Top 10 Guided Local Tours in New Orleans

New Orleans Bike Tour
New Orleans Bike Tour
         
New Orleans, LA
3.5 hours
from 45 USD
Explore the history-rich neighborhoods of New Orleans on a 3.5-hour bike tour in the morning or afternoon, and see the sights with a local guide! While riding around seven of the city's most exciting districts, learn about the city's evolution from a small French colony to a fast-growing commercial center and multicultural hub. Cycle through the French Quarter and bohemian Fabourge Marigny; marvel at millionaires' mansions on Esplanade Avenue; and pass top New Orleans attractions such as St Louis Cemetery 3, City Park and more.
Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Tour from New Orleans
Experience Cajun Country: Swamp Boat Adventure and Plantations Tour from New Orleans
         
New Orleans, LA
9 hours
from 171 USD
A grand presentation of Cajun and Creole cultures starting with a boat tour of the cypress swamps. Enjoy a traditional lunch at one of the oldest Plantations in the south, Oak Alley Plantation, followed by a guided tour of this grand mansion. Later in the afternoon visit Laura, a Creole Plantation and her historic slave quarters surrounded by sugar cane fields.
New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter
New Orleans Food Walking Tour of the French Quarter
         
New Orleans, LA
3 hours
from 55 USD
Find out what all the fuss is about on this half-day tour of some of the best food in New Orleans' famous French Quarter. Your knowledgeable, passionate guide will escort you to famous restaurants in the French Quarter and Riverwalk, including a few commonly mentioned in cookbooks. You may sample red beans and rice at Napolean House, chargrilled oysters at Seafood Treasure and beignets at Cafe du Monde.
New Orleans Architectural and Sightseeing Small Group Tour
New Orleans Architectural and Sightseeing Small Group Tour
         
New Orleans, LA
4 hours
from 90 USD
Discover New Orleans' heritage and the beauty of its period homes during this architectural tour. Ride along the city's stately streets, passing jewels of architectural styles in the French Quarter, Bayou St John and Garden District, and enjoy guided walking tours of St Louis Cemetery #3 and the Longue Vue House and Gardens, a Classical Revival mansion filled with artifacts spanning the breadth of its history.
New Orleans French Quarter Segway Tour
New Orleans French Quarter Segway Tour
         
New Orleans, LA
2 or 3 hours
from 65 USD
Discover the rich history and vibrant culture of New Orleans on this guided Segway tour. At a relaxed pace, explore the bustling French Quarter, cruise along the Mississippi River, stop by Louis Armstrong Park, the birthplace of jazz, and visit Jackson Square, surrounded by some of the oldest buildings in the US such as the Cabildo, where the Louisiana Purchase was signed. Your guide will teach you about the city's architecture and French and Spanish colonial past.
Small Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans
Small Group Tour of Oak Alley and Laura Plantation from New Orleans
         
New Orleans, LA
5.5 hours
from 110 USD
Journey back in time to the Antebellum South with a tour of two separate plantations. First, visit Oak Alley Plantation, which has been called the "Grande Dame of the Great River Road". Next, tour Laura Plantation, a historic sugar plantation built in 1805 displaying a different and unique culture.
Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise
Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise
         
New Orleans, LA
2 hours
from 48 USD
Savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans from the decks of the Steamboat Natchez. The Steamboat Natchez is the only 'authentic' Steamboat in New Orleans and one of six still operating on the Mississippi River.
New Orleans Airboat Ride
New Orleans Airboat Ride
         
New Orleans, LA
2 hours
from 40 USD
Take a break from the hustle-bustle of New Orleans and escape to nature on this exhilarating, family-friendly airboat ride! Spot alligators, snakes, turtles, egrets and herons as you take a fast, fun ride over a tidewater cypress swamp close to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Admire moss-covered cypress and tupelo-gum trees as you explore bayous teeming with life and take advantage of incredible photo ops.
New Orleans Hop On Hop Off City Tour
New Orleans Hop On Hop Off City Tour
         
New Orleans, LA
1-2 days
from 44 USD
Explore New Orleans at your own pace on this hop-on hop-off tour. Enjoy commentary aboard the double-decker bus and hop off at any of the twelve stops around the city including Jackson Square, French Market and the Arts District. This is a fun, entertaining, informative and flexible way to experience New Orleans.
New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour
New Orleans Original Cocktail Walking Tour
         
New Orleans, LA
2 hours
from 29 USD
Take this tour on your first day in New Orleans to find out the places you must go! From the Sazerac and Pimm's Cup to the Hurricane and Hand Grenade, you'll enjoy a view of New Orleans through its history of fine dining and drinking. Hear classic stories of the unique concoctions made famous in New Orleans and the characters that brought them to life.