French Quarter Carriage Ride with Optional Cemetery Tour


Sit back and relax while your carriage driver unfolds 300 years of fun fact-filled history on your mule-drawn carriage ride through the French Quarter. This 30 minute or 1-hour ride covers the storied history of New Orleans, discussing everything from the resilient culture to the aging architecture. Some tour times even include a complimentary tour inside a cemetery!

Activity Highlights

  • Authentic French Quarter carriage ride
  • Narrated tour by top-rated licensed guides
  • Optional tour of New Orleans' oldest cemetery, St. Louis #1
  • Small group experience guaranteed

What's Included

  • Mule drawn carriage ride with licensed guide/driver.

  • All 1-Hour Carriage Tours purchased for prior to 2:00 PM include a cemetery tour. Tour participants exit the carriage and walk through the cemetery with their tour guide.

  • All 1-Hour Carriage Tours purchased for after 2:00 PM will include the French Quarter & Marigny Creole neighborhoods.

What to bring

  • Cameras
  • A beverage



Additional information

  • This tour is appropriate for all ages.
  • Beverages are allowed on board.
  • No charge for infants & toddlers being held or seated in the lap of an adult.
  • Pregnant women can ride at their discretion.
  • Dogs, no matter the size, will be the passenger's responsibility & will have to share the seat with its owners. There is no cost for dogs. Service dog entry is up to the discretion of the cemetery.
  • This tour departs at various times throughout the day. It is recommended to book in advance for this tour to guarantee your seat. Please click the "Check Availability" button for up to date availability.

Handicap Information

Carriages are a great way for handicapped or disabled people to experience the French Quarter. If they can walk up steps with assistance, they will be able to board our carriages with ease. We do provide stepping stools and assistance. For people with no mobility, no ability to stand, these people may not be able to access the seat of the carriage. Our private carriages are more open air, so there is more ability for these individuals to be placed into those carriages, or larger people. Wheelchairs, strollers, and walkers can be left behind at our Jackson Square boarding location, and our on-site supervising manager will look after them. We suggest that all important items be taken on the ride.

Cancellation policy

TOURS SCHEDULED AFTER 2:00 PM DO NOT INCLUDE CEMETERY. The cemetery may close for unexpectedly due to funerals. Customers may cancel at least 72 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 72 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. The carriages are covered and therefore operate rain or shine, but if weather is severe, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. There are no refunds or re-schedules for missed tour appointments. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 72 hour cancellation period. Tour directors of large groups must make sure the group is on time for scheduled pick-ups.

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  • RICHARD J BLOVAD USA about 2 months ago


    Excellent tour!! The horse draw tour was great. The tour guide was very knowledgeable, funny and made the tour enjoyable. The horse/mule drawn carriage was a perfect was to see the city with an added bonus of a foot tour of the cemetery. Highly recommend!!

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  • Jessica Rabalais USA about 3 months ago


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  • Emmett Woods Alabama, USA about 3 months ago


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  • Tammy Sawyer USA about 3 months ago


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  • Janice Romero USA about 3 months ago

    A must do in New Orleans

    I recommend this Carriage ride to everyone

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  • Ann Grass USA about 3 months ago

    FQ Carriage ride

    We had a party of 5 and we all had a great time. The driver was very well knowledged about everything and he was funny. We enjoyed the ride and would totally recommend it to anyone that is interested in learning more about the city and its history. It would be a great activity even if you are a local. I live here and just had 2 guests in town for the holidays and we took them on the tour and they enjoyed it as well as we did. You will not regret taking the carriage ride.

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  • Maggie Wilkinson Boca Raton, Florida, USA about 3 months ago


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  • Crystal Toussaint Covington, Louisiana, USA about 3 months ago

    Royal Carriages

    Mark was great!!! Very friendly, funny and knowledgeable. You could tell he has a real passion for New Orleans rich heritage and culture.

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  • Joseph C Blackwell Palmer Lake, Colorado, USA about 4 months ago


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  • Phoebe Odum Atlanta, Georgia, USA about 4 months ago


    Our Tour Guide Paige was simply AMAZING. I highly recommend the French Quarters Tour maybe next time I will do it with the Cemetery addition.

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