New Orleans: 3-Hour City Bike Tour

New Orleans: 3-Hour City Bike Tour

From $45 per person

Embarking from the historic core of the city, trace the city's expansion into its surrounding bayous. Enjoy an extended ride under the shade of regal live oak trees as you journey down the opulent Esplanade Ridge to explore New Orleans.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about burial practices at St. Louis Cemetery No. 3
  • Pedal down Esplanade Avenue and see Creole mansions
  • Learn how the historic city expanded into what use to be a bayou
  • Discover and understand Creole culture
Full description
Explore New Orleans in a fun and eco-friendly way on a small-group bike tour that winds through the Big Easy’s oldest and most distinctive neighborhoods. Cycle along a flat and leisurely route from the famous French Quarter to less-visited neighborhoods like Esplanade Ridge, City Park, and Bayou St. John, learning about the city’s rich history and modern culture along the way. After getting fitted on a bike in the French Quarter, ride through this storied neighborhood. Then go beyond the touristy boundaries to explore more of the city, following leafy Esplanade Avenue to the green expanse of City Park, visiting St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, and other interesting locations along the way. After visiting St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, cruise past swampy vistas in City Park. You'll traverse through Bayou St. John, a historic waterway that was used by Native Americans and French settlers alike, and learn why it was so instrumental in the city's founding. This bike tour includes visits to the French Quarter, Faubourg Marigny, Esplanade Avenue, St. Louis Cemetery No. 3, City Park, Bayou St. John, Mid-City, the Lafitte Greenway, Louis Armstrong Park, and Congo Square.
Includes
  • Use of bicycle
  • Optional helmet
  • 1 bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years

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    Meeting point

    Located on North Rampart Street in the French Quarter between Toulouse and St. Peter, next to Arrow Cafe.

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Sandals or flip flops
    • Intoxication

    Know before you go

    • Participants must be over 13 years of age and taller than 4'11"
    • Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian
    • Participants must sign a waiver
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 / 5

    based on 12 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
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    The city bike tour was waaaaaay better than I expected. Our tour guide, Jeremy, was absolutely AMAZING, I cannot stress that enough. He explained what was in store for us, helped adjust our bike as needed, and was very patient with answering all our questions before the ride. The ride itself was great. A majority of the bike ride was away from the main traffic. We explored beautiful areas of New Orleans that the average tourist would not visit. We stopped several times so Jeremy could explain to us why a particular site, house, or business was important to the history of New Orleans. I'm not a very active person (but my friends who joined me are) so I thought the bike ride would be a bit strenuous for me but surprisingly it wasn't. I lost a little steam towards the end but was still able finish. If you're on the fence about booking the city bike tour I'm hear to tell you DO IT. It will make your vacation very memorable!

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    May 29, 2021

    First want to get the suggestions out the way.. please slow down & check on the riders that lags behind the group. Some almost got hit by cars, please make sure everyone is alright. Also please place a couple of wider bike seats on some of the bikes for “bigger bottoms “ for comfort. Now the tour was great, Jeremiah was excellent & provided so much information. I learned so much about New Orleans history & culture.

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    May 10, 2021

    A delightful, educational and entertaining afternoon. Great snippets of history and tips about how to enjoy the city beyond Bourbon Street. Loved the cemetery visit, Frenchmen Street, City Park and riding along the bayous and greenways. Our guide Eric was fantastic. Another tour guide passed us, pointed to Eric and yelled, “the best tour guide in the city!” We agree. Born and raised here, his knowledge and enthusiasm overflows and he’s a great storyteller! We were so glad we found this tour. It was the highlight of our trip.

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    March 8, 2021

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