Savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans from the decks of the Steamboat Natchez! Cruise along the Mississippi River while enjoying live jazz music, a buffet dinner and gorgeous sights. This authentic paddle-wheel steamboat in New Orleans is one of only six still operating on the Mississippi River.
Not just a boat, the Steamboat Natchez is a time machine that fills its passengers with the romance and marvel of yesteryear! 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.
As you steam ahead, soak in breathtaking views of the city skyline while enjoying a New Orleans cultural experience – a live jazz performance performed by the New Orleans band Dukes of Dixieland, a Grammy nominee.
Enjoy dining inside or outside on a delectable Louisiana-style buffet dinner including prime rib, chicken, pasta and salad. Two separate dining times give you the flexibility to enjoy the evening at your own pace.
A sample dinner menu can be found in the Itinerary section below.
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Departure Point:Tour departs from the French Quarter
- Boarding begins at 6pm
Cruise departs at 7pm
Seating times for dinner at 6pm and 7:45pm
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise
- 2-hour paddle-wheel boat cruise
- Live jazz entertainment
- Local taxes
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless you are booking within 7 days of tour date. In this case, confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- 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
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
Itinerary:Sample Dinner Menu:
Prime rib carved and served with au jus and a honey horseradish sauce.
Boneless breast of chicken delicately marinated in Italian seasonings, white wine and olive oil; then baked and topped with Southern pecan sauce.
Fillet of Louisiana catfish lightly broiled with Cajun seasonings in a white wine marinade, served with a pinwheel of lemon.
Mardi Gras Pasta Alfredo
Penne pasta in a classic Alfredo sauce with Italian cheese and julienne red and yellow peppers.
Spinach Southern Style
A casserole of spinach and artichoke hearts with a blend of three cheeses, topped with toasted bread crumbs.
Green Beans Almondine
Fresh-cut greens beans lightly seasoned and topped with roasted almonds.
Roasted Red Potatoes
New potatoes lightly seasoned and roasted in a light butter garlic sauce.
Freshly tossed greens and Creole tomatoes with your choice of three delicious dressings.
New Orleans Bread Pudding
Homemade bread pudding with Steamboat Sauce.
Dinner is served with French bread and butter and beverages including coffee and iced tea.
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