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New Orleans: Evening Jazz Boat Cruise with Optional Dinner

New Orleans: Evening Jazz Boat Cruise with Optional Dinner

From £39.06 per person

Experience the city like never before on a relaxing, moonlit cruise down the mighty Mississippi. Let the sounds of jazz fill the air as you enjoy a delicious Creole dinner and sip on a cocktail on the promenade deck while soaking in incredible views.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • See New Orleans' beautiful skyline views and the famous French Quarter from the river
  • Cruise the Mighty Mississippi aboard an old-fashioned sternwheeler paddleboat
  • Drink a New Orleans-style cocktail or two on the deck
  • Dance the night away to the lively jazz notes
  • Taste a traditional Creole-style dinner
Full description
Step back into the glamour and romance of the riverboat era with a cruise on the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen boat. On this river cruise, you will experience the vibrant and lively jazz notes of the amazing Sullivan Dabney Jr. and the Muzik Jazz Band while enjoying a Creole-style dinner. There will be some time to dance to the music after dinner in the gorgeous dining hall.  After dinner, you can enjoy a classic New Orleans cocktail on the promenade deck looking out over the Mississippi River as the city slips past. On the way back to the city you will pass by Jackson Square and see the city lights under a starry sky.  SAMPLE DINNER MENU: • Cajun Caesar Salad • Chicken & Andouille Sausage Gumbo • Louisiana Creole Jambalaya • Cajun Baked Chicken • Roast Beef Debris • Garlic Mashed Potatoes • Cajun Seafood Pasta • Red Beans & Rice • Corn Mac Choux • Fresh Roasted Vegetables • Paddlewheeler White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce (best in New Orleans!) • French Bread Rolls & Cornbread (Menu items are subject to change by season and availability)
Includes
  • 2-hour cruise
  • Jazz entertainment
  • Dinner (if option selected)
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point
  • Cocktails
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

At the ticket booth next to the boat at Riverwalk/Poydras Street Dock.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children aged five years old and younger can come for free
  • Boarding begins at 6:30 PM daily
  • Cruise times may be altered or canceled due to weather and safety concerns
  • Cruise may remain dockside in the event of unfavorable sailing conditions
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed onboard
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 234 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.7/5
  • Transportation
    3.4/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The cruise was awesome - the ship is actually paddle driven which helps to add authenticity to the entire experience. We booked the dinner cruise and the food was excellent. Once arriving and on board your taken back in time with jazz music, laughter, good food and people mingling with dancing on the upper deck. Great fun for all ages.

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28 October 2021

Food was great. Good music. Very laid back atmosphere for the cruise. We enjoyed it all. Only downside is there is a LOT of construction going on in the docking area which made finding the meeting place difficult with detours and temporary walkways (gravel in some places- tough on high heels). But overall great experience- worth the money. Definitely add the dinner option.

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4 August 2021

They allowed me to propose during the ride and the manager that night even helped to capture the special moment. We are grateful for the extra accommodation. She said YES! The food onboard was amazing, and the band, who played a perfect rendition of happy birthday as a distraction, were the best we have heard so far into our forever. THANK YOU for our incredible memory!

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28 December 2020

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