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New Orleans

Dark Crescent Tours

New Orleans, LA, USA
About Dark Crescent Tours
These are the tours you've been asking for! Historically accurate, theatrically presented tours of the Darker Side of New Orleans. Our expert guides take you through realms of our city that have been kept quiet for all of these decades and present them in a personal manner! Smaller groups mean better tours. We dress the part, are courteous and aim to make your tour with us the highlight of your visit to New Orleans! We specialize in small group tours for a more intimate view of our city! We have a variety of tours to offer, one for every taste. 10AM St. Louis Cemetery #1 Our oldest above ground cemetery. Learn about tombs, jazz funerals, Marie Laveau and others both famous and infamous. Only tour companies registered currently with the archdiocese may escort visitors into the cemetery 10AM Garden District Tour This is a lovely tour that requires a streetcar ride. Tour through a neighborhood of majestic oaks and stunning architecture. This tour ends with a narration of Lafayette Cemetery #1 and our burial practices. You are then a 10 minute walk back to the streetcar or 15 minutes walk to Magazine street shopping for all you antique nuts. 7:30PM Supernatural Tour. First reservation of the night sets the tone Morbid Curiosity Tour, Haunting s and Legends, True Crime in New Orleans, Orb Chasing, Plunder and Booty [ this is a drinking tour 21 and over please]. this tour is $75 per person and includes 4 drinks and bartender tips. All of these tours are seeped in New Orleans history. And no matter what we do there is usually a little voodoo thrown in for good measure. We can do any combination of tours. All tours are by reservation. So Call Dylan, phones are open daily from 10am until 9pm. Or email Kim.
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Morbid Curiosity Tour
Journey through New Orlean’s darkest histories on this 2-hour evening tour, rich in tales depravity and mayhem. This chilling excursion takes you through the story-rich streets of the French Quarter, where your knowledgable guide will engage you with graphic tales of murder, torture, rampant disease, medical experimentation and more. Visit locations that housed the horrors, most notorious characters and events of the Big Easy's troubled past. Not for the faint of heart!
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2 hours
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Undead Tour
Take a stroll through the harrowing, haunted history of New Orleans on a 2-hour evening walking tour. Explore the darkened streets and creepy Creole mansions of the French Quarter while an entertaining guide shares true tales of vampiric murders, paranormal sightings, and spine-tingling crimes taken directly from the city’s history. Come face-to-face with the most notorious locations during the time of day when restless spirits and undead legends come out to play.
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2 hours
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Haunted Cemetery Tour
The tombs of St Louis Cemetery No 1 in New Orleans are unique in that they stand above-ground. On this 2-hour walking tour, an informative guide shares facts and lore behind what is referred to as the ‘city of the dead.’ Hear about the cemetery’s hauntings, burial practices, and the famous and notorious figures who rest here, including voodoo-priestess Marie Laveau and civil rights pioneer Homer Plessy. Pick up more fun facts and see where ‘Easy Rider’ was filmed.
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2 hours
from $25.00
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Reviewed September 19, 2019

We lucked out and ended up with a private tour with Christie! She was great, informative and passionate, you can tell she loved what she does! The bar we met at refused to serve us as we only had our Canadian drivers licences and not...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Our tour was very interesting and fun! It was only my group on the tour so Christie made it very personal and told us a couple more stories than she typically does! I would suggest this tour, she was on time, funny, always smiling and...More

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Ann F, Owner at Dark Crescent Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Thank you for touring with us. We try and keep the tours small and intimate. Christie is the best. Thank you

Reviewed July 25, 2019

Christie was our guide. She texted me in the morning to confirm our time and meeting place. She included a description of herself so we sent back our picture. She asked us a few questions about what we knew or wanted to learn and we...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chandi V
Ann F, Owner at Dark Crescent Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

I am so glad you enjoyed the tour. Christie is the best. Call us anytime. Thank you.

Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

This was an awesome ghost tour and lesson in history of the New Orleans “darker” side. Christie did awesome job in story telling and showing us several locations. She was knowledgeable and fun. Huge storm rolled in and it didn’t deter her at all or...More

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Ann F, Owner at Dark Crescent Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2019

Thank you for touring with us. So glad you had a good time. Summer thunder storms under a balcony are pretty cool experience in itself.

Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Our guide Christie (she texted Christine?) Was 10 mins late and legit hammered drunk. She had a few shining moments where the tour facts were interesting and obviously we had cocktails which was fine... but she drank along the whole "tour". She didnt seem to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Ann F, Owner at Dark Crescent Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

This is the first I am hearing that you did not like the tour. Most people call and lodge a complaint before they review on trip advisor. I am sorry you did not enjoy your experience and will make sure it does not happen again....More

Reviewed January 8, 2019

This was a very fun and informative tour. This was my first time New Orleans and I didn’t know what to expect but Christie really made this a great experience. I am going to suggest this company to anyone I know who is coming to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

We had toast as our guide we were a party of 5. We thought wow this guy is playing the part. He was articulate and the back of the bus was able to hear him which is really important. My cousin from Nova Scotia does...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

I saw all of the good reviews and was very excited to go. We showed up at the bar on time and waited for our tour guide. 15 minutes or so went by and still no one. My boyfriend called Christine (who sounded drunk) and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kim F, Owner at Dark Crescent Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

I am so sorry, this is the first time I am hearing this complaint. Not sure which tour this was, I do communicate with each client prior to thier tour. I do know that Friday Christie was caught between a parade and a protest, which...More

Reviewed June 20, 2018

Did the Morbid Curiosity Tour with Christie as our tour guide. We lucked out and were the only party on the tour. Was fun to go in the back courtyard's of places and hear about the gruesome murders (and ghosts) that had taken place around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kim F, Owner at Dark Crescent Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you .

Reviewed September 12, 2017

Our tour guide Brian was just incredible. We were lucky enough to have been the only 2 people on the tour. But the plus to our "personal" tour was the fact the Brian was born and raised so his insight to the heart beat of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Melanie T
September 5, 2016|
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Response from Ann F | Property representative |
October is our busiest time of year, and we do keep our group sizes small so that both our patrons and the guess can enjoy a nice tour without disrupting the quality of life for the residents of the French Quarter.
August 14, 2015|
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Response from Ann F | Property representative |
Yes dear, we're open every day in December except Christmas day. We can accommodate you. Feel free to call us at 504-405_4402 if you'd like to book, or visit our website which will give you guidelines as well. Thank you!