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BMW Culinary Tour

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  • 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)

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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
  • Christmas Eve Caroling Down The River

    Product Pricing

    • Adult: $79
    • Child (3-12): $39
    • Child (0-2): FREE

    Product Details

    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

    Product Pricing

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

    Product Details

      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

    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

    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

    Product Pricing

    • 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 History & Architecture Tour

    Product Pricing

    • Adults: $27
    • Military, Students, Seniors: $24
    • Child (0-6) FREE

    Product Details

    The distinctive buildings and architecture of New Orleans are reflective of the citys history and multicultural heritage. New Orleans is world famous for its plethora of unique architectural styles, from Creole cottages to the grand mansions on St. Charles Avenue, from the iron-adorned balconies of the French Quarter to an Egyptian Revival U.S. Customs House and a rare example of a Moorish revival church. Admire these beautiful structures while learning about the fascinating history of New Orleans on this tour led by a real local historian

    Availability

  • Nightly at 5pm
  • Starting Location: JAX Bistro Bar at 620 Decatur Street, Suite 1A
  • zFun Harbor Cruise

    Product Pricing

    • Adults: $22
    • Children 6-12: $10
    • Children 0-5: Free

    Product Details

    THIS TOUR WILL BE SUSPENDED AS OFF AUGUST 1st

    Availability

  • Available: Daily until August 16th
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Boarding: 2:30p.m. Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 3:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
  • Inclusions: River Cruise, Battlefield Excursion, Daily drink specials


  • Contact Details

  • (504) 529-4567
  • (800) 445-4109
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 524-6265 Fax
  • Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 Tour

    Product Pricing

    • Adults: $27
    • Military, Students, Seniors: $24
    • Child (0-6) FREE

    Product Details

    The New Orleans Garden District is a beautiful and ornate neighborhood, decorated with gorgeous, historic houses and mansions dating back to the Antebellum days of the Old South. The historic neighborhood comprised of the worlds largest collection of 19th century Southern-style mansions is best enjoyed on foot in order to gawk at the grand New Orleans architecture featuring white columns and ornate cast iron details. Our expert tour guide will take you through the neighborhood where celebrities like Sandra Bullock, Jay Z and Beyonce, Anne Rice, Peyton and Eli Manning, and John Goodman all own houses.

    Availability

  • Daily from 11am-1pm
  • Starting Location: Corner of St. Charles Ave. and Washington Ave.
  • Ghost Adventures Tour

    Product Pricing

    • Adults: $27
    • Military, Students, Seniors: $24
    • Child (0-6) FREE

    Product Details

    Explore Americas most haunted city on a Ghost Adventures Tour! Guests will have the rare opportunity to experience haunted locations investigated by real ghost hunters as seen on the New Orleans edition of the Travel Channels hit show Ghost Adventures. This is a historically accurate tour led by expert local historians, telling true stories of French Quarter murder and mayhem passed down over the last three centuries of the neighborhoods haunted past.

    Availability

  • Nightly 5-7pm and 8-10pm
  • Starting Location: JAX Bistro Bar at 620 Decatur Street, Suite 1A
  • Audubon Institute Hop-On Hop-Off

    Product Pricing

    • Adult: $10
    • Child (3-12): $8

    Product Details

  • All tickets are round trip.
  • Buses are wheelchair accessible.
  • Purchase your tickets at any Audubon attraction or City Sightseeing kiosk.
  • Weekdays (Mondays - Fridays)

  • From Aquarium:
  • 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm
  • From Zoo:
  • 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm
  • Weekends (Saturday - Sunday)

  • From Aquarium:
  • 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm
  • From Zoo:
  • 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm


  • Contact Details

  • (800) 380-3378
  • (800) 366-8882
  • (504) 592-0529 Fax
  • Hoppin Down the River

    Product Pricing

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

    Product Details

    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
  • Hoppin' On The River

    Product Pricing

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

    Product Details

    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

  • Available: March 19th, 2016
  • Duration: 1.5 Hours
  • Boarding: 10:00am Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 10:30am to 12:00pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: $69
    • 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
  • 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.

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    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
  • New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

    Product Pricing

    • 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
  • NIN

    Product Pricing

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

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    Package Large Airboat Tour

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    Package Swamp Tour

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    Papa Noel Cruise

    Product Pricing

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

    Product Details

    Availability

  • Available: December 23, 2017
  • 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
  • Plantation Tour

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    Plantation Tour Evergreen

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  • Adult Ticket: $69
  • Child 6-12 Ticket: $49
  • Child 0-5 Ticket: $15
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    An intimate view into the lives of plantation owners and slaves in Antebellum Louisiana

    Evergreen Plantation is a present-day working sugar cane plantation, and the most intact complex in the South with 37 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including her 22 slave cabins.Tours feature the 250 years of family ownership, its architectural significance, and its reliance on agriculture. Emphasis is placed on the plantation's dependence on slave labor and later the labor of freed African-Americans that was necessary at the time to operate such an enterprise. Today, Evergreen Plantation remains a privately owned, working sugar cane plantation with people living and working on site. A popular filming location, many well-known movies and shows have used Evergreen such as "Django Unchained," "Roots," and "Free State of Jones."

    TOUR DETAILS

  • Availability: Tuesday through Saturday
  • Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Tour Time: 10 a.m.
  • Pick-up times start at 8:00 a.m. Please be outside of your hotel waiting for your pick-up.
  • Transportation included from the hotel of your choice
  • Plantation Tour Whitney

    Product Pricing

  • Adult Ticket: $69
  • Child 6-12 Ticket: $49
  • Child 0-5 Ticket: $15
  • Includes transportation
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    An intimate view into the lives of plantation owners and slaves in Antebellum Louisiana

    Within the boundaries of the "Habitation Haydel," as the Whitney Plantation was originally known, the story of the Haydel family of German immigrants and the slaves that they held were intertwined. In 2014, the Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 262 year history as the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery. Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork, restored buildings and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana's enslaved people.

    TOUR DETAILS

  • Availability: Wednesday through Monday
  • Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Tour Time: 10 a.m.
  • Pick-up times start at 8:00 a.m. Please be outside of your hotel waiting for your pick-up.
  • Transportation included from the hotel of your choice
  • 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
  • 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

    Product Pricing

  • 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
  • Swamp Tour

    Product Pricing

    • 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: $79
    • 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 23rd, 2017
  • 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.

    VIP City Tour

    Product Pricing

    Product Details

    Voodoo & Cemetery Tour

    Product Pricing

    • Adults: $27
    • Military, Students, Seniors: $24
    • Child (0-6) FREE

    Product Details

    Voodoo or voudou is a Haitian folk religion which consists of various African magical beliefs and rites that have become mixed with Catholic elements. The origin of the world Voodoo means spirit, an invisible, mysterious force that can intervene in human affairs. This tour will guide guests through the historic French Quarter to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, the final resting place of historys most revered Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau. Before entering the cemetery, guests will visit a real Voodoo museum and have the opportunity to purchase unique, authentic souvenirs from Marie Laveaus Voodoo Shop.

    Availability

  • Daily from 11am-1pm
  • Starting Location: JAX Bistro Bar at 620 Decatur Street, Suite 1A
  • zHalloween Dinner Cruise

    Product Pricing

    • Adult with dinner: $77

    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
  • Vegan Options Available


  • Availability

  • Boarding: 6:00pm Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock
  • Cruising: 7:00pm to 9:30pm
  • 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