Guided tour

New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour

New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour

From US$ 26.99 per person

Hear tales of vampires, voodoo, and witchcraft on this city walking tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Listen as your guide brings this neighborhood's lively and haunted history to life.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the streets of New Orleans, discovering the rich culture and history of this popular southern city
  • See the infamous LaLaurie Mansion, inspiration for American Horror Story and the most haunted building in all of New Orleans
  • Visit spooky sites in the French Quarter, such as the St. Germaine House
  • Learn about the true life tale behind Kathy Bates' character on American Horror Story: Coven
  • Delve into the darker side of New Orleans with this evening walking tour of the city’s most eerie sites
  • Be entertained by legends of ghosts, voodoo and witchcraft
Full description

Listen to stories of witchcraft and keep watch for spirits on a guided city walking tour of New Orleans. Explore the historical French Quarter, as you indulge in stories of magic, ghosts, vampires, and voodoo practitioners from your expert guide.

Travel to several of the city's venerated neighborhoods, soaking up stories about the witches, ghosts, vampires, and Voodoo practitioners who have contributed to the city's colorful past.

Meet your local guide and set off on a journey through New Orleans’ haunted history. Pass outside well-known sites such as Muriel’s Restaurant and the Old Ursuline Convent. See the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, where bloodletting and leeching took place in the 19th century.

From the outside, see the house where Jacques Saint Germain — who was rumored to be a vampire — once lived. Plus, hear chilling tales of LaLaurie House and its mistress, Madame LaLaurie.

Let your guide entertain you with local folklore as you continue past the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum. The final stop of your activity is outside Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, where your spooky experience will end.

Includes
  • Guided walking tour of New Orleans
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Beverages and snacks
  • Entrance to locations
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

• Meet your guide on the steps of the Louisiana Supreme Courthouse. • Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled activity start time.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Please note that the attractions are not entered on this tour
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions, rain or shine
  • About 1 hour into the tour, there will be a 10-minute restroom and refreshment break. Food and drinks are not included
  • This tour is dog friendly
  • You are welcome to bring your own beverages
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 522 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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Sandra D was awesome! She was a wonderful story teller and has a way of really drawing you in so you’re hanging on her every word! Very thoughtful and kind. It was a scorcher the day of our trip and she kept us in the shade as much as possible and allowed plenty of time for breaks. Very knowledgeable, couldn’t have asked for a better time. 10/10 would definitely recommend!!

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August 26, 2021

Was a fun time! It’s a lot of walking so wear comfy shoes. We parked really far away so check and find a close parking spot unless you want to hike it even farther when your finished. Our guide Graham was great. Was entertaining and knowledgeable. Would recommend the tour. Also we did not walk past any strip clubs or inappropriate areas for children to lay eyes on.

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July 25, 2021

Great tour of the French Quarter - with the emphasis heavy on the misfits, witches and ne'er do wells of the 19th and early 20th century culture. Our tour guide also pointed out the houses / house fronts used in the filming of several television series such as NCIS New Orleans. Well informed guide - would recommend this tour.

July 5, 2021

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