Quick Overview of the New Orleans River Jazz Cruise . River Cruises are a tradition in NOLA. The giant paddlewheeler boats have been a common sight in New Orleans, LA, since 1800s and 1900s, when riverboats propelled by steam engines transported people and goods to and from towns along the Mississippi (guide.trustedtours.com).
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 Cruises and evening cruises.
- New Orleans, 70130, Louisiana
Reservations. Select from the cruises and tours below to make reservations. All departures begin and end at the Steamboat NATCHEZ Lighthouse Ticket Office, located at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River, just one block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter (Address for GPS purposes only is, 400 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130).
When in New Orleans, there's no better, more classic way to experience the mighty Mississippi than on a river tour aboard the Steamboat Natchez. The historic stern-wheeled steamboat makes its home on the riverfront next to the French Quarter, and slowly and gracefully plies the river for brunch, lunch, or dinner cruises with live traditional ...
- Toulouse Street, New Orleans, 70130
Cruise along the Mississippi River and let the Steamboat NATCHEZ whisk you away with its atmosphere and ambiance, with everything from a museum- quality Engine Room to the ship's orders being called over an old-time megaphone. This evening jazz cruise is a great way to experience New Orleans' beauty and culture.
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Cruises begin and end at the Steamboat NATCHEZ Lighthouse Ticket Office, located at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River, just one block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter (GPS address used for GPS purposes only is 400 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130).
(Cruise leaves promptly at 7:00pm regardless of Seating Time.) Beginning September 18, the cruises will be aboard the Riverboat CITY of New Orleans. Click here for cruises beginning Sept 18. The Steamboat NATCHEZ decks, engine room and bars will be open for your enjoyment either before or after dinner depending upon your seating time.
A combination package could include a Harbor or Dinner Cruise on the Steamboat NATCHEZ and a Gray Line Super City Tour. Although new sailing guideline will be determined as our city flourishes again, here is our initial 2020 details to begin your planning. Please check back for current offerings. Gray Line Super City Tour schedule:
400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA The Gray Line 'Lighthouse' ticket office is located at Toulouse St and the Mississippi River (Steamboat Natchez Dock), just one block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
- Gray Line
- Easter Sunday – April 12, 2020 - Cancelled
- Mother's Day Brunch – May 10, 2020 Cancelled
- Family Fun Day – 2020, Day Tbd
- Fourth of July – 2020, Details Tbd
- Cruising with The Clauses - December 2020
- Christmas Eve Celebration – December 24, 2020
- New Year's Eve - Dinner Or Fireworks Cruise - December 31, 2020
Due to the restrictions placed on interior dining, the Easter Sunday - Meet the Bunny at the River Cruise has been cancelled.
Let us help pamper your Mom on Mother’s Day on both the 11:30 am & 2:30 pm cruise. Festive Decor with adult beverages available for purchase. Mother’s Day Brunch Menu Natchez Tossed Salad § New Orleans French Onion Soup § Brown Sugar Pineapple Glazed Ham § Cajun Fried Turkey § Shrimp and Grits § Scrambled Eggs § Biscuits and Gravy § Turkey Sausage Patties § Waffle Station § Croissants and Biscuits § Fruit Salad § Greek Style Yogurt § Bananas Foster § White Chocolate Bread Pudding § Ponchatoula Strawberry Cheesecake § Community Coffee and Iced Tea Included Menus are subject to change by season and availability. We are proud to serve primarily Louisiana and domestic seafood items. Some menu items may, at times, contain imported crawfish and fish Click here for Reservations!
The school year has ended and Summer is here! Heavily discounted tickets are available. The New Orleans Steamboat Company invites local families to celebrate summer on the annual Family Fun Day on the Steamboat NATCHEZ, the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River. The cruise boards at 2:00 pm and sails 2:30-4: 30 pm. It features fun, entertainment and games for the whole family. (ex. Balloon artists, spray tattoos, a princess or Super Hero) The lunch buffet is an optional purchase as are snacks and beverages. If interested, we encourage you to book lunch early as we frequently sell out. We recommend leaving strollers at home as there are no elevators between the decks and little or no stroller parking areas on board. Weather permitting, we will offer supervised "Stroller Parking" on the dock beginning at 1:30 pm - until we fill up. Be sure to dress for the New Orleans weather as many of the activities take place on the outside decks. Check back for details!
The Steamboat NATCHEZ invites passengers on a special holiday cruise featuring the best seats in town to watch the community sponsored fireworks "Go Fourth on the River". Check Go Fourth on the River for Fireworks details.
Joining us on the Sunday Brunch at 11:30am are the Jolly Man in Red (Santa) and the adorable Mrs. Claus. They will be available to hear those special wishes that only Santa can grant. Reservations fort the three Sunday Brunches are always required. Check the menu page to see the items on the brunch buffet. See you then!
Join us for our Christmas Eve Celebration on the Mississippi River aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ. The cruise will feature our delicious holiday dinner buffet, reserved seating and Duke Heitger & the Steamboat Stompers Jazz Quartet.. Boarding will begin at 6:30pm, cruising from 7:30pm until 9:30pm. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Check back for details! (Viewing of the "Bonfires" can only be done by motorcoach as riverboats in New Orleans have discontinued that excursion. Please look at the Bonfire Adventure Tour at www.GrayLineNewOrleans.com).
Ring in the New Year and view the spectacular New Orleans skyline at night aboard the Steamboat NATCHEZ and the community sponsored "Symphony in the Sky" fireworks display. The cruise will feature Boarding at 10:00pm, cruising from 10:30pm until 12:30am. Reservations are required and holiday attire recommended. Click here for Reservations! Please note:Cruises are not available on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Mardi Gras Day to enable our crew and staff to celebrate with their families.