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Steamboat Natchez

400 Toulouse St., Steamboat Natchez Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-569-1401
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New Orleans Super Saver: City Tour and Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
400 Toulouse St., Steamboat Natchez Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
+1 504-569-1401
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good activity to go back in time. It is the only real steam boat on the Mississippi. We had lunch on board an it was very good. It is nice to sit outside and enjoy the scenery with a beer!

1  Thank Muydivertido
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner was OK, the music was great, as was the view of the city lights from the river. I loved being able to enter the engine room and see/read how the power plant/propulsion system works.

1  Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great and informative trip done the Mississippi on this steam paddle ship -- well worth the money -- good commentary and great to see the inside workings of the steam engine room

1  Thank Derek063
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the evening cruise with dinner. Boarding was efficient and as we had booked on the first sitting, we were soon impressed with the restaurant area. There are 2 sittings for food, the main difference being in that the first sitting the boat is...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't get in the Jazz brunch at Commander's Palace and found this a good alternative. You get everything in one place: the food is worth it, the Jazz is nice, the view pleasant. I would recommend buying the brunch. And then, we realized we...More

1  Thank evenslower
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great cruise! Even though the temperatures were a little chilly New Year’s Eve weekend, we still enjoyed this cruise down the Mississippi River. It was very convenient to order tickets on the website online, but you still have to go to the ticket...More

1  Thank D H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what I expected on this excursion. The steamboat itself was interesting to explore and the 2 hour tour did give you insight into New Orleans history. It may have been better if the weather was warmer - too cold to sit outside on...More

Thank a b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This steamboat is beautiful. See the Mississippi and the city from a different angle. The lunch buffet was delicious. Live music. Great history lesson too

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this on our last day in New Orleans and it was a lot of fun. The tour and history is nice. The band was terrific. The meal was delicious. We were just off the cruise ship and we thought the meal was the...More

1  Thank Chippawagirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like boats. I like being on the water. Luckily, my girlfriend does too which is why we often find boat tour type things to do while on vacation. We had walked past the Steamboat Natchez during an earlier visit to New Orleans and both...More

1  Thank dknight818
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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January 7, 2018|
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Response from WCove | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be as long as they aren't loud while the band is playing and disrupting folks' enjoyment. It struck me as a safe ship and there's nothing scary or startling about it (beyond the horn when pulling away... More
October 23, 2017|
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Response from AdrienneGLNOSC | Property representative |
The menus are also posted on the first drop down, below the cruise information. They menu is different for lunch, brunch and dinner.
October 2, 2017|
Response from Katy208 | Reviewed this property |
umm.just skip it all together..food was terrible and so was the view. Its a working river therefor all industrial. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. :(