Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise In New Orleans

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Overview

Soak up the beauty of New Orleans from the decks of the Steamboat Natchez! On this Sunday brunch cruise, travel along the Mississippi River while enjoying live jazz music and savoring a lovely buffet brunch. This authentic paddle-wheel steamboat will whisk you away to the romance and ambiance of yesteryear. Don't forget your camera, as you'll see amazing panoramas of New Orleans' skyline!

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Lunch included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Head to Toulouse Street in the French Quarter at your selected time for your 2-hour Sunday brunch cruise. Board the Steamboat Natchez, an authentic paddle-wheel steamboat that will take you on an old-time ride along the Mississippi River. This steam-powered vessel has everything from a museum-quality engine room to a megaphone to call the ship's orders.
As you steam ahead on the Mississippi River, enjoy marvelous views of New Orleans skyline while being treated to live music performed by a jazz trio. There is also live narration on board.

Inside the cabin or on the outside decks, sit down to a delectable Louisiana-style buffet brunch. Savor dishes such as egg frittatas, Creole shrimp, cheese grist, bread pudding and fresh fruit (see full menu below), all tasty Louisiana favorites! Drinks including mimosas, punch and Bloody Marys are available for purchase.

Your brunch cruise ends back at the French Quarter with plenty of time to continue your New Orleans sightseeing on land.

Inclusions for Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise In New Orleans

  • Paddle-wheel boat cruise
  • Live jazz entertainment
  • Brunch (if option selected)
  • Local taxes

Exclusions for Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise In New Orleans

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks (available for purchase)

Itinerary:

Sample Menu
Carved House-Cured Ham and BaconSmoked in-house meats over pecan wood, with a collard green pot liquor
Scrambled Eggs

Soup du Jour

Creole Creamed SpinachSpinach braised with onions, cream cheese, parmesan and feta cheese
Fruit SaladSeasonal fresh fruit with honey, mint and house-made limoncello
Creole Shrimp and Pasta SaladShrimp, celery, onions and Creole seasoning in a rosemary-thyme vinaigrette, topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese
Cheese GritsTraditionally milled corn grits with sweet-cream butter and sharp cheddar cheese
Yogurt CupsEuropean-style yogurt with apple-vanilla granola, slivered almonds, whole rolled oats, cinnamon and African vanilla

Fresh, Hand-made Beignets
The New Orleans classic - French doughnuts, served warm and dusted with powdered sugar

Natchez Bread PuddingA New Orleans soufflé of La Louisiane French bread, eggs, cream, vanilla and cinnamon with a Jim Beam® bourbon sauce
Red Velvet Cake with a Raspberry White Chocolate Sauce
Natchez Biscuits with Jellies and Preserves  

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

In order to help preserve the French Quarter from vehicular traffic, it is requested that you please walk, if possible, to the convenient tour departure point -- just a short stroll from most downtown hotels

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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232 reviews by the users

  • fun and informative experience!

  • Sunday brunch whilst enjoying live jazz music meandering down the Mississippi river - this is what you imagine when planning a trip to NOLA and the Natchez did not disappoint. We were so glad to have selected the brunch option for this tour and this allowed us to sit back in comfort within the dining area with a table reserved for the entire cruise - allowing the ability to roam the ship and take in the steam room before retiring for a cocktail or two and listening to the wonderful music. The experience was everything we envisaged and more and was a great way to start the week.

  • Had such an amazing time. Buffet stayed fully stocked with hot food and friendly servers, the band was also a nice touch

  • Did the lunchtime brunch cruise. Food was amazing, staff where attentive, the cruise was worth every dollar

  • Really well worth the money. The sights were great, the food was tasty and 'Duke Heitger's Steamboat Stompers' were special. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Really nice activity. Did the Sunday afternoon brunch cruise. It was very crowded but once on the boat you didn't feel that it was that full. Lots of room for everybody to spread out. The brunch was excellent and the service was just as good. Will come back and do it again next trip to NO. Thanks!

  • We had a great Waiter that was from our home town Rob! The food and Entertainment were good. We got caught in a Thunderstorm during our trip. It was fine. Would do it again.

  • This was a great little hidden gem in NOLA!!! The drinks were great and the experience even better!!! I will be back!!!

  • This was a really good trip and a great way to get the background to the city. Only one small criticism - the food on the brunch trip is satisfactory albiet unlimited ! but not really any better than that. However, on the plus side the dining room is charming and the staff are very helpful. A couple of useful tips. Get in line early for boarding if you are having the brunch. You get to pick your own dining table and that will help you get a window seat. You can then reserve it before you go to explore the rest of the ship

    Also, you may want to bring a sweater. It is open water and can be quite breezy and cool........even in New Orleans ! However there is no swell so no risk of sea sickness

  • food was great Gina was so full of excitement and very nice ,steamboat was nice .like the music with the pipes where very welcoming, this is a must to do .valerie and pete from colo

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