Cruises in New OrleansEdit This
The Perfect Mode of Transport
New Orleans cruises are probably the best way to see this astonishing city of vibrancy, culture and cuisine. Many major operators will include the city in their itineraries on voyages around the coast of the USA or on the way to or from the Caribbean.
Cruising the History
P&O's North American cruises allow you to pre-book a number of shore excursions with a fascinating historical twist before your boat even sets sail. You can take the 2 and a half hour tour of the French Quarter and the above ground tombs of the Louis III cemetery where movies such as "Live and Let Die" were filmed. Other options include "A Glimpse of the Old South" in which you can take a trip from your New Orleans cruises to an old-fashioned plantation built in 1787. Relive New Orleans' spooky past by going on a ghost walk during which you will be told scary voodoo myths and tales.
A real favorite activity for travelers to this part of the world is a cruise along the Mississippi River on the Steamboat Natchez. Relive the heady days of the riverboat gamblers on this period vessel as you are entertained by a Dixieland jazz band and a museum housed in the engine room. You can also enjoy a delicious buffet-style meal prepared fresh on board. All this costs between $20 and $32 per person and represents great value. This is a well-loved option among the New Orleans cruises on offer.