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Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises

1 Poydras St, Riverwalk Spanish Plaza, New Orleans, LA 70130-1662
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Nice Cruise! Good Food! Good Music!

This is one of two paddle wheelers that take folk down river to the Battlefield then back up to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BoilerMakerBob
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Greenwood, Indiana
Great tour

Wendell was awesome! Very knowledgeable and helpful. Drinks were great. I would recommend this... read more

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Ronnette J
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Fort Lupton, Colorado
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The Creole Queen is an authentic paddlewheeler that takes guests on day and night cruises for a totally different view of the Crescent City from the Mississippi River.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Poydras St, Riverwalk Spanish Plaza, New Orleans, LA 70130-1662
Central Business District
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of two paddle wheelers that take folk down river to the Battlefield then back up to the bridge and back to the dock. The scenery is New Orleans Riverfront - barges, ships, factories, etc. But it is what it is! We boarded...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wendell was awesome! Very knowledgeable and helpful. Drinks were great. I would recommend this trip to anybody- whether you want to just chill and relax or dig into history this tour is for you.

Thank Ronnette J
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cruise was very relaxing, enjoyable. Our host, Wendall, was very knowledgeable and nice to speak with. Answered all our questions with a smile. Well worth it.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on a river cruise which was great until it wasn’t. During the trip a bad thunder and hail storm occurred. We were on the second level and the although under cover the rain was drenching and hail/lightening dangerous. We were soaked. After going to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the Battlefield river cruise. The boat looks amazing, the staff were great, our guide gave loads of great information. And there was a really nice friendly atmosphere amongst the passengers. It was 96 degrees the day we went and, while the boat is...More

Thank twistedwheelnut
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the cruise and the history. The reservation system could really use some work. The person o the phone that took the reservation could have care less to do it properly or answer a few questions. Spelled my last name wrong when i called to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a lovely daytime cruise. The cruise ship was very well organized and clean, and we left on time. The historical commentary was very entertaining as well as informative, and the battlefield was also very interesting. Overall, we had a great experience!

Thank Rachel_Marie_Be
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hubby and I took the morning history cruise yesterday, and we have a great time. The tour guide, Wendell, was extremely knowledgeable and had a lot of great, fun facts. We didn’t realize this before boarding, but you actually have the chance to get off...More

Thank spowers25
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure if the Creole Queen was up to passenger capacity when we sailed but there seemed to be spare accommodation on deck. My wife and I enjoyed the return trip to the Chalmette Battlefield, mainly due to the commentary by Charles. He held...More

1  Thank Charlie Hurley
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We turned up early and joined the line at the booth for tickets . There was not to many people on this cruise thankfully as mentioned in other posts it can be very busy !The paddle boat is clean and looks well maintained ,with plenty...More

Thank alan s
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Shuli W
24 January 2018|
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Nope- lunch cruise doesn’t offer a band.
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Lucia C
10 January 2018|
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Response from LazuliBunting | Reviewed this property |
We thought the historical cruise was excellent and highly recommend it. They have a lunch buffet with jazz music on the return trip from the battlefield so you can have a little bit of the "jazz cruise" ambience AND enjoy... More
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Janet H
26 December 2017|
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Response from bigeasydotcom | Property representative |
The Creole Queen is fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort, apart from the promenade deck on top (although it does have a covering for rainy/real sunny days. However, the Dinner Jazz Cruise would be better on... More
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