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Chicago Urban Adventure River and Lake Cruise

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Chicago, United States
Chicago Urban Adventure River and Lake Cruise

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

See the the Second City from the water with a sightseeing cruise along the Chicago River and the Lake Michigan shoreline. Take in towering skyscrapers and spot the gargoyles that live on to of the city’s historic buildings. Hear stories about the city’s history and culture as you pass Chicago landmarks, museums and iconic buildings. Capture unforgettable images of the city skyline from Lake Michigan, and get a unique look at Chicago that’s perfect for all ages.
  • Family friendly
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Excellent value for money
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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Live commentary on board
Gratuities
Food and drinks

Departure Point

112 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

112 E Wacker Dr. (Michigan Ave. & Wacker Drive) South East Corner of the Michigan Ave. bridge. Look for the blue awning.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Discounted parking available at 111 E. Wacker Drive. Please visit the dockside box office for parking ticket validation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 115 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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  • "When you visit Chicago this tour is a must do!" See review
  • "I like that the boat is smaller than some of their competitors; easier to see everything." See review

Reviews

4.5
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117 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-5
Loved it
Karleen_M
, Oct 2021
Loved watching the city at night and the tour guide Andrew excellent provided history to the trip , 100% recommended.
star-5
Be sure to take this cruise!
Cassie_N
, Sep 2021
We went to Chicago for a quick trip since we had never been. We were on the 1:00 trip. Our guide was EXCELLENT! He was funny and very informative. He even had the kids paying attention. I would highly recommend this tour.
star-5
It was beautiful
Manette_D
, Sep 2021
It was just great , that was my first experience and I just love it. Getting to see trump hotel and other more hotels use by celebrities
star-5
Perfection on the water
Nancy_B
, Sep 2021
This was a great experience. The crew was so nice and helpful. Andrew was our tour guide and he was funny and knowledgeable. Learned a lot on our tour. And the scenery was breathtaking. Definitely recommend checking it out!
star-5
Great way to see the city!
Tj_B
, Sep 2021
This was a great addition to our Chicago weekend. Beautiful views of the city and Sara, our guide was a wealth of knowledge about history, fun facts, and tourist attractions.
star-5
Perfect
Kari_H
, Sep 2021
Beautiful ride learning about history of Chicago. So much fun! Very cool to be on Lake Michigan. Something I never thought would happen in my lifetime.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Definitely a must to do!
Chrystal_M
, Sep 2021
Being out on lake Michigan, seeing the beautiful skyline, the tour guide Sarah was fun and informative!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
Delightful adventure.
Tahni_G
, Aug 2021
Loved seeing the anchor from the USS Chicago. Being on the lake was wonderful. Got a lesson on lock etiquette watching a recreational boat get themselves in trouble with the marine police fir not following directions!
star-5
It was a wonderful experience
JoAnn_F
, Aug 2021
Learning the history of Chicago and the amazing view of the city and Navy Pier and getting splashed on the boat
star-5
Great cruise!!!
Kristi_M
, Aug 2021
We had an absolutely wonderful time on this cruise. Highly recommend it!!! We learn so many interesting facts about Chicago!

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