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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise provided by Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises

Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 24/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Historical outings needn’t be boring. Learn about the 1815 Battle of New Orleans in style, as you cruise down the Mississippi aboard an impressive steam boat. Enjoy views over the French Quarter and Port of New Orleans before departing at the Chalmette Battlefield for a guided tour.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1 Poydras St
    1 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Located directly at the end of Poydras Street behind the Outlet Collection Mall and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
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  • 1
    Chalmette Battlefield
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    1 Poydras St
    1 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Located directly at the end of Poydras Street behind the Outlet Collection Mall and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Cruise down the Mississippi aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Chalmette Battlefield, admission to which is included
  • Choose from the departure time that best fits your schedule
  • Food and drinks are available for purchase onboard
Important Information
Departure Point
1 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Taxes
  • Local guide
  • 1 Hour at Battlefield
  • Entry/Admission - Chalmette Battlefield
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (Available for Purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed on board.
  • Bags are checked before boarding the vessel to ensure safety during the cruise.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If altered or canceled due to poor weather, cruise may remain dockside in the event of unfavorable sailing conditions.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 150 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Brenda A wrote a review 9 Feb
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The weather didn't help, as it rained a lot... however the narrative was wonderful and being able to dock at the battlefield was a great way of seeing two things at once. My husband and oldest teen enjoyed it very much! The Katrina story-telling was also very memorable, thank
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Date of experience: February 2021
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NewOrleansfirstgal wrote a review Dec 2020
Metairie, LA621 contributions245 helpful votes
What a wonderful experience. We sailed down the Mississippi to the Chalmette Battle field and back to New Orleans. The boat was lovely and well cared for. The staff was helpful and polite. The views along the river were both lovely and interesting. However, the outstanding
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Jennifer S wrote a review Dec 2020
13 contributions25 helpful votes
What a great way to spend an afternoon! If you enjoy history, take this cruise and let a knowledgeable guide share all kinds of interesting stories! Charles was our storyteller, and he was the sort of tour guide that made me wish he had been my history teacher in high school.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Elena L wrote a review Dec 2020
Midlothian, Texas18 contributions6 helpful votes
It was a highlight of our weekend stay in New Orleans. The boat looks great, the views from the river are very picturesque. And the guide was the best! Very emotional storyteller, who not only told the historical facts, but gave a real performance! And his narration about
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Emily S wrote a review Nov 2020
16 contributions19 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed the Creole Queen Historic Cruise with our tour guide Charles! He was very informative and gave us a lot of really good info on the history of New Orleans and even a detailed account of hurricane Katrina. We had about 45 mins to explore the Chalamet battle
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Date of experience: November 2020
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By: Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises
N4014PMkatrinah
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Beautiful
Definitely would recommend going when it's warmer, mostly stayed inside. Dinner was delicious, a lot to choose from
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UlyanaInStars
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Interesting excursion with good food
It’s a good idea to spend time here. 2,5 hours riverwalk opens to you some historical facts about New Orleans. A bi
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dcberke08
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Well below expectations
Nice view but not worth tge money. You are paying for the novelty of being on a Paddlesworth, but the night cruises
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Nurse504
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Sunday Jazz Brunch Cruise
My out of town friend and her family really enjoyed the Sunday Jazz brunch on today. They couldn’t stop talking abo
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Vladi J
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Very educational - Charles did an amazing job narrating the cruise
Enjoyed an afternoon cruise on Mississippi river. Our narrator Charles was very educational and informative. Ther
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g3meneye
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Nice Adventure, Relaxing Ride and Great Entertainment and Food!
The Creole Queen Paddle Wheeler is a symbol and heart of New Orleans, the boat is a relaxing ride and great meditat
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Douglas R
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“No Jazz” jazz cruise
No live music, piped in very loud non-jazz music mostly pop and hip-hop, could Hardly carry on a conversation with
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Lestina H
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Don’t go
Very boring No entertainment just riding on a silent no fun boat Someone could of atleast told a joke or somethin
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NPSTraveler342
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Awful Customer Service
We had reserved tickets for the Fourth of July fireworks cruise which was understandably cancelled. for health reas
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ebennett1963
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Paddle wheel cruise
Took a trip on this paddle boat. It comes with tour of a battlefield from the war of 1812 and the Battle of New Orl
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helenamurph85
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An excellent end to our trip
Our last night of our trip, we wanted something special so we booked the Jazz Dinner Cruise - absolutely delighted
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teresamcw
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ENJOYABLE
I thoroughly enjoyed this trip down the Mississippi, the Guide was informative, the views were nice, the boat was g
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950claudep
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Tour Narrator Charles was AMAZING!
I am not generally a fan of tour guides. I find that typically they have no professional speaking ability, rely on
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boudin
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A Wonderful Cruise Downriver to Chalmette
This 3 hour day cruise to Chalmette was an unexpected highlight of a recent family reunion trip to New Orleans. Ou
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Chrissie_626
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Best Way To Start The Trip for History Lovers!
This historic paddle boat was simplicity charming. I had one member of my party in a wheelchair and the staff was e
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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