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Chalmette Battlefield Cruise

Enjoy this 90 minute narrated harbor cruise on the Mississippi River enroute to the Chalmette Battlefield at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park. Step back in time aboard the authentic paddlewheeler, the Creole Queen.
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age 5-12 years old. 4 yrs old and under are free.
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For the safety of our employees and visitors, New Orleans Paddlewheels welcomes the new City of New Orleans COVID-19 mandate of identifying proof of your COVID vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in order to receive boarding passes for our riverboat cruises.
For the best riverboat cruises in New Orleans, climb aboard the Creole Queen. Cruise the Mississippi River in style to the Chalmette Battlefield, site of the 1815 Batrtle of New Orleans.


  • Fully narrated cruise
  • Cruise down "Old Man River" in style and luxury
  • Step back in time on this authentic paddlewheel
  • Captivating skyline views above wrought iron trimmed decks
  • View the French Quarter, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral
  • Disembark at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park for a tour
  • Food Available for Purchase and Cash Bar
View the French Quarter and the Port of New Orleans from the river as the Captain entertains you with a detailed narration of New Orleans landmarks, history, vessel information, and river lore.

Disembark at the site of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, where you can tour the Chalmette Battlefield including the Malus-Beauregard House and the Chalmette Monument before re-boarding for return cruise.

Cruise the Mississippi River aboard New Orleans' most luxurious riverboat, the 1,000 passenger paddlewheel Creole Queen. It's the place to be, to see the sights and sounds of New Orleans. Cash bar and a la cart food available.

Buy your eTickets today for the Chalmette Battlefield Cruise and learn the history of New Orleans, the fun way!

Operating Times

Check calendar for open dates: Boarding: 1:30 pm; Departure: 2:00 pm; Return: 4:30 pm.

Reservation Notes

Reservations are required. E-Ticket will contain complete details regarding this tour.


2.5 hours

Booth Location

The New Orleans Creole Queen ticket booth is located at the Riverwalk Canal Street Dock, #1 Poydras, New Orleans, LA 70130.

Nearest Intersection

Port of New Orleans Pl and Poydras St.

Age Requirements

Child Ticket: 5-12 years old. 4 yrs old and under are free.


Cruise times may be altered or canceled due to weather and safety concerns. You may exchange your tickets anytime before the cruise time. Vessel is wheelchair accessible. Gratuity is not included in the ticket price. Tips are appreciated. The boat is fully enclosed and climate-controlled for passenger comfort. All interior areas of the boat are non-smoking. Passengers who enjoy smoking may do so on the outdoor observation decks.