Savor the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline on the New Orleans Dinner and Jazz Cruise aboard the last authentic steamboat on the Mississippi River, the Steamboat NATCHEZ!
Let the Steamboat Natchez take you back to a time when cotton was king and life was as slow and graceful as the current on the Mississippi on this New Orleans Dinner & Jazz Cruise.
Your two-hour cruise begins from the heart of the French Quarter and travels down the Mississippi to show you the skyline sights of New Orleans as it can best be seen, from the river aboard New Orleans' only authentic Steamboat while you enjoy casual buffet-style dining!
7:00 pm nightly
Boarding begins 60 minutes before cruise departure.
(see Special Schedule Details)
Enjoy a cruise and dinner aboard the Steamboat Natchez - a truly classic expression of the best of America's great steamboat tradition. Included in the Dinner & Jazz ticket price is the steamboat cruise, buffet dinner and Jazz Band entertainment.
Special Schedule Details
This cruise is not available on Mardi Gras Day, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or New Year's Eve.
Due to annual maintenance, this cruise is not available for most of the month of January.
(subject to change)
The Steamboat Natchez does not qualify for producing gluten-free meals as established by the GFCO (Gluten-Free Certification Organization) and therefore must decline a guest's request for a special meal. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We also regret that the Galley is unable to guarantee a Vegan or Kosher meal.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you sail in bad weather? -- Cruises are cancelled only when the Coast Guard determines there will be severe weather along the river. Seating is available indoors as well as covered areas on the deck.
Is the boat handicap accessible? -- Yes, but access to the top & bottom decks is by stairs only.
What is the dress code? -- "Dressy Casual" is recommended for the Dinner Jazz Cruise based on the decor and service.
Besides dinner and music, what else is available aboard the boat? -- The Steamboat Natchez decks, engine room and bars will be open for your enjoyment either before or after dinner depending upon your seating time. Included in the ticket price is the Steamboat cruise, buffet dinner and Jazz Band entertainment. Gratuities and Alcoholic Beverages are not included in the price of the ticket.
Children under 6 years have the cruise portion of their ticket free with a paid adult. Food & Beverage costs may apply onboard. Hotel pick-up not included. The departure location in the French Quarter will be detailed on your E-Ticket.
There are no refunds. All sales are final.
If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.
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