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The Great Delta Tours

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Enjoy a four hour adventure of the Great Mississippi River Delta! Great Delta Tours provides unique ecotourism experiences that inspire people to celebrate, protect, and advocate for a sustainable natural environment in southeast Louisiana. From...more
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610 John Churchill Chase St, New Orleans, LA 70130-4006
Arts District – Warehouse District
+1 888-316-1338
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We love all of the typical sights and sounds of New Orleans but we are always looking for not so typical things when we travel to expand our experiences and knowledge. Barbara Johnson was above and beyond our hopes. She spent the day with us...More

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thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Linda and Bob! What a delight to have you on our adventure!!! I learned so much from you and was inspired by your thirst to travel and better understand the world around you! Look forward to your return visit with famiy! Best regards, Barbara

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Barbara guided our tour. She is fun, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the region. We got a good understanding about New Orleans, and what happened during Katrina.

Thank Fluid7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fascinating tour, visiting many spots in and around New Orleans and the Mississippi Delta. I learnt so much about New Orleans, how it was formed by the river, its ecology, history and people. Going to Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge was particularly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent visit to New Orleans my wife planned a variety of activities. On the question of a city tour I asked for something different than just looking at buildings and restaurants. What she arranged for us far exceeded my expectations to see New...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun filled and incredibly interesting tour. The tour guide, Barbara, was informed and informative about the region, the place of the Mississippi River in the US, history, food, and the flora and fauna of the region. We ate the best seafood gumbo...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a super fun and intelligent tour. We went places tourists or locals may never see otherwise. I lived in New Orleans for 18 years and never before been most of these places. We learned a bit about New Orleans history and its geography....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour. Very informative. Would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to learn more about the ecosystem of the New Orleans area.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour of both New Orleans and surrounding wetlands. Barbara was a very informative guide who took time to answer questions very thoroughly. Would rate this as arguably the best tour we’ve ever taken.

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thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks much for choosing The Great Delta Tours and helping us to spread the word about our 5-Star Experience of one of the most important and unique places and people in the world!!!

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We started the tour downtown and went on a mind opening, friendly ride through the famous neighborhoods and their cultural history., We learned about 3 centuries of managing the continually changing river delta and the impact on the city's infrastructure. I am not a history...More

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thegreatdeltatours, Owner at The Great Delta Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you Jim for your positive and insightful review! What I enjoy most about this tour are the special people we meet like you, Kate, Spencer and Carson who care and are fascinated about the world, the people and cultures around them. You got to...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first trip to New Orleans. This tour was one of the best tours we took. It definitely taught us so much about New Orleans and the ecosystem. I think our favorite part was seeing the huge alligators!! Definitely recommend this tour for...More

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Arts District / Warehouse District
Once a thriving industrial zone, today this district
is home to a buzzing arts scene with an amazing
assortment of galleries, boutiques, and studios having
moved in and set up shop throughout the disused
warehouses for which the area is so well known. Much
of the art you'll come across here is local in scope,
ownership and inspiration. However, among the many old
brick warehouses are modern structures of steel and
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Was met at Sheraton on Canal St.