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Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise

By: Gray Line
From US$34.00
  • Ride an historic steamboat on the Mississippi River 
  • Book ahead to guarantee your spot on this popular river cruise 
  • Listen to informative commentary from the captain 
Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise
From US$34.00
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11:30am - No Lunch
11:30am - No Lunch
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11:30am - With Lunch
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Travel like the residents of New Orleans did decades ago when you step aboard the historic Natchez steamboat on this Mississippi River cruise. After you depart from Natchez Harbor, listen to entertaining commentary on the sights that pass by as you stroll the expansive deck, enjoy live jazz music in the main dining area, and check out the churning paddle wheel in action. Upgrade to include a lunch buffet.
What to Expect

Choose a morning or afternoon departure time at booking, and then make your way to New Orleans’ French Quarter on the day of your trip to exchange your voucher for tickets at the kiosk at Toulouse Street. 

Once on board, explore the historic boat's vintage accents, such as the period decorations and the museum-quality engine room. Stroll the decks to take in the Mississippi River scenery and views of the city of New Orleans passing by. For the journey out, find a seat indoors to listen to live jazz in the main dining area, or opt to sit outside for narration on passing historic sites, such as Chalmette Battlefield. The return journey features music throughout the boat.

If you opt to upgrade to the lunch option, your journey includes a buffet lunch, made up of traditional New Orleans fare.

End up back at your original starting point, with plenty of time left in the day to continue exploring the French Quarter or beyond.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Not what I was hoping for

My husband and I had been on the dinner cruise a few years back so we thought this time we try the lunch cruise. We were very disappointed. The flow of boarding was stopped because of needing to board several group of physically and mentally...More

Thank jaywD2712BF
Reviewed 2 days ago

The historical cruise was delightful overall. Our guide was excellent and very nice. The ship's crew was also very nice. I did not get the lunch so I do not know how the food was. Overall it was fun, but I did not like that...More

Thank eginda
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great riverboat ride

We took the lunch tour at 11:30am. The weather was great and we sit outside talking with people the entire cruise. The boat is very well kept and you can go into the engine room which I found very interesting. There is a live jazz...More

1  Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed 1 week ago
A good afternoon out on the Mississippi.

The views weren't great but just being on a paddle boat on the Mississippi was a great experience. Would definitely recommend getting the lunch on the boat. That brought this trip from 3 to 4 stars. Amazing traditional food and nice way to sit and...More

1  Thank George H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Nice cruise on the Mississippi

Nice cruise on the Mississippi River, return in the past, with this Steamboat, Jazz band and Cajun food. The food was very tasty and the band playing nice old jazz music. We had a nice view on New Orléans but the rest is mainly Industrial.

1  Thank LD1971
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Rich D
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Yes. There is an outside bar for beverages.
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