The 880 passenger Paddlewheeler Creole Queen is New Orleans’ most luxurious daily excursions riverboat on the Mississippi River. The Creole Queen is an traditional riverboat powered by a 24-ft diameter paddlewheel. She has three private dining rooms giving her the largest indoor capacity available on excursion vessels in New Orleans. Enjoy a Dinner Jazz Cruise, a Historical Cruise, or even one of our Special Event Cruises.
Looking to host a wedding or special event? Private rooms & full boat charters are also available.
View the French Quarter, the Port of New Orleans, and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and be entertained by a historian narrator with a detailed description of New Orleans landmarks, history, vessel information, and river lore.Click for More Info »
Step on board and cruise with us into the night where the sleepless activity of America's busiest port buzzes.Click for More Info »
Have a true New Orleans style Christmas aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen with a special Christmas Eve celebration.Click for More Info »
Spend a romantic evening with your special someone aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen this Valentine's Day in New Orleans.Click for More Info »
Celebrate Mom in a special way this year on the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen's Mother's Day Bubbly Brunch cruise!Click for More Info »
Celebrate Independence Day on the Mississippi River! New Orleans puts on a spectacular Dueling Barges fireworks show and there is no better way to see it than from the deck of the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen!Click for More Info »
Relax this Thanksgiving by taking the family to the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen's Thanksgiving Celebration on the Mississippi River. Skip the stress of cooking a full meal and leave it to the Creole Queen.Click for More Info »
Spend an enchanting Christmas Eve in New Orleans on the Creole Queen! Enjoy unparalleled views of the city from our elegant, garland-adorned dining rooms or from the open air of our upper deck.Click for More Info »
Come pass a good time aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen with Papa Noel, Mrs. Noel, Gaston the Gator and other jolly Cajun characters during this enchanting family festivity.Click for More Info »