Rockin’ Thunder Jet Boat Rides LLC is now taking riders from Madison Indiana on Friday evening dinner trips on the Ohio River. The ride is 57 miles round trip with a dinner stop at Jo Jo’s Bar and Grill. Captains Paul Nicholson and Janet Harding added this Dinner Trip to the Rockin’ and Scenic rides they offer from May through October.
“So many visitors asked us to add a trip with a meal. We looked until we found just the right place” said Capt. Paul. “The dinner stop had to be a place we could feel good taking anyone to eat. Jo Jo’s Bar and Grill fits that perfectly with great casual food, low prices and a scenic river side setting. We loved Jo Jo’s from our first visit and want to share that with our riders” said Capt. Janet.
The 3-4 hour Dinner trip is perfect for someone that wants to see some of the hidden sights along the river. Departing Madison at 5 PM every Friday and heading down river past Hanover and Bethlehem through one of the most scenic stretches of the Ohio River. “Along the way we stop at historic spots and explain events that took place when the Ohio River was the gateway to America’s frontier. We see a variety of wildlife like Bald Eagles, Blue Heron, Muskrats, Deer and more. You never know what animals will be spotted. It makes every trip that much more fun” said Capt. Janet.
The tour returns just as the sun begins to set and the river and Madison are the prettiest. “So much of the early history of this country took place along the Ohio River. We help people get an up close glimpse of the river, an understanding of how vital it has been to the United States for over 200 years and we have a fun meal along the way” said Capt. Paul.
The price is $59 per person. Meal cost is not included in the boat fare. Reservations are required.
Rockin’ Thunder Jet Boat Rides LLC offers tours of the Ohio River from late May through October on the only New Zealand Jet Boat in the Midwest.
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