Franklin D. Roosevelt inspired legions of Americans when he famously said, "The only thing we have to fear is this cemetery." Venture bravely into terrifying territory with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $15 for a Cemetery and Voodoo walking tour for two (up to a $30 value)
- $29 for a Cemetery and Voodoo walking tour for four (up to a $60 value)
During two-hour tours, knowledgeable guides entangle guests' minds in New Orleans' rich, mysterious history amid the decayed ruins, breathtaking architecture, and notable residents of its oldest cemetery, St. Louis Cemetery #1. They also dive deep into Voodoo's West African origins and Catholic influences as they spin tales of infamous local figures including Voodoo queen Marie Laveau. Tours pause at sites in which Voodoo rituals take place today, and guests can explore an authentic Voodoo temple where modern practitioners worship.
Tours kick off from the Royal Blend Coffee and Tea House at 10:30 a.m. daily, and again at 1:15 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Spirit Tours New Orleans
Long celebrated by musicians, artists, and writers, the uniquely magnetic and spooky New Orleans comes to life as Spirit Tours New Orleans guides introduce guests to the city’s ghosts, voodoo, and sordid history. The knowledgeable guides—who all boast encounters with the paranormal—usher small groups through locales such as St. Louis #1 cemetery and the French Quarter as they share tales of religion, murder, slavery, piracy, and corruption. Each story is researched to ensure its truthfulness, with guides cutting to the heart of fabled figures such as voodoo queen Marie Laveau while dismissing myths such as the Legend of Curly’s Gold.