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Review of Free Tours by Foot

Free Tours by Foot
Ranked #1 of 225 Tours in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only name-your-own-price New Orleans tours. Learn much more than just Bourbon Street on our French Quarter Tour, about the well-heeled and their mansions on our Garden District Tour. Learn about New Orleans peculiar burial grounds on our St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour. Foodies will love our food tours and everyone will get spooked on our New Orleans ghost tours. We now also offer bike tours and soon photography and bus tours. You decide what a tour was worth after the tour is finished. Pay-what-you-like tours are great tours for every budget.
Reviewed March 15, 2014

You need to book online a number of days in advance to get a spot as they are really popular. The tour I wanted to book was full so I showed up anyway to see if there had been a cancellation. I was invited to join, so try that if you find yourself in the same position.

Despite the name, "free" the guides survive on the money gifted to them when they finish. About half of the people on our tour left without giving anything at all. REALLY? A two hour, informative tour is not even worth the price of a coffee????? It's suggested that $20 is reasonable and I would say that's about right.

It was a great tour and gave me a few ideas of where I wanted to explore more.

1  Thank Kweega
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

Thanks so much to the vivacious and very knowledgable Sarah for a wonderful tour of both the Lafayette No1 Cemetary and the Garden District. It is wonderful to be with someone so passionate about their home and their job. The pace was good, the route easy to walk, the content interesting and we were very satisfied customers!

Thank salen1212
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Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Kara did a Super job- providing a great highly informative tour ata god pace. Mid morning walk allowed for perfect weather and photo opportunities.

Thank nc_carol2014
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

We booked 2 tours; French Quarter and Garden District. Both were EXCELLENT. The guides (we had 3 total) were very knowledgeable and engaging. Have been to N.O. a number of times, and taken other tours. These were by far the best. They are not free, b.t.w., unless you are incredibly cheap....they just don't charge up front. We did see some people who took the tour and didn't pay the guides; VERY TACKY.
THESE GUIDES WORK HARD, AND THE TOURS TAKE ABOUT 2 HRS.
PLEASE, PAY THEM FOR THEIR SERVICE!!

1  Thank DJSMDJD
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

We went on the Garden District/Cemetery tour. We attempted to book online but there were not enough slots for our party. Decided to head there on our own. Saw tour group meeting on corner and shared our booking issue. Guide was kind enough to let us join in. Well worth it. Very fun, informative and simply enjoyable experience. Great answering questions and anticipating what we might want to know. Good pace. Sorry we did not have time for another tour.

Thank 2kim
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