Lower Mississippi Cruise - EARLYBIRD
Validity Dates 20 Apr 2022 to 30 Jun 2022
Start Price US $2,885 per person
Cruise American Duchess, Charms of the South Cruise ex New Orleans to Memphis
Cruise Line American Queen Voyages
Ship American Duchess
Destination North America Rivers
Brief Description Cruise & Stay 8 nights with American Duchess on a paddlewheeling adventure from New Orleans to Memphis.
Type of Special 9 day Cruise and Stay
Departure Date 17 Jun 2024
Inclusions SUMMARY:
Cruise Package Duration: 8 nights Cruise-Stay
Package Begins: 17 June 2024 - hotel in New Orleans, USA
Cruise Begins: 18 June 2024 - embark, New Orleans, USA
Cruise Ends: 25 June 2024 - disembark, Memphis, USA
Ship: American Duchess
River: Mississippi River


• 1 night pre-cruise hotel stay with breakfast in New Orleans
• One way transfer from hotel to port on cruise departure day
• 7 night Mississippi River cruise aboard the American Duchess from New Orleans to Memphis
• All onboard meals, including both fine dining and casual cuisine
• Complimentary hop-on hop-off shore excursions in each port of call
• 24-Hour room service onboard cruise
• Complimentary onboard cruise `Unlimited Beverage Package` - including beer, wine by the glass, spirits and cocktails valued at up to US $12 in value per drink including 15% gratuity (does not include special tasting events onboard)
• Complimentary cappuccino, espresso, specialty coffees, tea, bottled water and soft drinks throughout your cruise voyage
• A dedicated fleet of deluxe motor coaches
• Port charges of USD $249 per person
• Prepaid ships gratuities of USD $137 per person

This cruise has been discounted by up to $300 USD per person in selected categories for Australian residents!
Please see below for a list of the significant savings you can enjoy for new bookings up to the 30th of June 2022*.

All rates in USD per person

Twin Cat IS Interior Stateroom: Was $3185 - NOW $2885*
Twin Cat VS Veranda Suite with Private Balcony: Was $5385 - NOW $5085*
Twin Cat DS Deluxe Suite with Private Balcony: Was $8185 - NOW $7885*
Twin Cat LFS Loft Suite with Private Balcony: Was $9185 - NOW $8885*
Twin Cat OS Owner's Suite: Was $10685 - NOW $10385*
Special Conditions *Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in USD, based on best available promotional cruise fare at time of publication and including all discounts. Visitors to the United States or Canada must complete an online ESTA/CANESTA application prior to arrival which is not included and is the guests responsibility. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Please note that cabin availability is not shown in real time - All enquiries will be checked for current availability at the time requested. Promotional fares shown here include discounts of up to $300 USD and are capacity controlled – pricing ends 30Jun22. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. All offers for Australian residents. Transfer to hotel on arrival and post cruise are not included. All guests must be fully vaccinated by a US approved vaccine and complete a covid test prior to departure on any American Queen Voyages cruise.
Sailing Dates
  • 17 Jun 2024
Category Twin Per Person Single Per Person
Interior Staterooms US $2,885 Request Price
Veranda Suites US $5,085 Request Price
Deluxe Suites US $7,885 Request Price
Loft Suites US $8,885 Request Price
Owners Suites US $10,385 Request Price

Cruise Itinerary

1 17/06 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Hotel
2 18/06 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Embark 05:00 PM
3 19/06 Nottoway, Louisiana, USA 09:00 AM 05:30 PM
4 20/06 St Francisville, Louisiana, USA 08:00 AM 01:00 PM
5 21/06 Natchez, Mississippi, USA 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
6 22/06 Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
7 23/06 River Cruising
8 24/06 Tunica, Mississippi 01:00 PM 06:00 PM
9 25/06 Memphis Tennessee, USA 05:00 PM Disembark
All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

* Unless otherwise noted all pricing is on a per person twin share basis. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Special conditions may apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Any pricing not in Australian Dollars will be converted on the day of payment into the relevant currency based on our daily rate of exchange. Please note that many of the prices shown on this website are not shown in real time. Whilst we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ slightly from the live prices in our booking system. All pricing and offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Please submit any data errors/omissions you may notice on this site.

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