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Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises

1 Poydras St, Riverwalk Spanish Plaza, New Orleans, LA 70130-1662
+1 504-293-2316
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Interesting and informative

My husband is a history buff, so we decided to take the historical cruise to Chalmette... read more

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Creole Queen

Well worth the money, very informative and Charles kept us on the edge of our seats. Highly... read more

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The Creole Queen is an authentic paddlewheeler that takes guests on day and night cruises for a totally different view of the Crescent City from the Mississippi River.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Poydras St, Riverwalk Spanish Plaza, New Orleans, LA 70130-1662
Central Business District
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband is a history buff, so we decided to take the historical cruise to Chalmette Battlefield--both to have a chance to get out on the Mississippi River and to visit something of historical significance outside city center. The cruise itself is what you would...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the money, very informative and Charles kept us on the edge of our seats. Highly recommend taking the historic cruise, a lot of info packed into a 2 1/2 hour tour.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great history tour down the Mississippi! The ship was very clean & well kept inside & out. Our narrator was very knowledgeable & passionate, his jokes were ok. Best part was story of Katrina. The food was good. I found a long hair in my...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an excellent tour, with nice views of New Orleans and a great trip to the battlefield of the Battle of New Orleans, 1815. What made the tour great, though, was Charles, our guide for the trip, who has a great knowledge of the...More

Thank Andrew V
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went on the boat cruise for a conference event and had a great time. It was awesome on the top deck seeing the city. The food and service were also great.

Thank Elizabeth C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Four friends and I took the 10 am tour and it was fantastic. We had Charles for the tour guide and he did a fabulous job we learned about the geography around the Mississippi, the battle of 1812 and history on Katrina. We did not...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

You just can't visit a city on an iconic river like the Mississippi without taking some sort of boat trip. So we took a tour on the Creole Queen on a beautiful sunny New Orleans day. 2 hours there and back to the site of...More

Thank Jules2020P1
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Reviewed 6 days ago

2 hour Jazz dinner cruise. Food was decent. Drinks were watered down however it was an open bar. food replenishment was a bit slow. All in all a good evening.

Thank David B
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bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dinner with Jazz is already the perfect medicine, David. Thank you for your feedback and for choosing us as your dinner spot for the evening.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

our tour guide was exceptional and had all his details and facts correct. He spoke clearly and his microphone actually worked no matter where you were sitting on the river boat. He was friendly and had a very interesting presentation.He had our attention the entire...More

Thank nttrs2017
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bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You almost got it! His name is Charles and we will definitely be sharing your compliment. Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pretty cool Cruise, not too long and the tour guide Charles was funny and informative, keeping it interesting. Liked the Hurricane Katrina information on the way back. Would highly recommend and very reasonably priced, Cheers Charles.

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bigeasydotcom, Communications Specialist at Creole Queen Mississippi River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Cheers to Charles indeed! We'll let him know you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for your review!

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Shuli W
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Nope- lunch cruise doesn’t offer a band.
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Lucia C
10 January 2018|
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Response from Breverey | Reviewed this property |
Historical tour probably.
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Janet H
26 December 2017|
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Response from bigeasydotcom | Property representative |
The Creole Queen is fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort, apart from the promenade deck on top (although it does have a covering for rainy/real sunny days. However, the Dinner Jazz Cruise would be better on... More
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