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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise

by Gray Line New Orleans Duration 2h Features animals Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $49

Step aboard one of last authentic steam-powered sternwheelers for a memorable cruise around New Orleans on the Mississippi River. Hear stories of the Big Easy's rich history as you tap your feet to acclaimed live jazz music from the Dukes of Dixieland.

You board the Natchez near the illustrious French Quarter, and then watch as the crew throws off the mooring lines and listen to the puff of steam engines as the massive paddle wheel pushes you off along the Mississippi's winding banks. As you cruise, listen for the catchy jazz riffs of the Dukes of Dixieland as you relax in the comfortable interior by the bar or out on the open-air deck.

Along the ride, overhead commentary retells the details of the Battle of New Orleans, and you can imagine how Mark Twain got his inspiration for his hijinks-filled stories of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. For the full experience, you can also opt to enjoy dinner onboard, with a buffet-style meal of Cajun favorites and New Orleans classics that's 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.

Step aboard one of last authentic steam-powered sternwheelers for a memorable cruise around New Orleans on the Mississippi River. Hear stories of the Big Easy's rich history as you tap your feet to acclaimed live jazz music from the Dukes of Dixieland.

You board the Natchez near the illustrious French Quarter, and then watch as the crew throws off the mooring lines and listen to the puff of steam engines as the massive paddle wheel pushes you off along the Mississippi's winding banks. As you cruise, listen for the catchy jazz riffs of the Dukes of Dixieland as you relax in the comfortable interior by the bar or out on the open-air deck.

Along the ride, overhead commentary retells the details of the Battle of New Orleans, and you can imagine how Mark Twain got his inspiration for his hijinks-filled stories of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. For the full experience, you can also opt to enjoy dinner onboard, with a buffet-style meal of Cajun favorites and New Orleans classics that's 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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7:00 PM, Jazz Cruise in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for the jazz cruise only.

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7:00 PM, Jazz Cruise in English, Includes Dinner

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for the jazz cruise and a buffet-style dinner featuring Southern cuisine.

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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise

Activity Location

Mississippi River

New Orleans

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Toulouse Street Dock Ticket Office

    400 Toulouse Street

    New Orleans 70130


Highlights

  • River cruise on an old-fashioned steamboat paddle wheeler

  • Chance to view historic site of the Battle of New Orleans

  • Music by Grammy-nominated jazz band Dukes of Dixieland

  • Breezy open-air decks, cozy interior seats & onboard bar

  • Option to add on a buffet-style dinner with classic dishes


Inclusions

  • Scenic cruise on the Steamboat NATCHEZ

  • Live jazz music

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Children under 5 and younger are complimentary for the cruise only. Children 1 and younger are complimentary for the cruise and dining option.

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible only to the main deck, where food, bar service, and restrooms are located.

  • Boarding starts at 6 PM. Cruise departs the dock at 7 PM.

  • 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 Evening Jazz Cruise ratings based on 153 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.3 out of 5

5/5 Mar 16, 2019

Very fun , captains are very fun and polite . Girl in the captain salon was rude. But other then that I enjoyed myself

Cameron J

United States

5/5 Mar 11, 2019

The entire experience was first rate. We were skeptical, after reading some comments about the buffet. But what a wonderful and delicious meal! We took the early slot to eat, and they bring you your dessert: Bananas Foster AND bread pudding. The music by the Dukes of Dixieland was incredible. We highly recommend this Natchez Dinner Cruise- and plan to do it all again.