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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Historic Mississippi River Cruise

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    Stop At: Chalmette Battlefield, 1 Battlefield Road, Chalmette, LA 70043

    Disembark at the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, where you can tour the Chalmette Battlefield including the Malus-Beauregard House and the Chalmette Monument before re-boarding for the return cruise.

    Duration: 45 minutes
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    Departure Point
    1 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Taxes
    • Local guide
    • 1 Hour at Battlefield
    • Entry/Admission - Chalmette Battlefield
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks (Available for Purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • A maximum of 9 people per booking
    • Print out your receipt/confirmation email and bring to ticket booth for redemption.
    • Call for discounted group rates.
    • No outside food or beverages are allowed on board.
    • Bags are checked before boarding the vessel to ensure safety during the cruise.
    • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card, are nontransferable, and are subject to availability.
    • Any cancellation requires 24 hours notice for full refund.
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If altered or canceled due to poor weather, cruise may remain dockside in the event of unfavorable sailing conditions.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We were lucky enough to cruise with a retired History teacher who grew up locally. We learned so much about the history of New Orleans, the battles over the territory and ended up at the Chalamette Battlefield. Once there, a ranger took over and continued...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank sunsamny1
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The guide Charles was knowledgable and theatrical, his narration clear. We learnt a lot about the battle of New Orleans and saw some of the damage caused by hurricane Katrina. However Brits beware....... we did come away from the trip feeling rather battered from Charles’s...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Hazel C
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The guide Charles gave an excellent talk on the history of New Orleans and hurricane katrina on the way to the battlefield site.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank jdezell
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The narration was outstanding. Charles was our guide, and he did an excellent job sharing the history of New Orleans, including the more recent history of Katrina. Very worthwhile!!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Karen C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The trip was very enjoyable. We had Charles as our tourguide and he said it was his first day back in 6 months and you wouldnt have guesses it he was very informative and entertaining. We also enjoyed the visit to the battal field the...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    1  Thank Helenv215
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    30 June 2019|
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    Response from LaLaLou | Reviewed this property |
    Their website doesn't list a military discount - you could call them directly to ask about possible discounts.
    15 May 2019|
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    Response from Bruce G | Reviewed this property |
    NO smoking aboard the ship.
    26 January 2019|
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    Response from Fred K | Reviewed this property |
    If there are some available.
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    • Duration: 2h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Languages Offered: English
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