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The Great Delta Tours

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Enjoy a four hour adventure of the Great Mississippi River Delta! Great Delta Tours provides unique ecotourism experiences that inspire people to celebrate, protect, and advocate for a sustainable natural environment in southeast Louisiana. From...more
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610 John Churchill Chase St, New Orleans, LA 70130-4006
Arts District / Warehouse District
+1 888-316-1338
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great tour. Very informative. Would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to learn more about the ecosystem of the New Orleans area.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour of both New Orleans and surrounding wetlands. Barbara was a very informative guide who took time to answer questions very thoroughly. Would rate this as arguably the best tour we’ve ever taken.

Thank Connector95745
thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks much for choosing The Great Delta Tours and helping us to spread the word about our 5-Star Experience of one of the most important and unique places and people in the world!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started the tour downtown and went on a mind opening, friendly ride through the famous neighborhoods and their cultural history., We learned about 3 centuries of managing the continually changing river delta and the impact on the city's infrastructure. I am not a history...More

Thank Jim C
thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jim for your positive and insightful review! What I enjoy most about this tour are the special people we meet like you, Kate, Spencer and Carson who care and are fascinated about the world, the people and cultures around them. You got to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to New Orleans. This tour was one of the best tours we took. It definitely taught us so much about New Orleans and the ecosystem. I think our favorite part was seeing the huge alligators!! Definitely recommend this tour for...More

Thank Cash C
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Led by a retired professor of Biology (he's also a sharp-eyed birder), this tour focused on the environmental details of our region. Lots of bird-sightings, alligators, wild flowers, and swamp critters. Our guide discussed the environmental impact of oil drilling, Hurricane Katrina, and also how...More

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thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Thanks so much Cheryl. Great to have you on our tour. We appreciate your positive comments and helping us spread the word about our 5 star tour adventure. Best regards, Barbara Johnson

Reviewed August 16, 2018

I have lived here for forty years, but never ventured into these wetland and wildlife areas. I am so glad I did! The pick-up location was in the CBD, convenient to the French Quarter. The van is new and quite comfortable. The trip was constantly...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my tour with Great Delta and would highly recommend this experience to anyone looking for a detailed tour of the wetlands around New Orleans. We explored a variety of habitats and saw an abundance of wildlife, discussing threats, opportunities and the history...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This tour was exactly what I wanted and needed for my brief trip to the NOLA area. I learned about the history, geography, environmental issues of the area, all in an easily accessible manner, not to mention some great bird sightings (cattle egret, snowy egret,...More

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thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thanks much for your positive feedback Kirsten! We appreciate you helping us to maintain our 5 star rating and to spread the word about the Great Delta Tour's fresh perspective on the amazing and important ecology, wildlife and cultures of the New Orleans area We...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Our guide, Peter, was awesome....very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. I've lived in the New Orleans area all my life and I learned so many things that I never knew. My husband and I had a great time and we highly recommend this tour to both...More

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thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thanks Beth and Barry! Appreciate your five star rating and helping The Great Delta Tours build awareness of this special and important ecology, cultures and centers of commerce for our region and world! Thanks again for the terrific pictures!!!

Reviewed June 30, 2018

Guide extremely knowledgeable, eager to teach, show. Great credentials as univ prof, naturalist. I have lived here yet learned so much. 5 hrs seemed like 1 hr it was so interesting. Great photo ops. Highly recommend to anyone without hesitation! Mike McAdams Dallas, TX

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Arts District / Warehouse District
Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district
is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing
assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having
moved in and set up shop throughout the disused
warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much
of the art you'll come across here is local in scope,
ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old
brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and
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Randy T
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Great experience!
April 18, 2017|
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Was met at Sheraton on Canal St.