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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans

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New Orleans, United States

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same classic New Orleans experience of a lovely jazz brunch aboard a historic riverboat! Journey through time on this cruise along the mighty Mississippi. Stroll the deck, admire the iconic paddlewheel, and snap picturesque shots of the beautiful urban shoreline. This family‐friendly excursion includes a delectable brunch loaded with famous Louisiana dishes and live music from a local jazz trio.
  • Sunday brunch cruise in New Orleans
  • Take a scenic cruise along the Mississippi River on a traditional paddle-wheel boat
  • Admire views of the city skyline from the spacious decks or indoor cabin
  • Enjoy jazz entertainment from a live trio band
  • Sit down to a wonderful tableside brunch of Louisiana favorites such as Creole shrimp, grits and bread pudding
2 Hour Paddle-wheel boat cruise
Live Jazz Entertainment
Brunch (if option selected)
Local Taxes
Gratuities
Drinks (available for purchase)

Departure Point

Gray Line New Orleans, 400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Choose a morning or afternoon cruise time for your Sunday jazz brunch and head to Toulouse Street in the French Quarter to board the beautiful riverboat. Fun for all, boat enthusiasts will particularly enjoy viewing the boat’s vintage decor, such as the museum‐quality engine room.

Take a promenade along the deck as the riverboat begins the float along the Mississippi River. Then find a seat in the cabin or on the outside deck, where you can admire unobstructed views of the striking New Orleans shoreline and soak up some classic jazz tunes performed by a local trio. 

Sample an array of sumptuous Louisiana fare, from shrimp and grits to signature bread pudding. Coffee and tea are included with your brunch, or you may purchase wine, mimosas, punch, and Bloody Marys.

Your river cruise ends back at the departure point in New Orleans with plenty of time to sightsee (and walk off your hearty brunch)! 

Note: Pricing is per person and a ‘Cruise with No Brunch’ option is available. 
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Steamboat NATCHEZ
The Steamboat NATCHEZ is taking some time off, but her sister vessel will be taking her place. You’ll get the same authentic riverboat experience of a leisurely cruise along the mighty Mississippi. Head to Toulouse Street in the French Quarter at your selected time for your 2-hour Sunday brunch cruise. Board the riverboat that will take you on an old-time ride along the Mississippi River. The vessel has everything from a museum-quality engine room to a megaphone to call the ship's orders.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Mississippi River
As you steam ahead on the Mississippi River, enjoy marvelous views of New Orleans’ skyline while being treated to live music performed by a jazz trio. There is also live narration on board. Inside the cabin or on the outside decks, sit down to a delectable Louisiana-style buffet brunch. Savor dishes such as egg frittatas, Creole shrimp, cheese grist, bread pudding and fresh fruit (see full menu below), all tasty Louisiana favorites! Drinks including mimosas, punch and Bloody Marys are available for purchase. Your brunch cruise ends back at the French Quarter with plenty of time to continue your New Orleans sightseeing on land. -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- Sunday Jazz Brunch Cruise Menu Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Made with a traditional Louisiana roux and served with rice Brown Sugar Pineapple Glazed Ham Shrimp and Grits Shrimp sautéed with onion, bell pepper, and garlic served alongside hot butter grits Scrambled Eggs Choice of a classic scramble or scramble with fresh spinach and tomato Biscuits and Gravy A popular Southern breakfast dish with sausage and white gravy Turkey Sausage Patties Waffle Station Made to order with selection of toppings Mini Croissants and Biscuits served with jellies and preserves Fruit Salad Chopped and mixed fresh seasonal fruit Greek Style Yogurt Served with almond and cinnamon granola Bananas Foster A New Orleans original! Fresh sliced bananas sautéed in butter, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and rum. Served warm atop vanilla ice cream. White Chocolate Bread Pudding A soufflé of local Leidenheimer French bread in rich custard with a decadent white chocolate sauce Community Coffee and Iced Tea included
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The riverboat cruises rain or shine
  • The riverboat is handicap accessible. However, access to the top & bottom decks are by stairs only. Please call us with any questions before finalizing your plans if you have questions on access or personal equipment.
  • Cruise is suitable for wheelchairs, but restrooms stalls are not wide enough to accommodate and there are no elevators on board.
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 150 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Gray Line New Orleans

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 150 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Steamboat Natchez Jazz Brunch Cruise in New Orleans.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Get in line early for boarding if you are having the brunch." See review
  • "If you don’t get there early enough you wont have a seat with a view." See review

Reviews

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star-5
The food wasn’t all that great.
Robin_T
, Oct 2020
The food choices weren’t all that great but everything else was wonderful. My wife and I can’t wait to ride again.
star-4
Great time
Kamryn_C
, Sep 2020
Great atmosphere and nice boat. I enjoyed my experience, and it was extremely relaxing. Definitely a must do when visiting
star-4
nice tour!
chuntell_w
, Sep 2020
Nice cuise. Beautiful views. Food was "ok". The plate presentation wasn't very appealing as ALL the food is crammed together and piled on one plate.....it was buffet quality food and I was only able to eat maybe half of it. Seeing The steamroom was nice and the service was wonderful! Gina is the best!!!
star-5
great lost and band
Bang_C
, Aug 2020
What a great experience even for a long time resident of New Orleans area! Love the host Mrs. Gina for an awesome experience.
star-5
Nachez. Tour
Barbara_H
, Aug 2020
The brunch on Sunday was delicious. The staff was great. This was the highlight of our trip to New Orleans.
star-5
Wonderful time
William_W
, Aug 2020
The experience was fantastic, the staff was pleasant and engaging. The food was top notch, and the band was enjoyable
star-5
A pleasant must do
Stacy_W
, Jul 2020
We really enjoyed our visit. The staff was very friendly. The tour was informative and pleasant. The salad was unusual but delicious, some of the food was great some was just ok but the dinner experience was fun. There are plenty of opportunities for photos. Definitely worth the $$. My favorite part is that they give you freedom to explore and roam on the boat. We had a party of 6 from 6 yrs. old to 62 yrs. old and everyone enjoyed themselves.
star-4
Great cruise down the Mississippi
Kristen
, Jul 2020
The atmosphere, history and actual cruise portion was wonderful. The staff was great! The food was so-so.
star-5
Great experience
james_b
, Jul 2020
Great time with my wife food was great music was great a all around good time will definitely go again
star-4
we enjoyed it
Steele_C
, Jul 2020
great food. relaxing ride. except for the huge monster that was in the river. and we saw the titantic sink.

Product code: 3780STEAMBRU

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