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ASA Conference Dine Around

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    Includes:
  • Transportation to & from Hyatt
  • Buffet Dinner at the Blue Crab
  • One glass of wine per person
  • Beignets and Cafe au Lait at Morning Call in City Park
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Total Cost Per Person: $88
    Tour Date: Available Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 6PM
  • Tour Ends: 10PM

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The Blue Crab Restaurant & Oyster Bar is the newest addition to the New Orleans Lakefront area. We will pick up your guests from the Hyatt at 6:00 pm and drive them to the West End in air-conditioned motor coaches. We will escort them to the outside restaurant and bar area of The Blue Crab which overlooks the channel leading to Lake Pontchartrain. There they can enjoy the lovely view of the harbor while watching the sailboats going in and out of Lake Pontchartrain. The restaurant is locally owned and operated, and proudly serves only the finest Louisiana seafood and local specialties.

We will depart the depart the restaurant at 8:30 pm and head to our dessert destination. We will travel to City Park and stop at the Casino Building which was built in 1912 in the Spanish Mission Revival architecture and houses the most popular coffee drinking venue in New Orleans, the Morning Call. The Morning Call has been serving the New Orleans area their famous Beignets and Caf au lait for over 150 years. Your guests will enjoy sipping Cafe au lait and eating Beignets in this historic building with a view of the oldest Oak Trees in the City.

    BLUE CRAB BUFFET MENU
  • Mini Muffalettas
  • Mini Overstuffed Hamburger/Cheeseburger Po-Boys
  • House Salad
  • Blue Crab Quattro Formaggio Baked Macaroni & Cheese
  • Red Beans and Rice with Sausage
  • Cash Bar
  • DESSERT AT MORNING CALL
  • Cafe au Lait
  • Beignets

ASA Conference Dinner Jazz Cruise

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  • Includes:
  • Transportation to & from Hyatt
  • Traditional Creole Buffet Dinner
  • Cash Bar
  • Private Room
  • Three Piece Jazz Band
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Total Cost Per Person: $80
  • Tour Date: Available Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 6PM
  • Tour Ends: 9PM

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Celebrate the mode of transportation from days gone by onboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Feel the cool river breeze atop the promenade deck and take in the sparkling city skyline as you cruise down the lazy Mississippi a relaxing way to end a fun-filled day.

The vessel features outer decks with authentically patterned wrought iron trims, inviting guests to stroll back in time, as they settle into the mood of a bygone era. The interiors are richly appointed with Victorian style draperies, soft period lighting, and Louisiana Cypress bars accented with brass railings for a warm and welcoming setting. Your guests will enjoy reserved seating in our main dining room. As the guests dine they will be able to listen to great New Orleans Jazz music. Enjoy sweet river breezes on the promenade deck as the City skyline slips by. The Creole Queen is pure New Orleans, pure pleasure!

    Mardi Gras Mambo Buffet
  • Caesar Salad
  • Chicken & Andouille Gumbo
  • Red Beans & Rice
  • Chicken & Andouille Jambalaya
  • Bake Chicken
  • Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
  • Green Beans
  • Corn Mac Choux
  • Cajun Potatoes
  • Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding with Bourbon Whiskey Sauce
  • Bread & Butter
  • New Orleans Dark Roast Coffee or Iced Tea
  • Menu subject to change

ASA Conference French Quarter Walking Tour

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  • Duration: 3-Hours
  • Minimum: 20 people per tour guide
  • Maximum: 25 people per tour guide
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Cost: $40 per person
  • Wear comfortable flat walking shoes
    Tour Date: Available Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 12PM
  • Tour Ends: 3PM
    Inclusions:
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • All Local Taxes
  • Roundtrip Transportation

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A must see for every visitor to New Orleans is a walking tour of the famous French Quarter. The original French and Spanish influence on the centuries-old city is evidenced by beautiful and unique architecture. Youll see famous landmarks such as our above-ground cemeteries, the Pontalba buildings, and the Saint Louis Cathedral, flanked by the Cabildo and Presbytere and Jackson Square with its old- world flavor and colorful art colony.

Enjoy viewing iron-laced balconies, romantic patios, and quaint antique shops, providing the Souths finest selection of European and American antiques. We will visit the Historic New Orleans Collection. This is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. In this complex of historic French Quarter buildings, you will see exhibitions of Louisiana materials and can trace Louisianas multifaceted past.

