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Small-Group Guided Walking Tour of Bourbon Street

Led by local historian, lean about the rich & diverse history of the world's most famous or "infamous" street. Explore Bourbon street during off peak hours to avoid crowds and distractions.You’ll start at the top near Canal st and end at America’s oldest bar, that has been serving drinks since 1732. Halfway through we’ll stop for Louisiana’s official state doughnut and Big Easy style coffee with chicory, a local favorite.

Listen to stories & tales about the city's most recognized cocktails and which libation was even a favorite of founding father, Benjamin Franklin. You'll learn about the origins of Bourbon st starting in the 18th century with the royal family of France. As you make your way down the street you’ll hear how the street modernized during WWII and the population change with the influx of servicemen and how The Big Easy was once home to the most popular burlesque acts in the US as well as one of the hot spots for the mafia in the 1950s and political corruption.

per adult from

$26

AUD

Duration

90 to 120 minutes

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Face masks + Hand Sanitizer
    • Breakfast - Beignets
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Snacks - Coffee or additional beignets
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

    Enjoy a fully guided tour walking down the country's most famous or infamous street. Hear stories of the street's origin from the 18th century, mobsters, burlesque dancers, Mardi Gras, and corruption.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Felix's Restaurant & Oyster Bar, 739 Iberville St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

    Visit the 2 most famous oyster restaurants in the city that are right across from one another! Learn how to shuck an oyster the proper "NOLA" way.

    Pass By: Galatoires, 209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

    Learn about one of the oldest and most famous establishments NOLA has to offer and hear stories from the "line sitters" that are paid to sit and hold people's spots for a Galatoire's lunch!

    Stop At: Big Easy Daiquiris, 216 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

    Learn the origins of Hemmingway's favorite Cuban cocktail and how it ties into New Orleans history and the invention of the "to go" cup in the 60s. And get a daiquiri if you fancy!

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Old Absinthe House, 240 Bourbon St Between Iberville and Bienville, New Orleans, LA 70130-2205

    One of the city's oldest and most infamous bars serving the "original green fairy!" Hear tales of visitors from Andrew Jackson and Teddy Roosevelt!

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Cafe Beignet, Royal Street, 334 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

    Enjoy a quick break for beignets and learn about the history of the state's official doughnut!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Royal Sonesta New Orleans, 300 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

    Our guide will tell you the history of this hotel and the only underwater garage in the city

    Pass By: Preservation Hall, 726 St. Peter Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3182

    Enjoy a photo stop at the world's most famous jazz hall and see where some of the world's greatests have played.

    Pass By: Tropical Isle, 721 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145

    Hear the story of now the most famous drink and drink container in the country and how it ties into the world fair of 1984

    Pass By: Marie Laveau House of Voodoo, 739 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3145

    Hear stories about the world's most famous voodoo queen and the history of New Orleans and voodoo.

    Stop At: Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, 941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3120

    End the tour at the oldest bar in American and hear stories of New Orleans' very own pirate Jean Lafitte! And grab a hurricane or voodoo daiquiri if you wish!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Pat O'Brien's, 718 Saint Peter St Pat o's Courtyard Restaurant 624 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3183

    See the famous dueling piano bar and courtyard and the history and stories of Pat O's

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Cafe Lafitte in Exile, 901 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3120

    Thought to be one of the country's oldest gay bars with a rich history since WWII

    Stop At: Jackson Square, 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116-3234

    Photo op and quick storytime to learn about the city's foundations.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    700 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Return Detail :
    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, 941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by LoudTalker Tours

Activity ID: V-276636P1

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