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10 Nov 2015
“Dr. Who in Algiers Point”
10 Nov 2015
“Loved this tour”
Looking for a break from the French Quarter? Algiers Point Tours offers a two hour walking tour of Historic Algiers Point in New Orleans, Louisiana. Every tour begins with a ferry ride across the Mississippi River from downtown New Orleans and the...more
Canal Street, Louis Armstrong Statue, New Orleans, LA 70114
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+1 985-381-6831
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

My husband and I had been to Algiers once before but never took a walking tour. We had no idea there was so much history there! There were only 4 of us on the tour (2 from each end of Pennsylvania) so Russell our guide...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank valkal724
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Hop on ferry for this tour. Highlight of trip to New Orleans. Loved everything about this place. Great history and beautiful houses. Of course, none of this happens without Russell Blanchard, who I think is unofficial Mayor over there. We ended tour at the most...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Just a quick and scenic 2 dollar ferry ride from the main plaza takes you across the Mississippi river to the quieter side of New Orleans. Lots of quaint shops, restaurants and old historical buildings and homes. A nice couple of hours.

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This ferry trip across the Mississippi ($2 each way - exact change) takes you to a quieter, less hectic part of New Orleans. Russell Blanchard meets you on the Algiers side and walks you through the historic old town. We stopped at the Old Point...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank AOJr
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This tour is a great way to see and get to know a part of New Orleans you might not otherwise visit. From the ferry terminal we proceeded to the levee, which offered a spectacular view of the river and the French Quarter and surroundings....More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Lloyd D
Reviewed 3 April 2014

We had a fantastic guide to take us through this quaint and historic neighborhood. He provided us with a lot of the history of Algiers Point as well as New Orleans. Our guide also told us some interesting and humorous stories about some of the...More

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Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Traveling_Todds_AL
Reviewed 1 February 2014

An excellent walking tour of a neighborhood we like to call "New Orleans' best kept secret" - Algiers Point! Well researched and well presented, Russell knows his stuff! Take the free ferry across from the French Quarter and slip back in time a hundred years...More

Date of experience: January 2014
4  Thank cockney007
Reviewed 31 January 2014

I recently took this tour with my parents who were visiting New Orleans from out of town. We had a great time! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable not only about the neighborhood history, but also New Orleans history in general. The stories he shared were...More

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank Penelope G
Reviewed 17 January 2014

On our Thanksgiving Holiday visit to the Crescent City we decided to explore an area we knew little about and had never visited in a lifetime of trips to New Orleans. We took the Algiers Point Tours which began, and ended, with a wonderful ferry...More

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Date of experience: November 2013
5  Thank Robert G
Russell_Joseph, Owner at Algiers Point Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2014

Robert, Thank you for the great review! I had a great time walking the neighborhood and sharing our history with you and Carol Anne. I look forward to your return visit to our small town in a big city. I am pleased that Tito enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 January 2014

We were very pleased with Rusell and the overall tour, despite the rain and chill that was happening the day we took this tour. It was definitely worth the time and effort! Russell was very patient and detailed in explaining the history of New Orleans...More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank runningman10
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23 February 2016|
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Response from Russell_Joseph | Property representative |
We usually run around 2:30pm! Email me this summer to confirm!
23 February 2016|
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Response from Russell_Joseph | Property representative |
Hi, Algiers Point Tours are $25 per person.