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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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Activities: Nightlife
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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New Years Day 2015

I agree with a previous review from Christmas Eve - must be a holiday thing. It was cold and we were stuck outside until our dinner seating. Tiny bar upstairs with only one... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Broadview, Canada

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Broadview, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I agree with a previous review from Christmas Eve - must be a holiday thing. It was cold and we were stuck outside until our dinner seating. Tiny bar upstairs with only one person working, very little seating inside. Engine room tour was very interesting as we have two naval types in our group!! When dinner time finally arrived, we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed the sun 2.30 cruise. Really atmospheric with the jazz band . You can tour the engine room, or stroll around after the lunch. really good for $30..use coupons!

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Torquay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My Dad is a very keen Jazz Enthusiast and had wanted to go on this world renown Steamboat Cruise. We decided to go for the evening tour as the Jazz Band my dad wanted to see were playing and also for a restaurant for our evening meal. The restaurant for us was disappointing. To start with the server was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

it was an amazing experience to be on such an old and original steamboat, it gets chilly in the river so cover up or otherwise go inside, it has amazing views of the city, line is very big to be early

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Paducah, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I'm a professional commercial marine photographer and am always looking for opportunities to add to my stock photo gallery or web page. Many years ago there was a smaller boat that made a round trip from Canal St. down the river to Algiers Lock and westward along the Algiers Canal (part of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway) and after stopping a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had a trip on the last remaining true steam boat up the Mississippi, everything about it was wonderful. The commentary was so enthusiastic, the history enthralling the views splendid. We did not opt for the lunch included but enjoyed the journey with the local brew quite enough, thank you. You cannot no New Orleans with this trip.

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

Great Review and we are so appreciative! Our crew loves to spend time with and among our passengers, and the narrator has been with our company over 35 years. Thank you for joining us and we hope you will come back to our city soon! More 

Pelham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a MUST if you are visiting New Orleans! I surprised my finace' with a surprise overnight stay and a Mississippi Cruise! The staff was wonderful and the atmosphere was romantic and amazing! The views of the New Orleans skyline and Bridge were breathtaking! The meal was GREAT! It was well prepared and very tasty! Worth the money and... More 

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

We love a great romantic! You are certainly one. The NATCHEZ has been a romantic venue for thousands of couples and we are glad we could share that time with you. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went on the jazz dinner cruise on December 21. We boarded at 6:00. While we waited, the calliope played winter and Christmas music. which was fun to hear. After boarding, we dined on some great food. (What would you expect in New Orleans?) The band was entertaining. We visited the steam room and got some technical and historical information... More 

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Kerrville, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The booklet we used as a planning guide stated the hours were from 6:30 -9:30pm. We arrived a little after 6 at a almost deserted dock and were told the hours were: we could board at 7pm and we would be under way at 7:30. It was very cold and drizzly, so we had to find a warm place to... More 

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

As we regret your discontent, we want to assure you we researched the information. It appears that you are referring to the Christmas New Orleans Style booklet. When you called for your reservation the reservationist should have reviewed all the timing (7:00pm boarding rather than 6:30pm) and which included your directions on ticket pickup. We provided a 30 minute window... More 

Troy, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were in New Orleans for our daughter's wedding and this was a "treat" that we couldn't pass up. Great buffet food, open bar, live entertainment, and midnight fireworks on the Mississippi River - what could be better? We mentioned that we were a group and they arranged to have our own table! Everyone enjoyed it!

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