Hurricane Katrina: Past, Present and Future


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City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children are cheerfully accepted. Booster seats must be provided by parents.

Friendly: Yes.
Our vehicles are not ADA certified but we will accommodate visitors with mobility limitations if possible. Rigid wheelchairs will not fit in our vehicles. Please discuss any limitations or necessary mobility equipment with us before booking.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Citywide Driving Tour Focusing on Hurricane Katrina

Tour New Orleans while focusing on the events of Hurricane Katrina. We'll talk about why it happened, what happened and what we have done about it to make the region safer.

You'll hear a story not told by the national media and be provided a first-hand look and detailed explanation of recovery efforts.

We'll discuss what is being done to defend against another storm like Katrina. You'll hear a story of both tragedy and hope, while being given insights to the political, economic and social battles that continue to this day.


The tour begins at your hotel. Starting times are either 9am or 2pm.

The trip will cover about 50 miles within the city limits and visit neighborhoods affected by the storm such as the Ninth Ward, the Esplanade ridge, City Park, the Lakefront; the 17th Street Canal, Mid-City, Carrollton, the University Section and the Garden District.

Tours lasts approximately 3 hours, with a break at the midpoint. The tour ends at your hotel.

The actual length of the tour depends on weather, traffic, time on site and other factors.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will meet at your hotel unless you specify another location.

End location: The tour will end at your hotel unless you specify another location in the central business district/French Quarter.

Duration: 3 hours


Transportation provided in a 7 passenger minivan.

What’s Included

Pick up and return to your hotel. A licensed, insured, native tour guide. Transportation throughout the city. A break mid-way through the tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 Dollars - Should you decide to buy lunch during our rest stop.

What’s Extra

Custom tours for larger groups are available at a higher cost. Please contact me for details.

Admission to any unscheduled site, museum, etc.

Lunch and refreshments you may order during the scheduled rest stop.

A Recent Review of this tour

Fantastic tour. Dominick's background as a urban planner gave him rare insights about the demographics and geography of New Orleans that made the story of what happened with Katrina rich with detail. His was engaging both to adults and children alike, which is rare in a guide. We would definitely recommend him.
Scott Wohlander

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