Cemetery & Voodoo Walking Tour

Cemetery & VoodooIncludes Authentic Souvenir Gris-Gris Bag

Walk through St. Louis Cemetery #1, the site of the classic movie Easy Rider, as your professional licensed guide recounts the background of the famous and infamous people who are buried there.

Make a wish or cast a spell at the tomb of Marie Laveau - the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans - and discover how she was able to be in two places at once. Listen to the evolution of Voodoo - which is still practiced today - and learn how it became such a factor in the Crescent City.

Learn about our unique above ground burial customs and the tombs of various “societies” in this historic cemetery that first opened in 1789. 

Find out what “Gris-Gris” means and discover the mysterious ingredients in your souvenir “Gris-Gris” bag.
 


Note: This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes!
During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and
umbrellas are also suggested.

Includes guided tour and climate controlled transportation to and from cemetery.

Tour Details

Duration:

2 hours

Departure Time:

Mar 1 - Dec 31, 2016
9:00am Daily & 1:30pm Mon-Sat


Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2017
9:00am Daily & 1:30pm Mon-Sat

Departs From:

All tours begin at the Gray Line "Lighthouse" Ticket Office in the French Quarter at Toulouse St. &the Mississippi River - at the Steamboat Natchez Dock.

Cost:

Adult: $26.00 ($27.00 effective 1/1/17)
Child: $15.00 (ages 6-12)
Group: $23.50 ($24.25 effective 1/1/17)
  • Group rates apply to a minimum of 10 adults on our regularly scheduled tours.
  • Reservations are recommended 24 hours in advance.