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    New Orleans Drunk History is where the fun is at!!
    This tour made our trip to New a Orleans absolutely amazing. We laughed so much and had so much fun and learned a lot during the tour. It lasted for around 2 hours and there was not a moment of boredom. I spoke with Ashli the lady who owns the company and she’s a riot! She helped us plan our trip down to the parking spot and checked in on us. The guide Coty was awesome. He was attentive with a great personality full of enthusiasm and information regarding the city. This tour cannot be missed out on. I knew it was going to be fun but I couldn’t have anticipated just how great it was. Thanks guys!! We look forward to seeing yall again.
    Written June 30, 2024
  • S4986URdeniseg
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great, eerie experience
    Cory was very informative and entertaining! We enjoyed ourselves very much and highly recommend the experience to anyone interested in the eerier side of NOLA
    Written February 29, 2024
  • Renee123455
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    wonderful experience!!!
    the tour guide was outstanding and explained everything and was very friendly and helpful, me and my family cannot wait to go back to learn more.
    Written January 31, 2024
  • 926lifeisg
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    GREAT DRUNK GHOST & VAMPIRE EXPERIENCE
    Great Experience!! We had so much fun and learned a lot of information about the city. We drank we laughed we had fun! It was definitely worth every penny and more! Looking forward to our next tour with y’all! The tour had the perfect mix of everything Nola and the drink stops which was the cherry on top for our group. The guide was professional and he made sure we went at a good pace for us who were a little tipsy! The only problem I had was when I was walking out from the bar after getting a drink and a woman near the meeting spot was confusing me asking me if I was there for a tour when I told her what tour I was attending she said that’s not here but thankfully our tour guide noticed what was happening and directed us on over to our group! Come to find out it was another tour company that was trying to get me to believe that my guide wasn’t coming I guess they wanted my business! Don’t be fooled by that woman she’s shady!
    Written January 29, 2024
  • T8665FKandrean
    0 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    No professional and the guide never showed up for the tour. Horrible experience
    No one showed up. No information no refund. It was a scam. And the contact information was bogus
    Written December 19, 2023
  • adoraf2023
    0 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    Guide was a No Show-Don’t waste your time and money
    Guide never showed up and the we go the run around when we called the number. There was a group of 5 total waiting on this guy. One of the girls got a text saying it was canceled. I received no communication.
    Written December 19, 2023
  • CarrieJ89
    0 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    Did t happen
    We arrived at 645 at the address and there was no sign or any way to tell where the tour was going to be so I asked the bartender and they said they had no affiliation with the tours. We waited until about 5 till and I started calling the numbers and no one answered as a matter of fact the phone was off. I walked around looking for a tour and I did see this guy and he looked right at me and didn’t say a word and I didn’t want to ask a random guy if he was a tour guide. He sis not look happy or inviting either. Long story but the person with the phone number turned their phone on at 715 and started sending me all these pictures and fake text messages say I wasn’t there. I want my money back so now I will have to jump through hoops!!
    Written December 11, 2023
  • 575creea
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    And a Spooky Time Was Had By All
    Coty was an awesome guide. He’s a local and is plugged in to the scene. I visit New Orleans often and he confirmed much of the stories I’ve heard and also gave lots of new info (even if he says it’s useless lol). He has good sense of humor and showed me and my acquaintances some very cool haunts and good spots to grab a bite. The EMF set this tour apart…I’m a paranormal enthusiast and that thing was going off! Def recommend this tour for anyone looking for spooky and informative fun. Thanks Coty!
    Written November 3, 2023
  • 655allisonz
    0 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    No Show Guide, no Refund
    Booked same-day, which seemed like it wouldn't be a problem, but when we showed up at the meeting spot, the tour guide wasn't there. Called the support line provided, and it took us to Viator support. I initially called around 4:05 after waiting for a 4 o'clock tour for about fifteen minutes. Viator support told me that they'd have to get acknowledgement from the tour provider that they hadn't shown up in order to get a refund. I have now called Viator twice, and after two very frustrating conversations, I'm still out for a tour that didn't happen because the guide never showed up.
