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Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

By: Gray Line
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  • Ride an historic steamboat on the Mississippi River 
  • Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this popular river cruise 
  • Listen to informative commentary from the captain 
Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
From US$34.00
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Travel like the residents of New Orleans did decades ago when you step aboard the historic Natchez steamboat on this Mississippi River cruise. After you depart from Natchez Harbor, listen to entertaining commentary on the sights that pass by as you stroll the expansive deck, enjoy live jazz music in the main dining area, and check out the churning paddle wheel in action. Upgrade to include a lunch buffet.
What to Expect

Choose a morning or afternoon departure time at booking, and then make your way to New Orleans’ French Quarter on the day of your trip to exchange your voucher for tickets at the kiosk at Toulouse Street. 

Once on board, explore the historic boat's vintage accents, such as the period decorations and the museum-quality engine room. Stroll the decks to take in the Mississippi River scenery and views of the city of New Orleans passing by. For the journey out, find a seat indoors to listen to live jazz in the main dining area, or opt to sit outside for narration on passing historic sites, such as Chalmette Battlefield. The return journey features music throughout the boat.

If you opt to upgrade to the lunch option, your journey includes a buffet lunch, made up of traditional New Orleans fare.

End up back at your original starting point, with plenty of time left in the day to continue exploring the French Quarter or beyond.

Reviews (783)
1 - 5 of 164 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Lots of fun

I had really no desire to go on the Natchez but since I was treating my son and had friends with us we decided to hop aboard. It was great. Didn’t taste the food or the drinks but loved the band and the old bar...More

Thank Nicki B
Reviewed yesterday
The boat the music the food

What can I say, except i could have stayed on this beatiful boat several hours more. The weather was perfect blue skies and a warm breeze. There was the usual talk about the boat and where we were to travel. You can walk all around...More

1  Thank pj3002016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Fun, delicious and unique

Two hour trip up and down the Mississippi seeing Katrina damage, viewing various ships and shipyards, a cruise ship and the New Orleans skyline. The food was very good; I went back for more, including fried fish, baked chicken, jambalaya, salad, bread pudding and iced...More

Thank Pete V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Smooth ride & great experience overall

I’m not great on boats but this steam paddle boat glides on top of the water. It’s amazingly smooth! I didn’t feel queazy at any point during the 2+ hours we were on board. Loved getting some scenic pictures of NOLA from the river. Enjoyed...More

Thank mountainholmes
Reviewed 1 week ago
A taste of bygone days

Lovely old steam paddle boat, kept in great condition. The scenery isn't the prettiest...but the jazz band, traditional fare in the restaurant & swish of the paddle makes this a " must do" activity when you visit New Orleans.

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12 October 2018|
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Response from J L | Reviewed this property |
We parked in a lot and walked over. I don't remember the exact cost, but it was a pay by phone lot and we reserved a space ahead of time.
Matthew C
30 September 2018|
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Response from Maryann L | Reviewed this property |
It's downtown in the French quarter of Louisiana.
14 September 2018|
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Response from Food_Dude741776 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe they have a full bar on each of three levels
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