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Royal Carriages

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700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
+1 504-943-8820
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Since the birth of New Orleans in 1718, guests have toured the city by carriage. It's the proper way to see the French Quarter and the most authentic view of the city. For generations, Royal Carriages has been passionate about providing the best tours around and it's this commitment that has made our family-owned tour company the oldest commercial carriage operator in the United States. We look forward to keeping the tradition alive and to sharing it with our guests. Royal Carriages offers: - French Quarter History Daytime Group Carriage Tours - History & Haunts Spooky Nighttime Group Carriage Tours - Ride Royal VIP Private Carriage Tours - Bare Bones Express Cemetery Walking Tours - VIP Wedding Carriage Transportation
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700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
French Quarter
+1 504-943-8820
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Reviewed yesterday

The carriage ride was so much fun. It was informative and had great ghost stories. We got to see several streets in New Orleans.

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Reviewed yesterday

In town for the Thanksgiving holiday, took an hour long carriage tour thru the French Quarter with our guide, Kim, who was awesome!! She knew the lay of the land and she had a great connection with her mule... like he knew what she was...More

Thank JANN A
Reviewed yesterday

James was wonderful and his mule Perl could done entire walk by herself. He was very informative. He had interesting things to say every time we stopped.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

James was our driver and very informative. Don't remember the mules name she was white. 5 stars! I would return and do this ride again.

Thank robinnewsom N
Reviewed yesterday

This was our first trip to New Orleans and one of our first activities. We have not done a carriage ride before, but found it to be a relaxing introduction to this fabulous city. During the 30-minute tour, Jonathan was an amiable host (reminded me...More

Thank mikemcg2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely wonderful and would recommend them to anyone. My wife and I had a great experience and will do it again the next time we go back to NOLA. Very informative and very comfortable.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Michele the driver and Desire the mule provided an entertaining and enlightening hour tour of the French Quarter and the oldest cemetery in New Orleans. Michele was a fount of information that she imparted in an amusing dialogue. She is very well informed and I...More

Thank klcphd
Reviewed 4 days ago

We got a very unique tour my request to experience parts of the French quarter that might not necessarily be on the traditional tour and was well worth the money

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Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We. Had. A. Blast, it started with the beignets and the wonderful, wonderful carriage tour that was operating with a 2.5hp motor...... Michele is you are reading this, you were wonderful, your love for your job was there, your passion was there and your wittiness...More

Thank Barbiera T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the one hour French Quarter and Cemetery tour. Our tour guide, Mark Orfila, is an incredible guide. His knowledge of the history of all the sights was excellent and his narrative was interesting, amusing, and well delivered. He is friendly and personable, and...More

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Questions & Answers
17 March 2017|
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Response from Nancy L | Property representative |
There is no specific weight limit, but there is a passenger limit. While our carriages can seat 12 adults comfortably, the city limit per carriage is 8 passengers per carriage.
1 March 2017|
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Response from JMagee0126 |
Our tours start at Jackson Square (700 Decatur Street).
kraig T
7 February 2017|
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Response from Nancy L | Property representative |
By calling our business office at 504-943-8820, we may be able to send a private carriage to pick up you and your guests for an additional cost. We take many different factors (traffic, time, holidays) into consideration... More