• Duration: 3 hours
  • Very easy
  • Electronic Voucher

  • Meet on location
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Description

Step aboard one of the last authentic steam-powered sternwheelers for a memorable cruise around New Orleans on the Mississippi River. Hear stories of the Big Easy's rich history, sit back, relax and enjoy the New Orleans atmosphere as the smooth jazz of the world-acclaimed Dukes of Dixieland fills your ears. This 2-hour cruise from the heart of the French Quarter will take you along the graceful Mississippi River. Optional dinner is available for advance sale and beverage options on board (additional expense). 

Itinerary

Itinerary

Dinner Jazz Cruise Menu

Natchez Tossed Salad
Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, red onions and croutons with a sugar cane vinaigrette
and served family style
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Made with a traditional Louisiana roux and served with rice
Steamboat Round
Certified Angus Beef, carved to order w/ natural au jus and a horseradish cream sauce
Pork Loin
Served with a Creole mustard sauce
Bayou Seafood Pasta
Crawfish tails and Shrimp tossed in a white wine and garlic parmesan cream sauce with penne
Paddlewheel Primavera
Fusilli pasta, zucchini, squash, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes tossed in a zesty basil pesto
Herb-Garlic Fingerling Potatoes
Fingerling potatoes roasted with fresh rosemary, thyme, garlic, and ground pepper
Creole Creamed Spinach
Spinach with mozzarella, parmesan and cream cheese
Green Beans Almondine
Southern style green beans topped with toasted almond slivers
White Chocolate Bread Pudding
A soufflé of local Leidenheimer French bread in a rich custard
with a decadent white chocolate sauce
Bananas Foster
A New Orleans original! Fresh sliced bananas sautéed in butter, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon
and rum. Served warm atop vanilla ice cream
La Louisiane Sliced French Bread
Community Coffee and Iced Tea included

Menu items are subject to change by season and availability.

Steamboat NATCHEZ Dock

Enjoy 1 hour dockside aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ at 6:00PM before her cruise down the Mississippi River begins at 7:00PM. 

What's included

  • 2-hour Paddle-wheel Boat Cruise
  • Calliope Concert
  • Entertainment by the Grammy Nominated Dukes of Dixieland
  • Optional Dinner (if selected)
  • Engine Room is Open for Self Guided Tour
  • Local taxes

What's excluded

  •  Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks (available for purchase)

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Steamboat NATCHEZ cruises rain or shine.
  • Owner reserve the right to substitute a similar vessel should the NATCHEZ become unavailable.
  • Please Note: Should the Steamboat NATCHEZ become unavailable for her yearly Coast Guard inspections and/or general maintenance, all cruises during this time will take place on her sister vessel - the newly renovated Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS.  
  • 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 Steamboat NATCHEZ 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.
  •  You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity at our Lighthouse Ticket Office for your boarding ticket.   

Categories

  • SAILING OR BOAT TOUR
  • CULINARY
  • SHOWS AND MUSICALS
  • MINI CRUISE
  • WATER
  • NIGHTLIFE
  • SIGHTSEEING

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