New Orleans, Louisiana Cruise Port

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Cruiser955 says ...
We were there on St Patricks weekend and they had parades on and by Bourban Street.
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About New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans is world famous for its crowd-pleasing parades and parties. Here, every day is an eating event featuring the best food in the world. From haute cuisine to hominy grits there are flavors of every taste. Witness living history in the fabulous French Quarter and shop in one-of-a-kind boutiques. Tour a world class zoo and aquarium, or just glide across the water on a paddlewheel boat.

What people said about this port:

"City smells so bad all the time, gross New Orleans is famous for Bourbon Street." in 16 reviews.

"N/A Just happened to be Mardi Gras!" in 12 reviews.

"The designated parking lot was full and the lady did not tell us where to park." in 3 reviews.


408 reviews and tips of New Orleans, Louisiana




PatMoore
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
7+ cruises

I stayed at the LaQuinta in Gretna for one night and was able to leave my car at no charge for the cruise. A cab ride was $17 each way.

Visited: Jan 03, 2016

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astria1
Contributor Level: Cruise Director

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
2-3 cruises

Plan for delays and breakdowns. The gangway was broken on our way coming in and it also broke down on our way leaving out. So be prepared to wait, and to be inconvenienced. But make fun of it by dancing in the line and getting to know some of the people who will be on the ship with you.

Visited: Mar 05, 2017

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clairbigbee
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

spent two days there. it was our first time so we asked lots of people for hints. Ride the cable car, a $3.00 24 hour pass was perfect for us and we rode and got on and off a lot. breakfast at Ruby Slipper. on there site they suggest an app for reservations use it. Lunch at Antoines was fantastic. it was $20.16 for a three course meal very southern and $0.25 martinis. take a walking tour at free walking tours.com we did the ghost one. it was fun and informative.

Visited: Oct 23, 2016

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mrseifs
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

Even if you have a late check in get to Ship Parking early and walk over to the mall next door if you need to waste time! Parking fills up fast!

Visited: Feb 23, 2017

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MamaGunner
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Family (older children)

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

Go to the Acme Oyster House! Even if there's a line, it moves quickly. It was a great place to eat!!

Visited: Mar 27, 2016

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CelticCruise
Contributor Level: Captain

Traveled As:
Large Group

Experience:
7+ cruises

We drove in the night before the cruise, so we didn't have a lot of time to sightsee. I did go to Café Du Monde & tried the beignets. They are very good. If you want to avoid the crowds, go to the one in Kenner, near the airport.

Visited: May 15, 2016

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