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Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark

5224 E Indiana Beach Rd, On Lake Shafer, Monticello, IN 47960-1279
+1 574-583-4141
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Boardwalk Amusement

Indiana Beach is a boardwalk amusement park along the edge of Lake Shafer, with a few nice coasters... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amoo8280
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Chicago, Illinois
Our Labor Day Visit

Crow campground was a mad house. They acted like they had been open very long. They changed our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jesterisdead
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Today, Indiana Beach is home to six roller coasters. Of them, three are wooden roller coasters, including the world-famous Cornball Express, voted the #1 Wooden Coaster in the world by Theme Park Critic in 2002! In addition, Indiana Beach is home to Indiana's 1st custom steel coaster, Steel Hawg. Through all its new attractions, new slogans, and new guests, Indiana Beach never forgot its place as a classic facility filled with classic attractions. Whether it’s getting’ their fannies riding on a coaster, relaxing in the summer sun, or dancing & dining with family & friends, generations have enjoyed all that Indiana Beach has to offer including 0ver 100 accommodations. With plans for tomorrow blossoming every day, exciting changes every season, and a continued commitment to quality, there are no limits in sight for Indiana Beach’s future. From a cornfield that a horse and cart turned into a beach swimming area to the largest amusement & vacation playground in the state of Indiana, from its humble beginnings as Ideal Beach to its undying popularity in the hearts of guests of all ages and generations, Indiana Beach has come to represent that there truly is “more than corn in Indiana...”
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible22%
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LOCATION
5224 E Indiana Beach Rd, On Lake Shafer, Monticello, IN 47960-1279
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+1 574-583-4141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Indiana Beach is a boardwalk amusement park along the edge of Lake Shafer, with a few nice coasters and other rides. We spent Labor Day weekend here and had an enjoyable time. Most rides have a short wait time, but not all rides were open...More

Thank amoo8280
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear amoo8280, Thanks for your kind comments shared on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your time at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark. I did pass along your comments to the GM regarding resources and such and honestly, appreciate the honesty....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crow campground was a mad house. They acted like they had been open very long. They changed our reservation without letting us know until check-in which resulted in issues with our part tickets. Crow Campground was very congested with lots of speeding up and down...More

3  Thank jesterisdead
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jeter Is Dead, We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Personalized service and creating memorable experiences is our highest mission at Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort and IB Crow campground. Please do not hesitate to contact us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I came to Indiana Beach Campgrounds this past weekend for Labor Day. We spent the entire weekend there except for Sunday when we went to Indiana Beach Amusement Park. The campgrounds receive 5 stars and were completely wonderful. But, the Amusement Park...More

2  Thank gdplatts
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dgplatts, We are very sorry to hear that we have not lived up to your expectation and we will certainly review your comments with our dedicated team. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly prior to your next visit so we can ensure...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Three years ago my grandson and I visited this park, only to find it run down and in need of tender loving care. Last week, after hearing that a new owner had taken charge of the park and invested capital to fix it up, we...More

1  Thank Kent S
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kent, Your kinds words and effort to share your feedback with us is well appreciated and we are happy to hear you had a memorable time at Indiana Beach Boardwalk Resort. Our location is a real asset, but it's nice to see that our effort...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I see a lot a of negative reviews however my only negative comment is that of the Sky Lounge we waited and no one acknowledged that we were waiting. The couple in front of us said they had been waiting for more than 15 minutes...More

Thank bwilkinson_12
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear bwilkinson, Thanks for the kind comments you have shared here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your time with us and I can tell you we are addressing the long waits at the Sky Lounge and are incorporating some...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you live outside of Indiana you've probably never heard of this park. True Coaster fans know about it as it offers 6 coasters! Regular parking is free, but about a 1/4 mile walk. VIP parking is $10 but puts you right at the door....More

Thank twhiffen
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

TWHIFFEN, It is great to hear that you had a memorable time with us and thank you for praising our service and rides! Please do not hesitate to contact us in advance prior to your next visit so we can make it even more special!...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I don't know if its just a changing of the times, or a money issue but this place is goin downhill fast! Don't get me wrong i love the place because the nostalgia is there and the little kids love it, its still a really...More

1  Thank BigMarv30
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

BigMarv ... We are very sorry to hear that we have not lived up to your expectations and we will certainly review your comments with our dedicated team. We continue to make efforts, both from a staffing and investment perspective, to make each and everyone's...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Took my 4 grandchildren there today and they had such a great time they didn't want to leave. The price was great good reasonable food and we will defenitly be back next year to stay for a couple of days.

Thank Julie L
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Julie ... thanks so much for sharing your family experience! We are thrilled you enjoyed yourself ... and look forward to your next visit!!!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Indiana Beach for years. A lot of the recent reviews have been terrible, what they were upset with, I come for! I can come here and step back in time. It is exactly what I remember as a child. Could it...More

Thank nikkinicole79
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Nikkinicole79, Thanks for your kind comments you have shared here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your time with us and please do not hesitate to contact us directly for your next visit. All the best and hope to see...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We visited on July 23, 2017. I read a lot of mixed reviews on this place but took my 16 year old daughter. It is about 2 hours from Champaign-Urbana. Some reviews spoke of the rides being broken and the price being way to high....More

1  Thank LL L
jeff123452017, Guest Relations Manager at Indiana Beach Amusement & Waterpark, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear LL, Your kinds words and effort to share your feedback with us is well appreciated and we are happy to hear you had a memorable time. Our location is a real asset, but it's nice to see that our effort in service and accommodations...More

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Kelly A
31 July 2017|
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Response from jeff123452017 | Property representative |
Please visit our website under "attractions" to see all the rides.
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Vanessa C
30 July 2017|
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Response from jeff123452017 | Property representative |
Hi, this is Jeff in Guest Relations. I reached out to the GM and will post a response when received. Thanks for inquiring.
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Carri S
7 July 2017|
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Response from jeff123452017 | Property representative |
Season Passes $54.99 (online) / $59.99 in park Daily Pricing: Over 48": $34.99 online (limited time!) / $39.99 in park Under 48": $23.99 online / $24.99 in park Senior (60+) : $18.99 online /$19.99 in park Children under 2... More
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