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New Orleans: Creole Queen History Cruise with Optional Lunch711 Reviews
Enjoy a relaxing cruise down the mighty Mississippi river. Listen to an exciting narration depicting the last battle of 1812. Learn about New Orlean's famous landmarks, river lore, and culture.
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- Visit the battlefield where the Battle of New Orleans took place
- Enjoy New Orleans cocktails on board at the Cash Bar
- Sit back and relax as you learn about the local history
DescriptionSit back and enjoy the views or a drink at the bar while journeying down the Mississippi river. Learn about New Orleans' complex, but interesting story, focusing on the critical Battle of New Orleans. Join a cruise narrated by a local guide and embark on a journey into the past as you head downriver to the Chalmette Battlefield at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. As you travel to the battlefield, learn about the settlement of New Orleans, its river, and the historical landmarks that line the banks of the Mississippi River. As you cruise, treat yourself to a traditional lunch on board. (If relevant option selected.) Stop at the battlefield and hear about the legacy of the area on a 1-hour guided tour along the shore with a talk by National Park Rangers. After, return to the starting point where your tour will end. SAMPLE MENU LUNCH: • 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 (Menu items are subject to change by season and availability)
Includes1.5-hour narrated cruise 1-hour guided tour of Chalmette Battlefield by National Park Rangers Creole Lunch Buffet (if option is selected)
- No outside food or beverages are allowed on board Departure times may be altered or canceled due to weather and safety concerns Cruise may remain dockside in the event of unfavorable sailing conditions