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

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Safety measures
icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
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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Gratuities
Food and drinks
Does not enter buildings

Departure Point

400 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Corner of Royal and Conti streets, directly across from Latrobe's Restaurant in front of the iron fence. You MUST arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. Late arrivals will not be allowed on the tour.

Return Details

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

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.

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.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during New Orleans #1 Haunted Ghost, Voodoo, & Vampire Tour?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers.

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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4,334 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-1
Refund please.
Kimberlee_P
, Sep 2021
Not able to come to New Orleans. Hurricane Ida. Not able to attend. Due to the Hurricane. We will visit at another time.
star-5
Best guide ever !
Janet_H
, Sep 2021
The guide was terrific. He kept us entertained the entire time. He was very thoughtful about telling us when the street was bumpy so we didn't trip. We would take any excursion he led. There were only 2 of us an the tour so in between giving us all the info.we had pleasant conversations.
star-4
Enjoyed the History
Kimberly_C
, Sep 2021
My guide was very good and personable, but the tour was not scary. I did enjoy walking around the French Quarter at night and learning about the history. I thought the group was a little too big to hear and interact with the guide at times.
star-5
Amazing Ghost/Vampire/Murder/Zombie tour!
Patrick_M
, Sep 2021
We had a great guide around the city, not only was he knowledgeable about the history behind the stories but also knowledgeable of the city they took place in. I definitely learned a lot and enjoyed it!
star-1
Waste of time
kandaysha_h
, Sep 2021
The tour guide never showed up we waited over 20 minutes I processed a refund they approved it then a day later charged me again I will never use viator again Such a headache
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Hi there-- I'm not sure what day you attended but we have been contacting every guest regarding cancellations due to Hurricane Ida. If you attended before August 25th, then I do apologize for the confusion and would be happy to fix this for you-- please keep in mind our staff is busy assessing damage to their homes and evacuation the city due to power loss. That said, we will get with you to fix this as soon as possible. Please reach out to manager@witchesbrewtours.com. Thank you.
star-5
Great experience! Robin...
Katie_C
, Aug 2021
Great experience! Robin was amazing and a great story teller! I would definitely recommend to others coming to NOLA
star-1
Worse experience
David_D
, Aug 2021
Was the worse thing ever. They gave us the wrong meeting place. When we got the correct meeting place they told us it was over booked. Called and got no help with anything. List out money, waited over 45 minutes and told sorry you can’t go.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Hi there! We are so sorry to hear that this happened-- our guides were at 400 Royal Street for 30 minutes waiting for guests to arrive. I do believe we have refunded your money due to the confusion-- if this is not the case please reach out to us at manager@witchesbrewtours.com. Thank you.
star-5
Entertaining night tour
Brianne_W
, Aug 2021
Sandra Dee was a very lively and entertaining tour guide and the way she brand some life to the spirits behind locations made the experience that more enjoyable.
star-5
We love Z!!!!
miafromnewyork
, Aug 2021
Zack/Zak/Z was great. He was charming, informative, and funny. My BFF fell in a puddle, but it was fun!
star-5
I loved it
Nyree_I
, Aug 2021
Tour guide was awesome she had scared as shhhhh…..and wanting to know more I would definitely do it again
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