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  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration:  2 hours (approx.)
Savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans from the decks of the Steamboat Natchez! Cruise along the Mississippi River while enjoying live jazz music, a buffet dinner and gorgeous sights. This authentic paddle-wheel steamboat in New Orleans is one of only six still operating on the Mississippi River.


  • Evening jazz cruise aboard the Steamboat Natchez
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Mississippi River from New Orleans
  • Listen to live jazz music performed by the Grammy-nominated Dukes of Dixieland
  • Take in incredible views of the city skyline
  • Enjoy a casual buffet dinner (if option selected)

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What You Can Expect

Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise

Steamboat Natchez is one of the few true sternwheelers left plying the Mississippi river

Not just a boat, the Steamboat Natchez is a time machine that fills its passengers with the romance and marvel of yesteryear! Cruise along the Mississippi River and let the Steamboat Natchez whisk you away with its atmosphere and ambiance, with everything from a museum- quality Engine Room to the ship's orders being called over an old-time megaphone. This evening jazz cruise is a great way to experience New Orleans' beauty and culture.

As you steam ahead, soak in breathtaking views of the city skyline while enjoying a New Orleans cultural experience – a live jazz performance performed by the New Orleans band Dukes of Dixieland, a Grammy nominee.

Enjoy dining inside or outside on a delectable Louisiana-style buffet dinner including prime rib, chicken, pasta and salad. Two separate dining times give you the flexibility to enjoy the evening at your own pace.

A sample dinner menu can be found in the Itinerary section below.

Please Note: The price displayed is based on the cruise only option.

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Sample Dinner Menu:
Southern Fried Fish
Zesty cornmeal crusted and fried to a golden perfection.
Pork Loin
Blackened in Natchez Creole Spice and served with Creole Mustard Sauce.
Hand Carved Rib Roast
Served with a bleu cheese-horseradish emulsion
Soup du Jour
Steamboat Salad
Onion, Cucumber, tomato and mixed greens in a lemon herb vinaigrette
Penne Quattro Formaggi
Blend of baked mozzarella, Fontina, Asiago and Bellavitano Gold cheeses
Pilot House Potatoes
Diced red bliss, sweet and purple potatoes in Creole Spices
Creole Creamed Spinach
Spinach braised with onions, artichoke hearts, cream cheese, Parmesan and Feta cheese
Natchez Bread Pudding
A New Orleans souffle of a Le Louisiane French bread, eggs, cream, vanilla and cinnamon with a Callebaut Belgian white chocolate sauce
La Louisiane Fresh Sliced Bread

Dinner is served with French bread and butter and beverages including coffee and iced tea.
*Menu items are subject to change based on availability and season*

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wife and I sat right in front of the Jazz Band, Dinner was buffet but very filling ! Had a very nice evening!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Good music and cruise. Food was not the best but that is to be expected.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We had a really good time, the Jazz band was great and employees were friendly. Would love to do it again and have recommended the cruise to others.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Booking ahead for this trip and having the voucher in hand made checking in very easy. Trip was wonderful!,

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great Cruise. Food was good and so was the music. We had a beautiful sunset and the cruise was over before we knew it. Wish it could have lasted longer.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The whole experience was great. Jazz band on ship. Food was great.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great live Jazz band! Food was excellent and abundant, service great. We easily got our monies worth and more.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Good tour and friendly boat staff.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing!

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