New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

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New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour information and booking

1 day or 1 week (approx.)
Departs from
Tour departs from any of the 18 stops
Returns to
Last loop begins at 3:30pm from stop 1: Jackson Square
Time of departure
9:30am - 5:30pm; departs every 30 minutes from each stopBuses do not operate on Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mardi Gras or dates of Mardi Gras parades (February 22, 23, March 1, 2, 4, 2014)Guided walking tours (with 1-week pass only) at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
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Tour description provided by Viator

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 eighteen 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.

Hop on the bus at any of the 18 stops around New Orleans. The buses feature climate-controlled lower decks and open-air top decks for optimal sightseeing. On board, enjoy live commentary from your professional tour guide.

The entire loop is 2-hours, and you can hop off the bus to continue exploring the city by foot. Visit sites such as Canal Street, Jackson Square, the World War II Museum and the French Market. With your hop-on hop-off pass, you can also enjoy discounts at the Basin Street Station gift shop! Included with every hop-on hop-off ticket is a self-guided Cemetery tour.

See more of New Orleans with the 1-week pass that also includes a guided walking tour of the famous French Quarter and a guided walking tour of the sophisticated, elegant Garden District in addition to the self-guided Cemetery tour. Both tours have four departures daily, no reservations required, making them a great, flexible addition to your New Orleans itinerary.

Choose a 1-day or 1-week pass, depending on your preferences. The buses depart every 30 minutes from each stop. A full list of stops can be found in the Itinerary section below.

What's included

  • Transport by open-top, double-decker bus
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary
  • Walking tours as specified in ticket option
  • 10% discount at the basin street station gift shop

What isn't included

  • Entrance fees/attraction tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off