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New Orleans City Bus Tour
"Enjoy a grand overview of New Orleans dubbed ‘The City That Care Forgot’ on this comprehensive sightseeing coach tour. Start in the world-famous French Quarter a quaint mysterious area where the sights and sounds abound. Head to historic Jackson Square home of the Cabildo and Presbytere museums and visit a historical cemetery
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Oak Alley Plantation and 3 hour City Tour
"You'll spend an unforgettable three hours on our comfortable air conditioned Mini-bus while getting an overview of New Orleans and experiencing the history and culture of the Creoles with your licensed tour guide. No trip to New Orleans would be complete without seeing the highlights of our city and the some of the areas affected by Katrina’s flood waters. You will see Jackson S St. Louis Cathedral the Cabildo and the French Market. Your tour guide will also give you an overview of the “French Quarter” pointing out areas of interest so that you can explore them later at your own pace.On the way to the “Dueling Oaks” of New Orleans’ City Park
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Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans
"On this 5.5 hour tour you will get to view and enter the slave quarters as part of your experience. You'll start off with a 1 hour and 15 minute drive out to the plantation. On this tour you will hear stories of all aspects of the plantation life. The book “Br'er Rabbit” was written here. The Plantation house was nearly destroyed by fire back in 2003 but it was rebuilt to the original design using building materials from antique homes that were disassembled and sold off in pieces. The rebuilding process is a story all in itself.""""The Laura Plantation Tour is considered by many in the tour industry as the best historical plantation tour in the Mississippi Valley. The plantation was run by four Creole women most notable
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Audubon Zoo Tips (22)

A very pleasant place for a day

If you find Aububon Park, you might as well pay a visit to the excellent zoo, 58 acres of realistic habitats and more than 1500 animals (so says my AAA guide). We got lucky, and on a morning with...
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Bunsch
May 24, 2011

Audubon Zoo

Beautiful zoo. Feautures animlas from all parts of the world in natural-looking habitats. Louisiana swamp exhibit with the alligators was our favorite, but all of them are great. Zoo includes a...
peach93
Apr 23, 2004

Where the Wild Things Are

The Audubon Zoo is a fun place -- take the St. Charles streetcar or John James Audubon and make a whole afternoon of it. Examples of the wildlife there: an Asian elephant who does tricks, a black bear...
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Rixie
Jan 29, 2015

New Orleans Audubon Zoo

Besides the animal exhibits, the one thing I remember about my trip to the Zoo was that it was HOT. Hot, hot, hot. I sweated from the time I got there until the time I left and there was not a whole...
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moirholj
Apr 04, 2011

Audubon Zoo

YOU CAN NOT GO TO THE ZOO BY BOAT SINCE KATRINAYou used to be able to go to the zoo by riding the John James Audubon up the river 7 miles from the Aquarium. But by the time we had toured walked to...
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grandmaR
Mar 03, 2011

Audubon zoo

Audubon Zoo is worth visiting. It has a beautifully recreated Louisiana swamp, an African savannah, an Asia area and a jungle with Mayan ruins.Don't forget to visit the white alligators and tigers,...
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Helga67
Apr 04, 2011

Audubon Zoo Cruise from the Quarter

A paddleboat cruise of the Mississippi river can take you to Audubon Zoo from the Aquarium/IMAX. The "Must-see" part of this tip is not the cruise, although the boats are pretty cool themselves, but...
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Jmill42
Dec 11, 2002

I went on down to the Audubon Zoo

New Orleans has a top rated Zoo. I think its one of the better zoos around but the admission is a bit steep - 12 dollars. Most other zoos in the South are less than half that price. But, some of the...
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Virtuous_Tourist
May 09, 2005

Audobon Zoo

The Zoo has white tigers, orangutans and reptiles among other things. It is made up of various enclosed areas like the Asian Domain, the World of Primates and even the Louisiana Swamp (a good...
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acemj
Nov 23, 2002

Zoo cruise

Take the zoo cruise to the Audobon Zoo. It's a paddle steamboat ride down the Mississippi. Leaves from Canal St. Check out the zoo, cross through it and come back down St. Charles St. on the trolley....
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jakelorenzo
Feb 24, 2007

Audubon Zoo

To get here, you can take the John James Audubon cruise up to the zoo if you want, instead of driving. The Audubon Zoo houses a reconsruction of a Louisiana swamp, complete with Cajun houseboats,...
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lashr1999
May 13, 2005

Best zoo in the U.S.

The Audubon Zoo is one of the best we've been to! It is very kid-friendly. There is a lot to see and do at this zoo. They have a jungle themed wading pool for the kids, a "spider's web" play area, a...
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aimeewoods
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Audubon Zoo

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Audubon Park

As Audubon Park is rather big and quiet, there is some wildlife, specially, birds; yo may spot some nesting colonies of Heron above the small river running through the park or see Ibis (picture 1)...
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Maple Leaf Bar

there are a few things in new orleans you wont want to miss...one of them being the rebirth brass band @ the maple leaf lounge..I took the street car there.. but you might prefer to take a...
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Lafayette Cemetery

Take the Charles Ave. Streetcar to Washington Ave., walk two blocks south, and you'll find Commander's Palace on your left and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 on your right. Enter through the gates on...
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Garden District

Weather you walk around on your own or take a tour .. this was interesting. The cemetery there wasn't open the day we went and it was our last day but enjoyed looking at the old mansions and their...
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Superdome

the superdome sports arena is home to the new orleans saints NFL football team and the annual sugarbowl college football bowl game. the superdome also hosts rock concerts and other events through out...
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Warehouse District

This industrial and warehouses area has become a urban wasteland in the fifties or even before and has began rehabilitation in the end seventies and has now become what is called often the Arts...
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Getting to Audubon Zoo

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6500 Magazine St.

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  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:00

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