New Orleans Creole Queen Dinner Jazz Cruise
Enjoy an evening as you cruise the Mighty Mississippi. The sounds of the New Orleans Spice Jazz Band fill the air as you enjoy a lavish buffet dinner. 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. Enhance the evening sipping your favorite cocktail on the promenade deck as you cruise past the French Quarter and New Orleans twinkling skyline.Step on board and cruise with us into the night where the sleepless activity of America's busiest port buzzes.
→ Authentic paddlewheeler powered by a 24ft diameter paddle wheel.
→ 3 private dining rooms.
→ Outer decks with authentically patterned wrought iron trims.
→ Great for couples, families and seniors.
→ Air conditioned cabin & bathrooms.
(All items are included in buffet)
● Caesars Salad
● Creole Seafood Gumbo
● New Orleans Jambalaya
● Talapia in a Creole Sauce
● Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
● Green Bean Almondine
● Cajun Potatoes
● Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding with white chocolate sauce
● Bread and Butter
● New Orleans Dark Coffee
● Iced Tea
Booking Details:Once the tickets are booked online, you will need to print and bring your voucher down to the booth and redeem it for your boarding pass. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled cruise time. Please confirm the cruise time at least 24 hours in advance!
The Creole queen offers daily departures at 8pm with boarding starting at 7pm. Please check the booking calendar by clicking the BOOK NOW button above for current availability.
Duration: 3 Hrs.
● 3 hour cruise
● Jazz Entertainment
● Cash Bar
● Inclusive dinner buffet.
● Rates do not apply to Special Event or Holiday Cruises or Tours.
● Transfers must be used in conjunction with optional tours.
● Schedule and availability are subject to change. Call the number provided on your voucher to confirm schedule at least 24 hours prior to departure.
● Above rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to drivers and/or guides.
● Boarding will begin 1 hour prior to departure.
● Cruise will leave 8:00pm regardless of boarding time.
Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will forfeit 50% of the purchase price plus a $5 service fee. If the trip is cancelled due to weather, the tour may be rescheduled for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.
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New Orleans Paddle Wheel Cruise
Really enjoyed the cruise. Nice view of sunset over the river changed into great night view of the city. Purchase of tickets through Tripshock was easy and at reduced price vs. actual vendor web site.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Wonderful cruise. 3 hours start with boarding and dinner. The food was good. The actual cruising is 2 hours long.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
The food/music was good and the boat was nice! Had a good time and would recommend to othersVerified TripShock! Traveler Review
Best Night we had in Nola!
My boyfriend and I decided we wanted to do something besides hit Bourbon Street while we were in Nola. We decided to book a dinner cruise on the Creole Queen because neither one of us had been on a paddleboat before. We are so glad we did! Booking was super easy. The hardest thing about the entire trip was parking. You should def park at the Hilton and just pay the $20 for parking in the parking garage. It was so much easier to do that then to do valet or try to park in the lots on the other side of the Aquarium. And it was closer. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR VOUCHER PRINTED when you go to check in at the booth. You should really get there an hour early. Watching the sun dip down was really beautiful, even waiting in line. Because we got there early, we boarded early and got to eat early. That was really nice because as the boat filled up, so did the buffet line. The jazz band that's on board is wonderful and such a hoot. You can tip them trumpet player and take pics with him. He's a sweet man, Our server, Victoria, took excellent care of us. My glass was never empty and she even helped us look for my boyfriend's sunglasses when he lost them. Victoria was great as was every other employee we encountered. Everyone was pleasant and had a smile! You couldn't help but enjoy yourself and smile back! The food is buffet style and wasn't bad at all. Lots of traditional Nola style dishes. My fave was the beef brisket! The view from the deck on top is breathtaking. The colors that changed all around us just made Nola have a whole new look to me. My only complaint is that the cruise wasn't longer! We will def be back!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
New Orleans Trip
Outstanding. My wife and I loved everything about this package but the amount of time spent on The Mississippi River. Two hours wasn't long enough. Another hour would have made this trip perfect. Will book again.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Creole Queen - New Years Eve Cruise
Found tickets much cheaper using Tripshock. Cruise was a lot of fun. Food only so so but having an open bar was a plus! Very mixed crowd but we enjoyed it!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Creole Queen Jazz Cruise
Had an awesome time...went for Mothers Day with my mom and aunts. The food was great. The crew and staff was awesome, excellent customer serives. And of course, the cruise was beautiful. Will go again, can't wait to go again! Thanks!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Large dining area and great views. We were a little cramped at Natchez dinner cruise we went on last year so we went with the Creole Queen this year. Both trips had excellent buffets and the jazz was top notch!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
I had the choices of going on the Natchez and the Creole Queen, but we decided to go on the Creole Queen and it was a great choice! It was very hot outside the day we went so we liked the A/C cabin and the open seating. The buffet was not crowded and the food was great! We will definitely take the Creole Queen next time we are in NOLA!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
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