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Betty Lou Cruises

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
21 Dec 2017
“Great evening out!”
9 Nov 2017
“Fun Brunch”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1001 Arboretum Dr, Waunakee, WI 53597-2670
+1 608-246-3138
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We booked the Betty Lou Father's Day Dinner Cruise for two adults and one teen. We all enjoyed the ride (gorgeous weather was a contributing factor!). Beautiful views along Lake Monona with lots of opportunities for photos. The captain was friendly and informative without being...More

3  Thank Kelly C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 July 2014

First I will say, that the service we received while on the Sunday Brunch cruise was good--the information outlined below does not reflect negatively on those actually working on the boat. Actually, I had very little contact with any of them because we were so...More

3  Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

A "must do" activity if you ever get to Madison. Top quality food drinks and a wonderful scenic evening on the water.

Thank Dean_and_Kathy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My daughter and I did the Sunday brunch on Lake Mendoza. Lots of fun, nice captain, and plenty of memosas. Vegans have to be conten with fruit for brunch, but it was still an interesting cruise.

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had our wedding on the Betty Lou in the fall and it was incredible. The staff both on and off the boat were fantastic to work with, and helped us every step of the way. Our guests loved the food, and champagne was ready...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

An excellent way to see the Madison area with helpful information from the captain on the places we cruised by and also little known facts. The rest of the crew was helpful and the food was good. A must do if you are new to...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We used this as our rehearsal dinner. We had 50 people attending and the food prepared and served was delicious. The staff was very friendly. It was easy to book and they were helpful in getting elderly grandparents on board. My father in law paid...More

Thank DawnEAR
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Friday night we did a private cruise for our son's rehearsal dinner: a 2 hour cruise with Captain's Table buffet apps for food, and 40 guests including my wheel chair bound and quite frail 85 year old mother and a lot of out of towners....More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I expected more from this experience at $45 per person. Just cruised right through the middle of the lake. No real information from the Captain about what we floated past. Brunch was bad. Soggy bacon, luke warm sausages, cold prime rib, horseradish sauce without the...More

Thank TwoRuggedRoses
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We booked for the 4th July evening cruise. We set out at about 7pm and as it is light until about 9pm in summer we had a great time cruising the lake waiting for the fireworks. The boats are comfortable and spacious, they have a...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Disappointing even on a beautiful summer evening. Captain and crew were friendly and great. Bar well stocked. BUT not a good buy Food at A for average not A for excellent. Awkward seating and narrow stairs. This isn't a world class pretty view of mountains...More

Thank EsmeBennion
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Decent view of a nice lake and nice homes on it, with the Capitol dome on the horizon. But really nothing special as food on board is average, boat is cramped for space, and the whole thing pretty expensive for what it is.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
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