Cemetery and Gris-Gris Walking Tour

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Includes roundtrip transportation to cemetery and the tomb of Marie Laveau, the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans!

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 the unique above ground burial customs and the tombs of various "societies" and find out what "Gris-Gris" means and discover the mysterious ingredients in your souvenir "Gris-Gris" bag.

  • Tour departs daily at 9am from the Ticket Office at Toulouse St. in the French Quarter. From 1st March the tour runs additionally at 1.30pm every day except Sunday.
  • Duration: 2 hours.
  • Please Note: This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months its recommend that you wear lightly coloured clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested.

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.