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New Orleans Carriage Rides (Haunted & Royal Rides French Quarter) 2021

(52 customer reviews)

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Tour New Orleans’ French Quarter and surrounding areas on a horse-drawn carriage. This is the city’s historic heart, and famous for many sights and attractions. French Quarter carriage tours are perfect for all interests and age groups. All tours are narrated by a local guide who will keep you entertained from start to finish. Witness the city through a different perspective on a leisurely one-hour stroll!

Know before you book:

  • These tours are conducted outside, dress weather appropriate
  • Certain tickets are non-refundable once purchase is complete and can not be refunded or rescheduled
  • All tours require guests to arrive 5-15 minutes early to check-in for your tour

Highlights:

  • Tour the French Quarter and surrounding areas on a horse-drawn carriage
  • Narrated by a local guide, you’ll learn the history and culture of the city
  • Guests can sit back, relax, and escape the crowds

Come explore the history and scenery of New Orleans on a leisurely one-hour carriage ride. Experience the city through the original mode of transportation – horse and buggy!

Enjoy a fully narrated tour of the historic French Quarter and surrounding areas. Popular sights include the Louisiana Supreme Court Building, Jackson Square, The French Market, Bourbon Street, and more! All tours are round trip and you will be picked up and dropped off at 700 Decatur Street. This is one of the best carriage tours New Orleans has to offer.

This is a great way to see the city and learn the history of the French Quarter, and other iconic New Orleans sights. Hear colorful commentary and see famous New Orleans attractions on this memorable horse-drawn ride! Get away from the crowds and off your feet, you’ll be able to sit back and fully relax while your guide takes you on a cultural tour!

Carriage Tours New Orleans Prices 2021

How much are carriage rides in New Orleans? The cost of a general royal carriage tour is $40.00 USD, and you’ll have several themes to select from that focus on different locations or history of the French Quarter. If you choose a private and customize tour, the price will be $230.00 USD for your whole group (up to 4 people).

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Times

The great thing about New Orleans carriage rides is that they’re offered throughout the day. You will have the option to book a morning, afternoon, or evening carriage ride. Although, please note that the haunted history carriage tour is only offered at night.

Monday – Friday: 9am – 10pm

Best time to go

The best time to take a carriage ride in New Orleans depends on the season. All carriages have a top covering, so you will be mostly protected from the sun. New Orleans’ does experience hot and humid summer months, so the ideal time for carriage tours during the summer season would be in the morning or late afternoon.

Royal Carriages New Orleans Tour Options

Choosing the right New Orleans carriage tour depends on your interests, as each tour offers a slightly different itinerary. All tours are centered around the French Quarter but focus on different themes. We’ve laid out the highlights, as well as tour inclusions and exclusions for each tour, so you can easily pick the one that suits your interests best.

Private Carriage Tour New Orleans

A private carriage tour of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter provides guests with a perspective of the city rare to visitors. The private group setting allows visitors to customize their tour itinerary and allows for a more intimate experience.

Guests are encouraged to ask questions and can request stops at certain areas which are not included in the original tour route. Keep with the original tour that focuses on the history of the French Quarter, or ask your guide for customizable options!

Some examples include the haunted history of the city, the culinary culture, or the music scene. You could also simply opt for a quiet romantic stroll.

INCLUDES:
  • Narrated historic tour
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • 1 -hour carriage ride through the French Quarter

EXCLUDES:
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drink

What we liked: This private tour enables you to get the most out of your trip and gives you a chance to personalize your itinerary.
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Cemetery and French Quarter Carriage Tours in New Orleans

With this New Orleans carriage tour, you’ll explore the French Quarter and St. Louis Cemetery. As your carriage rolls through the city you’ll pass important landmarks while being entertained by your local tour guide with stories and facts about the city.

Your group will make a quick stop at one of New Orleans’ most iconic cemetery for a quick walking tour where you’ll learn even more historical facts.

INCLUDES:
  • Narrated historic tour
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • 1 -hour carriage ride through the French Quarter
  • Short walking tour of St. Louis Cemetery

EXCLUDES:
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drink

What we liked: This tour includes a small group walking tour inside New Orleans’ iconic St. Louis Cemetery as part of 1-hour tour.
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French Quarter carriage tour

Haunted Carriage Tour New Orleans

On this eerie New Orleans carriage ride, you’ll explore the city’s most haunted neighborhoods at night. Listen to creepy ghost stories from your entertaining tour guide and learn the city’s deepest and darkest secrets. This tour has a limit of 8 guests to allow for a more intimate experience.

INCLUDES:
  • Narrated historic tour
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • 1 -hour late night carriage ride through the French Quarter

EXCLUDES:
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drink

What we liked: This late night tour dives into the city’s spooky past and provides guests with the ultimate spine-chilling experience.
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French Quarter and Marigny Neighborhood Carriage Ride

This comprehensive carriage tour will take you through the French Quarter and neighboring Marigny District. Discover this history and culture of these famous areas of the city. Your tour guide will cover everything from New Orleans’ food, cocktails, nightclubs, jazz, museums, must-sees, and things to do!

INCLUDES:
  • Narrated historic tour
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • 1 -hour carriage ride through the French Quarter and Marigny Neighborhood

EXCLUDES:
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drink

What we liked: This horse and carriage ride in New Orleans takes you to two famous neighborhoods and keeps you entertained with facts about the city’s fun-filled history.
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New Orleans carriage ride

9.3Expert Score
New Orleans’ carriage tours are a fun and entertaining way to explore the city. They provide guests with historical insight and information and are appropriate for all ages!
Comfort
10
Location
10
Value for money
8
PROS
  • A fun and informational tour
  • A unique New Orleans experience
  • A great area of the city
CONS
  • Tours take place in most weather conditions

Specification: New Orleans Carriage Rides (Haunted & Royal Rides French Quarter) 2021

Accessible

Wheelchair accessible (depending on tour)

Duration

1 hr

Excludes

Food and drinks, Gratuities, Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Includes

Narrated historic tour, Professional licensed tour guide

Meals & Drinks

Not included

Pickup

Not included

Suitable For

Couples, Families, History lovers

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  1. Chad_B

    Perfect. Always an amazing tour. Carriage was comfortable, driver was interesting and did a fantastic job.

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  2. MrAndMrsHernandez

    Mark, the carriage driver and cole, the mule were very entertaining pair. Very knowledgeable of nola history and landmarks. He kept the attention of the audience throughout the tour of the french quarter. He was very welcoming and engaging and loud enough to hear what he was saying although I myself am hard of hearing. If you choose any carriage drivers when coming to new orleans, make sure to go with royal carriages and ask for mark and cole!

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  3. Mary_S

    This was my birthday weekend first time In the city and on a carriage ride I learned so much. It was nice the driver was funny and very informative

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  4. Tiffany

    Given that my husband and I were tourists, we got turned around a bit, as for the actual meeting place for the tour. However, once we received proper instructions, we were all set. The people of New Orleans are SO hospitable. Our tour guide, Virgil,was so delightfully friendly. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the city, and exuded a fun, lighthearted personality throughout.

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