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Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour

New Orleans, United States
Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour
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From $528.00 per group (up to 4)

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore the causes and effects of one of 21st-century America’s worst natural disasters on a private, 3-hour tour of New Orleans focused on Hurricane Katrina. Learn about the confluence of extreme weather, the city’s vulnerable geography, and sociopolitical factors that lead to such a devastating loss of life and property when the hurricane hit. Drive through the city in a private vehicle to see the areas most affected by the storm, and hear how the recovery effort has reshaped New Orleans.
  • Private, 3-hour Hurricane Katrina driving tour of New Orleans
  • Visit areas that played a key role in the flooding and fallout after the hurricane
  • Learn about the storm's devastating effects on local communities
  • See how the city has rebuilt through community effort and capital construction projects
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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3 hour guided tour of New Orleans focused on Hurricane Katrina and aftermath
Licensed and insured native guide
Private transportation
Food and drinks
Lunch
Gratuities

Departure Point

701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Choose from a morning or afternoon departure, and meet your driver and guid at your French Quarter hotel. Hop into a private vehicle suited to your group size, and head out on a driving tour through the city’s diverse communities. See the sites that played a key role in the storm’s devastating effects, such as the levees and neighborhoods most affected by flooding.

Along the way, learn about the topographical, engineering, and human factors that made New Orleans such a vulnerable target through an honest and open discussion with your guide. See how the city has rebuilt in the past decade and how the hurricane reshaped local communities. Hear about what's being done to prevent another such disaster in the future, and get a look at new development and storm defense projects under construction by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Feel free to ask all the questions you like on this private tour, and stay comfortable with restroom and refreshment stops. The 3-hour experience concludes with drop-off at a convenient downtown New Orleans location.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
French Quarter
We start in the French Quarter and explain why the city was located there originally. The topography of the French Quarter and surrounding areas lay the historical groundwork for the city wide driving segment inthe afternooon.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
New Orleans City Park
After the French Quarter, we will drive through many neighborhoods to show you where levees were breached, flooding occurred and where protective measures were made.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Visitors with limited mobility and/or service animals should discuss this with us before booking.
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking, exceptions are made for larger groups.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY New Orleans Private Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future Driving Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers.

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