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Tours Daily: 5pm

Ages 13–64: $37.00 each
Ages 65+: $30.00 each
Kids 6-12: $18.00
5 and under: Free

A Haunted Experience for Everyone.

Taking the whole family on vacation to New Orleans? We offer a kid-friendly and just-scary-enough ghost tour of NOLA that the whole family can enjoy.

All ages of chill-seekers will love this guided tour of the French Quarter, a neighborhood brimming with eerie secrets and supernatural activity. As you walk to some of the most haunted locations in the city, experience spooky stories and unexplained events—all made appropriate for adults and kids alike.

We’ll take you and the little ones on a storytelling adventure through the beautiful- and haunted- French Quarter that your kids will talk about the whole way home!

Spooky Family Ghost Tour FAQs

As previously mentioned, all of our tours are about 2 hours long. They are also walking tours, so be sure that you’ve got the proper walking shoes and that you’re prepared for New Orleans weather. No matter what time of year you’re taking this spooky family ghost tour, New Orleans weather can be unpredictable. If you’re visiting in the summer months, be prepared for the heat by bringing a bottle of water! Our tours go on rain or shine so be sure to check the forecast before heading out.

This just scary enough tour is perfect for ages 5 and up! Though it’s labeled a spooky family ghost tour, anyone is welcome to enjoy it! The tours are about a mile-long walk so make sure you and your kiddos are prepared! No matter what time of year it is, it’s also spooky time with Unique NOLA Tours.



Tour Info:

A Spooky Family Ghost Tour for the Whole Family

Unique NOLA Tours offers a spooky tour that the whole family will love. From stories from the Andrew Jackson Hotel to tales of the LaLaurie Mansion, we’ve got you covered. We love telling “just spooky enough” stories that your kids will enjoy but won’t cause them sleepless nights. Our Spooky Family Ghost Tour is the perfect fall or Halloween activity. 

If you’re looking to take a tour of the French Quarter but want to keep the kids entertained, this is the perfect tour for you. By the time you’re done with this approximately 2-hour tour, your kiddos will be tuckered out and ready for bed.

Why Kids Love Scary Stories 

If you’ve got kids you know they’re sometimes inclined to hear spooky stories. In the scary stories for kids, a lot of the main characters are experiencing big feelings like isolation and new environments. These are things that kids relate to on a deeper level. 

Of course, there are normal, non-scary stories that explore these feelings, however sometimes that’s not engaging enough for them, and they need something more engaging. The world is a scary place and mild-kid-friendly scary stories are a great way to introduce them to new things in a fun and engaging way. 

The Science Behind Kids and Scary Stories

After hanging out with kids, whether they’re yours or someone else’s, you’ve likely experienced them telling you that they’ve seen a “ghost” or “monster” in their closet or under their bed. This is completely normal according to, child and adolescent psychiatrist, Aleta G. Angelosante. Children, in their formative years, often need something to fill up the gaps of what they see. A shadow under the bed is a monster. Something moving out of their peripheral vision is a ghost. Children learn through imagination and they can easily slip between fantasy and reality. This makes them much more likely to see something spooky around the corner than adults. 

Surprisingly, there is science behind how scary stories help kids’ development. Reading a fictional scary story can allow children to rehearse so to speak how they might feel in an actual scary situation. Reading scary stories allows children to experience big emotions in a safe setting rather than a scary place for the first time. So, if your kid feels like there’s a monster under the bed, make sure you check to give them peace of mind and keep them excited to experience spooky things!

You may not want to show your child blood and gore which is perfectly fine! However, this spooky family ghost tour is the perfect introduction to scary stories. Read on to learn more about our tour!

Starting Location:

815 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA 70112
Meet in front of the Unique NOLA Tours shop.

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Sign up for our Spooky Family Ghost Tour Today!

If you’re looking for an activity to do with the family on your trip to New Orleans, look no further. Unique NOLA is your one-stop shop for entertainment for the night. Take your family on the spooky tour of their dreams and you won’t be disappointed. If you’ve got older kids who may be interested in a tour that’s a bit more spooky, check out our Our Favorite Ghosts Tour! This tour is perfect for all ages and is more likely to keep your surly teen interested. If you’re looking for some adults-only fun check out our Lewd Spirits Tour! It’s a perfect night out if you want to leave the kids at home. 

Stop looking for that family-oriented New Orleans activity and book your spooky family ghost tour today! We can’t wait for you to join us on an eerily exciting adventure.