LA, New Orleans > Dinner Cruises
02/19/2019 ~ 02/25/2019

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Cruise with Optional Dinner Buffet

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2-hour cruise on an authentic steamboat! Enjoy dancing to traditional Jazz music performed by the Dukes of Dixieland Band throughout the night. Take in the skyline of New Orleans from one of our relaxing decks as you cruise the mighty Mississippi River. Our optional dinner buffet includes endless Creole and Cajun dishes to indulge in.

Activity Highlights
  • Breathtaking view of the city
  • Enjoy casual buffet-style dining
  • Meals prepared fresh on board
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
  • Featuring live Jazz by the world renowned "Dukes of Dixieland"
  • Visit the museum quality Engine Room

Optional Casual Buffet Menu includes:

  • Natchez Tossed Salad Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, red onions and croutons with a sugar cane vinaigrette
  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Made with a traditional Louisiana roux and served with rice
  • Certified Angus Beef Round Carved to order with natural au jus and a horseradish cream sauce
  • Pork Loin served with a Creole mustard sauce
  • Bayou Seafood Pasta Crawfish tails and shrimp tossed in a white wine and garlic parmesan cream sauce with penne pasta
  • Paddlewheel Primavera Fusilli pasta, zucchini, squash, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes tossed in a zesty basil pesto
  • Herb-Garlic Fingerling Potatoes Fingerling potatoes roasted with fresh rosemary, thyme, garlic, and ground pepper
  • Creole Creamed Spinach Spinach with mozzarella, parmesan, and cream cheese
  • Green Beans Almondine Southern-style green beans topped with toasted almonds
  • White Chocolate Bread Pudding a soufflé of French bread in a custard with a white chocolate sauce
  • Bananas Foster A New Orleans original! Fresh sliced bananas sautéed in butter, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and rum, served warm atop vanilla ice cream
  • La Louisiane Sliced French Bread
  • Community Coffee and Iced Tea included

Menu items are subject to change by season and availability. The Steamboat Natchez Buffet is unable to accommodate Gluten-Free, Vegan, or Kosher dietary restrictions.

What's Included
  • 2-hour river cruise
  • Musical performance by the Dukes of Dixieland Jazz Band
  • Cash Bar
  • Creole Buffet (Optional Add On)
What to bring
  • Camera
Additional information
  • Boarding will begin 1 hour prior to departure.
  • The cruise will leave 7:00 pm regardless of seating time.
  • This boat is handicap accessible however once aboard, due to the historic nature of the boat, you will need to use stairs to access levels above or below the main level.
  • Restrooms available on board.
  • Children ages 2-5 who are going on the cruise only (no meal included) cruise free.
  • Above rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity.
  • Unable to accommodate vegan or kosher dietary requirements.
  • A gift shop and cash bar are available but not included in the cost of this cruise.
  • After/Before your dining time you can enjoy the upper deck of the steamboat, however, the dining room will not be open to you unless you are being seated for your dining time.
  • Rates do not apply to Special Event or Holiday Cruises or Tours.
  • Transfers must be used in conjunction with optional tours.
  • Groups of 10 or more should call 850-424-5125 before booking.
Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the tour, the customer may reschedule 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 48 hour cancellation period. No shows are not eligible for a refund. Customer agrees that this booking is for 9 passengers or less. Customers booking 10 or more tickets at a time will be considered a group subject to additional rules.

Groups of 10 or more will have a 50% non-refundable deposit kept on any cancellations or changes regardless of how far out they are made. Groups of 10 or more will have to pay a $2 gratuity per person, select ticket during check out. Customers are required to sign a contract and a copy of the signed contract is due within 7 days of booking to confirm your reservations, otherwise your order will be canceled. A final guaranteed passenger count is due 72 hours prior to your cruise. Decreases making total due less than the 50% deposit will not receive any refund of original deposit. Any decreases to passenger count within 72 hours will not be refunded. No shows will not be refunded. Additional seats may be purchased on site based on availability however seating will be reserved for the final guaranteed passenger count. If you would prefer to book your group booking via phone please call 800-450-7139 and ask for the groups department.

400 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Cruise with Optional Dinner Buffet

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about 2 months ago
A must for anyone who has not done before
Natchez Cruise
about 2 months ago
The dinner was fantastic. However, I would like liked more info as we were crusing.
Alison Williams
Great cruise,great price!
about 3 months ago
It was a very romantic anniversary for my wife. We were greeted by our hostess and had a table reserved for us. The buffet and music was fabulous! Not a good time to be out at night in December but overall I give it Five stars.
randy J
about 3 months ago
We were a group of 12 and we all really enjoyed the dinner and the boat trip down the Mississippi. Dinner was excellent, thank you
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