ASA Conference Haunted History Tour

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    Includes:
  • Transportation to & from Hyatt
  • Haunted Walking Tour
  • One licensed tour guide per 25 attendees
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Total Cost Per Person: $40
    Tour Date: Available Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 6PM
  • Tour Ends: 9PM
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes

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Imagine being guided through the streets of New Orleans in the dark of night. The Vieux Carre provides the ideal setting for the paranormal and Ghostly Encounters. This historical city is often the hot spot of scandal and within the antiquated, yet charming buildings of the French Quarter lay spicy tales of adulterous love, strange and exotic maladies of the mind, as well as tales of unspeakable slavery brutalities.

On this storytelling evening tour of the French Quarter, your guests will walk-by the dwellings of numerous ghostly sightings, hear of mysterious unexplained happenings and spine-tingling depictions of spectral interaction with the current residents or employees. The accounts of pacing shadows and the day-to-day inexplicable interaction with these lost souls will tantalize the mind and shatter the soul. Listen closely as you walk the Pirates Alley, you might very well experience a sword fight in another dimension! It is said that each evening the sword buckling buccaneers of Jean Lafitte ride the street, fighting and carrying on as though they were still alive!

ASA Conference Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour

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    Includes:
  • Transportation to & from Hyatt
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Total Cost Per Person: $59
    Tour Date: Available Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 12PM
  • Tour Ends: 3PM

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The Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour is the only swamp tour located in a National Historical Park & Preserve. Native guides will share the legends and folklore of Louisianas still untamed wilderness. You will be amazed at both the swamps natural beauty and wildlife that live around every bend of the bayous.

ASA Conference Katrina Tour

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    Includes:
  • Transportation to & from Hyatt
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Total Cost Per Person: $45
    Tour Dates Available: Sunday, April 14 & Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 6PM
  • Tour Ends: 9PM

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New Orleans is like a good memory that rests easy on your mind the music is sweet, the food divine, that atmosphere captivating and the pace is definitely more leisurely. Join us as we explore all that makes New Orleans Americas most European city.

SUNDAY ONLY ALL STREETS IN THE FRENCH QUARTER ARE CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC ALL WEEKEND. WE WILL STILL DO THE TOUR, WITHOUT THE DRIVE THROUGH THE FRENCH QUARTER.

Next we will arrive on Esplanade Ave, the outermost boundary of the French Quarter, you will see a stunning display of the many fine Creole homes with delicate wrought-iron fences and balconies. You will stop at St. Louis III Cemetery, often called the city of the dead because of its above-ground tombs. Across from Bayou St. John, you will see beautiful City Park with its lush greenery and scenic lagoons. Located on the parks grounds is the New Orleans Museum of Art set among the overhanging Live Oak trees and Spanish Moss.

Your tour guide will give a locals chronology of events leading up to Hurricane Katrina and the days immediately following. You will travel through Lakeview, one of the hardest hit areas of New Orleans. You will witness the revival of our beautiful city by citizens who refused to give in. You will see Lake Pontchartrain and view the massive pumping station in the 17th Street Canal.

The next part of the journey will take us to the old town of Carrollton and the route of the St. Charles streetcar. You will pass Tulane and Loyola Universities as the ancient oaks of Audubon Park come into view. The heart of Uptown showcases some of the citys loveliest neighborhoods, while the Garden District is distinguished by its Greek Revival architecture and splendid gardens.

ASA Conference Katrina Tour

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    Includes:
  • Transportation to & from Hyatt
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Total Cost Per Person: $45
    Tour Date: Available Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 12PM
  • Tour Ends: 3PM

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New Orleans is like a good memory that rests easy on your mind the music is sweet, the food divine, that atmosphere captivating and the pace is definitely more leisurely. Join us as we explore all that makes New Orleans Americas most European city.

Next we will arrive on Esplanade Ave, the outermost boundary of the French Quarter, you will see a stunning display of the many fine Creole homes with delicate wrought-iron fences and balconies. You will stop at St. Louis III Cemetery, often called the city of the dead because of its above-ground tombs. Across from Bayou St. John, you will see beautiful City Park with its lush greenery and scenic lagoons. Located on the parks grounds is the New Orleans Museum of Art set among the overhanging Live Oak trees and Spanish Moss.

