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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.

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.

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11:30 AM Cruise

Duration 2h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Select this option for the cruise without lunch.
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$32

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2:30 PM Cruise

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11:30 AM Cruise with Lunch

Duration 2h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Select this option for access to the main dining room and a lunch buffet.
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2:30 PM River Cruise with Lunch

Duration 2h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Select this option for access to the main dining room and a lunch buffet.
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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.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Mississippi River, New Orleans, United States

Steamboat Natchez Daytime Jazz Cruise ratings based on 34 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.7 out of 5