Kid Friendly Tours

New Orleans has many tours perfect for families!

With so many sights to see, we recommend letting a local take you and your family on a tour. Ride through the city on a bike, stroll along the streets in a carriage, or walk along the sidewalks as you explore your surroundings and hear the history behind the buildings.

Tours by Category

City Tours

City Tours
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Discover New Orleans with Gray Line's Super City Tour! You'll learn the city’s history, see its landmarks and hear about its legends. Kids will enjoy a ride along the shore of Lake Pontchartrain and through Audubon Park. After walking through one of our above-ground cemeteries, you'll ride through City Park, the fifth largest urban park in the United States. Coupon Available!

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City Sightseeing New Orleans
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City Sightseeing New Orleans

Looking for a fun, informative way to see New Orleans? Ride around the city and visit popular destinations in City Sightseeing New Orleans’s exciting open-top, double-decker bus. With City Sightseeing New Orleans, the busses come every 30 minutes, and you can hop on and hop off wherever you and your family would like.

Sightseeing New Orleans can take your family to the best art galleries, historic sights, museums and shopping stops throughout the city.

New Orleans City & Estate Tours
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New Orleans City & Estate Tours by Tours By Isabelle

This is the oldest locally owned and family-run New Orleans tour company, providing first class, small scale, personalized service since 1979.

The experienced and knowledgeable drivers/guides on board the comfortable, top-of-the-line 13 passenger vans will enthusiastically make you fall in love with Louisiana.

New Orleans City Tour, including Katrina
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New Orleans City Tour, including Katrina (Isle of Orleans) by Gray Line New Orleans

This fun and informative morning tour takes visitors from the river to the lake. As the tour winds through the many neighborhoods of New Orleans tourists are regaled with stories of yesteryear. The tour stops at an above-ground cemetery, City Park, the Lighthouse and more. Coupon Available!

Carriage Tours

Royal Carriages
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Royal Carriages

Royal Carriages, New Orleans oldest continually-operating sightseeing carriage company in America, is located right outside Jackson Square. Just pick your carriage and take a ride. Coupon Available!

Cemetery Tours

Cemetery and Gris-Gris Tour
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Cemetery and Gris-Gris Tour

Does your family love scary stories? If so, then they will love Gray Line's newest tour! New Orleans is an old city, and the kids will be delighted as a guide tells the tales surrounding many of the houses in the French Quarter. The kids will learn about infamous French Quarter denizens, who are often thought to still be around today, but in ghost form. In the second part of the tour, the family will get to visit one of our famous above ground cemetaries, or as we call them, the Cities of the Dead. The kids will see the variety of tombs and learn about the people who inhabit them. They'll even receive a little "lagniappe" on each tour. Coupon Available!

Plantation Tours

Gray Line Tours
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Gray Line Tours

Are you ready to be taken back to the glory of the Old South? Gray Line offers tours of Laura: A Creole Plantation and Oak Valley Plantation. No matter which one you choose your family will be taken back in time to a bygone era for a fun-filled afternoon. Coupon Available!

Cajun Encounters
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Cajun Encounters

Spend a day along the River Road with Cajun Encounters as they travel back in time to Laura: A Creole Plantation AND Oak Alley Plantation. That's right: visit both historic landmarks on this tour of epic proportions.

Cajun Pride Swamp Tours
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Cajun Pride Swamp Tours

Kids of all ages will enjoy this tour that effortlessly combines history and adventure. All you have to do is choose the plantation and Cajun Pride Swamp Tours will take care of the rest. Combine your Plantation Tour with a Swamp Tour for an unforgettable family vacation. Coupon Available!

Airboat Tours

Airboat Adventure Tour
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Airboat Adventure Tour by Gray Line New Orleans

Take a thrilling ride through the wetlands surrounding the town of Jean Lafitte. This narrated journey takes families through bayous and open waterways. This tour is so fast and exciting pregnant women and children under 5 are prohibited making it a great option for families with tweens and teens. Coupon Available!

Airboat Tour
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Airboat Tour by Tours by Isabelle

Race through Cajun Country on a small airboat for an afternoon of Louisiana fun. For two hours your family will glide over marshes into the remote bayous and become one with nature. You may even have a chance to play with baby alligators.

Educational/Personalized Tours

French Quartour Kids
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French Quartour Kids

Little time travelers will love these tours. French Quartour Kids is a tour company that focuses just on kids! Over the course of one hour and thirty minutes, kids will take a step back in time to New Orleans’ Golden Age – the 1830s – where they’ll learn all about how New Orleans became the culturally rich city it is today. Groups will learn about specific enslaved children and how they arrived in New Orleans You’ll learn popular 19th century lessons for ladies, and compare them to what girls learn in school today. Kids will even learn about the strange healing remedies from the 19th century – always a favorite! Various maps, props and other interactive features will also be used to help kids learn in a fun way. Tours are recommended for kids aged 6-13, although adult chaperones will certainly enjoy them too.

Tours By Isabelle
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Tours By Isabelle

Tours By Isabelle is the oldest locally owned and family-run New Orleans tour company, providing first class, small scale, personalized service since 1979. With experienced and knowledgeable guides, kids will love learning about the history of New Orleans on board the comfortable, top-of-the-line 13 passenger van.

Katrina Tours

Hurricane Katrina Tour
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Hurricane Katrina Tour by Gray Line New Orleans

Give your kids a better understanding of the events leading up to Hurricane Katrina and following the disaster. This educational tour from an eyewitness takes you past a levee the broke and through the neighborhoods affected. Coupon Available!

New Orleans City & Katrina Tour
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New Orleans City & Katrina Tour by Tours by Isabelle

This tour takes you to all of the sights you can expect on a tour of New Orleans and interlaces facts about Hurricane Katrina. You family will come away from this four hour tour knowing more about New Orleans than you can imagine.