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New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour

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New Orleans, United States

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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Overview

Exploring New Orleans in the evening can seem like an intimidating quest on your own, but this ghost, voodoo, and vampire walking tour takes you to the city’s most eerie sites at night in the safety of a group with a knowledgeable guide. Stop by top attractions such as the LaLaurie Mansion and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, all while listening to your guide’s detailed stories of the paranormal and beyond.
  • Explore New Orleans at night to see top sights such as the LaLaurie Mansion
  • No need to worry about getting lost under the moonlight—your guide knows the way
  • Hear stories about the city’s voodoo, witch, ghost, and vampire history
  • An easy-to-find meeting spot in the French Quarter makes for a stress-free start
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Departure Point

400 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Return Details

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, 941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Your ghostly adventure begins in the evening in the French Quarter. Meet your local guide and set off on a journey through the dark recesses of New Orleans’ haunted history. Steel yourself for legendary tales of wickedness, witchcraft, voodoo, ghosts, and vampires!

Your tour winds through the French Quarter, passing creepy sites such as Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar and the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, known for its questionable medical practices in the 19th century such as bloodletting and leeching. Hear blood‐curdling tales of LaLaurie Mansion and its wicked mistress Madame LaLaurie.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
French Quarter
Your local guide will share dark, mysterious stories and legends about these French Quarter haunts, some of which involve voodoo, witchcraft, ghosts and vampires!
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
Louis Dufilho, America’s First Licensed Pharmacist, opened what is known as the Pharmacy Museum in 1816. Now, this former apothecary shop hosts an assortment of medical exhibits from the past for your viewing pleasure.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Jackson Square
The beautiful landmark known as Jackson Square is named after the legendary General Jackson who led soldiers to victory during the Battle of New Orleans. On a Witches Brew tour, you’ll pass this location and get to view the statue of Jackson.
Pass By:  
Voodoo Authentica
Since the 1990s, Voodoo Authentica has been crafting handmade voodoo dolls, gris-gris bags and more from Dumaine Street in the French Quarter. This is just another legendary location that visitors are pointed towards during a Witches Brew Tours voodoo tour.
Stop At:  
Old Ursuline Convent Museum
Find out about the legend of the Casket Girls and how they were thought to be the first North American Vampires.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Lalaurie Mansion
As you explore the French Quarter you will learn about the horrifying tales of slaves at the LaLaurie House and learn about various other ghostly and ghastly characters of New Orleans's sordid past.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
Visit one of New Orlean’s oldest structures, and some of the former resident souls. Formerly the site of infamous Jean Lafitte’s illicit privateer operation, and one of the most haunted buildings in the French Quarter.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Witches Brew Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Walking Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Bring cash because half way through, there is a stop at a bar that only accepts cash." See review
  • "Wear super comfortable shoes u will be doing a TON of walking." See review
  • "Make sure you get a coffee from Cafe Du Monde to stay up the night!" See review

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Enjoyed It!
Pamela_S
, Jan 2021
The tour was very nice and educational; we learned a lot about NOLA history. Our tour guide Travis was very knowledgeable.
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Robby is the best tour guide!
Bethany_W
, Jan 2021
Rob/Robby Rob was an amazing guide! He knew a lot about the history and culture of New Orleans that made the tour very engaging! He also has some great stories of ghost sightings and of the voodoo and vampire lifestyles around NOLA. 10/10 tour, would recommend to anyone new in the area. And definitely tour with Robby!
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Family fun
Jade_P
, Jan 2021
Miss Carrie did a fantastic job telling us the stories and you could tell she was a local. We had an amazing time. My 50 year old mother and my 9 year old nephew loved it. Take the whole family!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Three generations - that is so sweet. Thank you for joining us and we are delighted to hear that Carrie entertained all of you.
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Amazing
Victoria_C
, Jan 2021
All the tour was very memorable I loved the history and the way our your guide explained and told the legends
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Amazing
Victoria_C
, Jan 2021
All the tour was amazing and amazing history was shared, I loved all the place we were taken and our tour guide was amazing and very kind
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
We are so happy that we were able to introduce you to some places you hadn't visited yet in New Orleans. Thank you for your lovely review.
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Magical Trevor
Gregory_P
, Jan 2021
Magical Trevor was our guide He was very animated very informative and very pleasant as a tour guide! As far as I could tell everybody on our trip which was about 10 people total I think we all enjoyed everything he said everything he told us about. I would recommend this tour and Trevor as your tour guide It was great fun.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
It is definitely a magical trip through The French Quarter with Trevor. He will be thrilled to know you all had so much fun. Thank you for your great recommendation!
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A new look at New Orleans
Cathy_D
, Jan 2021
I loved this tour! I have always wanted to go on a ghost tour in NOLA and this one was well worth it. My husband and I learned so much history about New Orleans, and our tour guide Kristi was a great storyteller. Stopping by LaFitte's was a highlight of the tour. Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting New Orleans.
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So much fun!
Melvin_H
, Jan 2021
We had a great time on this tour. Our tour guide, Crystal, was fun, energetic and knowledgeable. We had a great time and learned a lot. She answered our questions and kept us engaged throughout the tour. We really enjoyed our time and highly recommend this to others visiting NOLA.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Thanks so very much. We are delighted to hear that you had such a great time!
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Wonderful tour!
tracy_c
, Jan 2021
There was more history than I expected. I learned a great deal of the French Quarter history. Very interesting tour with a great tour guide!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Thanks so much - we love to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves.
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All you ever wanna know about Voodoo!!
Lloyd_B
, Jan 2021
Krista was a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. We had a lot of fun. Wear comfortable shoes and take an after dark tour.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Krista knows voodoo! Thanks for the tip and recommendation for others to wear comfy shoes.
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