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New Orleans' absolute best in historical walking tours. Riveting tours, eye-opening and entertaining, with a portion of proceeds donated to local preservationist organizations and social justice projects. Take a tour with DOUBLOON and share the...more
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1821 Delachaise St, New Orleans, LA 70115-5326
Central City-Garden District
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We booked a private tour with Naif and he sure DOES NOT disappoint. The Garden District is very beautiful and there is is just so much history and Naif knows all of it. We took a culinary tour last year with Naif and felt so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TraciR135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to meet with Martha for about 30 minutes in a coffee shop for her to setup with history of New Orleans and the relationship of the enslaved, free persons of color and the difference in the French system vs the British system....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for some walking tours that were a little different than the usual tourist tours. In these two we found what we were looking for. The Afro Creole tour gives more insight to the slave trade in New Orleans and Micheal had answers...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deb G
Reviewed December 9, 2018

So! Before I even get into how amazing the tour itself is, I just need to talk about Naif our tour guide. This man knows anything and everything about New Orleans and gets so excited talking about it. The man is so genuine in his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rylie S
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Me and 3 friends (all professional tour guides in France) took a tour with Naïf of the Garden District and the French Quarter. Naïf is a great guy and an amazing tour guide, funny, extremely knowledgeable, nuanced. We bombarded him with questions and he really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pierresamueln
Reviewed November 30, 2018

My daughter and I enjoyed an informative Garden District tour with Michael. We started with the cemetery, which closes quite early but is quite interesting, and continued learning about the beautiful homes in the area. Michael had tons of knowledge to share!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We took a private tour with Naïf. The man is extremely knowledgeable in the history of New Orleans. We were able to customize our experience by first visiting a cemetery then some well known local eateries. He is a true southern gentleman. He gave solid...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jen H
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

We took a walking tour of Jackson Square and the French Quarter. Michael was our tour guide and had an expert knowledge of the city's history. He gave personal attention to all of our questions and it was like having a pleasant conversation walking around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank damienrenee16
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant tour with Dave. He is so knowledgeable and his love of jazz music is obvious. He took us through the history and let us hear samples of the music!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Would you believe me if I told you that Naif Shahandy is probably the best tour guide in New Orleans? While I am no expert when it comes to tour guides, I did experience three different tour guides over the course of my trip to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DoubloonTours, Manager at Doubloon Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Mike - What can I say? A hearty thanks to you for taking the time to share your obviously heartfelt comments about Naif, who I agree is an extraordinary guide. I'm delighted that you were able to tour with him - twice! - and I...More

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