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New Orleans Private Carriage Tour of the French Quarter

5 (449)
New Orleans, US

New Orleans Private Carriage Tour of the French Quarter

5 (449)
New Orleans, US
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Discover the vibrant history, culture, and architecture of the French Quarter in New Orleans with a private carriage tour. Recently awarded the 2018 Louisiana Attraction of the Year Award, this 1-hour tour is perfect for couples or small families looking to experience the essence of the city. Hop aboard a traditional carriage pulled by a trusted mule, and let your local, professional, and licensed guide take you through the historic neighborhoods. Learn fascinating anecdotes and delve into the captivating stories of the city while customizing the tour to suit your interests. Pass iconic landmarks like the St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square, and ride along the lively streets of Bourbon Street and Royal Street. Capture memories and cherish the uniqueness of your private carriage tour, making it an unforgettable experience in the heart of New Orleans.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 1 hours
  • Suitable for 1-4 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Authentic private carriage tour of French Quarter
  • Learn the fascinating history and culture of New Orleans
  • Explore iconic landmarks like Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral
  • Experience the lively atmosphere of Bourbon Street
  • Discover unique shops and boutiques on Royal Street
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • 1-Hour Carriage Ride through French Quarter
  • Fully Narrated Historic Tour of French Quarter and surrounding areas
  • Private Carriage (Seats up to 4)
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • Gratuities are not included but are recommended.
  • Snacks and beverages are not included but are allowed.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not included but can be purchased nearby.

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More about this experience


Step into the vibrant and historic streets of New Orleans with the Private Carriage Tour of the French Quarter. This award-winning tour allows you to experience the heart and soul of this iconic neighborhood in the most authentic way. With a private carriage ride and a knowledgeable licensed guide, you'll embark on a journey through the captivating history, culture, and architecture of the French Quarter.

What to expect?

During this one-hour tour, you can expect to discover the hidden gems and iconic landmarks of the French Quarter. As you ride through the historic neighborhoods, your guide will share fascinating anecdotes and stories about the people and places that have shaped the city's unique character. From the legendary Jackson Square to the famous Bourbon Street, you'll witness the rich history and vibrant culture that make New Orleans truly unforgettable.

Who is this for?

This private carriage tour is perfect for couples, small families, or anyone seeking an intimate and personalized experience. Whether you're a history buff, architecture enthusiast, or simply curious about the soul of New Orleans, this tour caters to all. The licensed guide ensures that everyone, from first-time visitors to seasoned travelers, can appreciate and enjoy the tour to its fullest.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in the authentic charm of the French Quarter with this private carriage tour. Unlike crowded group tours, this intimate experience allows you to fully absorb the atmosphere and engage with your knowledgeable guide. As you ride through the historic streets, you'll feel like you've stepped back in time, surrounded by the enchanting architecture and captivating stories of New Orleans. The convenience of a skip-the-line ticket ensures a seamless experience, allowing you to make the most of your time in this iconic neighborhood.

Good to know

It's important to note that this private carriage tour is limited to four people, ensuring a personalized and comfortable experience. While gratuities are not included, they are recommended to show appreciation for your guide's expertise. Feel free to bring snacks and beverages on board, although alcoholic drinks can also be purchased nearby. The tour starts and ends at the Red Umbrella in front of Jackson Square, making it easy to find and convenient to explore other nearby attractions afterward.


Customers who have experienced the Private Carriage Tour of the French Quarter rave about the knowledgeable guides and their ability to bring the history and culture of New Orleans to life. Many visitors appreciate the personalized nature of the tour, allowing them to ask questions and delve deeper into the stories behind the city's landmarks. Overall, the tour receives high praise for its authenticity, charm, and the unforgettable memories it creates for all who embark on this historic journey.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

French Quarter

The Carriage is boarded at the carriage stand located at 700 St. Louis Street, across the street from the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel and the world-famous restaurants, Brennan's & Antoine's. Once your private carriage arrives, hop aboard and ask your carriage driver to take a picture of your group. The carriage tour will be 1-hour in duration, traveling through the French Quarter. The guides are top-rated, local, professional, and licensed through the City of New Orleans. There are no set routes or scripts. Cherish the uniqueness of the tour guide's tours and personalities and encourage them to let their passion shine through their curated tour information. With that being said, the Tours provide passengers the opportunity to customize the carriage tour information to suit the needs. If you have a special tour request, make sure the carriage driver knows right away.

Faubourg Marigny

You'll also travel through this charming historic New Orleans neighborhood, dating back to the early 1800s.

Jackson Square

(Pass by)

Your private mule-drawn carriage will roll past iconic New Orleans landmarks and locations, such as the Louisiana Supreme Court Building, the Napoleon House, and Jackson Square.

St. Louis Cathedral

(Pass by)

See the Saint Louis Cathedral, the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.

French Market

(Pass by)

The French Market is a historic marketplace along the Mississippi River.

Bourbon Street

(Pass by)

Travel along Bourbon Street, the French Quarter's liveliest and wildest thoroughfare, where the rhythmic sounds of jazz, country western, Dixieland and sultry blues permeate the air.

Royal Street

(Pass by)

See Royal Street, full of unusual shops and one of the city's most historic streets.



5 (449)


Amazing ride! Our tour guide was very informative and he also made sure we had a grand time throughout the whole ride. Would 100% do this again.


Wonderful ride with Tbow, he was funny and very knowledgeable. We enjoyed learning about the history of the French quarter. We do recommend the private tour.


Wonderful adventure. I highly recommend if you have an hour to spare. Tibo was our guide, very nice man and very knowledgeable.


We did a tour during the evening hours. The tour was very nice. The guide and pleasant and informative. Nice outings for a couple or small family


Tour was great! My driver can’t remember his name was phenomenal! Loads of information! Would definitely book again


A wonderful ride around the French Quarter! Beignet was exceptional and had a great personality. Her driver was great as well. ;)


Our friendly and knowledgeable guide was John and the sweet mule was Armstrong. This was a comfortable way to explore the city. 10/10, would recommend.


We had the 30 minute private tour of the quarter. Our driver was very friendly and informative. He even managed to engage my 2 teenagers. I would definitely recommend to others.


Shawn and his mate, Cole, provided an excellent tour around the beautiful French quarter! Shawn had a wealth of information and history, and he handled the buggy very confidently. Great tour, great weather, great experience all around!


We had an outstanding time. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and so very funny. We also were able to ask a lot of questions with the private tour. Would highly recommend to all.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-12 21:23