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We cruise 7 days a week!
You'll find us moored at the Mariner's Inn on Lake Mendota and at the Machinery Row building on Lake Monona, waiting to show your group miles of beautiful shoreline. All cruises include a captain and crew, restrooms, and buffet food service aboard one of our motoryachts. We're cruising day and night, April through October. Learn More
We have partnered with Madison Eats to present a Locavore Cruise on September 21st.


What is a "Private Charter Cruise"?

A "Private Charter Cruise" is a cruise where the entire yacht is reserved for your group of 20 or more people. These cruises run any time, day or night, on any date starting late April through mid-October. There are several menu and beverage options to choose from. One contact person representing the group completes a contract with the help of our office crew to ensure your event is a great success. While we will do our best to react to a charter cruise that is booked on short notice, we recommend a minimum of two weeks notice to book your cruise and ideally longer, especially if you are considering a cruise on a high demand date and time. To explore the possibility of booking a Private Charter Cruise, please call the Betty Lou Office and one of our office crew members will be able to help you. Learn More



What is a "Public Cruise"?

A "Public Cruise" is a cruise where your group enjoys the yacht with other groups also on board. These cruises are typically booked by small groups ranging from one to eight people but occasionally larger groups book public cruises as well. These cruises run any time, day or night, on any date starting the late April through mid-October, Monday through Sunday, on set times and dates with set menus. Additionally there are several "Special Public Cruises" offered as well. Please see our Web site or our brochure for details. Booking of Public Cruises is done via the Internet. These cruises may be booked up to 24 hours before the cruise embarks. However, demand is usually quite high so it is best to reserve early as some of the cruises have sold out several weeks in advance. Larger groups have a longer time frame for canceling so please read our Public Cruise cancellation policy. Learn More


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