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Private Tours

New Orleans is eager to share its magic with visitors, but there is so much to do and to see that it can sometimes be difficult to determine where to start. Make customizing your Big Easy experience simple with the help of a private tour!

Private Tour in New Orleans

With an endlessly rich history, eclectic culture, and its abundance of hidden gems and local quirks, New Orleans is fun to explore on your own, however, a private tour can give you the keys to really unlock the depth of the city’s charm. With personalized direction from an expert tour guide, you and your party can learn the fascinating details and stories that flesh out the glamour of New Orleans and give you fascinating insight into the secrets that makes the city unlike any other. From ghosts to gables, and history to happy hour, it is easy to find and book a tour that suits your needs, regardless of your group size, price point, or area of interest.

Whatever your starting point may be, every neighborhood offers opportunities to lose yourself in the mystique of New Orleans. Whether you are taking in the leafy streets of the Garden District, the laughing waters of Bayou St. John, or the sprawling grounds of South Louisiana plantations, there are many fascinating stories a private tour can help you uncover. The city is yours to traverse in any way you would like: by foot, bicycle, kayak, or even horse-drawn carriage! Find and book your private tour today to start discovering the real heart of the Crescent City.

New Orleans Private Tours
2 Chicks Walking Tours
(504) 975-4386
www.twochickswalkingtours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cocktail Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Garden District Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: 2 Chicks Walking Tours specializes in private tours and an elite selection of boutique public tour experiences. We strive for an intimate feel and provide a conversational approach through the most sought after neighborhoods. Whether you’re Interested in the French Quarter, Garden District, the cemeteries or the history of brothels and burlesque– we’ve got you covered. Let’s talk New Orleans.
American Bicycle Rental Company & Free Wheelin' Bike Tours
318 N. Rampart St. , New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 324-8257 or (504) 522-4368
www.neworleansbiketour.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, Bicycle Tours, History/Heritage Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, Garden Tours, Mardi Gras Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Garden District Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: The American Bicycle Rental Company and FreeWheelin' is the French Quarter's Original and Top Rated Bike Tour Company. We are a local, family owned & operated company.
American Photo Safari Tours
828 Royal St., Suite 206, New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 298-8876
www.americanphotosafari.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, French Quarter Tours, Specialized

Description: What happens when you combine a sightseeing tour and a photography class? American Photo Safari! Grab your camera, put on your walking shoes and join us for a fun and informative Photography Workshop in the heart of New Orleans. No more boring snapshots!
Ask Arthur Walking Tours
1002 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 251-3330
www.askarthurtours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, Cocktail Tours, Cemetery Tours, Haunted Tours

Description: Ask Arthur about private and custom tours for solo travelers, couples, families, and small groups. Call 504.251.3330 or email ask@askarthurtours.com
Bespoke Experiences
5821 Clara St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 534-8874
www.BespokePrivateTours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized

Description: More than a private tour, your luxury travel experience doesn’t exist until we custom design an itinerary unique to your needs. Ideal for couples, families, individuals and small groups, Bespoke Experiences offers all explorers an intriguing means to discover unforgettable locales in a private, personalized atmosphere amidst luxurious transportation. When we combine your imagination and our connections, the opportunities are infinite.
Big Easy Insider
(504) 382-8767
www.bigeasyinsider.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized

Description: Want an insider's edge on what tours to take? Lifelong New Orleans residents offer select, hand-picked tours. If we don't already have it, we'll create it just for you! We stake our reputation on your satisfaction!
Big Easy Private Tours
435 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 338-0079
www.bigeasyprivatetours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cocktail Tours, French Quarter Tours, Art Tours

Description:

We are a team of locals who love the rich history, culture and music of the Big Easy and want to share it with you customized, local, and unscripted.

Our Frenchmen Street Tours take you beyond Bourbon Street to the music clubs and cocktail bars in the live music capital of New Orleans.

Our Private Tours allow you to draw on our insider knowledge to design your own private customized adventure while you’re here.

Our Concierge Service helps you get your bearings when you arrive and provides the peace of mind of having a local on call in case of emergency.

Our small French Quarter Group Tours are an affordable way to get a local’s take on the French Quarter by day – unscripted – and the Big Easy music scene by night, through the eyes of a local musician.

Cajun Encounters Swamp, City, & Plantation Tours
55345 Hwy 90 , Slidell, LA 70461 [Map It]
(504) 834-1770, (866) 928-6877
www.cajunencounters.com

Available Tour Type/s: Bus Tours, Personalized, Flatboat Tours, Swamp Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, Multilingual Tours, French Quarter Tours, Plantation Tours

Description: Cajun Encounters Eco-Tours is locally-owned and operated by New Orleans natives who are passionate about their home town, its history, and the surrounding wildlife. After nearly 20 years as the leading tour company in New Orleans, we’ve been consistently recognized for top customer ratings, and we continue to grow. Whether you’re meandering through a plantation of the Old South, taking a guided bus tour through the city, or gliding next to a giant gator, we promise to make your New Orleans vacation an unforgettable adventure. Allow us to show you the hidden treasures of Louisiana. *Tours also offered in French, Spanish, German and Italian with advanced notice.
Celebration Tours
1229 St. Thomas St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 587-7115, (888) 587-7115
www.celebrationtoursllc.com

Available Tour Type/s: Van Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Plantation Tours

Description: See and experience all New Orleans has to offer. Learn about the history, food, music & jazz, culture, architecture and Katrina recovery. Let local guides, with over ten years experience, navigate you through the French Quarter and Garden District for one, or two, unforgettable trips.
City Segway Tours New Orleans
214 Decatur St. , New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 619-4162, (877) 734-8687
neworleans.citysegwaytours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Segway Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Mardi Gras Tours, French Quarter Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Destination Kitchen Tours
(855) 353-6634
www.destination-kitchen.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, Culinary Tours, Cocktail Tours, Specialized

Description: Tastings and Walking tours of New Orleans. Enjoy good food, drinks and explore NOLA. Cooking classes/demonstrations available. Stops include a variety of bars, restaurants, chefs, cooks and culinary culture, even a Food Network’s Chopped Champion.
Flagship Limousine & Tours
1419 Danville St., Kenner, LA 70062 [Map It]
(504) 461-5303, (800) 259-6562
www.flagshiplimo.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, Limo Tours, Romantic Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Mardi Gras Tours, French Quarter Tours, Plantation Tours
French Quarter Phantoms
718 N Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 666-8300, (888) 90-GHOST
www.frenchquarterphantoms.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours

Description: Not your ordinary cheap thrill! Our tours are led by master storytellers, and are historically-accurate fun! Choose from four tours: Ghost/Vampire, Cemetery, Treme Neighborhood, and True Crime. Private tours and school groups welcome! See our website for tour details and booking information.
French Quartour Kids
(504) 975- 5355
www.frenchquartourkids.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Specialized

Description: French Quartour Kids offers family friendly walking tours of the French Quarter designed specifically for kids and teenagers. Our history tours are teacher written, interactive, and full of props, maps and all sorts of gross, strange and fascinating facts from the past! In addition to our educational and entertaining tours, we've just added a new kid-friendly spooky tour!

*As a licensed, experienced teacher, we offer educational French Quarter field trips to local schools and visiting student groups. These are aligned with Common Core and local standards. They include educational teaching materials and student projects and classwork as well.

On the Haunted Tour for kids, we will search for and possibly find the French Quarter's playful and mischievous spirits. I'll tell you where to look, who to look for and, best of all, you will learn special techniques to communicate with those spirits- and maybe, just maybe, we can even get some treats from them! This tour is full of tricks, treats, spells, and superstitions. It is for kids 5 - 10 years old. They will not want to miss out on the spooky fun waiting for them around every corner! $20 per person (children and adults)

FUHWE
643 Magazine St., Suite 102, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
www.fuhwe.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized
G L-f de Villiers Tours
www.glfdevilliers.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Specialized

Description: Our small group tours connect the rich culture of New Orleans to historic, architecturally significant landmarks. Led, since 1989, by a local writer, historian, and long-time denizen of the fabulous French Quarter, our excursions are an indulgence in personal service. Be thoroughly entertained as you come to understand the Crescent City's contributions to our nation and the world. You deserve the best.

Featuring The Twirl!, a Gay Heritage and Drinks Tour, that epitomizes New Orleans, in all it's charm and flair, with great drinks and original, unscripted stories. Get an insider's view of the city's rich gay history while exploring the classic watering holes de la vie en rose!

Good Old Days Tours
1229 St. Thomas St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 523-0804

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, Airboat Tours, Flatboat Tours, Swamp Tours, Romantic Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Horse and Carriage Tours, Specialized
Gray Line Tours
400 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 569-1401, (800) 233-2628
www.graylineneworleans.com

Available Tour Type/s: Bus Tours, Walking Tours, Riverboat Tours, Personalized, Flatboat Tours, History/Heritage Tours, Swamp Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Culinary Tours, Cocktail Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Plantation Tours
Haunted History Tours
723 St. Peter St. , New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 861-2727, (888) 644-6787
www.hauntedhistorytours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, Garden Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours

Description: These are the tours you've heard about! As seen on A&E, History Channel, Discovery, Bravo, and recommended by The Travel Channel as "The #1 Tour in New Orleans! - A Must Do!" This is the premier walking tour on French Quarter Haunts and the paranormal. Real hauntings! Real history! And...bring the camera! 90% of our tour participants capture paranormal activity in their photos. Call for complete information on these and other five star tours offered daily and nightly in the French Quarter and the Garden District.
Hospitality Enterprises New Orleans
4220 Howard Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125 [Map It]
(504) 587-1601
www.bigeasy.com

Available Tour Type/s: Bus Tours, Walking Tours, Riverboat Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Swamp Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours
La Vie Orleans tours
(504) 451 - 9371
www.privatetoursneworleans.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Cocktail Tours, French Quarter Tours, Garden District Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: La Vie Orleans Tours is a step above. Ashton is your go-to guide for an informative, interesting, and entertaining tour in New Orleans. La Vie Orleans Tours specializes in Private Tours of New Orleans, while also hosting public small-group French Quarter and Pub Crawl Tours. Also, the owner Ashton Rogers personally conducts all tours.
Let's Go Antiquing
(504) 899-3027
NewOrleansAntiquing.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, Art Tours, Shopping Tours, Specialized

Description: Whether you are a casual shopper, interior designer or collector, your time will be maximized as you enjoy an overview of ALL New Orleans offers - and find that special piece!
Limousine Livery
4333 Euphrosine St., New Orleans, LA 70125 [Map It]
(504) 561-8777, (877) 546-8788
www.limolivery.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized

Description: The Gulf Coast’s largest premiere passenger transportation service for more than 25 years. Providing airport transportation, shuttle services, private tours with licensed guides, dinner charters/transfers and more. New sedans, limousines, vans, SUV’s, min
Livery Tours
4333 Euphrosine St. , New Orleans, LA 70125
(504) 561-1000
www.liverytours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Bus Tours, Walking Tours, Van Tours, Riverboat Tours, Personalized, Airboat Tours, Flatboat Tours, Limo Tours, History/Heritage Tours, Swamp Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Culinary Tours, Cocktail Tours, Cemetery Tours, Multilingual Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Plantation Tours, Garden District Tours, Shopping Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: Tour New Orleans like a local! Livery Tours specializes in customizable private tours as well as daily walking tours. Our private vehicle and walking tours are created with you in mind! Choose to tour any New Orleans neighborhood, at your own pace, on your own time. Our daytime excursions include the French Quarter and Cemetery tour and the Garden District and Cemetery tour, both of which operate daily at 10:00am and 12:30pm. Our evening walking tour, Haunted Houses of the French Quarter, which operates daily at 5:30pm and 8:00pm, is the only tour that takes you into a real 200 year old haunted property that only our guests get to experience!
New Orleans Architecture Tours
(504) 355-1213
www.nolatours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, French Quarter Tours, Garden District Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: Take a stroll under the oaks and discover the fascinating buildings that tell the stories of New Orleans! From the Creole French and Spanish of the French Quarter to the Americans in the Garden District, architectural details leave little clues about their culture, just waiting for you to discover them. Our guides at New Orleans Architecture Tours are passionate about New Orleans’ history and architecture, blending the two to create an experience that is unique for visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Come take a walk with us!

*Street parking is easy to find nearby.

New Orleans Car Service
(504) 374-9911
www.neworleanscarservice.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, Limo Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Plantation Tours, Garden District Tours, Sightseeing Tours
New Orleans Custom Tours
1 Canal Pl., Suite 2740, New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 451-5337
www.neworleanscustomtours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized

Description: Whether you’re interested in the rich history of the Antebellum South, or the city’s recent phenomenal rebirth, custom tours offer the city’s finest excursion designed for guests looking for a more personal, one of a kind experience.
New Orleans Food & Fun Tours
(844) 504-8687
www.foodandfuntours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Personalized, City/Neighborhood Tours, Culinary Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Garden District Tours, Specialized
New Orleans Jogging Tours
(504) 858-9988
www.neworleansjoggingtours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, Sightseeing Tours

Description: New Orleans Jogging Tours provides visitors and locals with a narrative jogging tour of New Orleans best historic and cultural sites. New Orleans Jogging Tours provides the perfect opportunity to explore the city while enjoying New Orleans outstanding weather. This is a healthy and fun alternative to your typical guided excursion. New Orleans Jogging Tours is ideal for travelers who are tired of being confined to planes, cars, and hotel rooms. Why spend your time in New Orleans cooped up in a bus, when you can discover the city on foot? Enjoy getting exercise and learning about New Orleans from our licensed tour guides. Along with our regularly scheduled tours, we offer customizable and private tours. Lace-up your running shoes and join New Orleans Jogging Tours for a unique tour of the Big Easy!
New Orleans Private Tours
(504) 250-2551
www.neworleanstours.guru

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Van Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Mardi Gras Tours, French Quarter Tours, Plantation Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: We conduct private tours of New Orleans and surrounding areas. We specialize in tours that guarantee exclusive and direct access to your tour guide. Each tour is unique and designed to meet the wants and needs of our clients.
New Orleans Tours Enterprises
(504) 333-1616
www.neworleanstoursenterprises.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, French Quarter Tours
NOLA Doubloon
(504) 491-2669
www.noladoubloon.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Cocktail Tours, Cemetery Tours, Multilingual Tours, French Quarter Tours, Art Tours, Garden District Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: Riveting historical walking tours. The real deal. Authentic history, eye-opening and entertaining. A portion donated to preservationist organizations. Committed to a more sustainable New Orleans. *Tours also offered in French.
Roland Through New Orleans
3925 Bellview St., Metairie, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 779-6856, (877) 734-4437

Available Tour Type/s: Bus Tours, Walking Tours, Van Tours, Riverboat Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Swamp Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Plantation Tours

Description: Offering personalized group tours. Your group will be charmed by America's most interesting city. Enjoy expert narration by exceptional guides conducting memorable and entertaining tours of historic New Orleans. Make the most of your time in the Big Easy with tours Roland Through New Orleans.
Soul of NOLA
(504) 905-4999
www.soulofnola.com

Available Tour Type/s: Van Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Culinary Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Plantation Tours, Garden District Tours

Description: Soul of NOLA offers private guided tours in and around New Orleans. We bring you authentic, unscripted experiences of our vibrant culture. Excursions are just for you and the people you are traveling with. If you are traveling alone or have children with you, we are happy to share New Orleans with you one-on-one or include young people. A private experience allows for flexibility and customization. Each outing is tailored to meet your interests and tastes!
Spectral City Tours
(504) 603-6673
www.spectralcitytours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, Night Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours
Tour-New-Orleans.com
(504) 914-2039
www.Tour-New-Orleans.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Garden District Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Tours by Isabelle
(504) 398-0365, (888) 223-2093
www.toursbyisabelle.com

Available Tour Type/s: Van Tours, Personalized, Airboat Tours, Flatboat Tours, History/Heritage Tours, Swamp Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Garden Tours, Multilingual Tours, French Quarter Tours, Plantation Tours

Description: *Please call ahead to book tours in French and Spanish.
The Voodoo Bone Lady Haunted Tours
701 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 267-2040, (844) 486-6366
voodooboneladytours.com

Available Tour Type/s: Walking Tours, Personalized, History/Heritage Tours, Night Tours, City/Neighborhood Tours, Cemetery Tours, French Quarter Tours, Haunted Tours, Sightseeing Tours

Description: “You Can NOT Visit New Orleans Without Taking My Tour!!!” Those are the famous words of The Voodoo Bone Lady, New Orleans’ #1 Psychic. As seen on CNN, ABC & FOX. No one can unveil the haunted side of New Orleans to you like us. Explore the paranormal side of America’s Most Haunted city. You’ll visit all of the “must see” historic places in the French Quarter, and you’ll see the secret places that locals “in the know” go to eat, listen to jazz and party. All of our tours are informative, entertaining & FUN!!! Call now for complete information!
 
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