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Creole Queen Historic Cruise

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The 2:00 pm Historic Cruise sails Fridays and Saturdays only.

Starting March 1st, the 2:00 pm cruise will sail on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The 10 am cruise will return for Saturday Mornings only.

Use promo code MONDAY for $5 off Monday Cruises for the month of March!

New Orleans' only Historic River Cruise! Focusing on 300 years of New Orleans history, this cruise offered twice daily is narrated by a local historian who takes guests on a journey through the story 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 critical Battle of New Orleans. A one-hour shore excursion at the battlefield features a guided tour and talk by National Park Rangers.

Enjoy bottomless mimosas on our Battlefield Cruise for an additional $20!

To learn more about our Social Distancing Protocol, please click here.

Tour Information:


  1. 9:30am - 10:00am Boarding
  2. 10:00am - 10:30am Sails to Chalmette Battlefield
  3. 10:30am - 11:30am Battlefield Tour
  4. 11:30am - 12:30pm Return to Spanish Plaza

AFTERNOON CRUISE (Only Friday-Sunday at this time)

  1. 1:30pm - 2:00pm Boarding
  2. 2:00pm - 2:30pm Sails to Chalmette Battlefield
  3. 2:30pm - 3:30pm Battlefield Tour
  4. 3:30pm - 4:30pm Return to Spanish Plaza

*Inclusions: Narrated cruise, tour of the battlefield Bar specials: Cash bar, $20 bottomless Mimosas


  • Adult with Lunch: $53
  • Adult no Lunch: $36
  • Child (6-12) with Lunch: $24
  • Child (6-12) no Lunch: $15
  • Child (0-5) with Lunch: $10
  • Child (0-5) no Lunch: Free

Bar specials and Add-Ons: Cash bar, $20 bottomless Mimosas, Packaged lunch available for a la carte purchase on board for an additional cost onboard.*


New Orleans Style Shrimp Pasta

10” Roast Beef Po-Boy

Creole Jambalaya

Crawfish Bread

Caesar Salad

Red Beans & Rice

Fresh Baked Cookies

Zapps Potato Chips


Discounted parking is available at the World Trade Center (WTC) Parking Lot on the corner of Poydras Street and Convention Center Boulevard (100 Poydras Street). Your printed parking ticket must be presented to the Creole Queen ticket booth in order to receive the Creole Queen discount on up to 5 hours of parking.

Reservation & Cancellation Policies:

  • Due to limited capacity, refund requests made less than 24 hours prior to the cruise departure will NOT be considered. However, your ticket is transferable and valid for up to one year.
  • Cruise times may be altered or canceled due to weather and safety concerns.
  • Cruise may remain dockside in the event of unfavorable sailing conditions.
  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability.


  • Print out your receipt/confirmation email as your ticket for the tour.
  • Call 504.529.4567 for discounted group rates.
  • PET POLICY: We do not allow pets onboard. However, 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.
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed onboard. For specific food allergies questions or requests please call at least 24-hours ahead of your cruise.

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