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Old World Gondoliers

340 W. Michigan St., Fresco Café, Indianapolis, IN 46202
+1 317-340-2489
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Una voce eccellente Marco!

We made a last minute decision to take a gondola ride while visiting Indianapolis for a conference... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
ProfessorOT
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Hamilton, Canada
Five Star Fun

I've lived in this city my whole life and wanted to try something unique and new. So I took my... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Colin O
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Come Experience A Magical Gondola Ride Into The Past As Your Gondolier Serenades You In Italian. Sit Back And Let Your Imagination Take You To The Canals Of Venice, While Floating Down The Beautiful Indianapolis Canal. Enjoy A Romantic Or Family Ride Daily 1pm-10pm, May- September. Bring Your Own Bottle Of Wine Or Purchase Wine/cocktails And Food At Fresco Italian Cafe, Where We Board. Proposals, Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Bachlorette Parties, Family Outtings, Reunions, Gift Certificates, Tour Busses And Special Events.
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340 W. Michigan St., Fresco Café, Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We made a last minute decision to take a gondola ride while visiting Indianapolis for a conference. The location is beautiful and hidden! Our gondolier, Marco was informative, fun and had an excellent voice. We wished that our ride was longer than 30 minutes. The...More

Thank ProfessorOT
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I've lived in this city my whole life and wanted to try something unique and new. So I took my Girlfriend out to the Gondolas on the canal, and we had an amazing time. Drago was a terrific driver and singer. It was a gorgeous...More

1  Thank Colin O
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Thanks so much for coming down to the canal and taking a ride on our peaceful waterway. I'm glad you had a great time and thrilled that you even came back to try our new classic cocktail yacht.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Came downtown to see the fireworks and found the usual crowds. We had a baby in our group and wanted some space. Found some openings on the late boat. Awesome experience. We got to down a few drinks and make s'mores at Fresco, the partner...More

Thank M W
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

July 4th is such a special night on the gondolas and we're glad you got to enjoy them in style! We look forward to seeing you next year on the Classic Cocktail Yacht for July 4th Fireworks.

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had the good fortune of booking an entire Gondola on Fourth of July just before the downtown fireworks display was scheduled to start. Our gondolier was courteous, encouraging us to grab some drinks before our ride. We set out at 9:30 and cruised up...More

Thank Nancy W
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

So glad you had a good time on a special family outing.

Reviewed 18 July 2017

What a fun treat, even if it was delayed due to rain. We booked the 3 pm ride on a Friday, but Old World Gondoliers called us that morning to say the weather forecast did not look good and our ride needed to be rescheduled....More

1  Thank JuwelAnn
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Always happy when folks get a chance to enjoy a cultural ride on the Indianapolis Canal. I'm glad you had such a great experience and hope to see you in the future. Thanks for leaving a review.

Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were in Indianapolis for registration at Butler University and wanted to do something touristy while we were here to get to know the city better. This was an excellent choice. We had a great time. Our Gondolier driver was a great singer and was...More

Thank patsywbrown
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Thank you so much for joining us on the Indianapolis Canal for a gondola ride. This season we are open daily until the end of September. You may also enjoy our Classic Cocktail Cruiser where the captain sings classic songs from the 60's, 70's and...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We arrived in Indy during the recent "Nor'easter" and had to postpone our gondola ride. Communication with the office by phone & email was a breeze, and all of my (many) questions regarding the weather/rebooking were answered quickly. Luckily, the sun finally came out and...More

1  Thank elm65
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

So glad you had a great time with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We rode with Giovanni. He is a fabulous singer and handles the boat well. We had a large group and everyone had a great time.

2  Thank kcdiver
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

I'm so glad you had an awesome time with Gio on our boat. Thanks for traveling and leaving a review. We look forward to seeing you in the future!

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Our group of 7 loved listening to the fantastic voice of Giovanni while enjoying a peaceful ride along the canal. He was very willing to sing our requests, too! Be sure to ask to have him as your guide! There was an elevator nearby to...More

2  Thank IndyDonna
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

So good to hear that people enjoy what we offer and that our Gondoliers are giving people a beautiful experience. Yes, we are the number one proposal destination in the Midwest and it's such a joy to be a part of the celebration. Many couples...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

We gave this to our parents for their 60th Anniversary and they loved it. Jeff and his crew went out of their way to make sure everyone was taken care of and had a great time.

1  Thank David O
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

So glad your parents had a great time last year. I hope to see you again as we'd love to show you our new Yacht. All the best! Ciao

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