Your tour guide will give a locals chronology of events leading up to Hurricane Katrina and the days immediately following. You will travel through Lakeview, one of the hardest hit areas of New Orleans. You will witness the revival of our beautiful city by citizens who refused to give in. You will see Lake Pontchartrain and view the massive pumping station in the 17th Street Canal.

The next part of the journey will take us to the old town of Carrollton and the route of the St. Charles streetcar. You will pass Tulane and Loyola Universities as the ancient oaks of Audubon Park come into view. The heart of Uptown showcases some of the citys loveliest neighborhoods, while the Garden District is distinguished by its Greek Revival architecture and splendid gardens.

ASA Conference NO School of Cooking

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    Includes:
  • Transportation to & from Hyatt
  • Cooking Demo
  • Tasting Menu
  • Take Home Recipes
  • Taxes and gratuities
  • Total Cost Per Person: $55
    Tour Date: Available Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • Tour Starts: 6PM
  • Tour Ends: 9PM

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New Orleans is one of the great culinary cities of the world. It enjoys the grand traditions of one of the few remaining regional cuisines Creole. Creole cooking is a blend of four distinct influences: French, Spanish, African and American Indian.

New Orleans School of Cooking, located in the French Quarter, holds in store for your guests, some taste-tempting treats of Louisiana.

Join one of our chefs as they share with your group the history of New Orleans gastronomy, its Creole philosophy, quirky habits and, of course, its cuisine. Their fast repertoire of knowledge on Louisiana and its cuisine will keep your guests entertained during the entire class.

The demonstration class also includes a copy of the recipes for all your guests. The meal is served with bread & butter, iced tea, a coffee station, and Abita Beer.

    MENU SOUP
  • Chicken Andouille Sausage Gumbo
  • ENTRE
  • Shrimp Creole
  • DESSERT
  • Mini Pecan Pies
  • Pralines

  • After the class your guests will be able to shop at the Louisiana General Store where a full line of Cajun and Creole products, cookbooks, spices, aprons and the famous seasoning Joes stuff are available for purchase. What better way to introduce your guests to Creole Cuisine than with A Taste of New Orleans.

Christmas in New Orleans Cruise

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  • Adult: $89
  • Child (3-12): $39
  • Child (0-2): FREE

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The Christmas Eve Cruise on the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen is the perfect New Orleans way to spend the night before Christmas. Enjoy a delicious feast with family and friends among beautiful holiday decorations in an elegant dining room. Dance and sing along to a live jazz band under the stars from the upper deck, offering the best views in the city.

Creole Queen 4th of July

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  • Adults: $129
  • Children 6-12: $69
  • Children 0-5: $20

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    Availability

  • Date: July 4th
  • Boarding: 7:00pm 8:00pm
  • Cruising Time: 8:00-10:00pm


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax


  • Reservation & Cancellation Policies: All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability Sales for 4th of July Celebration are final and tickets are non-transferable Guests purchasing tour, cruises or tickets will not receive a paper ticket After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the cruise

Creole Queen Historic Cruise

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  • Adult with meal: $53
  • Adult without meal: $34
  • Child (ages 6-12) with meal: $24
  • Child (ages 6-12) without meal: $14
  • Child (ages 3-5) with meal: $5
  • Child (ages 3-5) without meal: FREE
  • Infant (ages 0-2): FREE no meal provided
  • Inclusions: Narrated cruise, visit to battlefield, taxes. Cash bar and a la cart food options are also available.
  • Product Details

    You will gently glide past the historic French Quarter and experience the Port of New Orleans from the river as our on-board historian entertains and informs with a detailed narration of New Orleans landmarks, history, vessel information and river lore. Disembark at the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, where you can tour the Chalmette Battlefield including the Malus-Beauregard House and the Chalmette Monument before re-boarding for the return cruise.





    Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax


  • Terms and conditions:

  • Reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Call for discounted group rates.
  • Cruise times may be altered or cancelled due to weather and safety concerns. Cruise may be held dockside if sailing coniditions are unfavorable.
  • Tickets, payment and cancellation policy:

  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability.
  • Any cancellation require 24 hours notice for full refund.
  • After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the cruise reservation.
  • If you book less than 24 hours in advance, please call (504) 529-4567 or (800) 445-4109 for availability.
  • PET POLICY: We do not allow pets onboard. However, certified Service Animals as defined by the ADA are always welcome. Although it is not required, as a courtesy we recommend notifying us at least 24-hours in advance that you will be bringing a Service Animal aboard.
  • Creole Queen Jazz Cruise Dinner

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    • Adult: $79
    • Child (ages 6-12): $36
    • Child (ages 3-5): $12
    • Infant (ages 0-2): FREE (no meal provided)

    Product Details

    The Creole Queen features outer decks with authentically patterned wrought iron trims inviting guests to stroll back in time as they settle into the mood of a bygone era. The interiors are richly appointed with plush Victorian style draperies, soft period lighting, wooden parquet dance floors, and Louisiana Cypress bars accented with brass railing for a warm and welcoming setting.

    After dinner, enjoy your favorite cocktails and sweet Mississippi River breezes on the promenade deck as the city skyline slips by under a canopy of stars. This Dinner Jazz Cruise is pure New Orleans, pure pleasure!

    Dinner Jazz Cruise Buffet Menu:
  • Caesar Salad
  • Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
  • New Orleans Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
  • Shrimp Pasta
  • Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Red Beans & Rice
  • Corn Mac Choux
  • Cajun Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding with Bourbon Whiskey Sauce
  • Bread and Butter & Cornbread
  • New Orleans Coffee
  • Iced Tea


  • Availability

  • Boarding: 6:30pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Inclusions: River Cruise, Creole Buffet, Jazz Entertainment, Cash Bar, Taxes

  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • Terms and conditions:

  • Reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Call for discounted group rates.
  • Cruise times may be altered or cancelled due to weather and safety concerns. Cruise may be held dockside if sailing coniditions are unfavorable.
  • Tickets, payment and cancellation policy:

  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability.
  • Any cancellation require 24 hours notice for full refund.
  • After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the cruise reservation.
  • If you book less than 24 hours in advance, please call (504) 529-4567 or (800) 445-4109 for availability.
  • PET POLICY: We do not allow pets onboard. However, certified Service Animals as defined by the ADA are always welcome. Although it is not required, as a courtesy we recommend notifying us at least 24-hours in advance that you will be bringing a Service Animal aboard.
  • Animal aboard.

    Creole Queen Jazz Cruise ONLY

    Product Pricing

    • Adult no dinner: $48
    • Child (6-12) no dinner: $24
    • Child (0-5) no dinner: Free

    Product Details

    Cruise with us into the night as the sights and sounds of America's busiest port pass you by. This cruise is pure New Orleans, featuring our renowned live Jazz Band. See the city skyline from the best vantage point in town!



    Availability

  • Boarding: 6:30pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Inclusions: River Cruise, Jazz Entertainment, Cash Bar (tips not included)

  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • Terms and conditions:

  • Reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Call for discounted group rates.
  • Cruise times may be altered or cancelled due to weather and safety concerns. Cruise may be held dockside if sailing coniditions are unfavorable.
  • Tickets, payment and cancellation policy:

  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability.
  • Any cancellation require 24 hours notice for full refund.
  • After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the cruise reservation.
  • If you book less than 24 hours in advance, please call (504) 529-4567 or (800) 445-4109 for availability.
  • PET POLICY: We do not allow pets onboard. However, certified Service Animals as defined by the ADA are always welcome. Although it is not required, as a courtesy we recommend notifying us at least 24-hours in advance that you will be bringing a Service Animal aboard.
  • French Quarter Walking Tour

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    Garden District Walking Tour

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    Haunted Tour - Ghosts and Legends

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    Haunted Tour - Vampire

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    Haunted Tour - Voodoo

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    Hoppin Down the River

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    • Adults: $59
    • Children 3-12: $39
    • Children 0-2: 10

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    In New Orleans, we take Easter to the next level like most holidays! Bring the family to the Paddlewheeler Creole Queens Hoppin Down the River Cruise with Bourgeois the Bunny and meet Bourgeois, enjoy games and activities, and feast upon our tasty lunch buffet as well as sweet Easter treats. Explore each room of the boat, each with different things to do and see, then head to the upper promenade deck of the boat and bask in the river breeze.

