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Address: Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 504 569-1401
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Description: Cruise back in time aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ,the last authentic...
Cruise back in time aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ,the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River. Depart from the heart of the historic French Quarter on our daily Harbor Cruise at 11:30am & 2:30pm. Board to the sounds of the Steam Calliope, followed by a trip to the museum quality steam engine room, live historic and port narration brings the Mississippi River alive during your two-hour cruise. Optional food is prepared on-board Monday-Saturday. Sundays are perfect when you join our Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch. Full bar available and "small plate"snack bar open Monday-Saturday in the Captain's Salon. And for a truly unique view of the City of New Orleans board the Steamboat Natchez for our Evening Jazz Cruise at 7:00pm with the Grammy nominated Dukes of Dixieland. Choose Dinner aboard with New Orleans style food prepared with fresh ingredients, special seasonings and love, buffet style - sure to please those who want to experience our local cuisine. Southern hospitality is in large supply at our fully stocked bar and our mixologists will dazzle you with their specialty drinks.
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Gotta Do a Riverboat Cruise

We went on the 11:30 cruise (no meal) and thoroughly enjoyed the scenery and the narrative. Even though there were lots of folks boarding, there was no slow down or long wait... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Thomasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

this is the only paddle steamer still running, and while it is something so horribly touristy that I just couldn't decide if I could stand the cliché...let me tell you...it was brilliant, and, honestly, it just has to be done. we did the evening dinner cruise, with the 6pm sitting. at first I was a bit disconcerted, as I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I booked this trip about two weeks before getting Into New Orleans thru Viator. We were escorted to the vessel by Bruce. Little did we know at the time that Bruce was our own personal concierge for the entire night! He showed us to our reserved table in a far corner away from the band. Then he escorted us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The evening cruise was really enjoyable. We sat at a table in front of the band and enjoyed their performance. The Dukes of Dixieland did not disappoint and got everybody grooving. A quick trip to the engine room is a must. As the night falls, the skyline of New Orleans lights up with unforgettable sceneries. I thought afterwards that not... More 

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Thomasville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We went on the 11:30 cruise (no meal) and thoroughly enjoyed the scenery and the narrative. Even though there were lots of folks boarding, there was no slow down or long wait time in line. We didn't have any food but each enjoyed a local beer during the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We did the dinner cruise with the VIP package available thru Viator and it was amazing! No waiting, we had reserved seats, a gift package, and a private tour by the boat captain. Good food, nice boat, nice music.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed this opportunity of a life time cruising down the muddy Mississippi River. There are several dining rooms to chose from. Different types of food. The different dining rooms offer different types of music. Everything was fabulous. Bring your sunscreen.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

From the moment I arrived at the dock in New Orleans to board the Natchez it was sooo exciting,we were like little kids when they started to blow the horn before we departed from the dock. It was very informative & such an honour to go down the river this way. The food on board was of a very good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This might not be the most picturesque river tour but super interesting. Lovely to cruise down the river, the food was good as were the cocktails. The jazz just finished off the whole experience. What I loved was going into the engine room, so good to see the working of the boat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This was a really good experience, especially after a night of heavy drinking. The tour is relaxed, the food is good and the drinks reasonable. But above all, the hospitality is spectacular. Gina, our honestest, ranked as one of the most memorable people of our trips. Definitely worth going for.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I did a package for a group of ten that included lunch and a limited open bar. The lunch was okay, but not great and not worth the money charged (although it's a buffet, so if you really like the food, I guess you can get a lot -- go for seconds on the bread pudding). As to the open... More 

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