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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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We took the 11:30 Sunday brunch cruise. It was a rainy morning and this turned out to be a good thing for that weather. We sat inside and enjoyed a brunch that was much better... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Cary, North Carolina
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Great place to enjoy French Quarter Fest. River breezes, watch the ferry, cruise ship and Natchez go by. And listen to great music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

This tour can be configured in a number of ways...we oppted for the VIP package. When we arrived at the dock there was a hostess waiting for us. We had a complimentary photo taken before being served ice cold champagne on the way to our on-deck linen covered table. After that, the cocktails flowed freely without limit. The Captain arrived... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We took the 11:30 Sunday brunch cruise. It was a rainy morning and this turned out to be a good thing for that weather. We sat inside and enjoyed a brunch that was much better than I expected. The ham and eggs were what you'd expect, good. Cheese grits were good too. They had a beef soup that was fantastic... More 

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Loudonville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The Jazz Brunch was Great, an informative narration about the area, An excellent Jazz Combo and great Food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I can think of nothing more evocative than a dinner jazz cruise down the mighty Mississippi River on a real steam paddle ship. The food was excellent, the experience magical. Sadly for us it rained heavily, but the staff handed out complimentary rain capes as we left.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

It was raining the day we went but it was worth it. Loved the food, prime rib, catfish and pork roast. But the cruise itself, with the jazz band playing was absolutely wonderful. I am glad we didn't let the weather stop us

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

Even rain can't keep a visitor down, especially one who came to enjoy the city like you did. Thank you for boarding the NATCHEZ, despite a bit of rainy weather. Please know how much we appreciate you being with us. More 

Dumfries, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We chose to do the lunch Jazz cruise and my biggest toss up was to do the lunch or skip it! We ended up going with the lunch and I would recommend skipping it! This was the only part of the experience that fell short. They have dining options on all levels of the ship for cheaper and probably taste... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We spent this past Easter on the Natchez and it was one of the highlights of our vacation. We opted for both the tour and brunch, and we found both to be wonderful. Our server's name was Amber, and she was so sweet and attentive. While brunch was self-serve, she was there with our drinks and any other odds and... More 

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

Easter is the perfect holiday to spend with friends and family, and we are so glad you added the NATCHEZ to your day. We will certainly let Amber know that you appreciated her service. Thank you for coming to our "family" and we hope you will return. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We enjoyed our cruise up and down the Mississippi River on board The Natchez. We were lucky to have visited on a beautiful, hot and clear day and soaked up the beauty and romance of this old-world steamboat. As we waited to board and whilst on board we were treated to a concert of New Orleans Jazz which was a... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We thought a jazz cruise on the Mississippi would be fun and it was! We were fully prepared to be disappointed in the food, with 200+ people eating in a buffet I expected institutional food. We were wrong! the food was very good and they handled the large number of people quite well. It was a nice ride on the... More 

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