City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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City Sightseeing New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors


Hop on the City Sightseeing 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 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.

Buses depart every 30 minutes from each stop. A full list of stops can be found in the Itinerary section below.


STOP 1. Jackson Square (Jax Brewery – Decatur and St. Peter Street)
STOP 2. Historic French Market (N. Peters St. and Ursulines Ave.)
STOP 3. Esplanade (Barracks Street and N. Peters Street)
STOP 4. Treme (Rampart and Gov. Nicholls St.)
STOP 5. Basin St. Station (501 Basin St.)
STOP 6. Canal Street (500 Canal St)
STOP 7. Riverfront at Harrah's Casino (Convention Center Blvd & Poydras)
STOP 8. Central Business District (Poydras & Carondolet)
STOP 9. Louisiana Superdome - Hyatt Regency (601 Loyola Ave)
STOP 10. National WWII Museum (945 Magazine St)
STOP 11. Jackson Avenue and Magazine Street
STOP 12. Garden District (Magazine Street and Washington Ave)
STOP 13. Magazine Street and Louisiana Ave
STOP 14. St. Charles Ave (Louisiana Ave and St. Charles Ave.)
STOP 15. St. Charles Ave (2020 St. Charles Ave)
STOP 16. Mardi Gras World (1380 Port of New Orleans Place)
STOP 17. Arts District (Corner Julia Street and S. Peters Street)
STOP 18. Harrah's Casino on St. Peters St. (S. Peters Street and Poydras Street)

Please note: Changes in street access, traffic conditions and other variables occasionally create delays in route and last-minute route changes.


  • Transport by open-top, double-decker bus
  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary
  • Walking Tour: French Quarter (Stop 2) at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm, Free for 3 Day ticket holders
  • Walking Tour: Garden District (Stop 12) at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm, Free for 3 Day ticket holders
  • Walking Tour: Lafayette Cemetery (Stop 12) is Self-Guided and inclusive in either 1 Day or 3 Day ticket
  • Walking Tour: St. Louis Cemetery #1 can be combined with a 1 Day or 3 Day ticket. Hop-Off at Stop 5: Basin St. Station to purchase your ticket. Monday- Saturday at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 &  1:30. Sunday 9:15, 10:15 & 11:15. 
  • 10% discount at the Basin Street Station gift shop
  • Daily walking tours
  • Entrance fees/attraction tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children 2 years old and under ride free provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Select vehicles are handicap accessible. Please call the local supplier 24 hours prior for arrangements (phone number provided on voucher).
  • Route may change for road closures, sporting events and festivals as necessary
  • Please exchange your voucher for your bus pass at Jackson Square, Basin Street Station or additional locations listed on your voucher. Passes will be stamped on the date exchanged. 
  • Muti-day passes must be used on consecutive days

Meeting Point

Tour departs from any of the 18 stops
Departure Time:
9:30am - 5:30pm; departs every 30 minutes from each stop

Guided walking tours at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Return Details:
Last loop begins at 5:30pm from stop 1: Jackson Square


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