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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

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US$ 36.00
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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!
  • See New Orleans from a different angle on a jazz brunch cruise
  • Steam down the Mississippi on one of the last surviving paddle-wheel ships
  • Hearty brunch buffet includes a variety of Southern-style classics
  • Live jazz trio adds to the vintage atmosphere
What to Expect
Board the historic Steamboat Natchez at a convenient dock near the French Quarter, and leave the bustling city streets behind as the ship paddles onto the “Mighty” Mississippi. Stroll the decks for fantastic views, and visit the museum-quality engine room for a closer look at the ship’s antique machinery. A live jazz trio keeps the mood upbeat. Head to the dining cabin for a buffet brunch loaded with savory Southern classics, such as sausage gumbo, biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, and scrambled eggs. Indulge in bananas Foster, sugar-dusted beignets, or bread pudding for dessert, and order a bloody mary, mimosa, or other drink from the cash bar (see Itinerary for a full menu). If you have other dining plans, a cruise-only option is also available.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Gray Line New Orleans, 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 2 Hour Paddle-wheel boat cruise
  • Live Jazz Entertainment
  • Brunch (if option selected)
  • Local Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Steamboat NATCHEZ
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks (available for purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Steamboat NATCHEZ cruises rain or shine.
  • Please Note: The Steamboat NATCHEZ will be out of service January 21 - February 15, 2019 for her yearly Coast Guard inspections and general maintenance. All cruises during this time will take place on her sister vessel - the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS.
  • 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.
  • The Steamboat NATCHEZ is handicap accessible. However, access to the top & bottom decks are by stairs only. Please call us with any questions before finalizing your plans if you have questions on access or personal equipment.
  • Cruise is suitable for wheelchairs, but restrooms stalls are not wide enough to accommodate and there are no elevators on board.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Make time for a lovely trip great food top class entertainment lovely experience thank you to all staff

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jodabu
AdrienneGLNOSC, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks to our special guests like you

Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent boat trip on the Mississippi. The boat was clean and narration was well done. Bathrooms were clean, Gift store was well equipped with souvenirs. Captain was visible and safety procedures were reviewed. We enjoyed our ride. The price was reasonable.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank louiepic
AdrienneGLNOSC, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you - and our safety standards are quite high. It is nice to know that you recognized all of that.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the 2:30PM jazz cruise sans brunch with my parents on a Sunday afternoon. We really enjoyed the sights along the way and the drinks were fair for their prices. The staff were friendly and the boat and all its amenities were clean and well-kept....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CarlyDiane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Sunday Jazz brunch cruise. Even though we purchased the tickets ahead and I had them on my phone on the Trip Advisor app we had to stand in line at the dock and get a printed ticket. We were worried we would...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank littleelittlep
Reviewed 2 September 2019

With all the wold class buffetts and food stops in New Orleans I would have thought the buffett would have been better

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Alex M
AdrienneGLNOSC, Guest Relations Manager at Gray Line, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Our buffet is not a pricey one and we do try to meet the palates of people from around the world on a two hour cruise. We wish we had met your expectations more fully.

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18 June 2019|
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Response from kobusp2015 | Reviewed this property |
There is a ticket booth before you approach the the boat to your right. A little round shop clearly marked opposite the Beignet Café in front of the boat entrance. You can buy it there.
6 June 2019|
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Response from lanie050 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around $50. Well worth it!!
29 May 2019|
Response from Dubu4 | Reviewed this property |
We found the full menu for the brunch on their website.
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