New Orleans: Creole Queen History Cruise with Optional Lunch

New Orleans: Creole Queen History Cruise with Optional Lunch

From $36 per person

Enjoy a relaxing cruise down the mighty Mississippi river. Listen to an exciting narration depicting the last battle of 1812. Learn about New Orlean's famous landmarks, river lore, and culture.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 2.5 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the battlefield where the Battle of New Orleans took place
  • Enjoy New Orleans cocktails on board at the Cash Bar
  • Sit back and relax as you learn about the local history
Full description
Sit back and enjoy the views or a drink at the bar while journeying down the Mississippi river. Learn about New Orleans' complex, but interesting story, focusing on the critical Battle of New Orleans. This cruise is narrated by an expert, local guide who takes guests on a journey of the imagination downriver to the Chalmette Battlefield at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. As you travel to the battlefield, learn about the settlement of New Orleans, its river lores, and historical landmarks that lay along the banks of the Mississippi River. Then stop at the battlefield and reflect for a 1-hour shore excursion featuring a guided tour and talk by National Park Rangers.   SAMPLE MENU LUNCH: • New Orleans Style Shrimp Pasta • 10” Roast Beef Po-Boy • Creole Jambalaya • Crawfish Bread • Caesar Salad • Red Beans & Rice • Fresh Baked Cookies • Zapps Potato Chips (Menu items are subject to change by season and availability)
Includes
  • 1.5-hour narrated cruise
  • 1-hour guided tour of Chalmette Battlefield by National Park Rangers
  • Creole Lunch Buffet (if option is chosen)
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point
  • DrinksDrinks
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
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Present your voucher at the ticket booth directly next to the boat in exchange for boarding passes. The boat is docked at the Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • No outside food or beverages are allowed onboard
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 142 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5
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The cruise was exactly as described. The food was great. The trip down river and back was nice. The only downside is that when arriving at battle field, the historian started story before everyone was able to get off boat. So if you were not one of first few people off boat you missed part of story.

March 14, 2021

Well, I enjoyed the experience, however my people were 3/5 of a human when much of Louisiana was established, and I didn’t get a vote, on whether to forgive all crimes, past, present, & future, for Confederate President Jackson, So I didn’t appreciate the statue, or the memorial park, dedicated to him in the French quarter!!!

March 9, 2020

This excursion was one of our best memories of our trip to NOLA. The boat was comfortable with lots of room for everyone to spread out. The lunch was tasty and plentiful and the tour guide was so knowledgeable about NOLA and the events that took us to the war of 1815 that you could vividly picture the battle. A must-see for everyone.

March 1, 2020

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