Hurricane Katrina: New Orleans Neighborhood Tour
- Enjoy an informative tour led by an expert local guide
- Learn about the history of the French Quarter
- Visit neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Katrina
- Learn about the multimodal port of New Orleans
- Listen to eye-witness accounts of Hurricane Katrina
The tour begins in the historic French Quarter. Your guide will explain to you the direct connection that America’s disappearing coastal wetlands, and oil and gas pipelines have with the extreme destruction caused by recent hurricanes.
New Orleans is a city of neighborhoods, and on this tour you will travel through Lakeview, Gentilly, New Orleans East, St. Bernard, and the Ninth Ward, meeting locals who will provide us with personal accounts of Hurricane Katrina.
Be amazed at the volume and variety of products offloaded in the multimodal port of New Orleans, the second largest port in the in the country. After this tour, you’ll have a better understanding of events pre- and post-Katrina and the current “Rebirth of New Orleans!”
- Bus transportation
- Professional tour guide
- Admission and tour at New Basin Canal Lighthouse Museum
- Charitable donation on behalf of each passenger
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
Prepare for the activity
Please arrive at the Gray Line Lighthouse at 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA (behind Jax Brewery), at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure to exchange your voucher for a boarding ticket.Open in Google Maps ⟶
• When you pass Rampart St., you are in the French Quarter. Please allow extra time due to heavy pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the French Quarter at all times
• Tours will not be conducted on Mardi Gras Day and Thanksgiving Day
• The supplier provides handicap access for wheelchairs but not scooters or walkers. Vehicle lifts meet all ADA requirements and are equipped for wheelchair storage (based on availability). If wheelchairs can collapse and fold, staff will assist in securing the wheelchair in the vehicle. Handicap reservations must be made 48hrs in advance to secure availability. Contact information will be provided on your voucher
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