New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour

2 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 12
Mobile ticket


Enjoy the stories on a walking tour through New Orleans’ elegant 19th Century garden neighborhood. You will get to look through the gates at Lafayette Cemetery #1, currently closed to the public. This neighborhood and its cemetery tells the story of New Orleans from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War. Stunning antebellum mansions, lush gardens, unforgettable stories, and beautiful photo opportunities await! We keep our group size under 12 guests to make in a fun, personal experience.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lafayette Cemetery No.1, Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

Breathtaking, heartbreaking, beautiful, and full of stories! The cemetery is closed to the public, but you'll get a good look through the large gates while your guide explains our unique interment practices.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Garden District, St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968

Explore the lush Garden District and hear the stories behind the 19th Century mansions in the neighborhood.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: Garden District, St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968

Beautiful homes and gardens

Duration: 30 minutes


  • Local guide
  • Small-group walking tour


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Due to uneven surfaces, comfortable walking shoes and sturdy wheelchairs are advised
  • Wheelchair accessible but be advised that the sidewalks are very uneven
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

April 2022

We really enjoyed James as our tour guide! He was very entertaining to listen to and had a great knowledge base of the surrounding region. I loved how he even carried a binder of pictures for even more visuals of New Orleans history,etc. We would definitely recommend booking for a great time!

May 2022

Our guide was quite knowledgeable and pleasant to speak to. I think the only thing that I would have “tried to” improve upon would be the amount of time standing as opposed to walking. I’m not sure this could be done simply due to the fact that for everyone hear, your part much have to be statio...

Kendra P
May 2022

James was a fantastic tour guide! He was knowledgeable, funny and even had visuals for us! I highly recommend if you’re looking for something fun to do. You get to see beautiful homes and learn about the history, and you get some exercise.

May 2022

Tour was excellent. James was our guide and he was both very knowledgeable and very funny. It was a great experience. I definitely recommend this tour!

May 2022

While the the title is a bit misleading (Garden Walk) it was nonetheless fascinating. The title would lead you to believe it is more like botanical gardens. The walk provided an historical overview of the magnificent homes, cemeteries and occupants that may include celebrities who own some of the...

May 2022

It was an entertaining way to get to hear a lot about the about Garden District, historic and current. Non-scripted questions on anything interesting you about New Orleans get answered as well.

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