French Quarter Carriage Ride and Cemetery Tour

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Sit back and relax while your carriage driver unfolds 300 years of fun, fact-filled history on your mule-drawn carriage ride through the French Quarter. This 1-hour ride covers the storied history of New Orleans, discussing everything from the resilient culture to the aging architecture. All tours include a short walking tour inside St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, where Marie Laveau the Voodoo Queen is buried. Book a carriage tour today and see the French Quarter in a whole new way!

Activity Highlights

  • Authentic French Quarter carriage ride
  • See the French Quarter & St Louis Cemetery No 1
  • Awarded 2018 Louisiana Attraction of the Year
  • Small group experience guaranteed

What's Included

  • Mule-drawn carriage ride
  • Licensed city tour guide/driver
  • French Quarter history tour
  • Admission into St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and walking tour of the cemetery

What to bring

  • Cameras
  • A beverage

Restrictions

  • The St. Louis Cemetery is managed by the Archdiocese of New Orleans and will be closed to the public during scheduled funerals hours. All tickets booked during that time will be rescheduled.
  • No glass beverage containers allowed on board.
  • Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol.
  • Pregnant women and people with back problems can ride at their discretion.
  • Video recording is generally prohibited without advanced permission by your carriage driver.
  • If the outside temperature exceeds 95 degrees, carriage tours are canceled and will resume once the outside temperature drops below 95 degrees. All ticket holders will be given the option to reschedule for a later date or time or can choose to receive a refund for any tours canceled by the city of New Orleans due to high heat.

Additional information

  • This tour is appropriate for all ages.
  • Beverages are allowed on board.
  • No charge for infants & toddlers being held or seated in the lap of an adult.
  • Pregnant women can ride at their discretion.
  • Tour takes place on group carriages holding between 6-8 passengers. Small group experience guaranteed!
  • Dogs, no matter the size, will be the passenger's responsibility & will have to share the seat with its owners. There is no cost for dogs. Service dog entry is up to the discretion of the cemetery.
  • This tour departs at various times throughout the day. It is recommended to book in advance for this tour to guarantee your seat. Please click the "Check Availability" button for up to date availability.

Handicap Information

Carriages are a great way for handicapped or disabled people to experience the French Quarter. If they can walk up steps with assistance, they will be able to board the carriages with ease. Royal Carriages provides stepping stools and assistance. For people with no mobility, no ability to stand, these people may not be able to access the seat of the carriage. The small private carriages are more open air, so there is more ability for these individuals to be placed into those carriages, or larger people. Wheelchairs, strollers, and walkers can be left behind at Jackson Square boarding location with the Royal Carriages on-site supervising manager, who will look after them. All important items are taken on the ride.

Cancellation policy

Tours scheduled between 9AM - 2PM include a walking tour of St Louis Cemetery No 1. Tours scheduled after 2PM include the colorful Creole neighborhoods. The cemetery may close for unexpectedly due to funerals. Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. The carriages are covered and therefore operate rain or shine, but if weather is severe, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. There are no refunds or re-schedules for missed tour appointments. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period. Tour directors of large groups must make sure the group is on time for scheduled pick-ups.

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  • Bruno Wruck USA about 8 days ago

    Carriage ride through streets a St Louis cemetery

    We so enjoyed our tour and our guide Mark was perfect and Jockamo behaved good in that heat!

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  • David Mayne USA about 22 days ago

    Tour of New Orleans

    Mark was fabulous. He had so many tales for the entire tour. So very knowledgeable about the city! Would definitely book a tour with him again. Super nice and very professional.

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  • Andrea Timmermeyer USA about 1 month ago

    Good

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  • Kasandra Sequeira USA about 1 month ago

    Relaxing and informative

    You’ll want to see the French Quarter when visiting NOLA so why not learn a little more while taking a carriage ride? We brought our three kids who weren’t really into the history but learned some facts along the way. They also enjoyed the ride either way.

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  • Leslie Grimm USA about 1 month ago

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    Our driver was very nice and informative. Great trip.

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  • Loretta Hamil USA about 1 month ago

    Excellent

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  • Kristi Beck USA about 2 months ago

    We loved it!!

    We loved the carriage tour! Ron our guide was absolutely wonderful....tons of information and tips for fun in the city!! We highly recommend the tour and ask for Ron!!!

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  • Elizabeth Nelson USA about 2 months ago

    Horrible

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  • Mendi Mullins USA about 2 months ago

    Fantastic Tour

    The tour was fun and informative. My husband and I had a wonderful time!

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  • Saverio Simione USA about 2 months ago

    Excellent tour!

    Very information and enjoyable tours of the swamps and plantation!

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mike
2017-05-19 20:14:51

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