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New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour

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

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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Food and drinks
Does not enter buildings
400 Royal St , 400 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Center of the block at the steps of the Supreme Courthouse, directly across from Brennan's Restaurant.

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar , 941 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

We end our tours near Lafite's Blacksmith Shop in the French Quarter.

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 Orleans' oldest structures, and some of the former resident souls. Formerly the site of infamous Jean Lafitte’s illicit privateer operation, it's 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
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Witches Brew Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Where is the departure location for the New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Tour?
A:The tour departs from the corner of Royal and Conti Streets directly across from Latrobe’s. (400 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130)
Apr 2021
Q:
How early should I arrive for the New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Tour?
A:The tour meets 15 minutes prior to departure time.
Apr 2021
Q:
Do I have to make reservations in advance for the New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Tour?
A:Yes. The city of New Orleans regulates the tour guide industry and places a numerical limit on the number of guests each guide can lead at one time. If you do not make reservations, we cannot guarantee that there will be an available tour guide.
Apr 2021
Q:
Is the New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Tour appropriate for children?
A:Although children are allowed on tour, we do not recommend the evening ghost tour for children under 12 as it does contain gruesome content.
Apr 2021
Q:
What happens in cases of bad weather on the New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Tour?
A:Flooding, Tropical Storms, Hurricanes, Fires, and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning within the French Quarter are the only reasons a tour would be canceled. Tours are never canceled due to rain, cold, snow, sleet, or other inclement weather.
Apr 2021
Q:
Is the New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo & Vampire Tour handicap accessible?
A:Yes, the tour is wheelchair accessible.
Apr 2021
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire 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
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Wear super comfortable shoes u will be doing a TON of walking." See review
  • "For a great price, this two hour tour is worth it." See review
  • "Be prepared to take in several different haunted sites around the French Quarter!" See review

Reviews

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star-1
Guide blew us off. F*** these guys.
Arin_M
, Oct 2021
Ten of us where there at 5pm when the tour was scheduled to start. No guide. Waited a while and called, and we were told that he was there until 5:02 (!!) and no one showed so he left. We were all there at 5pm for sure. Offered us a short tour but couldn’t be there for half an hour. Then we were told that there were no refunds. Skip it.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Excellent tourThank you
Robert_B
, Oct 2021
Tour guide Mac and his deliveries of his stories were very entertaining. Overall Knowledge of history of The French Quarter.
star-5
RobbyROB
Kaitlin_S
, Oct 2021
Robby Rob was dynamic and engaging. We had fun and learned a lot. He knew a lot of the history, had cool stories and we saw ORBS! So cool.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
He kept the stories and...
Kelly_R
, Oct 2021
He kept the stories and the walking moving along didnt get stuck on any one thing. I have no thg ill
star-4
Dark history lesson
Mike_D
, Oct 2021
It was fun to learn more about New Orleans and it’s history. Learning about the origins of Voodoo was interesting.
star-5
Fun in New Orleans
MaryAnn_K
, Oct 2021
It was fun. I got scared by a cockroach. My sister enjoyed the stories as well. We might do another of the tours.
star-4
Great history of French Quarter
Carol_C
, Oct 2021
Great walk. Spirited storyteller in Robby. Enjoyed the other folks in the tour. Thanks so much for a fun evening.
star-5
Fun informative tour
Mark_B
, Oct 2021
Robby Rob who ran our tour seems knowledable, but also was fun to be shown around the city. Got to go over some of the well known places and and show and told about places and incidents that you wouldn't expect to know.
star-3
Boring
Luz_M
, Oct 2021
The tour guide was O.K. But it wasn't as interesting as I thought. Could be more interactive. Wear comfortable shoes there are a lot of bumps.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
I'm sorry to hear this tour was only "ok" for you. We love the dark and complicated history of our city, but recognize it might not be for everyone. Perhaps the adults only tour would be a better fit for you-- please reach out to us at manager@witchesbrewtours.com and we'd be happy to get you rescheduled with another guide!
star-5
Awesome Tour!!
Samantha_F
, Oct 2021
Way better than expected! Graham made the tour without a doubt!! He is very humble about his tour but his storytelling is enthralling & the personal spin he put on everything was a great way to start our vacation. A++

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