Experience the Garden District and Cemetery Bike Tour
Our Garden District and Cemetery Bike tour is the perfect excursion for those wanting to explore the Big Easy away from the hustle and bustle of Bourbon Street and the Mardi Gras atmosphere. Whether you’re new to the city and are looking for a unique experience, or you frequent NOLA and are looking for a fun way to see spots off the beaten path, this is the tour for you!
Good to Know
All tours begin and end at 1735 Washington Ave (the corner of Baronne and Washington Ave) which is two blocks from the Washington (Garden District) stop on the St. Charles streetcar line. Please arrive 15min before your scheduled departure time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions About our Bikes/Biking in New Orleans
Is this tour appropriate for children?
In general, our tours are great for kids 8 years of age and older.
For children up to 12 years old or 100lbs (45kg), we have 2 wheeled tandem trailers. The passenger sits on a seat and can pedal or coast. All riders over 100lbs (45kg) must ride their own bicycle. We have various smaller sized mountain bikes for those able to ride on their own.
We do not have any adult tricycles or bikes with training wheels for adults that may be less confident in their riding ability. Please let us know if you would like one of our tandems, trailers, baby seats, or child bikes in advance that you’d like to reserve either a child seat or trailer.
Important Note: All child bikes use hand brakes, there are no pedal brakes available.
Is a helmet included? Do I have to wear a helmet?
While helmets are not required in the city of New Orleans we will provide you with one and encourage you to use it.
General Tour Questions
Where is the tour meeting point?
All tours begin and end at 1735 Washington Ave (the corner of Baronne and Washington Ave), which is two blocks from the Washington (Garden District) stop on the St. Charles streetcar line. Please arrive 15min before your scheduled departure time.
Are reservations required?
Yes, reservations are required for all tours.
What is your cancellation policy?
We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.
What does 'Fat Tire Tours Approved' mean?
We’ve been perfecting our tours since 1999, and we are always looking for new ways to improve our tour menu for our guests. We are committed to expanding the activities offered during your stay to make for an unforgettable experience. So for all of the experiences that we aren’t able to deliver on our own, we’ve hand-selected the best local providers to offer a wide-range of unique and fun activities for our guests.
With anything Fat Tire Tours Approved, you still receive our spectacular customer service ready to assist you in any way we can, 24/7, as well as the guarantee that we have hand selected the best possible partners to supplement our tour menu.
What is your weather policy?
All of our tours operate rain or shine, and we have rain ponchos available in our office for purchase.
Is water included?
Yes! We will include a small water bottle for every rider, but we encourage you to bring along extra water as New Orleans gets hot!
How should I dress?
Comfortable clothes are recommended, and there is no need to wear full biking gear. Please dress for the weather and be prepared to be in the sun. Closed toed shoes are highly recommended.
It also gets very, very hot in New Orleans, so we recommend bringing an extra water bottle along.