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Steamboat Natchez

400 Toulouse St., Steamboat Natchez Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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400 Toulouse St., Steamboat Natchez Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed every minute of it. There was more than enough seating and you can move the chairs around to where you want. Alcohol ran from $5 -$10 a drink. Full bar service. Food is also available for purchase. Jazz band plays in dining area....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our experience on the steamboat. Our first stop, the Texas Bar, was a great start. Get the Hurricane, but share it with someone and drink water. Great drink! Strong drink! The boat was packed so there was not a lot...More

Thank Patrice J
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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Steamboat Natchez, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Such great tips! Thanks Patrice for showing the highlights of your cruise with us!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I can say I rode on a steamboat down the Mississippi but that's about the best part of it. We went during the day and got there early so we had pick of our seats and sat right above the paddle. That was cool. There...More

Thank Nicole P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently rented the Steamboat Natchez for a customer event in New Orleans. What a wonderful vessel with so much history! The staff and crew were super nice and the team that we worked with to set up the event Joni, Lisa and Melissa were...More

Thank sbailey260
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AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Steamboat Natchez, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

How wonderful to see a review on our special events. The team that worked with you will say a giant thank you to you and your guests!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just took this tour. For USD$34 adult fare, not great value. Just a muddy river and not much to see. Tour left 10 late then came in 10 mins early, so essentially short changed what was meant to be a 2 hour cruise. Couldn’t even...More

Thank Tony C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the Dinner Jazz Cruise and it was terrific! The captain & crew were very pleasant and knowledgeable. The food was quite good and plentiful. The scenery was great. All in all it was wonderful!

Thank lauren9496
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We fancied the idea of a little 2 hour cruise down the Mississippi on a real steam driven paddle boat......when in New Orleans it has to be done......no. As above, sure some enjoyed it, to us it was a waste of $68. Muddy old river...More

Thank Brielks
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a relaxing riverboat ride. You can pay for lunch or dinner but I wouldn’t bother. You are only on there for two hours. You go up turn around and come back the same way you went up. If you miss any sights on...More

Thank Robbie G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the 2-hr afternoon Jazz Harbor Cruise. I'm not much of a fan of boat rides because I tend to find them slow and boring, so with that in mind, I thought this one was OK. The Captain narrated as we went along the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying in New Orleans for a few days and decided to book the Natchez and glad we did. Thoroughly enjoyed sailing up and down the river and the commentary was interesting. Well worth a trip.

Thank Beverley A
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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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Charlie B
April 4, 2018|
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Response from ChiantiSister | Reviewed this property |
Hello Charlie - we booked our tickets in advance online . There is a booking office on the quayside and there is plenty of seating available. Hope this is useful . It’s a great experience - travelling the Mississippi !!!
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azsunspot
March 8, 2018|
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Response from Ron M | Reviewed this property |
Haven't done the dinner cruise well in Port, only done lunch buffet cruise, 11.30am, Fantastic, and will be in New Orleans 1st April waiting for NCL cruise and will do it again, if you are sure you have time do it.
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Mrchubs
January 7, 2018|
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Response from nancyj322 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely boring for kids
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