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Historical Plantation Tour at Ardoyne Plantation

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Historical Plantation Tour at Ardoyne Plantation

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Considered one of the largest and most elaborate example of rural Victorian Gothic architecture in Louisiana, the Ardoyne Plantation has a storied past. With this guided tour, you gain access to the home, which is still lived in by descendants of the original owner today. As you walk through grand rooms with cove-molded ceilings and other unique architectural details, your guide shares stories of six generations of life in the Ardoyne Plantation.
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The New Orleans Dark Side Tour

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The New Orleans Dark Side Tour

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Take the 2-hour New Orleans Dark Side Tour and journey down the mysterious pathways of historic New Orleans. Listen to tales of ghosts, ghouls and vampires; hear stories of the 'ladies of the night'; discover the dastardly deeds of the mob in the Big Easy; and learn about piracy on the high seas. Led by a storyteller guide, the tour touches on La Belle Epoque and Civil War history while introducing you to the street scenes of New Orleans.
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New Orleans Drunken Voodoo, Mystery, Paranormal, Supernatural and History Tour

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New Orleans Drunken Voodoo, Mystery, Paranormal, Supernatural and History Tour

Take a deep, drunk dive into New Orleans' decadent district—the French Quarter—on this group walking tour. Walk and drink and listen to commentary on the dark side of the city, including vampires, voodoo, and the paranormal. Your guide will arrive with an EMF meter in hand to detect any paranormal activity during the tour.
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New Orleans French Quarter: Seasonal Christmas Tour

Available from Dec 15

New Orleans French Quarter: Seasonal Christmas Tour

This New Orleans Christmas tour serves up holiday spirit with a twist. A guide leads you past dazzling French Quarter Christmas displays while sharing historical tidbits, entertaining ghost stories, and local perspectives on the holiday season. Step into bars along the way to grab a drink to go—your guide can watch the kids while you’re inside, so feel free to bring the whole family along.
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New Orleans Jingle Bells, Booze, History, Paranormal and Voodoo Walking Tour

Available from Dec 18

New Orleans Jingle Bells, Booze, History, Paranormal and Voodoo Walking Tour

On this two-hour, family-run walking tour of the Big Easy, you’ll discover the history-packed French Quarter’s most impressive haunts, from St. Louis Cathedral to the ghostly home of Marie Laveau. Listen to stories of voodoo and vampires along the way, using an EMF Meter to detect paranormal activity. Entertainment buffs can also get a peek at TV and filming locations.
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Christmas NOLA Style Walking Tour

Available from Dec 18

Christmas NOLA Style Walking Tour

Christmas is a special time in New Orleans, it’s an experience that you and your family will not want to miss. During the holiday season, the city is aglow with twinkling lights and decorated iron-laced balconies. During this tour guests will stroll thru the French Quarter and experience Christmas Nola Style. Guests will visit many historic homes, museums, churches, even bars that are all decorated for the holiday season. Hear stories of each locations history and it's importance to New Orleans   This tour also has New Orleans ghost and vampire stories that have been passed down and well documented along with information on the famous New Orleans voodoo. The tour group will have paranormal equipment offered for anyone interested in the ghost stories.  Guests will be allowed to stop and grab drinks at bars along the tour route. Welcome to the home of the New Orleans Drunken Tour....  Where learning is intoxicating.
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French Quarter Drunken Ghost and Vampire Tour

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French Quarter Drunken Ghost and Vampire Tour

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Explore New Orleans’ dark side on an occult-themed pub crawl through the French Quarter. With an local guide leading the way, grab a drink to go (own expense) and hear stories about unsolved murders, ghosts, and vampires. Plus, power up an electromagnetic radiation detector.
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New Orleans Historical and Haunted Walking Tour

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New Orleans Historical and Haunted Walking Tour

