History & Haunts Carriage Tours in New Orleans, LA

Royal Carriages700 Decatur StreetNew Orleans, LA 70116
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Everyone knows how haunted the French Quarter is. But have you experienced the haunts in person? On the History & Haunts Carriage Tour, you’ll discover 300 years worth of frights, history, and spooky ghost stories. As you travel through the French Quarter via carriage, you’ll listen to your local tour guide tell you all about the notable people… oops, ghosts… who roam the area. Perhaps you’ll get the chance to meet one!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New Orleans Travel Experts
  • Carriages seat between 6-8 people.
  • Purchase tickets in advance due to the tour’s popularity.
  • Photography is encouraged throughout the tour.
  • Tour duration: 1 hour long.
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time.


from History & Haunts Carriage Tours
The French Quarter is known as one of the most haunted places in America, and with so many ghost tours to choose from, one of the most fun ways is tour the various haunted locations is comfortably seated in a carriage. Learn about this history, culture, and architecture in addition to the ghostly spirits that refuse to leave. This authentic mode of transportation will help you time-travel back to the 1700s and 1800s when death and disease were rampant due to devastating fires, floods, murders, and more! Being that there are only 6-8 passengers onboard the carriage, the mule-drawn adventure is intimate and unforgettable. The carriage-driving tour guides are top-rated licensed guides who have been sending chills down spines for over 75 years.

History & Haunts Carriage Tours Reviews

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Amanda Hughes
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August 2022
Matt and Miss Kentucky took ys on a fabuloys ride through the French Quarter. Very knowledgeable and entertaining stories. Thank you for the memories!
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Frequently Asked Questions about History & Haunts Carriage Tours

How long is the tour?

The tour is one hour long.

How many people can go on the tour?

Carriages can accommodate anywhere from 6 to 8 people.

Where does the tour begin?

Tours begin at 700 Decatur St., across from Café du Monde. All tour participants must check in with the Royal Carriages manager at this location prior to their tour.

What time should I arrive?

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes. Due to the popular nature of the tour, it is advised that guests purchase tickets in advance to guarantee their spot on a tour.

Is hotel transportation provided?


Can children come on the tour?

Yes, however, they must be accompanied by their parents.

Is photography allowed?

Yes. Photography is encouraged. However, ghost sightings or appearances in photographs is not guaranteed.

What should I wear?

Dress for the weather forecast.

What happens if I arrive late?

Tours do not wait for late arrivals. Please do your best to arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour time.