French Quarter Carriage Ride and Cemetery Tour


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


  • 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.

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 72 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 72 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 72 hour cancellation period. Tour directors of large groups must make sure the group is on time for scheduled pick-ups.

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  • Keith Lewis USA about 3 days ago


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  • Jennifer Becker USA about 30 days ago

    French Quarter Carriage Tour

    Bob was a great tour guide. He explained the history of the area and was great with the kids.

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  • rosa corcoles USA about 1 month ago

    Great French Quarter Tour

    My daughter and her family were visiting during Easter break, and my granddaughter (10) wanted to tour the French Quarter to see where episodes of “The Originals” were filmed, also visit the St. Louis Cemetary. Our tour guide, Blanche, gave us a great, informative, fun-filled tour. Would definitely recommend!!!

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  • Anita Rambi Parker USA about 1 month ago

    First time in NOLA

    This was our first time being at bourbon street, we really enjoyed the ride and going to the cemetery. But, we didn’t like to spend to much at the cemetery and more in the city area and see more of the old area in NO.

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  • Janis Thurston USA about 1 month ago

    Carriage and cemetery tour April 17

    Lucy was a great carriage driver . She was very well versed in her tour of Cemetery. We. Learned alot. Marie Lavoue the mule and her painted hooves were so cute.

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  • Stefanie Tucker USA about 1 month ago

    Highly recommend!

    We are locals and booked this when we had relatives comes to town. Jonathon and Cloudy were incredible. Jonathon has so much knowledge. I would recommend this to anyone. Well worth the money!

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  • Mark Tenney USA about 1 month ago


    We had a great experience. Our guide Rebecca was very knowledgeable and engaging.

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