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Pirates of the Quarter Tours

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The Captain and his crew are going to tell you what life was really like for a Pirate in New Orleans in the early 1800’s. You’ll hear about the sword fights, the smuggling and the rum. You’ll learn about the pirate’s involvement in the Battle of New...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
533 Toulouse St, Cuban Crafters Cigar Lounge, New Orleans, LA 70130-2161
French Quarter
+1 504-442-3409
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is the best tour in New Orleans and well worth the time and money! There's no better way to see the French Quarter and learn about the real history of pirates and other colorful historical figures and events! It's an easy walk and suitable...More

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The_Captain_of_POQ, Owner at Pirates of the Quarter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for the review! We're glad you enjoyed the tour!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our tour. The Captain was very informative and answered any questions that we had. Kind of glad it was just my husband and I on the tour. It was very laid back and he was able to give us more information than he...More

1  Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Captain gave a great tour. He had the right mix of historical knowledge and showmanship as he guided us through New Orleans.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I never knew that pirates had such a big history in New Orleans. This tour was interesting, informative, and I would highly recommend it to anyone that likes either pirates or history.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This guy is AMAZING! His knowledge of the history of the pirates in the French quarter and their contribution to the history of the United States is fascinating. We learned the truth about the pirates of New Orleans in a very animated and thrilling presentation...More

1  Thank CynthiaB2190
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My sister and I recently took a mini-vacation to New Orleans (first time for both of us) and one of several tours we did was the Pirates of the Quarter tour. The Captain was very knowledgeable and entertaining. It was the most fun tour we...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Wonderful tour, full of great history and information about the Pirates (Privateers) and their importance in the history of New Orleans and the US. We walked the town, went to familiar places, and dispelled some myths. We talked about important battles and the Pirates leadership....More

Thank Joan R
The_Captain_of_PotQ, Owner at Pirates of the Quarter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

We're glad you enjoyed your tour! Pirates were very important to the city of New Orleans during the 1800's. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Captain was great, we brought our kids and the subject matter stayed above board (on board?). Would totally recommend.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

A friend and I booked this tour towards the end of our trip and expected it to be somewhat repetitive since we had taken several other tours but we were wrong! We saw many of the same locations but the Captain was sure to help...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

The tour was fun, interesting, informative and funny. Our guide was great and we learned so much cool history. I recommend this tour to every one I know!

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

We had fun on this tour for my friends surprise birthday party. You can see around the city and learn pirate facts.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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