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  • Location:New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

New Orleans Garden District Ghost Tour

Delve into the darker side of New Orleans’ extravagant Garden District on this 2‐hour afternoon walking ghost tour. Enjoy tales of famous hauntings from your local guide as you stroll through this prestigious neighborhood, the chilling setting for the films Interview with a Vampire and Dracula 2000. You’ll also wander through the macabre above‐ground tombs at Lafayette Cemetery, one of the city’s most 
significant ‘Cities of the Dead’.


  • 2-hour New Orleans Garden District ghost tour
  • Walk through Lafayette Cemetery and visit haunted sites in the Garden District
  • See where 'Interview with the Vampire' and 'Dracula 2000' were filmed
  • Hear your guide share spooky stories in the graveyard
  • Visit documented sites featured on A&E, the History Channel and the Discovery Channel

What You Can Expect

Pull away the Garden District’s luxurious curtain and see the ghostly shadows that lurk beneath. Your  afternoon haunted walking tour begins at the gates of Lafayette Cemetery, one of New Orleans oldest surviving – and still operating – cemeteries. Spanning just one square block, this mysterious site houses more than 7,000 people in tombs and mausoleums, some of which have attracted paranormal 
professionals. Learn about Lafayette’s most famous residents, some of which are fictional such as the Mayfair Witches from Anne Rice’s horror novel The Witching Hour.

Exit the cemetery into the surrounding Garden District. As you stroll through the decorated antebellum‐era neighborhood, you’ll pass by sites of supernatural repute and the actual filming locations from Interview with the Vampire, Double Jeopardy and Dracula 2000. Your dance with the living and dead in New Orleans end back at the starting point by late‐afternoon. 

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Awesome tour!! Our tour guide I forget his name but we took photos of him!! was sooo cool and well informed about the Lafayette cementerio and Garden district story. It was one of the best tour in our visit of New Orleans.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This was a fantastic tour! Our tour guide Mikko was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We started off at the cemetery and meandered through the garden district. There was a bit of walking and some of the paths were very uneven, so be wary of that if you have mobility issues. Mikko told us numerous stories about the ghosts of the garden district as well as some general history and trivia of the area. Well worth doing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Great tour guide named Eugenia, very interesting stories and gorgeous homes.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2012

One of the best tours ever. Our guide, Carla Boullion was not only entertaining but also an incredible wealth of inforamtion and full of local color. I still cannot shake some of the ghost stories she shared with us. I highly recommend this experience.

4 star rating: Recommended May 2014

Our guide was very good.he gave us a lot of information about history.showed us a lot of houses that belonged to stars. but we didnt get to go into any of the houses and it should have atleast let us do 1. Also didnt include the cemetery. So I recommend getting there extra early if you want to see it

4 star rating: Recommended July 2010

I enjoyed this tour but just a heads up - I only booked this tour because I wanted to go see the cemetery where Interview with the Vampire was filmed and we did get lucky to go on Halloween when they kept the cemetery open. For all you other people who go on the normal Saturday and Sunday trips the cemetery closes at noon on Saturday and is closed all day on Sunday so you will not be able to go inside and see it. I would have not been happy because I think this is something that should be posted since they highlight it as one of the sites. Otherwise we saw some cool homes and the tour guide was very cool and funny.

3 star rating: Worth doing November 2014

Beautiful surrounding, entertaining, and you get to visit the stars.

3 star rating: Worth doing July 2012

The ghost tour was in the middle of the afternoon. Didn't really have the right mindset at that time of day to be good.

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better January 2015

It was great to know about the history of the cemetery and garden area but it did drag on in a few places.

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