Essential Information

This excursion will operate by paddle-wheeler and on foot. This tour is not suitable for children. Depending on the ship’s berth, there will be either a short walk to the paddle-wheeler or a brief coach ride. Guests will have 45 minutes free time at Chalmette Battlefield. There are numerous steps and gravel paths at the battlefield. The paddle-wheeler is not exclusive to P&O Cruises. The boat ride will last around 2½ hours. Included drinks are a choice of 1 cup of iced tea, coffee, soda, bottomless Bloody Mary or Mimosa. Alcohol will only be served to those over the age of 21. Additional drinks may be purchased on board if required. Please remember local currency. The Creole style buffet is casual which is typical of New Orleans. It is common practice on board the paddle-wheeler for all drinks to be served in plastic cups. Flat, non-slip shoes are recommended. There are 2 steep flights of steps to reach the upper decks.