Best Ferries in New Orleans

Check out the top Ferries in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Algiers Ferry Terminal
1. Algiers Ferry Terminal
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31 local reviews
Algiers Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Transit stationPoint of interestEstablishment
Sheila
Ferry stops running from the east bank at 11:45 PM Friday and Saturdays and at 9:45 PM Sunday through Thursday…
Henrik & Cassandra
The ferry is the most convenient way to get into the French Quarter or downtown from Algiers Point. It costs $…
Cale
The ferry is a great way to get you to the French Quarter, casino, aquarium, shopping, Superdome and countles…
1. Algiers Ferry Terminal
1. Algiers Ferry Terminal
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31 local reviews
Algiers Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Sheila
Sheila
Ferry stops running from the east bank at 11:45 PM Friday and Saturdays and at 9:45 PM Sunday through Thursday. During Mardi Gras and other …
Henrik & Cassandra
Henrik & Cassandra
The ferry is the most convenient way to get into the French Quarter or downtown from Algiers Point. It costs $2 cash per person (per trip) –…
Cale
Cale
The ferry is a great way to get you to the French Quarter, casino, aquarium, shopping, Superdome and countless restaurants and music venues…
2. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
2. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
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23 local reviews
Canal Street Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Transit stationPoint of interestEstablishment
Leigh & Will
The views from the ferry of the New Orleans skyline are the best! Take the ferry from the end of Canal Street …
Kristin & Chris
This pedestrian ferry runs every half hour and connects Algiers Point to the French Quarter. The fare is $2.0…
Russell
Ferry runs across the river from Algiers Point to the French Quarter every 15 minutes (leaves Algiers on the h…
2. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
2. Canal Street Ferry Terminal
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23 local reviews
Canal Street Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Leigh & Will
Leigh & Will
The views from the ferry of the New Orleans skyline are the best! Take the ferry from the end of Canal Street next to the Aquarium over to A…
Kristin & Chris
Kristin & Chris
This pedestrian ferry runs every half hour and connects Algiers Point to the French Quarter. The fare is $2.00 and exact change is required…
Russell
Russell
Ferry runs across the river from Algiers Point to the French Quarter every 15 minutes (leaves Algiers on the hour & 1/2 hour; leaves Canal S…
3. Algiers Point
3. Algiers Point
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13 local reviews
Algiers Point, New Orleans
NeighborhoodPolitical
Marie Jo
Take the Algiers Ferry across the Mississippi River, to historic Algiers Point, off the beaten track on the We…
Greta
"A quiet suburb on the Mississippi River’s West Bank, Algiers Point is a mix of homey pubs, small art gallerie…
Tim & Cheri'
Take the ferry across the river (this is supposedly the deepest spot in the Mississippi) to Algiers- there is…
3. Algiers Point
3. Algiers Point
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13 local reviews
Algiers Point, New Orleans
Marie Jo
Marie Jo
Take the Algiers Ferry across the Mississippi River, to historic Algiers Point, off the beaten track on the West Bank. You can board the fer…
Greta
Greta
"A quiet suburb on the Mississippi River’s West Bank, Algiers Point is a mix of homey pubs, small art galleries and quaint Creole cottages. …
Tim & Cheri'
Tim & Cheri'
Take the ferry across the river (this is supposedly the deepest spot in the Mississippi) to Algiers- there is a great walking path along th…
4. Dry Dock Cafe
4. Dry Dock Cafe
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32 local reviews
133 Delaronde St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-361-8240
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Sheila
Down the hill from the Ferry station, Dry Dock is a neighborhood restaurant and bar with solid Cajun and Creol…
Cale
This is a great little spot to grab some food and a drink before or after your ferry ride. They serve all the …
Ryan & Grace
Very typical New Orleans neighborhood bar and restaurant. Grab a beer to-go for a ride on the ferry. Solid po'…
4. Dry Dock Cafe
4. Dry Dock Cafe
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32 local reviews
133 Delaronde St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 504-361-8240
Sheila
Sheila
Down the hill from the Ferry station, Dry Dock is a neighborhood restaurant and bar with solid Cajun and Creole cuisine, like poboys, barbeq…
Cale
Cale
This is a great little spot to grab some food and a drink before or after your ferry ride. They serve all the standard New Orleans favorites…
Ryan & Grace
Ryan & Grace
