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New Orleans French Quarter, Voodoo and Cemetery History Tour provided by Witches Brew Tours

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New Orleans French Quarter, Voodoo and Cemetery History Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from New Orleans French Quarter, Voodoo and Cemetery History Tour
This is a modified version of the tour due to COVID-19 safety concerns regarding the cemetery. St. Louis Cemetery is currently closed. Tour groups will be kept to 50% capacity (14 guests.) Most public restrooms and bars are still closed, so there will be no bathroom or bar breaks.
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Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
New Orleans can be an intimidating place to tackle on your own, especially when you’re interested in the city’s deep voodoo roots. This tour makes it easy by guaranteeing a spot on a guided tour that not only dives deep into the Big Easy’s voodoo culture.
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You'll start at
400 Royal St
400 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USACorner of Royal and Conti streets, directly across from Latrobe's. You MUST arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. Late arrivals will not be allowed on the tour.
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  • 1
    Royal Street
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    French Quarter
    Stop: 2 hours -
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    Pass by Bourbon Street
  • 3
    Louis Armstrong Park
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Jackson Square
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Voodoo Authentica
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Congo Square
701 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USATour ends at Congo Square inside Louis Armstrong Park on the edge of the French Quarter.
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Highlights
  • Explore one of New Orleans' busiest areas without worrying about getting lost 
  • Safely go to a voodoo ritual shop with a guide who’s familiar with the religion
  • Easy-to-find meeting and drop-off points in the French Quarter
What to Expect
Your tour meets in New Orleans' French Quarter, where your guide first shows you some of the well-known architecture of the area, such as the Creole townhouses and shotgun homes. As you go, your guide shares stories about the city’s rich voodoo history and famous practitioners of the religion such as Marie Laveau. See more crypts and mausoleums from outside cemetery gates, and move to a discussion about Voodoo in America. Your tour ends in Congo Square in Louis Armstrong Park in mid to late afternoon, and your guide can provide directions back to the starting point or your hotel or recommendations for what to do next.
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Important Information
Departure Point
400 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Congo Square, 701 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • ALL CEMETERIES CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19
  • All guides are licensed by the City of New Orleans.
  • Bring bottled water. Weather conditions can become increasingly hot in the summer months and drinking water is necessary to prevent dehydration.
  • Check In begins 30 minutes prior to tour departure. Tour departs on time. Late arrivals will not be refunded.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Children under 6 are free of charge.
  • Due to citywide shutdowns, there will be no bathroom or bar breaks. Please come prepared.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Julie K wrote a review Aug 2020
Phoenix, Arizona1 contribution
James is amazing! He is born and bread New Orleans and so incredibly knowledgeable and wickedly funny. The tour is great but if you want an unforgettable experience, ask for James! We are from Rhode Island and are so lucky to have had such a wonderful guide through this
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Date of experience: August 2020
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JANE M wrote a review Aug 2020
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Great tour!! Very informative and James is an excellent tour guide. He has extensive knowledge on the history and traditions of New Orleans. It was fun, my kids learned a lot and we were all very entertained. 100% Spectacular!!!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Samantha R wrote a review Aug 2020
San Jose, California1 contribution
James was a fantastic host and really made the tour memorable despite some restrictions with COVID. We thoroughly enjoyed learning the rooted history of New Orleans for our short time here. Bring your walking shoes and water!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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BBTravelPlanner wrote a review Aug 2020
Friendswood, Texas2 contributions
James was fantastic! He is a wonderful tour guide and was a lot of fun. Very informative and personable. Highly recommend 100%!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Amanda k wrote a review Aug 2020
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James was an awesome tour guide! We took this tour on our last day here and we cannot wait to come back! This city is packed with so much culture and history. You can definitely tell New Orleans is James' city. He shared so much, now we know we HAVE to come back to see
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from WitchesBrewTour, Owner at New Orleans French Quarter, Voodoo and Cemetery History Tour
Responded 7 Aug 2020
Please come back and see us when NOLA is back up and running!! Thanks for the wonderful feedback!!
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Great
The tour was nice and Graham our tour guy made it fun. It was interesting to hear the stories and get to know the c
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Great New Orleans History Tour
Our guide Trevor was great. We walked around the French Quarter and was given a history lesson of Horror Stories, M
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lorettadena
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Nola 4 in 1 tour was bunk
Although we are in the middle of a pandemic, I was expecting more from this walking tour. It seemed more like a loc
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Walking Tour
Robin was great he was knowledgeable, knew all the great spots to take our tour and he was fun, we even got an extr
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Tour guide
He was amazing. His Knowledgeable was impeccable and he know was what he was talking about. Had such a great time
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Great
Crystal was very friendly and had lots of information on stuff across the board. Highly enjoyed myself and didn't e
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Excellent Tour
Sandra Dee gave the best tour!!! Absolutely enjoyed the tour. She’s amazing and very knowledgeable. HIGHLY RECOMMEN
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Inspiration453218
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Fun tour!
Sandra was AMAZING and the stories were interesting. Fun tour and even though it rained it was still such a great t
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Aprilp2412
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Great Tour
My friends and I recently got home from a week in New Orleans. While there we did two tours with Witches Brew. On
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hdahline
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Not Spooky
The guides work hard to entertain you- but honestly it is just walking around listening to stories. No cemetery vi
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Marybeth S
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Nice evening tour
Interesting tour, tour guide, Pirate Trevor, told good stories with some corny jokes thrown in. He even brought ite
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Fun and Spooky!
We had a lot of fun! We learned a lot of interesting new things about the city we’re in and look forward to doing a
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Great walking tour
Great tour. Trevor, our guide, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. It was great walking around and learning a
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Fist time in Nola
The passion for history Graham has and his story telling is fantastic. Thank you and have a wonderful day
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BEST TOUR only for ADULTS!
It was excellent! Me and my friends enjoyed the tour and Robyn (with a Y) was good and is very knowledgeable about
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