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Super City Paddle & Wheel Tour

by Gray Line New Orleans Duration 5h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $72

Highlights

Guided tour through the French Quarter & Garden District

Authentic paddle-wheel cruise aboard the Steamboat Natchez

Chalmette Battlefield, a major site in the War of 1812

Mossy trees in Audobon Park—the fifth-largest park in the US

Chance to see a steam engine room & hear a calliope concert

Highlights

Guided tour through the French Quarter & Garden District

Authentic paddle-wheel cruise aboard the Steamboat Natchez

Chalmette Battlefield, a major site in the War of 1812

Mossy trees in Audobon Park—the fifth-largest park in the US

Chance to see a steam engine room & hear a calliope concert

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12 PM City & Cruise Tour in English

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. This tour includes a city tour & cruise. The cruise departs at either 11:30am or 2:30pm daily.

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per adult
$72

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9 AM City & Cruise Tour in English

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. This tour includes a city tour & cruise. The cruise departs at either 11:30am or 2:30pm daily.

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per adult
$72

Total price is $72, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Super City Paddle & Wheel Tour

Activity Location

Gray Line Ticketing Office

400 Toulouse Street

New Orleans 70130

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Gray Line Ticketing Office

    400 Toulouse Street

    New Orleans 70130


Description

Absorb 3 centuries of rich history and folklore as you experience the sights and sounds of the world-renowned French Quarter and Jackson Square. Then board the historic Steamboat Natchez for a concert cruise along the Mississippi River.

Follow the path of the oldest, continuously run passenger railway system in the world—despite a short interruption during Hurricane Katrina, the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar. Embrace the beauty of the exclusive Garden District's stately mansions, late-Victorian architecture, and famous homes once owned by kings and queens of Mardi Gras.

Learn about above-ground crypts and mausoleums known as “Cities of the Dead” and hear stories of voodoo and piracy on Bayou St. John, the waterway used by Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates. Then make your way to the fifth-largest park in America, Audubon Park, home to the Besthoff Sculpture Garden and the Morning Call Cafe.

Next, board the authentic Steamboat Natchez. Listen to your captain's narration about one of the world's busiest ports, see inside the steam engine room, and learn how the steam powers the paddlewheel and the pipe organ calliope. As you cruise along the mighty Mississippi, enjoy a steam-calliope concert, a New Orleans' staple, and watch the city drift by back on shore.

Finally, cruise past the Chalmette Battlefield, now a wide, verdant cemetery. This is where Jean Lafitte teamed up with Andrew Jackson to defeat the British in the War of 1812's final major battle.


Inclusions

  • Guided city tour and steamboat cruise

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Alcoholic beverages and specialty drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary if choosing the no-lunch option.

  • Tour vehicles are equipped for wheelchair storage. Please submit any special requests at least 48 hours in advance of your reservations.

  • Tour stops vary.

  • Dates vary; please check before you book.

  • This tour is not able to accommodate dietary restrictions.

  • At least 10 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • All tours and cruises depart from our Lighthouse Ticket Office at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River. We sit directly behind the JAX Brewery, which is located at 600 Decatur St.our ticket office is directly in front of the Steamboat Natchez. We do not offer hotel pick ups.


Super City Paddle & Wheel Tour ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

4.6 out of 5

5/5 Jun 14, 2018

We had a great tour guide , Kendrell, sorry name may be spelt wrong. He was interesting, funny and knowledgeable. If you have limited time in New Orleans like we did, do this tour as you get a bit of everything, Katrina, voodoo, Garden District and then the steam boat, it's a fab tour. Steam boat Natchez followed the city tour... brilliant, had a couple of G&T's listening to the smooth talking narrator... oozed sex appeal!!

Susan H

United Kingdom

3/5 Jun 1, 2018

The super city tour was great (Ken) was very entertaining. The boat ride was nice but thought there would be more to see.