Mississippi Delta Explorer

New Orleans to Memphis or v.v

with Viking River Cruises

Southern heritage and quaint towns
Discover Darrow, the gateway to the grand homes of the Lower Mississippi, and explore the fascinating towns along the banks of the Mississippi that preserve the memory of the American South’s early history. Learn about Natchez’s French and Acadian heritage and pay your respects at the Vicksburg battlefield. Savor delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine, as well as Memphis’s famous barbecue, as you celebrate musical legends in the birthplace of rock ’n’ roll.

New Orleans to Memphis 08 February 2025 From $6799 pp share double

About Viking River Cruises
Hosting 386 guests in 193 all outside staterooms, the new state-of-the-art Viking Mississippi is inspired by our award-winning Viking Longships® and ocean ships and will feature clean Scandinavian design, as well as public spaces that are familiar to guests but that have been reimagined for Mississippi River voyages. Purpose-built for the Mississippi, the ship’s cutting-edge design, expansive windows and comfortable amenities will make it the first truly modern cruise ship in the region.Viking River Cruises pride themselves on being “the thinking travellers cruise”, with no photography sales, art auctions, no formal nights, no smoking, and no children are permitted under 18.

Day 1: New Orleans, Louisiana, embarkation
Day 2: Darrow, Louisiana
Day 3: St. Francisville, Louisiana
Day 4: Natchez, Mississippi
Day 5: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Day 6: Greenville, Mississippi
Day 7: Scenic sailing, Lower Mississippi
Day 8: Memphis, Tennessee

* 7 night river cruise Memphis to New Orleans onboard Viking Mississippi
* Port Taxes and Government Fees
* Prepaid Cruise Gratuities
* Enrichment lectures and Destination performances
* All meals onboard
* Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
* 24 hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
* Free WiFi onboard

Your Bonus
* One Complimentary shore excursion in every port of call

Where will my cabin be?
Veranda staterooms are located on Deck 2 at the aft.

Please note:

The Mississippi vessel varies greatly from the European Waterways fleet.  Ships are more traditional, and layout will differ from the Longships of Europe. Please ask us for details.

Travel dates
08 February 2025

Please note:
Many departures in 2024 are now sold out
, however please enquire and we will find out for you what dates may be available.
2025 has many more departures for this itinerary, or the reverse, please get in touch.

Book by
31 May 2024

From $6799 pp share double French Balcony,  Category FB
Subject to availability at time of booking

Terms & Conditions
Prices shown unless otherwise stated are in NZ$ and are subject to currency fluctuations and are for payment by cash, Eftpos, direct deposit or cleared cheque only.  Credit Card payments are also accepted but will incur a small surcharge, please enquire.   Price includes all discounts. Price includes your cruise fare and known Port Taxes & Govt Fees. Gratuities included. Special conditions apply for all Bonus Inclusions, please discuss with your Ocean Escapes consultant. Savings of up to $2000 per couple are included in shown price.  Must book by 31 May 2024, with deposit due immediately upon booking confirmation. Airfares are not included. Other conditions may apply.


Prices correct as at 13 May 2024, subject to change without notice. We encourage you to check the most current price with our team, in particular any offers including flights and/or accommodation. Whilst we endeavour to keep our website up to date at all times, please understand if price changes may not be reflected immediately. Other conditions may apply. E&OE.