    Written October 23, 2023
  • Sunshine25252276903
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Tour
    The city is amazing, full of rich history and stories. Coty, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable, was passionate about New Orleans' stories, and captivated our attention the entire time. We will definite revisit this tour in the future.
    Written October 13, 2023
  • Alexa P
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our tour hit the best and most popular places in Nola.
    Our tour guide was amazing. Very nice and made sure everyone had a good time. Telling very interesting and informative stories.
    Written September 8, 2023
  • ernestsY2811CW
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience
    Have traveled to New Orleans and the French Quarter on many occasions. It was so nice to learn new facts and hear interesting stories. Coty was a great tour guide.
    Written September 4, 2023
  • Gamer0503
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Master Storytellers Excellent Experience
    Great experience! Highly recommend. Master Storytellers make this experience one of a kind. It’s impressive how many locations and the backgrounds behind them the tour groups learns about during one tour! They have put a lot of work into the tours and even better the passion for the city is shared from their excitement when narrating and leading the tour. Learn and explore with Licensed, Professional, humorous, entertaining, enthusiastic guides and you cannot go wrong!
    Written July 17, 2023
  • TherealDarren1983
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ghost and vampire
    This tour gave some great history on the haunted sites of the French quarter as well as the creepy history of how vampires arrived in new Orleans... Such as the Carter brothers and the one
    Written July 16, 2023
  • TherealDarren1983
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    New Orleans Drunk History Tour
    I think the drunk part took over lol at one point my buddy snapped a picture of me licking the frost off the outside of a frozen hand grenade bottle Good times Good times hahaha we visited many cool and unique locations that we would have never known about between bar stops... The bars omg they had the best drinks... The most memorable part of our trip to the big easy... Their motto about learning is intoxicating is very true we learned so much about the French quarter and it's many buildings monuments vars and the people all thou I may not have retained it all hahaha we had the fines of our lives
    Written July 16, 2023
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Bungo1227
Watertown, WI61 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Booked this tour using siteseeing pass. Tour was amazing, went through French Quarter, Garden District, Downtown and had stops in St. Louis Cemetery and Cafe Du Monde for coffee and Beignets. The guide was wonderful, talking the entire time he was driving. Learned so much and he added in his personal experiences which really helped get a true feel for the city. The cemetery stop was about 20 minutes and very interesting to learn about the burial practices they use even today. The stop in park was long enough to visit restroom, order coffee and Beignets. You are able to take them back on the bus if you don't have time to finish them there. Touring the Garden District and French Quarter the guide showed different types of architecture and understanding why things were done a certain way. This is a great way to see and learn about the city, because personally we didn't feel very comfortable walking around to explore on our own. Some areas are pretty sketchy, but felt very safe on the tour. Would recommend!
Written March 26, 2023
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Thank you for your review of the tour! Reviews like this truly make our day! We genuinely enjoy showing guests around and hope to see you again soon! We understand you have many tours and tour companies to chose from and we are truly flattered and appreciate you giving us the opportunity to offer a tour to you and your crew. If you would like another tour I am always happy to discount tickets for our repeat customers! Also, if you have any suggestions please let me know! I am always a call or text away! As we always say: laissez le bon temps rouler… Let the Good Times Roll!!! Kind Regards Ashli Young (504)715-1269
Written April 21, 2023
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Kees S
Borger, The Netherlands5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Business
An interesting look in the neighborhood where the better-off residents live. Our guide, Charles Patrick Duffy III, has a lot of background information and knows how to bring this fascinating and full of humor
Written February 20, 2018
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Dawna R
Toronto, Canada9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Friends
Our walking tour of the French Quarter was part of the Hop On, Hop Off 3 day pass and we thoroughly enjoyed our guide, Charles Patrick Duffy III, familiar and knowledgeable take on New Orleans history and architecture.
Written May 20, 2019
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