    Availability

      Date: Saturday, March 24th
    Boarding: 10:00am Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Boarding Time: 1:30pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • Large Airboat Tour

    Product Pricing

  • Adult drive up: $65
  • Adult with transportation: $85
  • One ticket price for all ages 5 and up on the Airboat tour
  • Product Details

    We have offered airboat tours for over 10 years, and feature a fleet of seven airboats. Each vessel is ready to take you to the far reaches of the bayous propelled by Chevy 454 cubic-inch 450-horsepower engines. We can accommodate up to 98 passengers total per tour.

    Availability

  • Available: Daily
  • Duration: 1 Hour 45 Minutes

  • Tour Times:

  • 10:00 am (hotel pick-up between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
  • 12:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 10:30 am- 11:00 am)
  • 2:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm)
  • 4:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm) This tour time is seasonal, does not run during winter.
  • Please note your hotel pick-up will arrive during the 30-minute window.

  • Transportation: Drive yourself or use our transportation -- it's your choice
  • Address: 4757 Orleans Way, Marrero, LA 70072
  • Please check-in at the swamp facility office 30 minutes prior to your tour time

  • Children under 5 years of age are not permitted
  • For reservations for 6 or more, we can also offer 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. tours


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 689-4186
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 689-2038 Fax
  • Mother's Day Brunch

    Product Pricing

    • Adult: $89
    • Child (3-12): $39
    • Child (0-2): FREE

    Product Details

    The Paddlewheeler Creole Queen will host a unique experience for mothers and their family featuring live Jazz and a special brunch menu. Complete with bottomless bubbly and beautiful city views on the Mighty Mississippi, this cruise will surely make for a memorable Mothers Day in New Orleans.

    Availability

  • Date: Sunday, May 13
  • Duration: 2 1/2 Hours
  • Boarding: 1:30pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

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    • Prices: $189

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  • Late night hors d'oeuvres
  • Live bands
  • Live DJs
  • Open bar


  • Availability

  • Date: December 31st
  • Boarding: 10:00pm 11:00pm
  • Cruising Time: 11:00pm - 1:00am


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • Package Large Airboat Tour

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    Package Small Airboat Tour

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    Package Swamp Tour

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    Papa Noel Cruise

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    • Adult: $59
    • Child (3-12): $39
    • Child (0-2): $10

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    Availability

  • Available: December 22nd and 23rd, 2018
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • FIRST CRUISE
  • Boarding: 10:00am Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 10:30am to 12:00pm
  • SECOND CRUISE
  • Boarding: 1:30pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 2:00pm to 3:30pm

  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • Pirates and Princess Cajun Christmas Tea

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    • Adult tea and tour: $50
    • Child tea and tour: $35
    • Keepsake photo (available for purchase onsite): $20

    Kids of all ages will love this unique Pirates and Princesses Cajun Holiday Tea down at Jean Lafitte Swamp Tour. Join us for a festive party including live entertainment, story time, a magic show, photos with Papa Noel himself, and of course a tour of the surrounding swamplands via traditional flat-bottom boat. The little ones will be enthralled by gator sightings - and they even get to hold one themselves! Even those picky eaters will be happy with the Cajun feast provided for lunch including Caesar Salad, Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice, Chicken Tenders & Fries, and Crawfish Eggrolls. We can't forget dessert, the Beignets and Bread Pudding will more than satisfy that sweet tooth.

    Timeline: 11:00am-12:30pm lunch, story time, magic show / 12:45-1:30pm swamp tour

    Inclusions: Magic Show, Story Time, Pictures with Papa Noel, and Swamp Tour.

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    Find yourself immersed in an adventure in the marshy swamplands of the Big Easys backyard only 25-minutes away from downtown New Orleans! Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours' trained and local navigators will escort you into the murky waters of Louisiana swamps where you'll get face to face with the beauty and beasts of nature. Located in the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, the Traditional Swamp Tour is one that you will not want to miss.

    Availability

  • Available: December 15th, 2018
  • Duration: 11 am - 1:30 pm
  • Drive-up: see map for directions


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 689-4186
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 689-2038 Fax
  • Plantation Tour Combo Laura

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    Plantation Tour Combo Whitney

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    Plantation Tour Oak Alley

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    Private Large Airboat Tour

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    Private Small Airboat Tour

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    Private Swamp Tour

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    Small Airboat Tour

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  • Adult drive up: $85
  • Adult with transportation: $105
  • One ticket price for all ages 5 and up on the Airboat tour
  • Product Details

    We have offered airboat tours for over 10 years, and feature a fleet of seven airboats. Each vessel is ready to take you to the far reaches of the bayous propelled by Chevy 454 cubic-inch 450-horsepower engines. We can accommodate up to 98 passengers total per tour.

