This is truly a VIP tour. The girl who was our host was exceptional. She made sure we had everything we could need. I can not say enough positive about our treatment. It was well worth the money.
Absolutely the best time we had in New Orleans! You're greeted at the dock by your personal escort, with a glass of champagne in your hand as you sit down at your private, reserved table. The tour by the captain was detailed and very interesting, with never a sense of being rushed. A wonderful night as we celebrated our wedding anniversary! Definitely worth it!
I would recommend this tour to anyone who goes on the Natchez, spending a bit extra for the VIP tour was really worthwhile, we felt very special, the extras that you get makes it a really memorable night.
Worth every penny for VIP. Fabulous service and food. We purchased the dinner cruise for my best friends birthday. They went out of their way to ensure she had a fabulous birthday.
We had the most wonderful time, well worth the extra expense for the VIP experience made all the better by Bruce who was the person assigned to look after us. He did a great job in making sure we enjoyed our trip.
It was a wonderful cruise and the food was delicious. The serious was great.
The package included everything as listed and the crew made an already special occasion an evening to remember. We really felt like a VIP.
The Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise was Awesome !!!! For a Few bucks more make sure you get the VIP as it is well worth it. Our Host Bruce was Courteous, Friendly, Helpful, and Most Attentive to all of our Requests! Great Food too !!!
We decided to go for the VIP option and it was fantastic. We were treated by Yvonne who took really good care of us. We started off with a drink and an appetiser. Then we met the captain who took us on an engine room tour. As we had finished our first drink, Yvonne organised another one one and brought it starlight to us during the tour. We then relaxed in our reserved seating outside. Yvonne then escorted us downstairs to our reserved seating in the dining room where we were able to start at the buffet before anyone else. The free bar options allowed us to get drinks at any of the bars. At the end we got a great goody bag. It was a very special experience and well worth the cost
LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this VIP experience!! was everything the description stated and more! So glad we chose the VIP extra options as well as the open bar.
Thought this would be an average trip. One of the best trips I have done from the personalized boat tour to the meal choices, live dixie music, and the boat ride itself this is a must do if you are in the area. If you are worried about being on a boat or on the water, not a problem as the boat is very very stable.
Very nicely done, made us feel like real VIPs, our guide was very attentive and the ship tour was fascinating.
Very enjoyable tour. We were treated like royalty. The staff on the steamboat couldn't do enough for us. Very nice meal in comfortable surroundings. Very informative private tour of the boat escorted by a crew member. Probably more suited to the males among us who find engines etc fascinating but it was interesting to see what makes her go. Don't know how they can work in that heat in the engine room!! Good music to accompany the trip up and down river arriving back in the dark to see New Orleans lit up at night. Thank you for the extra little gifts that give us many happy memories
The plantation tours were excellent, the swamp boat tour was the best. Got up close and personal with Brutus the largest alligator in the river. If you go don't miss the swamp boat tour.
This was one of the best tours that we have ever been on. We received first class treatment from the time we arrived at the dock to the time we left the ship. Our host for the evening was wonderful and we truly appreciated his hands-on approach. Thanks again for a wonderful time!
Dennis and Laurie Williams
Highly recommend the VIP package. Our guide, Jordan, was simply superb. We were treated like VIP's due to his attentiveness. There was no wait in line, three tables were reserved, one directly in front of the band, the second outside along the railing, and third private table for dinner. With the captain of the vessel leading the tour it was very informative.
Amazing experience, wonderful tour - it made our 20th wedding anniversary trip.
Had a wonderful time on the Natchez. The hosts were gracious and the experience including our pictures, cocktails, tour and dinner were great! Nice dinner and tour of the Mississippi. Highly recommend this package tour!
Absolutely amazing! It was my husband's birthday so I upgraded to the VIP package. The package included the dinner cruise, private boat tour and open bar. It was well worth the price. Vanessa, our hostess greeted us near the ticket booth holding a sign with our names listed on it. Vanessa stated we were the only VIP Guest for the evening and she had a great evening planned. First stop was the bar where we were given champagne. Vanessa had three 3 VIP tables set for us, each with white table clothes. The top deck table was decorated with birthday stuff and was near the fabulous jazz band, one was near the bar with a great river view and the third was for dinner. The dining area was near the bar both in an air conditioned area. Dinner was buffet style. We were scheduled for the second seating, 7:35 p.m. After the first dinner seating, the dining area was cleared and the buffet was reset. The lines formed outside the dining area but again we were the VIP guest no lines for us. The food was sensational!! We were greeted by the captain before dinner who offered the tour of the steamboat, but because of the heat and humidity, we declined. He later announced us as the VIP Guest for the evening and of course said happy birthday to my husband. After dinner, we ventured back up to the upper deck for a night of cruising, jazz and several more flutes of champagne. Our hostess mentioned that VIATOR and the Natchez had just recently teamed up. What a fantastic TEAM. If you're ever in New Orleans, we highly recommend the Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise with Private Boat and Engine Room Tour offered only by VIATOR. I promise you're cherish the memories forever! July 11, 2016 Sheila and Willie Georgia
Fantastic cruise,dinner lovey, all staff amazing and enjoyed meeting the captain on the engine tour he was lovey. All,in all first class would highly recommend it
We felt like real VIPs! Great service, great tour, great perks. We highly recommend this tour for anyone who likes to receive the royal treatment. Yvonne was great!
I loved every minute of this. When you book VIP, they really go out of their way to make you feel special. I felt like the Queen of England, LOL. Needless to say, I highly recommend.
this is a must. we paid a little extra for the VIP and was well worth it. Had a tour from the captain which was very interesting and was well looked after all night. Highly recommended.
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