Are you ready to experience NOLA Ghosts, New Orleans’s newest ghost tour? Our new stories offer a fresh perspective on the real history behind the ghosts and hauntings witnessed in the French Quarter.

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Uncover the hauntings of the ghosts of scorned lovers, tortured slaves, and mobsters who wander the streets of the French Quarter. Join our tour guides on a walk through the haunted streets to hear their moving stories, and see where they still linger.

We’ll take you to visit prominent haunts like the La Laurie mansion, the home of a famous blood-thirsty murderess, along with lesser known terrifying stories of voodoo and pirates only available with NOLA Ghosts Tours.

The NOLA Ghosts Difference: Join us for an authentic experience

No gimmicks. We strive to deliver a memorable experience for visitors and locals alike. The mission of New Orleans Ghosts is to explain the strange, unexplained, and fantastic hauntings routinely experienced in New Orleans. To do this, we seek to answer the who, what, how, and why behind each haunting story. First, we journey into the history behind each location we visit, and the people involved in our stories. We believe that it is often a person’s violent and tragic history that results in the lingering presences at each location that we call “ghosts”. Only by understanding the history and what the people in our stories suffered through, can we begin to understand why a place might be haunted. Endeavour to put yourself in the shoes of the men and women in our stories, to understand their plight. Then, we will attempt to draw a logical connection between the events and people of the past, to the prevalent hauntings experienced today. While no one can use science to explain how a place is haunted, we venture to logically explain why a place is haunted through engaging storytelling backed by true historic events.

For exclusive access to five more locations after the tour ends, make sure to sign up for our extended tour. The extended tour will take you on an extra 30 to 45-minute tour for four additional ghost stories for only $6.

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Tour Info

Location:

All Ghost Tours meet and end in the French Quarter at the St. Louis Cathedral, 615 Pere Antoine Alley, at the front of the steps to the entrance facing Jackson Square.

When:

8PM nightly.

Please press the “Book Now” button to check our calendar for availability. We recommend planning to arrive fifteen minutes early to give yourself plenty of time to park and find our meeting location. Tours are held rain or shine, so don’t worry about the weather! If we cancel, we’ll be sure to let you know!

Admission:

Adults (12+) : $19
Children (6-12) : $10
Kids Under 6 : $4

Extended Tour: $6/person

Admission must be purchased in advance, and online.

You do not need to print tickets purchased online. Simply place your order here, and you’ll be added to our list. You must attend the tour for the date and time of your purchase. Rescheduling may be done only upon prior approval, is not guaranteed, and may be subject to a rescheduling fee.

Parking:

The closest parking area is the French Market Parking Lot at 800 Decatur St. The second closest is the Canal Street Parking Garage at 333 Canal St. Please check your tour time and meeting location in advance so that you may arrive on time. We recommend arriving early to find parking and to ensure that you are not late.

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Ghost and Cemetery Tours

10:30am
Daily!

Cemetery Tour

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  • Explore the second oldest above-ground cemetery in the United States
  • Hear tales of war, disease, disasters, pirates, and voodoo
  • Learn about the strange burial practices in New Orleans.

8PM
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Haunted French Quarter Ghost Tour

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  • Explore the Haunted French Quarter.
  • Professional, Experienced, and Licensed Guides.
  • Don't forget to add the Extended Tour to your order!

10:30PM
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Ghost Hunt

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  • An Expert Ghost Hunter Will Lead You to The Most Haunted Locations in The French Quarter
  • Use Specialized Ghost Hunting Equipment to Discover The Unknown
  • An Intimate Small-Group Experience You'll be Sure to Take With You.. To The Grave

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Responsible, Safe, and Unique

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February 20, 2018

Ray was a great tour guide! Kept everything real, straight forward and very interesting! The pictures were a plus!
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Great Tour in a Historical Place

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July 20, 2017

As a Professor of Architecture I really enjoyed this tour. There is almost an infinite number of interesting buildings here dating from the early 1600's to toda...
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Fun Historical Tour of Local Cemeteries

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June 22, 2016

This tour took place just a few blocks down the street from our hotel. Its a night time tour of local cemeteries and historical places in the French Quarter. We...
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Highlight of our trip!

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April 11, 2016

Our tour guide, Thomas, was amazing. He kept us all enraptured with his stories about New Orleans. My teenage son said, "He was hands-down the best story-teller...
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5 reasons why you must join us for a NOLA Ghosts Tour

  • You want an authentic tour based on historic facts.

    Truth is stranger than fiction. Our stories need no embellishment or fabrication to wow audiences. Our stories are corroborated by historic events, our hauntings with eyewitness accounts.

  • You still care about the thrill factor

    You’re not here for the history, but for the thrill offered by New Orleans ghost tours. We endeavor to move our guests with engaging stories of the paranormal and eerie ghosts. Sometimes, our groups will encounter activity while on tour. You might be one of these lucky people.

  • You want something that works for everyone, regardless of age

    We may be historical and scary, but we’re also appropriate for all ages. No matter who you are or why you’re in New Orleans, we’ll make sure you have a great time on our ghost tours.

  • You want to hear some new stories and uncover some of New Orleans’s hidden secrets.

    Only have a few days in New Orleans? Are you visiting or a local? Come check out our tour and enjoy a new take on some famous stories, and discover some new ones as well!

  • You don’t believe in ghosts

    This tour is great for the practical. We’re not one of those tour companies that gets excited about catching orbs on camera, or screaming on tour to try and spook people. Our authentic approach to storytelling and explaining the hauntings in the French Quarter offers a refreshing change.