    Availability

  • Available: Daily

  • Tour Times:

  • 10:00 am (hotel pick-up between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
  • 12:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 10:30 am- 11:00 am)
  • 2:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm)
  • 4:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm) This tour time is seasonal, does not run during winter.
  • Please note your hotel pick-up will arrive during the 30-minute window.

  • Transportation: Drive yourself or use our transportation -- it's your choice
  • Address: 4757 Orleans Way, Marrero, LA 70072
  • Please check-in at the swamp facility office 30 minutes prior to your tour time

  • Children under 5 years of age are not permitted
  • For reservations for 6 or more, we can also offer 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. tours


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 689-4186
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 689-2038 Fax
  • St. Louis No.1 Cemetery Walking Tour

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    Swamp Tour

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    • Adult drive up: $29
    • Adult with transportation: $52.00
    • Child (4-12) drive up: $12
    • Child (4-12) with transportation: $26

    Product Details

    Find yourself immersed in an adventure in the marshy swamplands of the Big Easys backyard only 25-minutes away from downtown New Orleans! Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours' trained and local navigators will escort you into the murky waters of Louisiana swamps where you'll get face to face with the beauty and beasts of nature. Located in the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, the Traditional Swamp Tour is one that you will not want to miss. Jean Lafitte offers transportation from eight convenient locations, or you can meet us there! There is plenty of parking is available for cars, motorcoaches and school buses. For your convenience, Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours are handicap accessible.

    Availability

  • Available: Daily
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Tour Times:

  • 10:00 am (hotel pick-up between 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
  • 12:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 10:30 am- 11:00 am)
  • 2:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm)
  • 4:00 pm (hotel pick-up between 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm) This tour time is seasonal, does not run during winter.
  • Please note your hotel pick-up will arrive during the 30-minute window.

  • Drive-up: see map for directions


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 689-4186
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 689-2038 Fax
  • Swamp Tour w/ Lunch at Restaurant Des Familles

    Product Pricing

    • Adult Tour plus Lunch drive up: $54
    • Adult Tour plus Lunch with transportation: $77
    • Child (4-12) Tour plus Lunch drive up: $37
    • Child (4-12) Tour plus Lunch with transportation: $51
    • Child (0-3) Tour plus Lunch drive up: $5
    • Child (0-3) Tour plus Lunch with transportation: $5

    Product Details

    Experience pure Louisiana, only 25 minutes from the French Quarter. Enjoy a delightful bayou tour with our local Cajun guides, where you will come face to face with the beauty and beasts of nature. See the protected, lush wilderness of Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve from the comfort of a large, flat-bottom boat. After your tour, you'll enjoy a delicious, traditionally Cajun lunch from local eatery Restaurant Des Familles. Overlooking the bayou, you can apply your new knowledge of the swamps while enjoying Cajun favorites.

    Jean Lafitte offers transportation from eight convenient locations, or you can meet us there! There is plenty of parking is available for cars, motorcoaches and school buses. For your convenience, Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours are handicap accessible.



    Availability

  • Available: Daily
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Tour Time: 10:00am
  • Lunch Time: 12:00pm
  • With Hotel Transportation - Pick-Up Time is from 8:30am to 9:00am
  • Drive-up: see map for directions


  • Menu:

  • Red Beans and Rice: served with smoked sausage.
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich: slow-roasted barbecue pork, dressed with creamy coleslaw and pickles on a sesame seed bun. Served with french fries.
  • Club Sandwich: ham, turkey, bacon, jack & cheddar cheese on sourdough. Served with french fries.
  • Chicken Parmesan: served over pasta or on a bun with french fries.
  • Shrimp or Catfish Poboy: french bread dressed with mayo, lettuce, tomatoes, and pickles. Served with french fries.
  • Cheeseburger: 8oz blend of ground filet, ribeye, & chuck, dressed with mayo, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and onion. Served with french fries.
  • All entrees come with a cup of chicken and sausage gumbo or a side salad.


