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Steamboat Natchez

400 Toulouse St., Steamboat Natchez Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-569-1401
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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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400 Toulouse St., Steamboat Natchez Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
+1 504-569-1401
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our our trip on the Natchez, it was a beautiful night and did not seem that crowded. The band were very good and the meal was better than we expected. We were a bit surprised traveling down the Mississippi River that there...More

Thank John C
Reviewed yesterday

This riverboat holds so many people but there are three decks and so much room we never felt cramped (except during lunch). The wait to check in is a little long in the heat and intimidating..so many people. It was a delightful experience once we...More

Thank spirittenorp
Reviewed yesterday

A must do in New Orleans - we were able to walk around the boat and view the engines. It's great to see the city from the river and ride an old fashioned way!

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on the boat with our two month old. We enjoyed the band and the supper. It was interesting to see paddle wheel and the engine room. The food was okay. It was authentic cuisine with chicken, fish and pork roast. We got on...More

Thank Jcweber
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always wanted to ride an old paddle wheel book. This was great. They had a live Dixieland band play until we left. Then we got a narrative from the captain as we traveled downstream noting ships, sugar processing and the 1815 Battle of New...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I chose to do this on a whim. We saw and heard the boat for two days so we just decided to book it the day of, for the evening cruise. We chose to eat an early dinner at a local restaurant...More

Thank Brandon M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was good but not great both the buffet and what could be purchased from the cafe. Entertainment was also just okay. The decor in the dining hall was outdated. Maybe they want to preserve history which is fine but things could be a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came aboard to sit and watch the scenery and escape the crowds and heat of the French Quarter for a while. It was a nice little escape with some informative narration and some live music. You can choose to sit outside with a drink...More

Thank KonaRider13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This boat is a great experience, especially for kids! Parents, you can show your little ones a bit of Americana, when Paddle wheelers ruled the Mississippi!

1  Thank jacifus
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked this online where it says that boarding starts at 6pm and the cruise leaves at 7pm. We were not aware that there are 2 dinner seatings, at 6pm and 7:45pm. We got there around 6:30pm and thus were given the later one. Because...More

2  Thank Nicole M
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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Mariah T
22 March 2017|
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Response from AdrienneGLNOSC | Property representative |
The evening cruise is $48 but does not include dinner. But you can upgrade your ticket in advance to be sure we do not sell out. If it is a special occasion or if anyone in the group needs special assistance please let us... More
Kate S
12 March 2017|
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Response from AdrienneGLNOSC | Property representative |
We suggest 15 minutes before boarding to pickup your boarding ticket at the Lighthouse ticket office, everyone needs one whether you bought on line etc. If you are booked on the 7:45pm dinner seating then you don't have to... More