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Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises

1 Poydras St, Riverwalk Spanish Plaza, New Orleans, LA 70130-1662
+1 504-293-2316
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Good way to see the river and battlefield

This was a nice 2 1/2 hour cruise. You can include lunch which was very good. Our local commentary... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Debra C
Salisbury, Maryland
Unbeatable Value

The cruise itself was beautiful and relaxing. We learned a lot from the guide who talked about the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pete B
Onalaska, Wisconsin
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Poydras St, Riverwalk Spanish Plaza, New Orleans, LA 70130-1662
Central Business District
+1 504-293-2316

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a nice 2 1/2 hour cruise. You can include lunch which was very good. Our local commentary was by Charles. He was excellent. Very funny and very knowledgeable. The talk by the ranger at the battlefield was very good. There wasn't enough time...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The cruise itself was beautiful and relaxing. We learned a lot from the guide who talked about the history and the culture of the area. She was very knowledgeable. The bar with bottomless bloodys was quick and a great value. The bartenders were very nice....More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 4 days ago

After hiking all around the French Quarter and Canal Street, it was wonderful to take a break and sit back and watch the scenery go by. Our guide/host, Charles, was outstanding. He kept everyone interested with humor and knowledge about the history of the Mississippi...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, dinner was served. I thought the food was good but I had to ask the server for a diet coke twice but she never brought one to me. After dinner, we went to the top of the boat. Two different times, a server asked...More

Thank anne h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this....we took an afternoon ride on Creole Queen Paddleboat. Charles was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Great way to spend the afternoon. We visited Chalmette Battlefield and a Park Ranger gave a good talk describing the Battle of New Orleans. But The highlight was a...More

Thank sbusPA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Creole Queen for my sisters anniversary. It was their gift. The boat was a beautiful steam boat. Charles Chestnut. He was a great speaker and told the history of NO and the Mississippi. We saw military ships along the river. We...More

Thank Tina N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely time! The views of the nighttime skyline were stunning. The crew was exceptionally helpful, and the food was good. We especially enjoyed the jazz band with Dr. Michael Torregano. As we were celebrating our 24th Anniversary that day, they dedicated a...More

Thank Tain1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience was so relaxing and enjoyable. It really helped us take a load off. And the views were just what I dreamed new Orleans would look like in person.

Thank kilronnanauk3
Reviewed 1 week ago

This boat offered surprisingly good food, a great waitress, and fantastic night views of New Orleans. It was just perfect, live music included.

Thank Jeannie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have a drink and traditional Creole cuisine on this boat. Great views of the river and banks. Have a drink or two. Lovely tour.

Thank chelseyrobb
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other
parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title
might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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Amanda P
Where is the best/ closest/ cheapest place to park near the docking?
28 April 2017|
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Response from Moira D | Reviewed this property |
As we were on foot and walked from our hotel in Bourbon St, I cannot advise you about parking. There is a large Outlet Mall right next to where you board the boat, so i would think there would be plenty of parking in that... More
How far in advance do you recommend booking reservations on the Creole Mississippi Queen for the dinner cruise?
11 April 2017|
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Response from Rathel N | Reviewed this property |
We didn't need reservation, we called in the morning and they said the times of the tour and we went at the chosen time, but it's good to call just in case they having large groups reserve or an event going on just to make... More
Is it true that if you purchase tickets online that you still need to get in the ticket line on arrival to obtain boarding passes? Also I read that on the buffet, you get one small plate served to you and you're not allowed to return for more? Just checking, thanks!
12 March 2017|
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Response from Derek J | Reviewed this property |
You do need a "hard copy" of your ticket. I presented my electronic copy at the ticket window to get the hard copy. It was like the electronic copy was just a reservation/receipt. The buffet was All You Can Eat for my wife... More