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Address: 12244 N Upper Lakeshore Dr, Monticello, IN 47960-4701
Phone Number: 574-583-3545

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Very Nice Boat Ride

It was a nice boat ride! It was clean, staff were friendly, and the trip was a good time had by all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jill M
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a nice boat ride! It was clean, staff were friendly, and the trip was a good time had by all.

Thank Jill M
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the few major things to do in Monticello that has seen improvements thanks to new owners and operators. The new owners continue to impress and improve with the Madam Carroll since taking over a few years ago. They've improved the comfort of the upper level with the awning, even though it does look weird, it makes a HUGE... More 

Thank TravelGavin
Kokomo, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Toy Factory is a great band from Indy. I was aware that they had played on the MC before, but somehow I always missed it! Not this year! I informed lots of my friends and consequently, we had a group of about 40 people from Kokomo who came and a good time was had by all! Most of us... More 

Thank thecloser765
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rode with a group of friends this weekend; fun ride on the lake. The Madam Carroll has snacks for sale and drinks. You can sit up on the top deck for a great view and catch the rays, or you can sit on the lower deck in a big room, if there is a program on board. Our cruise... More 

Thank Randy S
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New ownership a few years ago has given this boat a new life. Great bands are booked to entertain the passengers on an evening cruise. Usually leaves the dock around 7 to 8 pm. Returns in two hour for those that prefer to get off but leaves for another 2 hour trip for those that wish to continue to party.... More 

Thank Bill M
Danville, Indiana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This boat ride was awesome they had 2 bands and for $20 a great cheap night of entertainment. Parking is minimal so get here earlier we went to the restaurant up the street and went up to the third floor of the boat, we could hear the bands just fine and got to see all the houses and the sunset... More 

Thank kristencoondog
Monticello, Indiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our 50th wedding anniversary was celebrated with our family and friends on the great Madam Carroll. We had it all to ourselves. Their was music, dance and great food catered by the Sportman's restaurant. The views of the lake Freeman were awesome. Our family and friends were so impressed. We all had a great time. What a fantastic 50th it... More 

1 Thank 50GoldenYears2013
Monticello, Indiana
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Riding on the Madam Carroll is a fun experience, if it is not raining you are able to go up top and see the lake and all the scenery. If you get to hot you can go below and sit down and watch.

1 Thank Katrina W
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160 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

This was the first time we did this dinner cruise. The Jazz band, Rodney Stepp and his group were very professional. Listening to this group all night was a real treat! Kudos to Madam Carroll for booking such a sound! A couple of things that could have made our trip a little better....parking was not organized. Announcements about the flow... More 

1 Thank WabashO
Muncie, Indiana
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This was m my first and will be my last time on this cruise. The show was absolutely fantastic but my disappointment in the boat far exceeds a good show. I frequently travel with people who use wheelchairs. When explaining the needs of this guest, I was assured we would have absolutely no trouble on the boat. From the time... More 

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