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Canal Street / Algiers Ferry

1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1152
+1 504-248-3900
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See the city skyline from the Mississippi River for free. Nothing fancy, but kids are sure to love the pelicans and photographers will love the sights on the way to historic Algiers.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“exact change” (81 reviews)
“canal street” (117 reviews)
“west bank” (23 reviews)
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1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-1152
Central Business District
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"exact change"
in 81 reviews
"canal street"
in 117 reviews
"west bank"
in 23 reviews
"free ride"
in 23 reviews
"great view of the city"
in 16 reviews
"per person each way"
in 15 reviews
"dry dock"
in 14 reviews
"mighty mississippi"
in 30 reviews
"point bar"
in 9 reviews
"round trip"
in 19 reviews
"french quarter"
in 75 reviews
"different perspective"
in 10 reviews
"louis cathedral"
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"jackson square"
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"skyline"
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"nola"
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"roundtrip"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Canal Street is one of the main streets in N.O. The trolley is a great way to go the whole distance up and down it to access stores, theaters, the cemeteries on one end and the rivrerbank, casino and Riverwalk shops on the other end.

Thank Jeffrey L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Save the Taxi and Uber cost and the amount of time you will drive and avoid all the insane parking fee's. $2 gets you to Algiers where you can get a drink at some of the oldest bars and pubs in New Orleans right there...More

Thank Bradley M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a really good perspective on the Mississippi River, take this ferry trip across the river to Algiers and back. You will learn how strong and wild that water is.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of shops within a mall tye structure. Spend a few dollars and was greeted by a lady offering coupon books so be sure you ask for one before shopping

Thank ronb753
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ferry is $2.00 per trip. We rode across to have lunch on the other side of NOLA The neighborhood is really cute

Thank cheryl o
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wakk over to the mall then took the canal street to ferry this is a must do also it is a fu ride so much to see in new orleans

Thank beckyjp54
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this part of New Orleans RTA. It is perfect for commuting to downtown NOLA and the French Quarter from the westbank. Itr's also cheap and quick.

Thank KateGreatFalls_MT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For $2 each way ($1 for Srs) a nice way to get a different view of the city. The ride is extremely short. We went ate in the evening and did not explore Algiers neighborhood

Thank QuikAg80
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you stay on this side of the river, this ferry makes it very easy to get over to the quarter. It used to be free but it currently costs $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for seniors. It certainly is a super deal if you...More

Thank RoadWriters
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ya know in NYC, my favorite thing to do is the staten island ferry. (if will half my resting spot when my ashes are thrown from it) That 30 min ride is free and you get to see the skyline of the NYC and slide...More

Thank brianinboca
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Madeline02
22 September 2017|
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Response from Glenn M | Reviewed this property |
6 am til either 10 pm or midnight. Canal side leaves at 15 and 45, Algiers at 00 and 30
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Elizabeth S
24 January 2017|
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Response from veronica J | Reviewed this property |
i believe its around 2-3 dollars when i was there for the ferry.
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Carra W
16 October 2016|
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Response from Java2014 | Reviewed this property |
We went to Harrahs for a very short time, its clean and gigantic, tons of slots and tables. Not vegas but close. Worth checking out.
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