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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

On this Garden District walking tour, meander down tree-lined alleys and past grand antebellum homes while learning about the historic neighborhood from your guide. Your guide shares local perspective on the posh 19th-century district and historic Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, the filming location for famous movies. A small-group tour offers a more personalized experience.
  • New Orleans Garden District walking tour
  • Hear tales and trivia behind this historic neighborhood
  • Small-group tour lets you ask more questions
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Local guide
Small-group walking tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

2854 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115, USA

Get off the St. Charles Avenue streetcar at Sixth Street (first stop after Washington) to join your tour at a fantastic local cafe'.

Departure Point

2801 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115, USA

Meet us at Starbuck's on the corner of Magazine and Washington for our tour (4pm tour only)

Return Details

2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Due to uneven surfaces, comfortable walking shoes and sturdy wheelchairs are advised
  • Wheelchair accessible but be advised that the sidewalks are very uneven
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Lucky Bean Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour.

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  • "Despite rather hot weather, the tour was well worth it." See review

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Great Walking Tour!
jgrussing
, Jan 2022
My wife & I had a great walking tour of the Garden District. Renee our tour guide was very knowledgeable of the history & architecture of the neighborhood. Highly recommended!
star-5
Not to be missed tour of Garden District
Rich_H
, Dec 2021
Excellent tour by Josh. Enjoyed the architecture and history. Small group of 3 couples was great. What beautiful and interesting homes and streets we saw.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2022
Thank you for reviewing your Garden District tour with Josh. He is an excellent tour guide - interesting, brimming with knowledge, and likable. We love the small group model and our guests always appreciate it. The Garden District is an elegant, historic jewel and should be walked at a leisurely, comfortable pace. It just wouldn't fit to experience it in a crowd of 30 people with a shouting guide. Please come tour with us next time you make in to New Orleans. Libby
star-5
Celebrity homes
Traci_R
, Dec 2021
Very informative tour. I especially enjoyed walking by the celebrity homes. Tour guide was funny and knowledgeable. Highly recommended!
star-5
Small personalized tour
Stacy_D
, Dec 2021
Walking around with Renee was a fun experience. It is like going with a history book of New Orleans. She knows every fact about the city and the homes around the Garden District. It was a personalized experience and I would recommend over some of the bigger tours.
star-5
Great Garden District tour!
Anonymous
, Dec 2021
Learned many interesting facts that are specific to the New Orleans area, especially pertaining to the garden district. Our guide was very knowledgeable on the architecture of the homes/years built, and also on the different prominent residents throughout the centuries; (Including some in the cemetery). I highly recommend this tour, James was very informative, and answered all our questions in an enjoyable manner, and was “full” of wonderful stories. Great walking tour!
star-5
Fantastic tour; informative and scenic. Recommended!!
Candice_D
, Nov 2021
Our Garden District tour with Jackie was fantastic! We loved that she chose to meet at a cafe so we could enjoy a delicious breakfast beforehand. She even texted me a photo the day before so we’d know who to look for and to confirm attendance. We ended up being the only two on her tour and she was still happy to walk us around. Many others would have cancelled on us, but she really went above and beyond. She carried notes about each house’s history and recent events to make sure we got accurate information and the big picture, and made the tour interactive with fun facts and her delightful storytelling. She answered all our questions and asked us questions, we had a great dialogue the entire time. We were lucky and had fabulous weather to enjoy our walk through this beautiful historical neighborhood, but she was well prepared for anything we might have needed, from sunblock to ponchos, just in case! She recommended a couple of other tours if we had time while in town, and restaurant spots as well, and offered to walk back with us to the original meet up location so we could get our bearings and go from there if needed. Definitely recommend this tour company, they and their guides seem really invested in making sure you have a great experience, which we absolutely did. Thanks again Jackie!
star-5
Delightful stroll through the Garden District
thomas_l
, Nov 2021
Our guide was personable and well informed on the history and architectural details of the homes we saw. Also did a good job of explaining the history and burial procedures unique to New Orleans. A good mix of education and entertainment.
star-5
Worthwhile Walking Tour
Barbara_N
, Nov 2021
We thoroughly enjoyed Renee’s tour! She had an in depth knowledge of NOLA history which she delivered brilliantly laced with a bit of humor. Highly recommend taking the time for this tour.
star-5
Garden District Tour
Loura_O
, Nov 2021
I really enjoyed our guide Jackie she was well prepared and shared interesting and engaging stories about the houses and cemetery.
star-5
Our Guide Renee was awesome!!
Francia_R
, Nov 2021
History and culture makes us understand the city even more. Renee knows a lot! Take this tour and you’ll get to know New Orleans intimately!

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