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Natchez Steamboat Cruise

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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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great experience.

I dod the lunch time cruise with lunch. The extra 11 dollars for the food is well worth it. the best seats are on the top level up the front but you have to then deal with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I dod the lunch time cruise with lunch. The extra 11 dollars for the food is well worth it. the best seats are on the top level up the front but you have to then deal with smokers. try and get a spot on the left hand side as that is the side that is always closest to the river... More 

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Pace, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the cruise on the Natchez. It gave us a great view of the city, gave a different viewpoint and some great memories as well.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Took the 2 hour daylight tour. Bar onboard, live music and narration -- Nice relaxing cruise for a little history, a little background. Pretty much as expected.

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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Natchez Steamboat Cruise, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us. We are delighted when we can meet your expectations. I hope you had a chance to visit the steam engine room. More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went to the lunch/jazz/cruise. It was called the "Casual buffet brunch" so I assumed there would be some type of breakfast foods. There was fried catfish, red beans, rice and some other things. The food was ok. The view was mostly old warehouses. The boat it self was great and the staff was really nice!!!! :-)

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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Natchez Steamboat Cruise, responded to this review

We are glad that the staff made your cruise enjoyable. I hope you had an opportunity to tour the boat and especially the steam engine room. The Port of New Orleans can be intriguing but it does not include plantation home views which are sometimes expected, and we regret that it was not quite what you expected. Please know we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went on the dinnercruise in March. We were in the first sitting. It felt like we were pigs at a trough. In their effort to cram as many people in as possible, it removed all the pleasure from the trip. One hour to eat three courses and enjoy a bottle of wine is not my idea of a pleasant evening.... More 

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Over the past 8 years we have been on the Natchez 3 times, twice on deck and once for the Sunday Brunch. When on deck, a narrator points out various historical spots. The view is great and you can walk all around, sit by the paddle wheel, visit the engine room, sit in the bar or go listen to Duke... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on the dinner cruise. It was a very disappointing experience. First, they served dinner in two shifts - 6 and 7:45. In our later shift the dinner room was jammed packed and nearly impossible to move round - servers constantly bumping into the guests seated at the tables. Second, the noise level in the dining room was beyond... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Probably should have taken the lunch cruise vice dinner cruise. Didn't get to see much and the food was ok. The fried fish (catfish I believe) was very good. If you go, make sure you sit on the Port (left) side of the ship. The guide, who speaks to everyone via intercom, only describes things on the way out and... More 

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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Natchez Steamboat Cruise, responded to this review

Thank you for the input. We have tried doing narration both ways and then many guests are disappointed that music is not available. We continue to try to balance the two sides and appreciate your comments. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We happened upon this tour and decided on a whim to take a lunch cruise. The food was served buffet style and it was good. The fried fish was really unexpectedly good. Sit on the left side of the boat as most of the things that are pointed out during the outgoing part of the cruise seemed to be on... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Last authentic Steamboat on the Mississippi. My wife and I went on the 2:30 cruise and had the optional lunch. It was a very insightful and relaxing 2 hour cruise. The buffet style hot lunch was a treat but could have been served a little hotter. The live band was also enjoyable and added to the ambiance of the boat.

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