Hurricane Katrina Tour
Child: (ages 6-12) $31.00
The Hurricane Katrina Tour delivers a powerful tour of the devastation and rebuilding of New Orleans following the levee failures and flooding of the city. The Katrina Tour travels past one of the levees breached in the post-hurricane tidal surge, and the streets of neighborhoods that were laid to waste by the flood – neighborhoods that are slowing rebuilding and recovering from the devastation.
On the Hurricane Katrina Tour, you'll not only learn the history of the "original" city — the French Quarter — you'll hear an eyewitness account of the events surrounding this national disaster, from the events leading up to Hurricane Katrina to the days immediately following the flood to the present-day success of the city's rebuilding efforts. You'll learn about the impact of oil and gas pipelines, hurricanes and levee construction on Louisiana's vanishing coastal wetlands as you travel through neighborhoods including the Ninth Ward, Lakeview, Gentilly, New Orleans East and St. Bernard Parish.
Location:Ninth Ward, Lakeview, Gentilly, New Orleans East and St. Bernard Parish.
Days Of Operation:Daily
Tour Length3 hours
More InformationTours begin and end at the "Lighthouse" ticket office at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River (at the Steamboat Natchez Dock), one block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter. GPS address (used for GPS purposes only) is 400 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA 70130. Children under the age of 6 (not occupying a seat on the tour) are Free.
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