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Steamboat Natchez Daytime Jazz Cruise

by Gray Line New Orleans Duration 2h Features animals Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $36

Hop aboard an authentic steam-powered sternwheel paddle boat bound for the Mississippi and waterfront views of The Big Easy. While you cruise, experience the magic of days gone by as the a live jazz band sets the tone with catchy tunes and Dixieland favorites.

Your cruise departs from the historic French Quarter and travels down the mighty Mississippi to show you the ever-changing skyline of New Orleans and its bustling port, one of the busiest in the United States. Kick off the day with a calliope concert powered by the Natchez's steam-powered whistles and then watch as the crew casts of the mooring lines to begin your voyage.

From the open deck or the climate-controlled interior of the historic Natchez, listen to stories about historic events, like the thrilling Battle of New Orleans. Pass by scenery that helped inspire Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Along the way, enjoy an authentic calliope concert, featuring live music by the Steamboat Stompers jazz band, and consider enhancing your experience by adding a buffet of authentic Southern cooking. For the full experience, you can also opt to enjoy lunch onboard. Featuring a variety of Cajun favorites and New Orleans classics, this buffet-style meal is sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

Steamboat NATCHEZ will be out of service January 21 - February 15, 2019 for her yearly Coast Guard inspections and general maintenance. All cruises during this time will take place on her sister vessel - the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS.

Hop aboard an authentic steam-powered sternwheel paddle boat bound for the Mississippi and waterfront views of The Big Easy. While you cruise, experience the magic of days gone by as the a live jazz band sets the tone with catchy tunes and Dixieland favorites.

Your cruise departs from the historic French Quarter and travels down the mighty Mississippi to show you the ever-changing skyline of New Orleans and its bustling port, one of the busiest in the United States. Kick off the day with a calliope concert powered by the Natchez's steam-powered whistles and then watch as the crew casts of the mooring lines to begin your voyage.

From the open deck or the climate-controlled interior of the historic Natchez, listen to stories about historic events, like the thrilling Battle of New Orleans. Pass by scenery that helped inspire Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Along the way, enjoy an authentic calliope concert, featuring live music by the Steamboat Stompers jazz band, and consider enhancing your experience by adding a buffet of authentic Southern cooking. For the full experience, you can also opt to enjoy lunch onboard. Featuring a variety of Cajun favorites and New Orleans classics, this buffet-style meal is sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

Steamboat NATCHEZ will be out of service January 21 - February 15, 2019 for her yearly Coast Guard inspections and general maintenance. All cruises during this time will take place on her sister vessel - the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS.

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11:30 AM, River Cruise in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for the cruise without lunch.

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2:30 PM, River Cruise in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for the cruise without lunch.

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11:30 AM, River Cruise in English, Includes Lunch

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for access to the main dining room and a lunch buffet.

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Prices are cheaper when booked in bulk

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2:30 PM, River Cruise in English, Includes Lunch

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for access to the main dining room and a lunch buffet.

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Prices are cheaper when booked in bulk

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Steamboat Natchez Daytime Jazz Cruise

Activity Location

Mississippi River

New Orleans

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office

    Toulouse Street & The River - behind Jax Brewery 600 Decatur St

    New Orleans


Highlights

  • Cruise on an authentic steam-powered sternwheel paddleboat

  • Chance to view historic sites from the Battle of New Orleans

  • Live music & Dixieland tunes by Steamboat Stompers Jazz Band

  • Opportunity to peek inside the boat's massive engine room

  • Intriguing commentary from your guide about local landmarks


Inclusions

  • Scenic jazz cruise on the Steamboat NATCHEZ


Exclusions

  • Beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary for the cruise only; children 1 and younger are complimentary for the cruise with lunch.

  • The boat is wheelchair accessible only on the main deck, where food, bar service, and restrooms are located.

  • Calliope concert starts 45 minutes prior to cruise departure.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Steamboat NATCHEZ will be out of service January 21 - February 15, 2019 for her yearly Coast Guard inspections and general maintenance. All cruises during this time will take place on her sister vessel - the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS.


Steamboat Natchez Daytime Jazz Cruise ratings based on 326 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5

5/5 Mar 21, 2019

Had a blast!!! When ordering via Expedia you will still need to walk up to the ticket window to receive your paper tickets. Allow yourself extra time for this, it gets really busy crazy as it gets closer to departure time. The tour itself was very neat, informative and loud! Lol. Fun for all ages, handicap accessible tho it's a little time consuming. Bring sunblock!!!

Amanda G

United States

4/5 Mar 20, 2019

We had a great time. However, they told us that there would be food on the lower deck and we could not find any.

Warren J

United States

4/5 Mar 15, 2019

Loved the Sreamboat and its history. So spacious, meaning they didnt over book. Only thing is of youre planning on doing a little drinking or have kiddos, make sure you know how to get to the bathroom. Annie was our bartender in the Texas bar amd she was AMAZING.

Samantha A

United States