History and haunts carriage tour in New Orleans
Excursions & day trips

History and haunts carriage tour in New Orleans

Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Hear all about the fascinating history, gorgeous architecture and rich culture of the French Quarter
  • Learn about the city's dark and twisted past, including ghost stories and tales of murder
  • Experience a one-of-a-kind nighttime carriage adventure in one of the most haunted neighborhoods in the United States
What to expect

Travel back in time to the 19th century and revisit New Orleans' dark and rich past, where carriages were the principal mode of transportation and the streets were filled with mystery. This spooky, nighttime carriage tour will take you through the French Quarter as you listen to licensed guides share plenty of interesting history, eerie ghost stories and some terrifying tales of murder. Although the tour is only one hour, you'll have the chance to see all the major landmarks in the French Quarter, also known as one of the most haunted places in the country!

Learn more about a few of the reported hauntings, and the legends and people behind them: Madame LaLaurie, New Orleans wealthy socialite and ruthless murderess; Marie Laveau, the legendary and powerful Voodoo Queen; or Muriel's Restaurant, famous for its high paranormal activity.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • 1-hour group carriage tour
    • Local guide
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up or drop-off services
    Reduced price
    • Infants (age 0-3): Free
    Where

    Jackson Square (located 700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116)

    Meeting point:
    • The tour will begin and end at Jackson Square. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in
    What to remember
    • This is a 1-hour group carriage tour with small groups exceeding no more than 8 passengers per carriage
    • Tours operate in rain or shine. All carriages have tops, and customers are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather
    • Due to COVID 19 blankets will not be provided, you may bring your own if you wish
    • Social distancing measures have been put in place. Carriages are sanitized twice a day and wiped with disinfectant wipes between each tour
    • Tour provider does not offer hotel pick-up or drop-off services
    • Tickets are non-refundable, except for in case of extreme weather. There are no refunds or reschedules for missed tour appointments (missed tour appointment is five minutes past scheduled time)
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    When
    • Check calendar for current time offerings
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    Provider
    New Orleans Carriages
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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