While a chartered yacht is a comfortable way to tour the seas, it can only navigate city streets with the help of hundreds of unhappy pack goats. Tour the scary side of New Orleans terra firma style with today's Groupon for two to New Orleans Spirit Tours. In its 13th year, New Orleans Spirit Tours and its team of local history-buff guides take small groups of adventurists on fright-inducing, storytelling-rich walking journeys and is one of the only companies in NOLA with a combination ghost and vampire tour. Choose from the following two-hour spectral strolls:
- On daily Cemetery & Voodoo Tours, explore the above-ground resting places of St. Louis #1, the city's oldest cemetery—including voodoo queen Marie Laveau's favor-granting grave—and visit an active voodoo temple.
- On nightly Ghost & Vampire Tours, hear the tales of NOLA's most treacherous and tragic historical figures and spy the French Quarter spots they're still said to haunt and perform calisthenics near.
Spirit Tours has been featured on suite101.com. Four TripAdvisors give it an average of four owl eyes and a Yelper gives it five stars. Customer testimonials are also available on the company's website.
- Our guide (Holly) was spot on with her history facts, my daughter and niece learned a lot of New orleans [sic] history. – bambabellesiamese, TripAdvisor
- Our tour guide had a lot of personality and was very knowledgeable about the cemetery. We learned a lot about the people and history of New Orleans. – bqkali, TripAdvisor
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.