Riverboat Cruises

The Mississippi River is inextricably linked to the history of New Orleans, and even today the Port of New Orleans remains the centerpiece of the busiest port complex in the world. Although the port is now known more for cargo than for passenger cruising, two riverboat companies offer elegant jazz cruises that recall the splendor of the 19th century.
In general, evening cruises are geared more toward adults, with a focus on dining and dancing, but children are welcome on all cruises.

New Orleans Dinner Jazz Cruise

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When night falls, the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen rises to the occasion.

Step on board and cruise with us into the night where the sleepless activity of America's busiest port buzzes. The sounds of a lively jazz band fill the air as you enjoy a lavish Creole buffet in elegantly appointed dining rooms.

The Creole Queen features outer decks with authentically patterned wrought iron trims inviting guests to stroll back in time as they settle into the mood of a bygone era. The interiors are richly appointed with plush Victorian style draperies, soft period lighting, wooden parquet dance floors, and Louisiana Cypress bars accented with brass railing for a warm and welcoming setting. After dinner, enjoy your favorite cocktails and sweet river breezes on the promenade deck as the city skyline slips by under a canopy of stars.

This cruise is 1 hour

New Orleans Dinner Jazz Cruise With Dinner

Dinner Jazz Cruise Menu

  • Caesar Salad
  • Creole Seafood Gumbo | New Orleans Jambalaya
  • Tilapia in a Creole Sauce | Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
  • Green Bean Almondine | Cajun Potatoes
  • Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding with Bourbon Whiskey Sauce
  • Bread and Butter
  • New Orleans Dark Coffee | Iced Tea

Pricing:

  • $77 per person
  • Deposit Required: $ 14 Per Person
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New Orleans Dinner Jazz Cruise Without Dinner

Pricing:

  • $44 Per Person
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Chalmette Battle Field Cruise New Orleans Tours

You'll view the French Quarter and the Port of New Orleans from the river as the Captain entertains you with a detailed narration of New Orleans landmarks, history, vessel information, and river lore. Disembark at the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans, 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 return cruise.

Pricing:

  • Adults: $27
  • Child (6-12): $13
  • Child (0-5): FREE
  • Deposit Required: $5 Per Person
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