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Magic Tours

441 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
(504) 588-9693
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Ranked #67 of 202 Activities in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A small group of us did the Ghosts/Haunts/Voodoo tour. Now I was expecting something a little corny and cheesy; because after all - it is new orleans. However we are all amazing at how EXCELLENT our guide was. I bummed I can't recall his name; a younger guy with amazing knowledge. I felt like I was taking an advanced college... More

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Orlando, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Took the cemetery tour which was very interesting. Included a historic overview of New Orleans and a tour through NOLA Cemetery #1. The tours are at 10 AM or 1 PM which are odd times for a cemetery tour, but again, this is historic and hot a ghost tour. The cemetery is closed after dark anyway. Our tour guide was... More

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Sacramento, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was a very great tour! I did this one and another 4-1 tour with another company. This was much better, even though it was just about the cemetery. Don't forget sunscreen, hat and some water. It was much hotter inside the cemetery. This is a must do! Make sure you are comfortable walking because it is a little bit... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I visited New Orleans in October 2014, knowing nothing about the city. I decided to take Magic Tours' "Ghost Tour" on a Thursday night and was amazed at how much information my tour guide - Dawn - had at hand and how she made everything so interesting. There were the expected ghost stories without any of the phoney make-up or... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We did the cemetery tour with DAWN on a very hot sunny day. Dawn did everything she could to make sure we were comfortable on the tour. The tour itself was excellent! Dawn was very knowledgable and gave us a fantastic education about the cemetery, it's residents and the history of New Orleans. Anyone thinking of taking this tour should... More

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Top Contributor
219 reviews 219 reviews
118 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

New Orleans French Quarter is a HUGE subject matter. This is a place with a long and rich history. A tour to cover this area needs to move fast, be organized and interject the color of the area. This tour missed out on that. Our guide was difficult to hear (soft spoken), slow paced and didn't really give the kind... More

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USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is the only tour we have taken so far & it was GREAT!! We passed many other tours along the way & I was glad we had not taken them, They seemed so impersonal with like 30 people in each. Ours was a small group & we had a great time chatting with each other & Dawn the guide.... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I really recommend taking this tour. At first, I was not interested in going, but my 18 year old niece who accompanied me on this trip, insisted that we go. We both loved learning about some of the weird happenings in this town. Delphine LaLaurie was truly the most fascinating. She was a macabre and sadistic personality who seemed able... More

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Friendswood, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My first visit to New Orleans...so glad we booked this tour. Dawn was awesome and we learned so much from her!!! Will definitely be booking on my next visit...hope we get Dawn again!!

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Littleton, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We picked Magic Tours' VooDoo and Ghost tour ourselves based on Trip Advisor reviews, and the low cost. We have a two year old also, and we all enjoyed it! Dawn our guide was very enthusiastic about her job and shared history as well as personal stories along the way.We have no experience with other tours, but would recommend this... More

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