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See the historical sights of New Orleans on a 2-hour walking tour with a guide who tells you about the city's haunted and occult side. Hear tales about ghosts, voodoo, and vampires as you explore the French Quarter, stopping at bars along the tour route to purchase drinks, if you wish (own expense). Select your preferred departure time when booking.
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Jingle Bells New Orleans History and Beer Walking Tour

Available from Dec 1

Jingle Bells New Orleans History and Beer Walking Tour

Hear stories about voodoo, ghosts, and even vampires on this 2-hour holiday tour of New Orleans with a choice of three different departure times. Travel through the French Quarter, and pass historical landmarks decorated and lit up for the holiday season. See the St. Louis Cathedral, as well as the spot where the Louisiana Purchase was signed in 1803. Watch your guide try to find ghosts with a paranormal detector, and pass by Marie Laveau’s property. Plus pop into at any of the bars you pass along the tour route for a drink (own expense).
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The Drunken Telling of New Orleans Tales

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The Drunken Telling of New Orleans Tales

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Soak up New Orleans’ wild (and sometimes drunken) history on a 2-hour walking tour of the French Quarter with a storyteller guide. Visit historic sights and occult landmarks with plenty of time to grab cocktails to go, as the guide shares the ghost stories, vampire legends, and funny anecdotes about life in the Vieux Carré.
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New Orleans Voodoo Mystery and Paranormal Tour

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New Orleans Voodoo Mystery and Paranormal Tour

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This New Orleans voodoo and mystery tour takes you into the Big Easy's history of vampirism, occult activity, paranormal occurrences and even piracy. Hear tales of haunted buildings, lost treasure and documented sightings of ghosts and vampires as you explore. Use of pro ghost-hunting equipment is also included.
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Private New Orleans History Tour

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Private New Orleans History Tour

Discover New Orleans kaleidoscopic history on a 2-hour private walking tour, exploring highlight landmarks like the bustling French Quarter, Jackson Square, Cabildo, the Ursuline Convent and more. Absorb the sights and sounds of the city as you learn about its eclectic history from New Orleans' French and Spanish roots to its Creole cultural traditions and contemporary culture. A great comprehensive tour for history buffs!
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The New Orleans Five in One Extravaganza Tour

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The New Orleans Five in One Extravaganza Tour

Get the best of five different New Orleans walking tours all in one with this entertaining romp through the French Quarter. Hear the tales and see the places that make this the most unique and haunted city in America, from voodoo legends and paranormal sightings to haunted cemeteries and Hollywood lore. Learn about the city’s unique founding and the many layers of history that make the Big Easy like no other place on Earth.
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New Orleans Drunk History Tour

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New Orleans Drunk History Tour

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Explore the French Quarter of New Orleans with an informative guide who shares stories about the history and supernatural side of this historic neighborhood. Visit important locations such as St Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square and sites key to the Louisiana Purchase. Learn about ‘Voodoo Queen’ Marie Laveau, see where voodoo ceremonies were once held and visit a haunted house. Your guide allows time for you to purchase drinks at bars along the way, and you can also use authentic paranormal equipment. This entertaining tour provides a fascinating take on The Big Easy.
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Crescent City History Tour

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Crescent City History Tour

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Discover the highlights of New Orleans on this 2-hour walking tour of the vibrant French Quarter. A friendly guide will lead you through the Vieux Carré, past charming hidden courtyards, and to Louis Armstrong Park and Jackson Square, describing the city’s confluence of cultures and rich traditions. See bustling scenes of local life, peek into the world of voodoo, and view architectural gems including some of the nation’s oldest buildings.
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Unsolved Mysteries of New Orleans

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Unsolved Mysteries of New Orleans

Take a walk through history to discover the mysteries and secrets of New Orleans! On this 2-hour evening tour, follow your storyteller guide through the shadowed alleyways of the French Quarter and hear tales of voodoo, murder, torture and famous hauntings. Visit infamous locations laden with dark history such as Sultan’s Palace, the LaLaurie Mansion and St Louis Cathedral. The perfect tour for fans of mystery, legend and colorful characters.
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French Quarter Spirits Tour

