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French Quarter & Marigny Neighborhood Carriage Ride provided by Royal Carriages

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French Quarter & Marigny Neighborhood Carriage Ride

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Ride in a colorful mule-drawn carriage through the French Quarter and Marigny districts of New Orleans for a different perspective on the these historic neighborhoods. Hear live commentary from your guide about the architecture, history, and culture of New Orleans, and pass by landmarks including the French Market, St. Louis Cathedral, and Napoleon House. You can also get recommendations for additional places to see during your stay.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    700 Decatur St
    700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Jackson Square look for yellow umbrella.
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    French Quarter
    Stop: 60 minutes
    Discover the history and mystery of the French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carre. See prominent landmarks such as the St. Louis Cathedral, French Market, Spanish Cabildo, Pontalba Buildings, Place D'Armes, and Napoleon House. Learn about important events such as the Great Fire of 1788, Battle of New Orleans, etc. Admire the architecture of Creole Esplanade, Old Slave Quarters, French Coffee Houses, Spanish Patios, and Ironwork Balconies
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    Pass by
    St. Louis Cathedral
    French Market
    Cabildo
    Pontalba Buildings
  • You'll end at
    700 Decatur St
    700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Jackson Square look for yellow umbrella.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Ideal for people with limited time
  • Cover more ground without the fatigue of a walking tour
  • Hear live commentary from your guide
  • Small-group tour limited to eight passengers
Important Information
Departure Point
700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Mule-drawn carriage ride
  • We'll chat about things like food, nightclubs, jazz, museums, must-sees, and things to do!
Exclusions
  • Snacks
  • Gratuity
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Hand washing stations
  • Deep cleaning for carriages
  • Plexiglass installed between each seat
  • Employee's temperatures checked prior to each shift
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 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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Symantha M wrote a review 4 Mar
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I throughly enjoyed Jonathan and his beautiful mule, Pretty Boy. The ride was fun, educational, and filled with amazing puns!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Chasity W wrote a review Feb 2021
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Jonathan was very informative and entertaining! Bernard was smooth, steady and very well mannered. We definitely enjoyed our tour!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Extraordinary784827 wrote a review Feb 2021
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Johnathon and his mule Bernard were amazingly. Grest tour. Very Entertaining!! Grest sense of history and humor.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Emily C wrote a review Feb 2021
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My husband and I so enjoyed this private carriage ride. Mark and Cloudy were such a treat. Mark asked us up front if we wanted a quiet ride or if we wanted the stories. Get the stories! He is super knowledgeable about the area, culture, architecture, and anything else you might
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Mitchell M wrote a review Feb 2021
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Mark & Cloudy are the best tour guides in NOLA! We learned general facts we did not know as well as special info only they know about this grand old city. We are so happy we rode with them and highly recommend Royal Carriages to everyone!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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About the operator

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toniat634
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Great ride
Jonathan our carriage driver was super fun and Pretty Boy was such a sweet, smart guy! Definitely recommend!
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511charleys
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Great Family Fun
Emily was wonderful, as was our mule Paul. Emily was very knowledgeable during our French Quarter private tour and
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Krit5840
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Beautiful way to see the French Quarter
Emily and Paul (the mule) were an amazing duo to take us around the French Quarter. Emily was knowledgeable and a l
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lesleyh1973
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Amazing ride
Mark and Stormy were great! We were there for my parents 60th wedding anniversary and he sure made us feel special.
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theMilliz
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Great way to discover the French Quarter
We booked a 1/2h private tour with Jonathan and his mule, Pretty Boy. It was great: we got to learn about the histo
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Chenita B
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New Orleans carriage tour
This was an enjoyable tour, with a knowledgeable carriage tour guide. It really felt like we were up close and per
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LisaLott50
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Awesome Tour and Guide. Would definitely recommend. Very knowledgeable guide. Took the 7:00pm tour. Beautiful scene
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KellyGreerCulp
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Great tour of the Quarter!
We started off our French Quarter experience last Saturday with a carriage tour from Jonathan and Bernard. Learned
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P9299BMericab
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We had an excellent experience. We learned a lot and had a great time! What a fun way to see the city!
We came down to the area to escape the cold in Colorado and Wisconsin. We had a wonderful carriage tour by Mark (In
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cindycA4283LK
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Carriage tour is worth it!
Mark and Cloudy were fantastic. They were true hosts to a beautiful city. Knowledgeable and provided a smooth ride.
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Globetrotters9615
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Great History & Entertaining
We went on a private tour with driver Matt led by mule O’Reilly and they were a great pair! It was such a fun exper
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ljluksa
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carriage ride through the French quarter
Our driver Mark was great! He was informational, funny, and overall it was a great time! We have never visited New
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samustewa
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Fantastic time
Jonathan and Bernard made our day! My girls truly loved the ride and still talking about the experience days later!
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Qwejbvdcg
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Entertaining
My daughter and I took the haunted stories carriage tour which was very interesting. Matt was very entertaining and
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927sakina
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Worth it
Matt did an amazing job. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and made the ghost stories very in
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  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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