Board the historic Steamboat Natchez to the delightful tunes of the Steam Calliope. Experience the sights and sounds of river life that enchanted characters of history and literature - like Mark Twain's Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer - and see the bustling activity of America's second largest port!
View the ever-changing skyline of 'The Crescent City' from the sunny decks or climate-controlled comfort of the majestic Steamer Natchez. Cruise past the Chalmette Battlefield, where the legendary Jean Lafitte and his buccaneers joined forces with Andrew Jackson to defend the city against the British in the Battle of New Orleans.
On the 11:30am departure, you also have the option to add on a delicious lunch.
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Tour departs from Toulouse St, New Orleans near the French Quarter
- Vessel boarding begins 30 minutes hour prior to the above departure times
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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11:30am - No Lunch
11:30am - With Lunch
2:30pm - No Lunch
- 2 hour paddle wheeler boat cruise
- Live commentary on board
- Lunch (11:30am tour only - if option selected)
- 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
- Cruise is suitable for wheelchairs, but restrooms stalls are not wide enough to accommodate and there are no elevators on board
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
Sample Lunch Menu
- Red Beans with Smoked Sausage over Rice
- Southern Fried Chicken
- Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
- Small Sternwheeler Salad
- Bread Pudding with Steamboat Sauce
- French Bread & Butter
- Community Coffee & Iced Tea
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