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Did you know...

June 8, 2018 News Flash

    ...that in the early 1800's there were many "races" between riverboats heading to the same or similar ports?  Usually it was a friendly rivalry between captains of riverboats.  But in 1835 the Steamer Reindeer compet… Read More »

Tall Ship Elissa visited New Orleans Photo

Tall Ship Elissa visited New Orleans

April 24, 2018 News Flash

The ship Elissa, docked in Galveston, Texas, recently visited the city as part of the Tall Ships Festival.   The Elissa was featured in an oil painting by famed marine artist Michael Blaser.  Mr. Blaser painted the New Orleans riverfro… Read More »

Racing - Steamboats or Horses Photo

Racing - Steamboats or Horses

March 14, 2018 News Flash

  Steamboat Races were popular in the 1800's and that need for speed was carried over to land events in New Orleans.  As early of 1839 Bernard de Marigny, Julius Branch and Henry Augustine Tayloe, organized races at the "Louisian… Read More »

Coming in 2018!  Don't miss the latest in Riverboat News! Photo

Coming in 2018! Don't miss the latest in Riverboat News!

January 19, 2018 News Flash

October 2018 will celebrate the launch of the Riverboat City of New Orleans.  New Orleans Steamboat Company is skillfully refurbishing this beautiful vessel locally and will welcome her to her new home dock in the fall.   She will… Read More »

Christmas Celebration at the Convention Center Photo

Christmas Celebration at the Convention Center

December 19, 2017 News Flash

Open to the public for tickets, the Ernest N Morial Convention Center has a wonderland for children for two weeks.  It includes a literal forest of Christmas Tree, rides and inflatables - all holiday themed.  Steamboat NATCHEZ got in on the… Read More »

It's a Winter Wonderland! Photo

It's a Winter Wonderland!

December 8, 2017 News Flash

Yes, It is snowing in New Orleans!  What a wonderful way to start the holidays.   Due to the weather conditions the Steamboat NATCHEZ is not sailing tonight, December 8th.      … Read More »

Steamboat NATCHEZ Cruise and Dinner Winter Special Photo

Steamboat NATCHEZ Cruise and Dinner Winter Special

November 27, 2017 News Flash

Steamboat NATCHEZ  Winter Special* Dinner jazz cruise, buffet, live jazz by the Dukes of Dixieland and the unique view of the City of New Orleans  from above sea level. A terrific experience for locals and visitors alike! Ad… Read More »

Reservation Call Center - Winter Hours Photo

Reservation Call Center - Winter Hours

November 11, 2017 News Flash

Gray Line Tours and Steamboat Natchez have a professionally trained staff at your service.  Between November 15th, 2017 and March 1, 2018, the winter call center hours will be 9:00am-8:00pm. Of course, you can leave a phone message after h… Read More »

Travel Weekly names the Dukes in the top 8 US Musical Experiences Photo

Travel Weekly names the Dukes in the top 8 US Musical Experiences

July 6, 2017 News Flash

Travel Weekly – UK Writer: Katie McGonagle Top Eight Musical Experiences. It only takes the twang of a guitar string to get in the Nashville country-music mood, the quiver of a lip and an ‘uh‑huh-huh’ to know it’s E… Read More »

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Cruises continue....

June 20, 2017 News Flash

At this time the weather is being a bit on the dreary side, but the Steamboat Natchez will be sailing her scheduled cruises for the next few days unless conditions recommend cancellation.  We will certianly post them on this site and facebook. &… Read More »

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