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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

By: Gray Line
  • See New Orleans from a different angle on a jazz brunch cruise
  • Steam down the Mississippi on one of the last surviving paddle-wheel ships
  • Hearty brunch buffet includes a variety of Southern-style classics
Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans
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11:30am Cruise with Brunch
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Cruise departs at 11:30am; brunch included
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2:30pm Cruise with Brunch
Cruise departs at 2:30pm; brunch included
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Ride on one of the last authentic paddle-wheel ships in New Orleans with a Sunday brunch cruise aboard Steamboat Natchez. Get a new perspective on the city skyline as you glide down the Mississippi, and check out vintage features, such as the working steam engine. Dig into a delicious buffet brunch featuring Louisiana favorites, such as cheese grits and beignets, while a jazz trio provides a lively soundtrack.
What to Expect
Board the historic Steamboat Natchez at a convenient dock near the French Quarter, and leave the bustling city streets behind as the ship paddles onto the “Mighty” Mississippi. Stroll the decks for fantastic views, and visit the museum-quality engine room for a closer look at the ship’s antique machinery. A live jazz trio keeps the mood upbeat.

Head to the dining cabin for a buffet brunch loaded with savory Southern classics, such as sausage gumbo, biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, and scrambled eggs. Indulge in bananas Foster, sugar-dusted beignets, or bread pudding for dessert, and order a bloody mary, mimosa, or other drink from the cash bar (see Itinerary for a full menu). If you have other dining plans, a cruise-only option is also available.
Reviews (262)
1 - 5 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
We had an enjoyable day. Worth it

It was a good trip. The boat is a lot of fun and touring the engine room was enjoyable. The staff was very accommodating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bobmV9525KU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rolling... Rolling.... Rolling down the river....

I had a load of fun on the Natchez. The brunch was of high quality and very tasty. The engine room was open for us to look at and I loved it! My first real trip down the Mississippi and I got to see how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank skitzcaza
Reviewed September 17, 2018
Loved it

We decided to do the cruise without the food as we didn't wast to miss anything outside the boat. Thoroughly enjoyed it especially the first 40 minutes commentary which was both informative and entertaining. Then we listened to the jazz band which was one of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank Farmers_7
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile
Excellent Experience

An excellent two hour relaxing ride up and down the Mississippi river. The food was way better than we thought it would be. Service was great ,everyone was pleasant and helpful. The boat itself was historic and the captain gave great info as we cruised....More

Thank sldrutz
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely not worth the price. Boat goes up the Mississippi along industrial docks... But the steamboat is nice.

1  Thank Getaway815096
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June 21, 2018|
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Response from Mspms100 | Reviewed this property |
No theres no free parking
May 3, 2018|
Response from Mspms100 | Reviewed this property |
sunset around 5pm. Temps mid 70s high and 50s low.