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 689-4186
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 689-2038 Fax
  • Thanksgiving Day Celebration

    Product Pricing

    • Adults: $89
    • Children (3-12): $39
    • Children (0-2): FREE

    Product Details

    Let the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen do the cooking this Thanksgiving Day with a traditional Thanksgiving feast complete with all the fixins. Enjoy the sounds of a live jazz band while you dine and relax on the promenade deck as the boat sails down the river.

    Availability

  • Date: November 22nd, 2018
  • Boarding: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Cruising Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • Valentine's Day Cruise

    Product Pricing

    • Price: $129 all-inclusive

    Product Details

    Celebrate Valentine's Day aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen with an upscale buffet, an open call bar, live DJ entertainment and a complimentary glass of champagne upon boarding.

    Villere Group Creole Queen Historic Cruise

    Product Pricing

    • Adult with meal: $53
    • Adult without meal: $34
    • Child (ages 6-12) with meal: $24
    • Child (ages 6-12) without meal: $14
    • Child (ages 3-5) with meal: $5
    • Child (ages 3-5) without meal: FREE
    • Infant (ages 0-2): FREE no meal provided
  • Inclusions: Narrated cruise, visit to battlefield, taxes. Cash bar and a la cart food options are also available.
  • Product Details

    William Hyland, a Symposium Panelist and noted historian, will join us for a ride down the Mississippi River aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, and will provide our group with background on the Battle of New Orleans and the role of Jacques Villere, his family, and his plantation in the epic battle that was won by Andrew Jackson and his troops.

    • Board at 9:30 a.m. at Spanish Plaza
    • Sail at 10:00 a.m., and Mr. Hyland will lecture on the events of the battle while we cruise down to Chalmette
    • Arrive at the Chalmette Battlefield at 10:30 a.m.
    • Tour the battlefield site, re-board, and enjoy the sights from the river
    • Return to Spanish Plaza by 12:30 p.m.


    Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax


  • Terms and conditions:

  • Reservations are strongly recommended.
  • Call for discounted group rates.
  • Cruise times may be altered or cancelled due to weather and safety concerns. Cruise may be held dockside if sailing coniditions are unfavorable.
  • Tickets, payment and cancellation policy:

  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability.
  • Any cancellation require 24 hours notice for full refund.
  • After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the cruise reservation.
  • If you book less than 24 hours in advance, please call (504) 529-4567 or (800) 445-4109 for availability.
  • PET POLICY: We do not allow pets onboard. However, certified Service Animals as defined by the ADA are always welcome. Although it is not required, as a courtesy we recommend notifying us at least 24-hours in advance that you will be bringing a Service Animal aboard.
  • BMW Culinary Tour

    Product Pricing

    • Adult Ticket: $65
    • Transportation to & from Hyatt: $25
    • Total Cost Per Person: $90
    • Tour Date: Available Thursday, November 2nd ONLY
    • Tour Starts: 1PM
    • Tour Ends: 4PM
    • Pick Up and Drop Off at Hyatt
    • Please be outside of hotel at 12:30PM for boarding

    Product Details

    Visit various famous restaurants in New Orleans while learning about the creation of our local cuisine. All samples are included in the ticket price. Drinks can be purchased separately. No substitutions made on dietary restrictions or food allergies.

    Carnival Kick Off Fireworks Cruise

    Product Pricing

    • Adult: $79
    • Child (ages 6-12): $36
    • Child (ages 3-5): $12
    • Infant (ages 0-2): FREE (no meal provided)

    Product Details

    Lets Ring in the Tricentennial Carnival Season with a cruise aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen! The Mardi Gras season always starts with a Kings Day Celebration, where religious epiphanies end in a carnival of colorful beads, king cake, and magnificent floats. Theres no better way to kick off this traditional celebration than with Mardi Gras-themed fireworks on the Mighty Mississippi! Enjoy cruising on the river with front row seats to fireworks, a lavish Creole buffet, New Orleans cocktails, and Mardi Gras tunes that will have you counting down the days to Fat Tuesday.



