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New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour provided by Royal Carriages

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New Orleans Small-Group Haunted History Carriage Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
This New Orleans French Quarter haunted history tour sets itself apart from others like it by getting you off your feet and into an old-time, mule-drawn carriage during one of the spookiest times of day: nighttime. Pass by haunted hot spots such as the LaLaurie Mansion, and listen to twisted tales of dark magic, ghosts, and pure evil. With three tour times to choose from, it’s easy to add to your New Orleans itinerary.
  • You'll start at
    700 Decatur St
    700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Meet at the Yellow Umbrella at Jackson Square
    See address & details
  • 1
    Jackson Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    French Quarter
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    St. Louis Cathedral
    Lalaurie Mansion
  • You'll end at
    700 Decatur St
    700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Meet at the Yellow Umbrella at Jackson Square
    See address & details
  • Visit one of America's most haunted cities during this New Orleans tour 
  • Hear tales about the French Quarter’s history in a creepy nighttime setting
  • Your carriage is covered, so you stay comfortable in any weather 
  • A group limited to eight allows for a more intimate experience
What to Expect
Meet for this New Orleans haunted history tour in Jackson Square in the French Quarter. Once you meet your guide, hop aboard a mule-drawn carriage to begin a spooky night of haunted tales. Travel at a leisurely pace taking in sights of mansions, bars, and St. Louis Cathedral. Your guide tells stories of murder, deception, torture, contagious epidemics, medical experiments, and unexplained events that are sure to give you goosebumps. Your tour group is limited to eight people, so you can have a more intimate experience and ask your guide any questions you many have as you ride. Your carriage is also covered to keep you dry if the weather starts to turn south. Your New Orleans haunted history tour ends back where it started in Jackson Square.
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Important Information
Departure Point
700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Awarded 2018 Louisiana Attraction of the Year
  • 1-hour mule-drawn carriage ride
  • Licensed professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Parking
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All tour participants must arrive 15 minutes early to the boarding location. Late arrivals will miss the tour and not be provided with a second opportunity to ride or a refund.
  • This tour activity is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather such as flooding or lightning.
  • Tours operate in favorable weather conditions, including rain. Please dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Tickets prices apply to each passenger onboard the carriage, with the exception of infants or toddlers up to 4 years of age. All infants and toddlers must remain in the lap of their parent or guardian throughout the carriage tour.
  • Wheelchair accessible; please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Hand washing stations available
  • Carriages deep cleaned
  • Plexiglss installled between seats
  • Employees receive temperature checks before each shift
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Due to Covid 19 we are only allowed 4 people on a carriages . Groups larger than this will have to be split up.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jaime S wrote a review Oct 24
Hopkinsville, Kentucky2 contributions2 helpful votes
Johnathon and Praline gave us an excellent ride around the French Quarter! Johnathon was very informative. Our speaker did not work from the start, but he made sure to speak where everyone could hear.
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Traveler🤘🏼 wrote a review Oct 14
4 contributions3 helpful votes
Great carriage ride! Mark is very knowledgeable about New Orleans and the carriage ride was great! Cole was awesome too pulling us all around!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Pippin wrote a review Oct 14
La Fayette, Illinois3 contributions
We had a great tour with Mark and Cole! He did a great job telling us all about the history and ghosts of New Orleans!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Tori C wrote a review Oct 14
4 contributions
Very fun tour. We actually took 2 carriage rides with them, and both were good. The one with Ben was actually better, so if you can luck into getting him definitely do it!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Katie W wrote a review Oct 8
1 contribution
Had a great time... lots of fun, got to see lots of the French quarter, and learned lots about New Orleans
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Date of experience: October 2020
About the operator

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By: Royal Carriages
Jonathan and Praline
The carriage driver Jonathan was knowledgeable and we throughly enjoyed his tour. Praline the mule was beautiful an
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Haunted Ride
We had a great evening ride with Jonathan and Praline. It was interesting and highly entertaining. Johnathan was a
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Short and repetitive
I have ridden with your company before and had Blanch as a guide, this trip was terrible. We went around the same t
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Mark & Patsy Cline spread the culture
Our guide Mark was local & informative of things you never notice or think about as you explore these historic grou
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VERY Romantic Experience
We were in New Orleans for my girlfriend's birthday and I learned about Royal Carriages. We went in the evening and
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Mark and Cole were wonderful. Best carriage ride yet!
Our most favorite time while in New Orleans was with Mark and Cole. Almost every trip to New Orleans we opt for a
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Thank you Mark and Patsy Cline!
I highly recommend any of Royal Carriages tours! Mark was our driver and Patsy Cline was our mule. They were both
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Great ride through the French Quarter and Marigny
Jonathan and Cloudy were our guides. Very fun, knowledgeable, and conversational. Cloudy was a great mule, very bea
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Lovely Carriage Ride
Had a nice time on our carriage ride. Shannon the driver and the beautiful Beignet were great. We will def ride ag
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This is always a favorite!
We’ve been to New Orleans multiple times but this was the first time for our Son-in-law and we knew this was a must
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Okay ride. Did the late night tour. Speaker went out half way through the tour. So I could barely hear. What I did
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Bad Experience
It is not worth 10$ let alone 80$. We started off waiting 30min because the driver was late. We didnt know where to
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Jonathan & Zydeco
We went on a lovely 30 minute ride with Jonathon & Zydeco. He was very knowledgeable n personable. We enjoyed it so
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The best to ever do it!
We had the most amazing ride with Jonathan and Zydeco! Imagine praying for a ride and having the best tour guides e
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Such a Great Experience with Jonathan and Zydeco
We did a private tour today with Jonathan and Zydeco. I recently moved to the area and I had my mom in town visitin
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