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Creole Queen

1 Poydras St, New Orleans

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Guests experience the classic sounds of New Orleans’ jazz while enjoyng brunch delicacies such as gumbo, crawfish etouffee, and BBQ shrimp

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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 30, 2022
We had so much fun on the brunch cruise! Definitely would recommend getting there early so you can eat quickly and get to the upper deck where you can grab a seat and watch the band (the seats go quickly and people don’t let them go the whole time). Also would recommend getting the unlimited Bloody Mary or Mimosa for more bang for your buck.
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Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
July 27, 2022
I went on the Brunch cruise. The buffet meal was good and plentiful. Coffee was free but you will have to pay for orange juice or other soft drinks (but you can get unlimited refills). The cruise is relaxing, and I would recommend this cruise.
9 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 23, 2022
Food was delicious and plentiful.
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Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
July 19, 2022
Food was better then expected from a buffet. Overall a lovely experience
7 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
July 10, 2022
Very relaxing cruise. The shrimp and grits are amazing! Much needed with this heat. Thoroughly enjoyed!
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About This Deal

  • Admission includes:
    • Live jazz music
    • Brunch
    • 2.5-hour cruise
  • Valid on Saturday and Sunday only
  • Child admission is valid for ages 6-12
  • Adult admission is valid for ages 13+
  • Boarding time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Cruise departure: 11 a.m.
  • Sailing: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Brunch menu includes:
    • Seasonal fresh fruit
    • Homemade biscuits with jellies and butter
    • Caesar salad
    • Chicken and andouille sausage gumbo
    • Crawfish etouffee with long-grain Louisiana rice
    • Stone-ground creamy cheddar grits
    • Omelet station with choice of ham, bacon, mushrooms, onions, peppers, or cheddar
    • New-Orleans barbecued shrimp and creamy cheddar grits topped with fresh chives
    • Home-style potatoes
    • Spinach Madeline with pepper jack cheese
    • Breakfast sausage and crispy bacon
    • Bananas foster
    • Coffee and iced tea
  • Enjoy Bottomless Mimosas or Cajun Bloody Mary’s for an additional $20!
  • Free admission for children aged 5 and under; no brunch included
  • Prohibited items: outside food and beverages
  • Pets not allowed on board, with the exception of service animals

  • View the offer for the Mississippi River Dinner Jazz Cruise
  • View the offer for the Creole Queen Historic Cruise

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required with 2-hour notice in advance. Children 5 and under are free without a meal; boarding pass still required, please mention them at time of booking. Cruises depart 11 a.m. on Sundays. 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. The Creole Queen is unavailable July 4th-July 7th due to private parties. Vouchers are not accepted for specialty cruises. Limit 10 per person. May be repurchased every 30 days. Subject to availability. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Creole Queen

With its maiden voyage held a mere 30 years ago, the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen seems to break the rules of time. From its outside, the vessel looks straight out of the 1800s. A giant, 24-foot paddle wheel propels the boat up and down the Mississippi River, and its soft lighting, wrought-iron trim, and Victorian-style draperies call to mind a bygone era. Look past those features, however, and you find modern equipment. Air conditioning and heating keep things comfortable, while a fuel-efficient, diesel-electric engine would make a steam-powered vessel scream like a tea kettle with envy.

Once that engine churns to life, the paddle wheeler can take more than 800 passengers at a time on two types of tours. A Creole buffet and live music take over the interior dining rooms during the Dinner Jazz Cruise. The Chalmette Battlefield River Cruise, on the other hand, focuses on history, with the captain spinning tails of local landmarks and key events, and the passengers disembarking to explore the historic site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans.