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Cemetery & Voodoo Combo History Tour

 New Orleans, LA
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Join your charismatic tour guide and resident historian for this eerie and exciting combination tour of New Orleans voodoo and cemeteries. Set in the city's oldest above-ground cemetery, Saint Louis Cemetery #1, this is your chance to learn all about the infamous Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau and make a wish or cast a spell at her grave! In addition to learning about strange burial practices and funeral traditions, this tour also deep dives the mysteries of voodoo in New Orleans and how it is still practiced by contemporary communities today. Enjoy a bird's eye view of the French Quarter from the comfort of a minibus, as you ride through the Vieux Carre (Old Square). Each guest receives FREE good luck charm and authentic Voodoo "Gris-Gris" bag.

Activity Highlights
  • Tour of New Orleans's oldest cemetery and voodoo rituals
  • Explore the history and mystery of voodoo in NOLA
  • See final resting place of Marie Laveau Voodoo Queen and future burial of Nicolas Cage
  • All tour participants receive a mysterious "Gris-Gris" charm bag

Duration: 2 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

What's Included
  • Licensed City Tour Guide
  • Includes drive through the interior of the French Quarter on a minibus
  • Transportation to and from the cemetery in a climate-controlled bus
  • Leave with a "Gris-Gris" bag souvenir
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes: Guests will be walking on uneven surfaces
  • Weather Appropriate Clothing: Light colored fabrics encouraged
  • Bottle of Water
  • Sun Protection: Hat, Umbrella, Sunscreen
Additional information
  • This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes.
  • Service animals as defined by the ADA are allowed.
  • Strollers and wheelchairs will have difficulty navigating the uneven surfaces and narrow terrain once inside the cemetery.
  • Only service animals as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are allowed to accompany any guests on this tour, per the Archdiocese.
  • Children under 6 (not occupying a seat on tours) are free of charge.
  • Only 28 people per tour.

400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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Cemetery & Voodoo Combo History Tour

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Awesome Tour Guide

about 2 years ago
Loved our tour guide Rachel! Very knowledgeable and entertaining. Listen to her restaurant recommendations and go!
Kimberly C

New Orleans tour.

about 2 years ago
Not what I was expecting. While the tour guide was great, I wasn’t going for a history lesson, I wanted to hear the ghostly voodoos aspect. Wanted a bit of scare factor so I was very disappointed. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining but I Was disappointed.
gwendolyn r

Very interesting

about 2 years ago
The tour guide was very friendly and well-educated on the tour information
James S

Awesome tour

about 2 years ago
Scott was an awesome tour guide. Great story teller. Very knowledgable.
Cassandra F