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Adventure Seeker Bachelorette Weekend

Swamp tours, culinary adventures, and more

New Orleans may be known for its food and music scenes, but it’s also a playground for the thrill seekers out there. Spice up your bachelorette trip with a zipline over a swamp, a fishing trip on the lake, or a ghost tour through the French Quarter. Here are ten adventures that you can incorporate into your girls’ trip or bachelorette weekend.

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1. Zip NOLA

Zip NOLA is a one of a kind ziplining expedition over the Louisiana swamp. Located about 45 minutes from downtown New Orleans in LaPlace, your crew will strap up for a wild ride over the Maurepas Swamp with views of Historic Village of Frenier, Lake Pontchartrain, and the New Orleans skyline. Cruising past alligators will give you the ultimate thrill. For traditional swamp tours, including airboat, kayak, and walking tours, see here.

2. K1 Speed New Orleans

Want to engage your group in a little friendly competition? K1 Speed New Orleans is an indoor racing center featuring electric go-karting for all skill levels, plus food and arcades. Perfect for parties and groups, you can race wheel-to-wheel at speeds approaching 45 mph in zero-emission karts.

3. NOLA Motorsports Park

Located just 20 minutes from the French Quarter, NOLA Motorsports Park offers a range of racing, including karting, autocross, motorcycle racing, hot car lapping, and road racing. The 700-acre facility is largely outdoors and hosts many track events throughout the year. Group packages are available for booking.

4. Haunted Tours

New Orleans is known for its spooky history, so why not take a haunted tour on your bachelorette weekend? Haunted History Tours of New Orleans offers a voodoo tour, French Quarter ghosts & legends tour, a haunted pub crawl tour, and more. Gray Line New Orleans has a New Orleans Ghosts and Spirits Walking Tour with AR Experience, complete with visions of Marie Laveau and the Great Fire of New Orleans of 1788. There are plenty of options for a spooky excursion; see our page on haunted tours here.

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Stumpy's Hatchet House

5. Stumpy’s Hatchet House

Try your hand at throwing hatchets to targets in a safe and controlled environment at Stumpy’s Hatchet House. This spot is great for girls’ trips or bachelorette parties. Enjoy 10 throwing pits, a photo booth, giant games, and free Wi-Fi during your visit.

6. Charter Fishing

New Orleans offers some of the best seafood in the world, so why not make an adventure out of it? Local guides offer inshore fishing charters for the likes of flounder, redfish, and speckled trout, as well as bigger game fish including marlin and red snapper for a storied offshore experience. Find our page on fishing charters here to start planning an unforgettable group experience.

7. Escape rooms

Take your krewe to an escape room in New Orleans. Clue Carré has five rooms in their New Orleans location, with names like “Voodoo Cemetery” and “Revenge on the Bayou.” Escape My Room has Mardi Gras and jazz-themed rooms. Gather your group and do some mystery-solving on your bachelorette weekend.

8. Kayak Bayou St. John

There’s no need to go far to participate in aquatic adventures when in New Orleans. Located directly across from City Park, Bayou St. John is one of our most famous waterways. Hop in a kayak or try out a paddleboard from Bayou Paddlesports for an adventure. 

9. Culinary tours

Any adventurous eaters out there? Eat your way through NOLA via our self-guided food tour, or book with an expert tour guide to try all the po-boys, muffuletta, gumbo, and beignets you can handle.

10. Bicycle tours

New Orleans is a great city to see via bike. Rent a bicycle from one of these companies and take to prime biking locations, like the Lafitte Greenway. A guided tour is popular for bachelorette groups, with many offered at night with LED lighting. Book your bicycle tour here.

Check out our adventure seeker itinerary for more things to do in New Orleans.

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