New Orleans Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely, two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi. Board your riverboat to the delightful tunes of the Steam Calliope. Experience the sights and sounds of river life that enchanted characters of history and literature - like Mark Twain's Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer - and see the bustling activity of America's second-largest port!
Stop At: Steamboat NATCHEZ, 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. Enjoy a two-hour cruise on the mighty Mississippi, enjoying traditional live jazz, craft cocktails and all the beautiful New Orleans sites, while also exploring the newly renovated riverboat addition to our family. You also have the option to add on a delicious lunch. The Riverboat “CITY of NEW ORLEANS,” uniquely New Orleans - welcome aboard!
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Mississippi River, LA
Cruise past the Chalmette Battlefield, where the legendary Jean Lafitte and his buccaneers joined forces with Andrew Jackson to defend the city against the British in the Battle of New Orleans.
Duration: 2 hours
• Cajun Trio - Zesty cornmeal crusted Fried Fish, classic Red Beans & Rice, and traditional Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
• Alligator or Fried Fish Po’Boy - Served with local’s favorite chips
• Cold Cut Deli Sandwich on Ciabatta - Mortadella Ham, Smoked Turkey, Tomatoes, Green Leaf Lettuce and Provolone cheese on Ciabatta Bun and served with local’s favorite chips
• Chef’s Salad w/Homemade Chicken Salad - Choice of dressing and served with local’s favorite chips
• Fruit & Cheese Plate - Fresh Chef Selection of cut Fruit & Cheeses
• White Chocolate Bread Pudding - A soufflé of local Leidenheimer French bread in rich custard with a decadent white chocolate sauce
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including the address and parking information if applicable - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 2 hours (Approx.)
- Return Details: Returns to original departure point
- 2 Hour Paddlewheel Cruise
- Live Commentary Onboard
- Live Jazz Music
- Creole Tableside Lunch (if option selected)
- Local Taxes
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- In order to help preserve the French Quarter from vehicular traffic, it is requested that you please walk, if possible, to the convenient tour departure point - just a short stroll from most downtown hotels.
- The riverboat is handicap accessible. However, access to the top & bottom decks are by stairs only. Please call us with any questions before finalizing your plans if you have questions on access or personal equipment.
- Cruise is suitable for wheelchairs, but restrooms stalls are not wide enough to accommodate and there are no elevators on board.
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat.
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- The riverboat cruises rain or shine.
- Due to local Covid ordinances, access to the jazz band may be limited when they are moved indoors due to inclement weather.
- Most travelers can participate
- As of September 2021, all passengers are required to show evidence of receiving one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or a negative PRC test taken no more that 72 hours prior to boarding.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 500 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
- Operator is complying with all local safety regulations and the boat will not exceed the maximum capacity allowed. Social distancing is encouraged and guests can spread out among four docks.
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