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Itinerary
Meet your guide and group in the French Quarter, where you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle for the ride to the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, one of the city’s oldest.

As you enter the cemetery, your guide will tell you about the reasons for above-ground burials and the use of mausoleums.

Stroll through the cemetery, seeing some of its huge society tombs, and hear tales about New Orleans voodoo queen Marie Laveau. Stop by her tomb, which is a pilgrimage destination for people from across the world. In keeping with tradition, cast a spell or make a wish at her grave.

Your guide will also teach you about the continuing practice and development of voodoo in modern New Orleans. Walk away from the tour with your very own gris-gris (voodoo amulet) to take home.

Return to the French Quarter for drop-off at the end of your tour.
Locations visited
St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
Gray Line
Overview
Walk through New Orleans famously haunted St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 in the company of a guide on this spirit-focused tour. Your guide will safely drive you between sites in an air-conditioned vehicle, and tell you all about the city’s haunted history, voodoo inclinations, and the priestess Marie Laveau. You’ll make your way through a maze of above-ground graves and mausoleums, and go home with your very own amulet.
Highlights
  • Walking tour lets you get up close with a piece of New Orleans history
  • Guide commentary lets you learn about voodoo and the city's haunted history
  • Comfortable, convenient round-trip transport from the French Quarter included 
  • Take home a voodoo amulet to remember your tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Tour

Our tour guide was Billie Jo and she was fantastic. She was enthusiastic, knew what she was talking about and threw in just enough personal stories to really make the tour personal and individualized. The cemetery can get extremely hot and crowded, so dress appropriately,...More

Thank NicholB07
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Great Guide!

Since you can only visit the cemetery during the day it can get quite hot and crowded walking thru. But our guide was very knowledgeable and fun. So cool seeing all the old tombs and learning the amazing history of New Orleans.

Thank judy54167
Reviewed 11 August 2018
Great tour & Bruce was very knowledgeable

Took this tour yesterday before I had to leave the city and it was a great one! Bruce was very knowledgable and gave us a ton of history on both the cemetary and the city which for a history buff I loved it! My family...More

Thank TJ W
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile
Gray Line Cemetery and Voodoo Tour

We went on the cemetery tour. Grey was our tour guide and she was AWESOME!! So much to learn and over the top interesting. Highly recommend!! Advice....in the summer go on the 9 am tour.

Thank Tammy J C
Reviewed 6 August 2018
The Creepiest Walk

We did the VooDoo walk and it was the CREEPIEST walk EVER. But the most fun - - When it was over!!! We learned alot about New Orleans and why the graves are ABOVE ground.

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I know that it is across from Pat OBriens
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We took the Grey Line bus tours which was a short walk from the French Quarters to the water front.
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