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Royal Carriages

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700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
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Royal Carriages have been rolling through the French Quarter for over 75 years. We’re the oldest locally owned tour company in all of the city and according to travelers, our carriages tours are the best way to meet the French Quarter. Our tours are immersive, entertaining, and historically accurate. You’ll have a ton of fun with top rated licensed guides who are well-versed in New Orleans' 300 years of wonder. Travelers love the way we present the history in an authentic and exciting way. Discover why travelers say carriage tours are "the highlight of our trip", "our favorite NOLA activity", and "are worth every penny."
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  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carriage ride” (496 reviews)
“french quarter” (867 reviews)
“great tour” (222 reviews)
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700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3372
French Quarter
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"carriage ride"
in 496 reviews
"french quarter"
in 867 reviews
"great tour"
in 222 reviews
"private carriage"
in 43 reviews
"princess fiona"
in 31 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 208 reviews
"hour tour"
in 138 reviews
"louis cemetery"
in 63 reviews
"great sense of humor"
in 29 reviews
"jackson square"
in 94 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 31 reviews
"ghost stories"
in 34 reviews
"great stories"
in 26 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
in 26 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
in 28 reviews
"walking tour"
in 29 reviews
"mule"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I did this last night. We both LOVED it! I wish i remembered our guide's name, he has black glasses and a black top hat and an opinionated white mule. He pointed out so many interesting facts of the city and some...More

Thank Robyn M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on the French Quarter carriage tour with driver KJ and his mule Slim. A fantastic experience and a very interesting and well delivered commentary by KJ. This trip is a must do and KJ stops by points of interest to allow some great photos....More

Thank Gary T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I have visited NOLA before and previously taken a carriage tour. They are very informative if you’re not very knowledgeable about the city. It was a pretty day and we decided to take another tour this visit. They said it was the...More

Thank amm428
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a tour with Josephine and Blue. They really did not disappoint! She really went in depth about a lot of stories, especially ones about the baroness. We also went on a second tour with Jonathan and Blue. He was really informed about...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Jonathan was our driver with Fiona as our mule. Was very knowledgeable about everything we passed. Will repeat and recommend both.

Thank shead5david
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved our ride with Mark and Jockamo! Jockamo was so cute and Mark was so knowledgeable and very entertaining, I highly recommend taking a ride and learning about the city! From your Arkansas friends!

Thank franeeleague16
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have used royal before and wanted to take our friends on the cemetery and city tour. They loved it and it was a definite hit!! Thanks for yet another great tour

Thank mphy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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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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Patricia H
3 April 2018|
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Response from RoyalC1941 | Property representative |
Royal Carriages is a dog-friendly thing to do for all pups, as long as the dog is respectful of our animals and behaves on the carriage throughout the tour. So, of course we allow service dogs! We'd like to take this... More
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218at
15 January 2018|
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Response from Nancy L | Reviewed this property |
As RobbiJ66 said, the private carriage ride is $100; a public ride is $20 per person. We chose the private tour to have a better conversation with the guide, rather than a “canned” tour description. Worth every penny! Dont... More
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travel4pleasure2015
18 March 2017|
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Response from RoyalC1941 | 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.
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