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Royal Carriages

#5 of 89 Outdoor Activities in New Orleans Features Animals
700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
+1 504-943-8820
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Why walk or ride a bus, when an intimate mule-drawn adventure is an option? As seen on TLC, The History Channel, HBO, The Food Network, TruTV, The Travel Channel, The Travel Channel, and more!! Royal Carriages is one of the best and most authentic experiences offered for both tourists and locals. All Royal Carriage drivers are licensed tour guides for the City of New Orleans, and also licensed by the Archdiocese to enter the cemetery gates of St. Louis #1, the oldest above ground cemetery in existence in North America. Royal Carriage drivers have over 160 years of combined tour guide experience.
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700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
French Quarter
+1 504-943-8820
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a prepaid reservation for 12pm. We arrived at location that they told us to arrive at in the reservation confirmation email 20 minutes early, just to make sure we arrived on time. At 12pm we started calling them. NOBODY WOULD ANSWER THE PHONE. We...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

For a good time, ask for Frank and Patsy. We had a ball touring with them. Patsy was kind enough to pull us around while Frank gave us an educational tour of the French Quarter. We are so glad we decided to do this. Absolutely...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our carriage driver Nate was a great guy and new a lot about the city. His tour was very informative about many different things around the city so we were never bored. Highly recommend it was a wonderful way to see the city. Also Sandy...More

Thank daniellebK6067RU
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took our trip during a light shower that emptied the streets. I good tour through the French Quarter. We shared our ride with someone from our hometown almost 900 miles away.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Chicory and Fiona were awesome! Fiona was knowledgeable and friendly! Loved it! I would definitely do this again! Well worth the money.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So glad we did this tour guide was new and little hard to hear but saw lots of French quarters very interesting

Thank Charline E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour! Our guide and driver was a history teacher in a former life and gave us a delightfully informative lesson on local culture and history.

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Thank Robbin I
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a beautiful way to hear about the French Quarter's Haunted past and see the Quarter at night.

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Thank Bradday34
Reviewed 6 days ago

4 teenagers (1 visiting from France), 2 adults - we all loved Sue, Princess Fiona & the tour. Sue gave just enough history mixed with humor to keep the teens' interest (no texting or Instagramming during the tour, believe it or not) and everyone said...More

1  Thank iamcrazytravel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family took two carriage tours while in New Orleans; both with Royal Carriages. We were lucky enough to be with Fiona on both tours, Chicory was our mule! Fiona was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We learned a lot about the city and the history...More

Thank jojo8769
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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17 March 2017|
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Response from Nancy L | Property representative |
There is no specific weight limit, but there is a passenger limit. While our carriages can seat 12 adults comfortably, the city limit per carriage is 8 passengers per carriage.
1 March 2017|
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Response from JMagee0126 |
Our tours start at Jackson Square (700 Decatur Street).
kraig T
6 February 2017|
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Response from Nancy L | Property representative |
By calling our business office at 504-943-8820, we may be able to send a private carriage to pick up you and your guests for an additional cost. We take many different factors (traffic, time, holidays) into consideration... More