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French Quarter Tours

Our expert guides will fill you in with city knowledge so that you can make the most out of your trip to New Orleans!

"An awesome way to see and learn the history of The French Quarter and New Orleans."

What a fun way to explore such an old city! You and your guests are going to love the opportunity to sit back and relax while your carriage driver unfolds 300 years of fun-filled history on your mule-drawn carriage ride. A tour with Royal Carriages covers the storied history of New Orleans, discussing everything from our resilient culture to the aging architecture.  

"Get out of the crowd and off your feet while taking in the French Quarter on a carriage ride. New Orleans offer many tours, but what sets the Royal Carriage tours apart is the small groups and the ability to relax while taking in the sights and history. On the tour, you can cover a large area of the French Quarter, learn interesting history of the area, and get off of your feet and relax. The driver/guide is well-informed and with such a small group can answer individual questions. Lots of fun!" 

-Trip Advisor Review by Joseph D

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French Quarter and Cemetery Carriage Tours in New Orleans

All 1-Hour French Quarter History Carriage Tours, conducted between the hours of 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, include a tour inside the oldest above ground cemetery in New Orleans, Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1. Admission into the cemetery is included.

All 1-Hour French Quarter History Tours, conducted between the hours of 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm, roll through a second historic neighborhood known as the Faubourg Marigny to show off lots of fabulous architecture in addition to local live music districts. A visit to the stable may be included, allowing visitors the opportunity to meet the famous carriage mules and see where they live. 

All 30-Minute Carriage Tours feature the French Quarter's amazing history, culture, and architecture. 

Please refer to our reservation calendar for a list of tours and availabilities. 

Purchase your tickets now to guarantee your seat!

Special Notes:

  • 30-Minute or 1-Hour French Quarter Carriage available.
     
  • Group carriage tour travels at a leisurely pace and with small groups exceeding no more than 8 passengers per carriage. 
     
  • This tour departs from 700 Decatur. All tour participants must check in with the manager on duty, located under the red umbrella. He or she will place you on the correct carriage for the tour. 
     
  • Due to the popular nature of these tours, tickets are required to guarantee your seat on the carriage. We are usually unable to accommodate those guests who arrive without pre-purchased tickets. 
     
  • Tickets and boarding instructions are emailed immediately after purchase. Having printed tickets is not necessary.

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Ghost Tour

Best Ghost Tour in New Orleans

A carriage ride at night visits famous haunted locations and introduces participants to the ghosts, voodoo, and vampires that New Orleans' French Quarter is known for.

$40 per person

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Spend a little more and purchase a private carriage rental that can seat up to 4 passengers comfortable.

$100 - $200 Private Carriage Rental (Seats 4 passengers)

Cemetery Walking Tour

New Orleans Cemetery Walking Tour

Take a guided walk through the tombs of St. Louis Cemetery which tell the colorful and historic stories of those who impacted the city, be it politician, musician, voodoo priestess, gambler or Mardi Gras Indian.

$15 per person

Gift Certificates

Perfect for birthdays, anniversarys, and other special occassions.

E-mail the gift certificate to the person to whom you wish to send it, or you may print the gift certificate at your computer!

Starting at $40

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Great tour out and around the central French Quarter. Our host was very detailed and knew many notable facts that I had thought were urban legends. She was also very polite and helpful with extra places of interest and places to eat.

Facebook: Logan Sahadat of Brampton, Ontario, Canada

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