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See the best of New Orleans by land and water on this combo city tour and steamboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi! Enjoy a 2‐hour guided coach trip through the French Quarter, Louis Armstrong Park and Jackson Square, where you’ll witness the city’s cultural history and diverse colonial heritage. Then board the famous Steamboat Natchez for a 2‐hour iconic New Orleans river cruise.
  • Enjoy a fully narrated city tour of historic New Orleans
  • See the world famous French Quarter, Jackson Square and Audubon Park
  • 2-hour cruise aboard the Natchez Riverboat on the Mississippi River
  • Listen the Captain's steamboat of the highlights of one of the world's busiest ports

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Choose the morning or afternoon for your excursion, and head to Toulouse Street in the French Quarter to board your motor coach for the first half of your tour. Relax as you wind through the historic French Quarter, passing French and Spanish‐inspired buildings, voodoo specialty shops and lush Creole courtyards. Continue on to Jackson Square, an honorary landmark to New Orleans’ war hero Andrew Jackson. See Louisiana’s Cabildo and Presbytere museums and the Pontalba Apartments, the oldest apartment buildings in the United States!

Other sights include the iconic St Charles Avenue streetcar, the exquisite mansions of the Garden District and City Park. Visit the park’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden or stop at the Morning Call Cafe for a delicious beignet (own expense) before heading back to the river for part two of your tour: a cruise on the Steamboat Nanchez!

This paddlewheel ship is one of the last of its kind in New Orleans. Find find a seat in the cabin or on the outside deck, where you can admire unobstructed views of the ‘Crescent City’ shoreline and enjoy live jazz music. Learn some riverside history as you pass sites like the Chalmette Battlefield, where the famous pirate and privateer Jean Lafitte teamed with Andrew Jackson to defeat British invaders in the Battle of New Orleans. 

An optional lunch buffet is available for purchase. You’ll sample an array of sumptuous Louisiana fare from cornmeal‐crusted fish and red beans and rice to Natchez’s signature bread pudding and fresh fruit (full menu included below). Coffee and tea are included with your lunch, or you may purchase adult beverages. Your river cruise ends back at the departure point in New Orleans with plenty of time to sightsee!

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, Jun 2018

The bus tour of New Orleans was just superb - great insights and the cemetery a must-do. The river boat was okay - but the banks are a little nondescript going downstream - still the jazz was great.

, Jun 2018

just ok

, Apr 2018

Had a brilliant city tour our driver/guide Ken was excellent so knowledgeable would recommend the tour, went on the Natchez steam boat down the Mississippi but found it quite slow and boring

, Apr 2018

Really great tour combination. Tour guide on the bus was full of information, she was a history teacher. Answered questions about the city and sights and this was really enjoyable. Traveled and saw many sights of the city that we may not have been able to see by foot or trolley. The boat was nice, we had great weather, it was a narrated tour going one way, and a sit back relaxing ride back. Recommend to all.

, Apr 2018

Best city tour I have been on since you saw a little bit of everything!


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