The Best Tours in New Orleans

Top 10 Unique Tours New Orleans

If you’re looking for the best and most unique tours and experiences in New Orleans you’re in the right place! Discover the mysteries of Voodoo, sample classic cocktails, learn about (and taste) the best New Orleans’ Cajun food, or even enjoy the view from an Italian gondola.

Cocktail History Tour

#1 – Sample Liquid Culture on a New Orleans’ Cocktail History Tour

Discover some of the most culturally significant bars in New Orleans on this cocktail history tour. You’ll visit the oldest stand-up bar in the country, find out where the Grasshopper was invented, get the real scoop on absinthe, and learn about the origins of the Sazerac. On every stop on this New Orleans Cocktail History Tour, you’ll enjoy a new cocktail and learn about the history behind it.

Ages 21 + | Cocktails Included

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Raven's Omen Darker Than Hell Tour

#2 – Scare Yourself Silly with Raven’s Omen Darker Than Hell Tour

Discover the uncensored and unleashed history of New Orleans on this adults-only ghost tour.  Your eyes will be opened to the dark side of the Big Easy as you learn about New Orleans’ most sinister figures, experience the haunted whispers of tragic dismembered lovers, and sink into the madness of Vampirism.  This one is NOT family-friendly!

Adults Only | French Quarter

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Magazine Street Foodie Tour

#3 – Taste The Best Of New Orleans on the Magazine Street Foodie Tour

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If you are looking to try the best food in New Orleans and dine like a local, then check out the Magazine Street Foodie Tour by New Orleans Secrets, rated the #1 tour provider in the city.  At 5 stops along the way, you’ll enjoy food selected for its historical or cultural significance to the city, and there’s even a dessert stop at the end. This is not a small bites tour, it’s an eating tour, so come hungry!

 Top Reviews | Food & Drink Included 

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Creole & Crescent Bike Tour

#4 – Explore New Orleans by Bike on the Creole & Crescent Bike Tour 

Explore New Orleans by bike on this 3 hour (8 mile) Creole & Crescent bike tour. Your tour will take you through many of the top sites in New Orleans, including the famous St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 and City Park, home to some of the oldest oak trees in the world.  You’ll also visit Café du Monde and try their famous beignets and café au lait, discover the birthplace of jazz at Congo Square, tour the French Quarter, and ride through the historical Tremé neighborhood.

Small Group Size | Licensed Guide

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Ghosts of the French Quarter

#5 – Search for Spirits on the Ghosts of the French Quarter Tour

Get ready to be spooked on this walking tour of New Orleans.  This must-do Ghost Tour will take you through the 300-year-old French Quarter as you hear about legendary hauntings including stories of sinister Madame LaLaurie and murderous butchers.  Explore the most haunted city in the country with New Orleans Secrets Tours, rated the #1 tour company.

Small Group Tours | Great Value

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Gondola Tour

#6 – Enjoy a Romantic New Orlean’s Gondola Tour

Are you looking to plan a romantic and magical evening in New Orleans? Set sail through the lagoons in City Park on your own private Gondola Tour. Sit back and enjoy a drink as you take in the stillness of the water, the Italian music floating through the air, and the gentle splash of the oars. This tour is the perfect way to start a romantic evening in the city.

Private Tour | BYOB

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Beyond the Bayou Swamp Tour New Orleans

#7 – Search for Gators on the Beyond the Bayou Swamp Tour

Leave the bustling city behind and explore the great outdoors as you tour the Maurepas Swamp.  As your boat quietly glides along, keep your eyes open for alligators, owls, snakes, turtles, and more. Beyond the Bayou’s customized flatboat navigates through shallow water to get you deeper into the swamp than other tours.

Private Tour Option | Transportation Available

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Pedal Barge Tour

#8 – Toast Your Friends on a Pedal Bike Barge Cruise  

Gather your friends and family and come explore the Bayou Bienvenue River by boat.  Your pedal party boat can hold up to 18 people, has built in Bluetooth speakers, and is perfect for any occasion. Get a workout in as you pedal along the river, or sit back and enjoy the ride and let the backup motor do all the work.  This is the perfect way to get outside and see New Orleans from a whole new perspective.

Private Charter Option | BYOB

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Voodoo History Tour

#9 – Take the Ultimate New Orleans Voodoo History Tour

  Best Value  

Explore the misunderstood religion of voodoo on this voodoo history walking tour through New Orleans.  You’ll meet your guide at Rev. Zombie’s Voodoo Shop and head out to look for ghosts, visit Voodoo altars, and learn about the haunted landmarks found throughout the city.  Hear about the hysteria that gripped New Orleans for over 100 years and how voodoo has shaped the culture of the city forever.

Theatrical Guide | Special Rates Available

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