Very typical New Orleans neighborhood bar and restaurant. Grab a beer to-go for a ride on the ferry. Solid po' boys. Everything is pretty go…
5. Canal St. Ferry
5. Canal St. Ferry
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14 local reviews
Canal St. Ferry, New Orleans
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Corey
You can take the ferry from Canal St across the river, then right back in 15 mins. Great alternate view of the…
Kristoffer
The Canal Street/Algiers Ferry is a cool way to see the city from a river vantage. After you cross the river,…
Annie
Catch the Canal St. Ferry to Historic Algiers Point. If you're in the mood for something a bit different, catc…
5. Canal St. Ferry
5. Canal St. Ferry
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14 local reviews
Canal St. Ferry, New Orleans
Corey
Corey
You can take the ferry from Canal St across the river, then right back in 15 mins. Great alternate view of the city from the river. You can …
Kristoffer
Kristoffer
The Canal Street/Algiers Ferry is a cool way to see the city from a river vantage. After you cross the river, make sure and check out Old A…
Annie
Annie
Catch the Canal St. Ferry to Historic Algiers Point. If you're in the mood for something a bit different, catch the ferry across the Mississ…
6. Crown & Anchor English Pub
6. Crown & Anchor English Pub
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41 local reviews
200 Pelican Ave, New Orleans
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 504-227-1007
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Sarah
On Friday nights, this neighborhood bar hosts Crack Burger. Their sliders are delicious and the location (rig…
Sarah
Great excuse to take the ferry from the East to West bank (it's $1 per person if you're on foot and this bar i…
Mark And Gilly
As a real English person, I'd say this is one of the most authentic English pub's I've seen in the south. Go o…
6. Crown & Anchor English Pub
6. Crown & Anchor English Pub
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41 local reviews
200 Pelican Ave, New Orleans
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 504-227-1007
Sarah
Sarah
On Friday nights, this neighborhood bar hosts Crack Burger. Their sliders are delicious and the location (right beside the Canal Street Fer…
Sarah
Sarah
Great excuse to take the ferry from the East to West bank (it's $1 per person if you're on foot and this bar is an easy stroll from the ferr…
Mark And Gilly
Mark And Gilly
As a real English person, I'd say this is one of the most authentic English pub's I've seen in the south. Go over to cute Algiers Point as a…
7. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
7. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
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214 local reviews
1 Canal St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-565-3033
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Russell
A short ferry ride away! Located on the Mississippi River adjacent to the French Quarter Audubon Aquarium of t…
Cale
Do you like fish? All kinds of cool neat looking fish? Then here you go. Just hop on the ferry and it will dro…
Laurent
A nice attraction on the riverfront. Next to the ferry that crosses the river to Algiers, a fun ride that co…
7. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
7. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
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214 local reviews
1 Canal St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 504-565-3033
Russell
Russell
A short ferry ride away! Located on the Mississippi River adjacent to the French Quarter Audubon Aquarium of the Americas immerses you in an…
Cale
Cale
Do you like fish? All kinds of cool neat looking fish? Then here you go. Just hop on the ferry and it will drop you off on the doorstep of t…
Laurent
Laurent
A nice attraction on the riverfront. Next to the ferry that crosses the river to Algiers, a fun ride that costs nothing right now.
8. Algiers Point Ferry Terminal
8. Algiers Point Ferry Terminal
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5 local reviews
Algiers Point Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Transit stationPoint of interestEstablishment
Russell
Ferry runs across the river from Algiers Point to the French Quarter every 15 minutes (leaves Algiers on the h…
Russ & Robbin
Five minute walk to ferry, 5 min ferry ride then you are in the French Quarter. $2 pp .
Jacob
Take a ride on the Ferry at night to see the beautiful city light up!
8. Algiers Point Ferry Terminal
8. Algiers Point Ferry Terminal
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5 local reviews
Algiers Point Ferry Terminal, New Orleans
Russell
Russell
Ferry runs across the river from Algiers Point to the French Quarter every 15 minutes (leaves Algiers on the hour & 1/2 hour; leaves Canal S…
Russ & Robbin
Russ & Robbin
Five minute walk to ferry, 5 min ferry ride then you are in the French Quarter. $2 pp .
Jacob
Jacob
Take a ride on the Ferry at night to see the beautiful city light up!
9. Tout De Suite Cafe
9. Tout De Suite Cafe
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41 local reviews
347 Verret St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
+1 504-362-2264
CafeStoreRestaurant
Marcie
Algiers Point, where this breakfast spot is located, is the cutest, most perfect little New Orleans neighborho…
Kelly
Good coffee and a great breakfast in a neighborhood hole-in-the-wall. You can start the day here before takin…
Jessica
Take the Canal Street ferry to Algiers Point and be rewarded with a great breakfast. The juevos rancheros are …
9. Tout De Suite Cafe
9. Tout De Suite Cafe
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41 local reviews
347 Verret St, New Orleans
Open · Closes 3:30 PM
+1 504-362-2264
Marcie
Marcie
Algiers Point, where this breakfast spot is located, is the cutest, most perfect little New Orleans neighborhood. Take the ferry across the …
Kelly
Kelly
Good coffee and a great breakfast in a neighborhood hole-in-the-wall. You can start the day here before taking the ferry across the river.
Jessica
Jessica
Take the Canal Street ferry to Algiers Point and be rewarded with a great breakfast. The juevos rancheros are delicious.
10. The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Nordstrom Rack
10. The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Nordstrom Rack
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110 local reviews
Clothing storeShoe storeDepartment store
Cale
Do you like clothes on the cheap? Of course you do! This outlet mall is only a short ferry ride away and at th…
Jo
Just walk around the river, it's nice and maybe take the ferry across to Algiers. It can be really romantic if…
Russell
Featuring over 75 outlet retailers and restaurants on the majestic Mississippi River. Just a short ferry ride …
10. The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Nordstrom Rack
10. The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Nordstrom Rack
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110 local reviews
Cale
Cale
Do you like clothes on the cheap? Of course you do! This outlet mall is only a short ferry ride away and at the very end is a great food cou…
Jo
Jo
Just walk around the river, it's nice and maybe take the ferry across to Algiers. It can be really romantic if you want or a way to get rid …
Russell
Russell
Featuring over 75 outlet retailers and restaurants on the majestic Mississippi River. Just a short ferry ride away!
11. Harrah's Casino
11. Harrah's Casino
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82 local reviews
Harrah's Casino, New Orleans
Light rail stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Cale
Wanna roll the bones? Snake eyes? I'm not completely sure what any of that means, but if you're looking to dou…
Angela
This casino has something for everyone (21+), including free drinks while you play! Find it right at the base …
Judith
Like to gamble, this is the place by the Ferry Boat.
11. Harrah's Casino
11. Harrah's Casino
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82 local reviews
Harrah's Casino, New Orleans
Cale
Cale
Wanna roll the bones? Snake eyes? I'm not completely sure what any of that means, but if you're looking to double your kids college fund, th…
Angela
Angela
This casino has something for everyone (21+), including free drinks while you play! Find it right at the base of the ferry terminal.
Judith
Judith
Like to gamble, this is the place by the Ferry Boat.
12. Old Point Bar
12. Old Point Bar
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48 local reviews
545 Patterson Rd, New Orleans
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+1 504-364-0950
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Vanessa
A great place to have a drink after seeing the historic neighborhood. Then head to the Crown and Anchor; a gem…
Adam
Hey go for a $2 ferry ride across the river. Algiers is Nola's second oldest neighborhood and it's fun and ch…
Sarah
You've taken the ferry to visit Crown & Anchor and this is my other favorite bar on that side of the river.
12. Old Point Bar
12. Old Point Bar
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48 local reviews
545 Patterson Rd, New Orleans
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+1 504-364-0950
Vanessa
Vanessa
A great place to have a drink after seeing the historic neighborhood. Then head to the Crown and Anchor; a gem of a British pub. Both a few …
Adam
Adam
Hey go for a $2 ferry ride across the river. Algiers is Nola's second oldest neighborhood and it's fun and cheap to cross the river. Just …
Sarah
Sarah
You've taken the ferry to visit Crown & Anchor and this is my other favorite bar on that side of the river.