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French Quarter Spirits Tour

Take a walk on the spooky side with a spine-tingling 2-hour spirits walking tour in New Orleans. Wind through the French Quarter’s shadowed alleys and hear tales of famous hauntings from your local guide. You’ll stop at sites of frequent paranormal happenings such as the Bourbon Orleans Hotel and the LaLaurie Mansion, home to the infamously brutal mistress Delphine LaLaurie. Leave with a new understanding of the ‘spirited French Quarter’!
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New Orleans History and Hauntings Tour

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New Orleans History and Hauntings Tour

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This 2-hour New Orleans ghost tour brings together the best of the occult, macabre and mysterious legend that surrounds New Orleans. While listening to a guide speak about traditional burial practice methods, voodoo rites and visions of ghouls and vampires, you'll be looking at the architecture and people-watching on the street. Visit more than 15 locations and even use high-tec ghost-tracking equipment.
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Spirits of the French Quarter A Halloween Special Event Tour

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Spirits of the French Quarter A Halloween Special Event Tour

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Treat yourself to the Halloween of a lifetime with an eerie 2-hour French Quarter walking tour! Wind through darkened alleys, and hear tales of famous hauntings and mayhem from your entertaining guide. You’ll stop at sites of paranormal activity such as the Ursuline Convent and the LaLaurie Mansion, home to the murderous Delphine LaLaurie. Enjoy a night of tale-telling featuring notorious characters, voodoo, ghosts, vampires and more.
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New Orleans Legends, Folklore, Myths, Superstitions and Spells Tour

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New Orleans Legends, Folklore, Myths, Superstitions and Spells Tour

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Rife with tales of ghosts, vampires, folklore, supernatural activity, mythical figures and voodoo, New Orleans is the perfect city for a spooky walking tour. Your 2-hour family-friendly excursion through the historic streets and houses makes an ideal introduction to the unusual history of this great city. Be sure to bring a pair of comfy walking shoes, not to mention more than a little courage.
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New Orleans Supernatural Tour

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New Orleans Supernatural Tour

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According to subscribers of such theory, New Orleans is a hotbed of paranormal activity. This 2-hour ghost tour is your opportunity to visit locations associated with all-things-supernatural: ghosts and vampires, unsolved mysteries and other unusual activity. A fun experience for adults and children alike, the tour offers the chance to use high-tec ghost-hunting equipment to detect representatives of other worlds.
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  • 2 hours 13 minutes
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French Quarter Walking Tour

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French Quarter Walking Tour

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Stroll through the historic French Quarter during this 2-hour walking tour. Follow your guide past the historic buildings, down charming lanes and through serene plazas surrounded by Spanish moss-draped trees. Listen to an insider's account of the bustling, decadent neighborhood's history, from its beginnings to what it stands for today.
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New Orleans Ghost Adventure

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New Orleans Ghost Adventure

Vampires and Ghosts. Murders and suicides. Brutal slave owners. New Orleans' dark and demented history contributes to its reputation as one of America's most haunted cities. During this small-group walking tour of the historic French Quarter, you'll will use ghost-seeking equipment and paranormal activity detectors in a quest to uncover supernatural apparitions, ghosts and demons. It's a hit with families and individuals alike.
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The Big Easy Insider Tour: The Local's Experience

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The Big Easy Insider Tour: The Local's Experience

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Get know the ‘Big Easy’ through the eyes of a local on this 2-hour insider’s walking tour of New Orleans. Learn about the city’s raucous history and famous residents, from pirates and voodoo queens to big-name celebrities, and dig into Mardi Gras traditions with a stroll down Bourbon Street. Discover what makes New Orleans’ cuisine and culture unique among the world as you visit the most interesting historic sites and modern hotspots throughout the French Quarter and along the mighty Mississippi.
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