New Orleans Power Pass vs Sightseeing Pass which is best

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New Orleans, Louisiana is an amazing travel destination with a lot of wonderful tourist attractions, so if you’re visiting New Orleans I’m sure you’re going to want to visit a lot of New Orleans’ best sites – all the while saving money.

There are two sightseeing passes that allow you to do that: the New Orleans Power Pass and the New Orleans Sightseeing Pass.

Both of these passes give you the ability to see multiple attractions at significantly discounted rates.

But you may be wondering, which pass is the best one to pick?  Well, it really depends on how much you want to spend, how long your trip is and what you want to visit.

There are two main differences between the New Orleans Power Pass & New Orleans Sightseeing Pass and understanding these differences may help you decide which you should buy.

The first difference is the way they do their pricing.

The Sightseeing Pass charges you per attraction:

Sightseeing Pass Children’s TicketSightseeing Pass Adult’s Ticket
2 Attractions$19.50$54
3 Attractions$34.50$79
4 Attractions$39.50$109
5 Attractions$49.50$119
6 Attractions$59.50$149


The New Orleans Power Pass charges you per day so you can visit as many attractions as you want per day:

Power Pass

Children’s Ticket

Power Pass

Adult’s Ticket

1 Day$49.99$59.99
2 Days$79.99$119.99
3 Days$109.99$149.99
5 Days$159.99$199.99


The other main difference is what attractions are available through each pass, and this may be the biggest factor in choosing which pass you want.

For example, if you really want to visit the New Orleans Botanical Garden, that is only available through the Sightseeing Pass but if you really want to take the Haunted History Walking Tour, that is only available through the New Orleans Power Pass.

You can see a full list of which attraction is available through which pass below:

Sightseeing PassPower Pass
1850 HouseX
Adventure in New Orleans Bus TourX
African & Afro Creole TourX
Airport Shuttle Inbound One WayX
Audubon Aquarium of the AmericasXX
Audubon Butterfly Garden & InsectariumXX
Audubon ZooXX
Big Easy – New Orleans City TourX
Bike Rental (2 Hours)X
Cajun Pride Swamp Tour By BoatX
Cemetery Walking Tour St. Louis #1X
Degas HouseXX
French Quarter Walking TourX
Garden District Walking TourXX
Giants of African American AchievementX
Haunted History Walking TourX
Houmas House Plantation & GardensX
Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour 1 DayX
Jazz Walking TourX
Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour with TransportationX
Le Musee de f.p.c. Docent Guided TourX
Longue Vue House & GardensX
Louisiana Children’s MuseumX
Mardi Gras WorldXX
Music of New Orleans: Listen and Learn! TourX
National WWII MuseumXX
New Orleans Botanical GardenX
New Orleans Jazz MuseumX
New Orleans Pharmacy MuseumX
New Orleans School of Cooking DemoX
Oak Alley Plantation LouisianaX
Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historical CruiseXX
Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Jazz CruiseX
Saints & Sinners TourX
San Francisco Plantation HouseX
Southern Food & Beverage MuseumX
St. Louis #1 Cemetery TourX
The CabildoX
The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art Docent Guided TourX
Tour Treme’ Walking TourX
Ultimate Swamp AdventuresX