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New Orleans Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

 New Orleans, LA
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By: City Sightseeing New Orleans

See New Orleans in a whole new way. City Sightseeing is the most convenient, fun, and affordable sightseeing tour around. Ride along on one of the classic red, double-decker, open-top buses with live guided commentary. You are free to exit the buses whenever and wherever, spending as much time as desired in your preferred locations. The tour route includes stops at all New Orleans’ top attractions, shops, and restaurants with discounts and deals all along the way, so don't miss the bus, hop on a New Orleans Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Bus today!

Activity Highlights
  • Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Enjoy the convenience of unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off for 1 day
  • Get some great discounts for area restaurants/attractions
  • Hear live narrated commentary during your bus tour
  • Great activity for everyone of all ages

Stops On The Route

  • Stop #1 JACKSON SQUARE - 700 Decatur St. - Jackson Square, Beignets & Cafe Au Lait
  • Stop #2 FRENCH MARKET - N. Peters & Ursuline Aves. - French Quarter Walking Tour - Guided Tour (Free with 3 day ticket), French Market Collonade, Farmers Market & Flee Market
  • Stop #3 ESPLANADE - N. Peters St. & Barracks St. - Old U.S. Mint - Louisiana State Museum, Frenchmen Street Music Clubs, Crescent Park
  • Stop #4 TREME' - Rampart & Ursinline Ave. - St. Augustine Church & Tomb of the Unknown Slave
  • Stop #5 BASIN STREET STATION - 501 Basin St. - Visitor Information Center (15 minute Rest Stop) - Basin St. Station Cemetery Tour - St. Louis Cemetery #1, Armstrong Park & Congo Square, Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours, Streetcar Gift Shop
  • Stop #6 CANAL STREET - 500 Canal St. - Bourbon Street, Sheraton Hotel, Marriott Hotels
  • Stop #7 RIVERFRONT at HARRAH'S CASINO - Convention Center Blvd. & Poydras - Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, Spanish Plaza - The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Canal Place Shopping Center
  • Stop #8 CBD - Poydras & Carondolet (Central Business District) - Lafayette Square & Gallier Hall
  • Stop #10 THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM - 945 Magazine St. - Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Contemporary Arts Center, Confederate Civil War Museum
  • Stop #11 MAGAZINE STREET & Jackson Ave. - Magazine Street Shops & Restaurants
  • Stop #12 GARDEN DISTRICT on MAGAZINE Street & Washington Ave. - Garden District Walking Tour (Free with 3 day ticket), Cemetery Self-Guided Walking Tour - Lafayette Cemetery #1, Magazine Street Shops & Restaurants
  • Stop #13 MAGAZINE STREET & Louisiana Ave. - Magazine Street Shops & Restaurants
  • Stop #14 ST. CHARLES AVENUE - Louisiana Ave. & St. Charles Ave. - St. Charles Avenue Streetcar
  • Stop #15 ST. CHARLES AVENUE - 2020 St. Charles Ave. - New Orleans CVB & Visitor Center
  • Stop #16 CONVENTION CENTER & MARDI GRAS WORLD - 1380 Port of New Orleans Blvd. - Erato Street Cruise Ship Terminal
  • Stop #17 ARTS DISTRICT - Julia St. & S. Peters St. - The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, Julia Street Shops & Galleries, Louisiana Children's Museum, Julia Street Cruise Ship Terminal
  • Stop #18 HARRAH'S CASINO on S. Peters St. & Poydras
  • Stop #19 CANAL PLACE - Canal Street - New Orleans' Premier Shopping Destination, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lululemon, Tiffany & Co, Anthropologie, Vineyard Vines

City Sightseeing continues to detour around traffic closure zones due to the Hard Rock Demolition Site.

Safety Precautions

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

What's Included
  • New Orleans Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Stops at the most popular locations in the city
  • Live narrated commentary
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • ID
  • In an effort to provide the most accurate information regarding all COVID-19 measures, policies, restrictions, and requirements, please refer to the most up to date CDC guidelines prior to your activity/trip date.
  • Hours and availability are subject to change, especially during parade season. Please confirm your activity information with the provider prior to your activity date.
  • Glass items are strictly prohibited on the bus.
  • Selfie-sticks are prohibited on the top deck.
  • Food is not permitted on the bus.
Additional information

See the hop on hop off tour route & map

  • Tours run rain or shine. However, in the event of inclement weather, vendor reserves the right to alter, modify, or reschedule any tours due to weather or unsafe conditions. If you cannot reschedule, you will be fully refunded.
  • All buses are handicap accessible. Priority in the handicap section is given to handicap guests. The operator directs other guests to another seat if handicap section is needed by handicap guests.
  • Hotel pick-up is not provided. However, many of our stops are in close proximity to major hotels in the French Quarter, Faubourg Treme, Central Business District, and Garden District.
  • Rides are typically offered daily year-round starting at 9:30 AM and ending at 5:30 PM. Hours and availability are subject to change Please verify with the provider prior to the trip.
  • If the bus is full, additional guests cannot be allowed to board, with no exceptions. All guests shall be advised to wait for the next bus.
  • Non-alcoholic beverages are allowed as long as they are in a container with a lid. No glass of any kind is allowed on the bus.
  • One complete tour loop is about 2 hours - buses rotate around the route and visit each stop every 30 minutes.
  • Parking is available at the Basin Street Station, additional fee applies.
  • Infants and toddlers are free if the child does not occupy a seat.
  • Tickets are valid 1-Day (24hrs) from the time of redemption.
  • Certified service animals are permitted and must be on a leash.
  • A pass is required for boarding.

Tour Route Info

  • Garden District Walking Tour location is Stop 12: Magazine St. & Washington Avenue. Daily Tours are at 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM.
  • French Quarter Walking Tour location is Stop 1: 700 Decatur Street, Ticket Office. Daily Tours are at 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM.
  • Guided Walking Tour of St. Louis Cemetery #1 is an additional charge. These tours depart from Basin Street Station at the following times: Monday - Saturday - 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM; Sunday - 9:15 AM, 10:15 AM and 11:15 AM.
  • Stop 13: Magazine St. & Ninth St. offers Magazine Street Shops & Restaurants.

501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA

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Really Good Time

about 4 months ago
The tour was a great ways to see the city. The guides were knowledgeable and a lot of fun. We enjoyed our time in New Orleans and the bus tour contributed to that!
Lora Ewen

Double Decker Hop on Hop off T

about 4 months ago
The bus tour was great. The drivers and the narrators were friendly and humorous. It was a great learning experience.
Stephanie Jones

Hop On-Hop Off Tour

about 5 months ago
New Orleans Hop-On Hop Off. Chris was the tour guide. He is great! Very Funny! And, very knowledgeable. He is the reason my husband and I will be back for another visit. So much to see and do. Thank you.
Patricia Hutchinson


about 5 months ago
Had a really good time.Very polite and knowledgeable staff.Definitely worth it.Best way to see the city.
Santa Machin
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