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New Orleans Steamboat Company

At this time the Riverboat City of New Orleans and Gray line Tours continue to plan to welcome visitors and locals this weekend.  We cruise "rain or shine”! Our Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS has plenty of indoor space.

The City Government continues to monitor a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico that has the potential to develop into a tropical depression and bring heavy rain to New Orleans.  We will follow their lead and that of the Coast Guard in determining any change in our schedule.

If we need to cancel any of our cruises/tours, we will notify you through the email you provided.  You will not need to place a call to us.

                                       Reservations are non-refundable but if you wish to reschedule for the coming 3 days, please email us at tours@glnosc.com .

The New Orleans Steamboat Company is no newcomer to the Mississippi or American's steamboat heritage.  Our parent company has been operating steamboats longer than any company in the world.  In fact, we've been part of the history of steam transport since 1817, just five years after the first steamboat docked in New Orleans. We're now in our fourth decade of life on the Mississippi.  We've given literally millions of people the experience of one of our country's oldest and richest traditions.


 Clarke "Doc" Hawley Captain, Steamer NATCHEZ, Retired
Clarke "Doc" Hawley Captain, Steamer NATCHEZ, Retired
"They say the river is eternal. To me, it's eternally new. As a steamboat man, I've seen in every light and all weathers. But, I've never lost my sense of wonder at its power and majesty, and it was it seems to touch something special in the American spirit. On the deck, with the big wheel turning, you can look across the water and back to the days when time was measured by the coming and going of packets and excursion boats, and those days are as close as the echo of the steam calliope. Maybe that's what they mean by eternal." Clarke "Doc" Hawley Captain, Steamer NATCHEZ, Retired.


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