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Steamboat Natchez

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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...more
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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

Decided last minute to hop aboard the steam boat Natchez for a leisurely evening cruising the Mississippi. We opted not to do the dinner but just the cruise as all we had been doing since arriving in NOLA was eat. The boat was not over...More

Thank Jeanine N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the VIP dinner cruise and it was so worth the money. We were greeted by our host Cori who was a delight throughout the whole evening and we could not fault the service she provided. The tour of the ship was very...More

Thank Swanfield
Reviewed 2 days ago

We received a call from an Expedia "expert travel assistant" two weeks before our trip to Nawlins, offering us a special on the Steamboat Natchez for two on their dinner cruise. Since both my guy and I were celebrating our birthdays, I jumped at the...More

1  Thank E1636JAstephanied
Reviewed 3 days ago

Opted for the 11:30 AM cruise only (no meal). Enjoyed the pre-boarding calliope concert. Boarding seemed well organized. We enjoyed the narrator who told us what we were seeing along the river. On the return trip, the Dixieland jazz added to the atmosphere of the...More

Thank TravelWriter48
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the only true steamboats left in the world, we loved cruising along the Mississippi while listening to a really nice jazz band and having a great meal. we chose the lunch time option with buffet, and it was a nice variety of food...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to spend an evening - on the river with a delicious buffet. Beautifully laid out with linen cloths and candles on the tables. Help yourself buffet but also service for drinks. Pleasant staff. Good quality food. Pleasant viewing and a running commentary at...More

Thank Marylyn L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We didn’t choose the lunch option because we wanted cocktails and a boat ride with a narrated tour. The narrator was good but rehearsed and a little dull. The staff was polite and the ship was clean. The second half of the ride had Jazz...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

A great way to spend 2 hours cruising the Mississippi River. The buffet is tasty, and the entertainment is great! Views are spectacular. Try a different, New Orleans beverage.

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 4 days ago

this is something i definitely wanted to do when i arrived in New Orleans. You can buy tickets when you get there. We were lucky as we appeared to travel during a quite period. A well organised trip. The Steamboat is beautiful. We didnt dine,...More

Thank Flembo39
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were blessed with great weather on our December visit to New Orleans, and took advantage of it, to do a River cruise on the Steamship Natchez. This was our first trip in many years, and the first without family along, or for an event...More

1  Thank The_Loup_Garou
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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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30 August 2018|
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Response from sstansbe | Reviewed this property |
If you are into colorful natural occurrences, the evening cruise gives you the ability to venture down the Mississippi while being able to view the beautiful sunset! Regardless, the historical content is the same, of course... More
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15 July 2018|
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Response from mcurcio2016 | Reviewed this property |
That didn’t bother me Ed. Didn’t have any issue with it.
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10 July 2018|
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Response from Harold H | Reviewed this property |
If hotel pickup was an option, my niece did not select it because of cost. Two Uber vehicles were quick and easy for our large group.