    AVAILABILITY

  • January 6th 2018
  • Boarding: 7:00pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 7:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Inclusions: River Cruise, Creole Buffet, Jazz Entertainment, Cash Bar, Taxes
  • Dinner Jazz Cruise Buffet Menu:
  • Caesar Salad
  • Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
  • New Orleans Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
  • Shrimp Pasta
  • Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Red Beans & Rice
  • Corn Mac Choux
  • Cajun Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding with Bourbon Whiskey Sauce
  • Bread and Butter & Cornbread
  • New Orleans Coffee
  • Iced Tea


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • ICASSP

    Product Pricing

    Adult Ticket with Dinner: $79

    Product Details

    When night falls, the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen rises to the occasion. Step on board and cruise with us into the night where the sleepless activity of America's busiest port buzzes. The sounds of a lively jazz band fill the air as you enjoy a lavish Creole buffet in elegantly appointed dining rooms. The Creole Queen features outer decks with authentically patterned wrought iron trims inviting guests to stroll back in time as they settle into the mood of a bygone era. The interiors are richly appointed with plush Victorian style draperies, soft period lighting, wooden parquet dance floors, and Louisiana Cypress bars accented with brass railing for a warm and welcoming setting. After dinner, enjoy your favorite cocktails and sweet Mississippi River breezes on the promenade deck as the city skyline slips by under a canopy of stars. This Dinner Jazz Cruise is pure New Orleans, pure pleasure!
    • March 08, 2017
    • Boards at 6:30 pm
    • Cruises from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Tickets, payment and cancellation policy:
  • Cruise times may be altered or cancelled due to weather and safety concerns
  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability
  • Any cancellation require 24-hours notice for full refund
  • Guests purchasing tour, cruises or tickets will not receive a paper ticket
  • After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the tour
  • NAYDO Dinner Jazz Cruise

    Product Pricing

    Adult Ticket: $79

    Product Details

    The Creole Queen features outer decks with authentically patterned wrought iron trims inviting guests to stroll back in time as they settle into the mood of a bygone era. The interiors are richly appointed with plush Victorian style draperies, soft period lighting, wooden parquet dance floors, and Louisiana Cypress bars accented with brass railing for a warm and welcoming setting.

    After dinner, enjoy your favorite cocktails and sweet Mississippi River breezes on the promenade deck as the city skyline slips by under a canopy of stars. This Dinner Jazz Cruise is pure New Orleans, pure pleasure!

    Dinner Jazz Cruise Buffet Menu:
  • Caesar Salad
  • Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
  • New Orleans Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya
  • Shrimp Pasta
  • Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Red Beans & Rice
  • Corn Mac Choux
  • Cajun Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding with Bourbon Whiskey Sauce
  • Bread and Butter & Cornbread
  • New Orleans Coffee
  • Iced Tea


  • Availability: April 25, 2018

  • Boarding: 6:30pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Inclusions: River Cruise, Creole Buffet, Jazz Entertainment, Cash Bar, Taxes

  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • NAYDO Swamp Tour

    Product Pricing

    Adult with transportation: $59.00 Pick up is at Hilton Riverside, please be outside of the hotel for 8:30am.

    Product Details



    Availability

  • Available: April 27, 2018
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Tour Time: 10:00am
  • Pick-Up Time: 8:30am


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 689-4186
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 689-2038 Fax
  • NIN

    Product Pricing

    • Adult with dinner: $77
    • Adult no dinner: $44

    Product Details

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    Popeyes IFC Charter

    Product Pricing

    • Adult Ticket (no meal): $34
    • Adult Ticket with Lunch: $48

    Product Details

    Focusing on the critical Battle of New Orleans, this cruise is narrated by a costumed re-enactor who takes guests on a journey through the history of the city as we sail downriver to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and the historic Chalmette Battlefield. Highlights of the tour include the founding of the city by the LeMoyne brothers, the expansion of the city into the French Quarters of the Treme and Marigny, the Louisiana Purchase, and the Battle of New Orleans. A one-hour shore excursion at the battlefield features a guided tour and talk by National Park Rangers.
    • March 12, 2017
    • Boards at 1:30 pm
    • Cruises from 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Tickets, payment and cancellation policy:
  • Cruise times may be altered or cancelled due to weather and safety concerns
  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability
  • Any cancellation require 24-hours notice for full refund
  • Guests purchasing tour, cruises or tickets will not receive a paper ticket
  • After finishing your transaction, print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the tour