Broad Ripple Boat Company in Indiana:
White River Paddle Wheel Boat Excursions

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4th of July

Posted On: 7/1/2011 2:48:17 PM
Celebrate your 4th of July with us this year! What could be more American than paddling along the White River?

We are cruising Friday 7/1 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 7/2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

So bring the family, let us do the work!

Happy Independence Day!

Review by Ryan Cox of Broad Ripple Boat Company

Posted On: 6/15/2011 4:29:01 PM
I had the pleasure of being asked to do the "I Got Paddled in Broad Ripple!" boat tour orchestrated by Stephanie Daily, the marketing arm of Broad Ripple Boat Company.  What they do is best described from their Facebook page: "For the first time in decades, Central Indiana has a stunning paddle wheel boat roaming it's White River."  And that is exactly what we did, roamed the White River.  The 60 passenger paddle wheel boat, The Perseverance II, was filled to the deck with friends.  We were bussed to and from the pick up destination, and the kicker:  BYOB ALLOWED!

Before I talk about my review of the trip, let's tackle the staff.  The Broad Ripple Boat Company crew was the best.  And if you know me, I would have loved to railed on them if they weren't.  But, with that said, they were phenomenal.  Courteous and fun, while managing a level of professionalism that dealing with a bunch of drunken sailors cannot always be easy.  We were treated like family and I cannot say enough about even the smallest details:  From trying to pickup a fan off the banks of the river, to explaining the boast history to the same guy (me) more than once (alcohol the culprit) - they were great.  The boating expedition was very affordable too, priced at $10 - $20 and lasted 3 hours all-told boating time.

The nostalgia of being on a boat with new friends, old friends, just-met friends + boozing (if you so choose) + being on the open water and screaming and waving at all of the other boats on the go by -- well, you cannot put a price on that kind of fun.  I want to thank Stephanie Daily (@seppichdaily) for organizing the #getpaddled event, and Broad Ripple Boat Company (@BroadRipBoatCo) for hosting!  I'd do it again in a heartbeat.

Many thanks to Ryan (@coxymoney) for the review.  We hope to see you again very soon!

Social Media Friends Got Paddled In Broad Ripple

Posted On: 6/15/2011 1:14:18 PM
Man, did we have fun or what?  We had about 40 people on the boat over the weekend.  They were able to bring their own food and what they wanted to drink.  We saw some guy running to get on the boat.  We saw a girl in her pink bikini jump into the White River on a rope, with a little encouragement from our guests.  Pictures were taken, drinks were shared, and a good time was had by all!  Book your next event with us, guaranteed a good time!

Real Estate Company Books Charter

Posted On: 6/8/2011 4:51:14 PM
We are very excited that Home & Land Realty Company has decided to take their meeting out of the office and cruise with us on 6/18!

Thinking of what to do for your next employee meeting?  Think outside of the board room and let us take care of you.  Cruise the scenic White River while enjoying the company of your work com-padres! 

Get Paddled In Broad Ripple

Posted On: 6/2/2011 5:01:14 PM
We are very excited to announce that we will be paddling with some of the best Social Media people in Indianapolis on June 11th from 6-9 p.m.  We are offering half price tickets, $10.00 for a 3 hour cruise.  Bring your picnic basket on board with your favorite beverage, and enjoy the scenic White River with your Social Media friends.  Tweet, take pictures, take video of all of the fun!

Please arrive at 5:45 p.m.  Park at the Knights of Columbus, their address is 2100 East 71st Street, Indianapolis.  Captain Mike will pick the group in a bus and take the group to the loading dock.  Then the party begins!

We hope you will join us.  You can purchase your tickets here:

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