Creole Queen Jazz Cruise with Optional Dinner Buffet


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.

Activity Highlights
→ 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.

Dinner Menu
(All items are included in buffet)
● Caesars Salad
● Creole Seafood Gumbo
● New Orleans Jambalaya
● Baked Chicken
● Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
● Vegetable Medley
● Corn Mac Choux
● Cajun Garlic Mashed Potatoes
● Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding with white chocolate sauce
● Bread and Butter & Cornbread
● New Orleans Coffee
● Iced Tea

Booking Details:

Once the tickets are booked online, you will go down to the booth and check in for boarding. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled cruise time. Please confirm the cruise time at least 24 hours in advance!

Departure Details
The Creole queen offers daily departures with boarding starting 1 hour prior to departure. Please check the booking calendar by clicking the BOOK NOW button above for current availability.

Duration: 2 Hrs.

Parking is available at the Hilton Riverside hotel for a fee (paid on site)

● Taxes.
● 2 hour cruise
● Jazz Entertainment
● Cash Bar
● Inclusive dinner buffet.

● Gratuities

● Rates do not apply to Special Event or Holiday Cruises or Tours.
● Transfers must be used in conjunction with optional tours.

Additional Information
● Boat offers seat yourself seating, however if you have a large party it is recommended to book together or call prior to booking to make seating arrangements.
● 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 7:00pm regardless of boarding time.

Cancellation Policy
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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  • Erica Grand Prairie, Texas, USA Oct 1 2015 12:29pm

    Creole Queen

    Excellent dinner cruise. .. fabulous buffet and awesome band

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  • Antoinette WIlliams Morrero, Louisiana, USA Sep 18 2015 02:47pm


    It was a very nice experience,and the food was excellent!

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  • jim oxford, Mississippi, USA Aug 28 2015 11:48am


    Had a wonderful experience. Food good and plenty, music wonderful, well worth the price.

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  • Melanie Littlestown, Pennsylvania, USA Jul 17 2015 01:29pm

    Wonderful evening

    I highly recommend this dinner cruise. It was a relaxing way to spend the evening. The food and service was very good.

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  • Rhonda El Paso TX Jul 5 2015 03:06pm

    Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

    Cruise was great, music was a bit old for my age group but it was ok, I think more of an up to date Jazz would have been better. Food was great and scenery was great, the departing and arrival was on time, staff was courteous.

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  • Heather Calgary, Alberta, Canada Jun 19 2015 10:58am

    Was a nice cruise but dinner was only okay!

    The cruise was fantastic and we were really looking forward to the buffet. We were disappointed as there was only a mediocre selection and the quality was not that great. Wish we had only booked the cruise part without dinner

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  • andree lexington, Kentucky, USA Jun 5 2015 05:57pm


    We got to meet the captain and the bartender was really friendly and helpful, she was great. There was a wedding reception going on and it was nice, but unfortunately we opted out of the dinner. Everything else was great though. Could have possibly lasted a little longer since it is so expensive (to me anyway lol) but overall it was a nice experience.

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  • Jessica Eveleth, Minnesota May 20 2015 12:52pm

    Creole Queen Jazz Cruise

    Excellent...well worth taking this dinner excursion. The meal was fabulous, entertainment excellent, and the views terrific. Tripshock gave us a discount, and who doesn't love a discount! Absolutely no problems with the voucher to receive our tickets. Loved it!!!

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  • Alex and Becca Lazootin phelan, California, USA Apr 26 2015 08:36pm

    dinner cruise


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  • Ft Walton Beach, FL Apr 26 2015 01:04pm

    Beautiful cruise along the river

    Went on this trip with some friends and really had a great time. The crew was helpful when getting on the boat as well as helping us get seated and in suggesting the best table in the dining room! We enjoyed the food and the music quite a bit and the drinks mixed up were delicious! Our waiter was very attentive, even with the busy room, and even found us up on the top deck after dinner was over to make sure that we did not need any more refreshments! Definitely going to do this again next time I am in town and recommending it to my friends and family!

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