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Cruises and boat tours

Classic lake boat tour from Navy Pier

Availability: Daily from May until September
Duration: 40 minutes
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Learn about Chicago’s world-famous skyline cityscape and the history of Navy Pier
  • Observe the Hancock Building, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium as you cruise along the lake
  • Set sail along Lake Michigan and take stunning photos of the panoramic skyline
What to expect

Enjoy a panoramic backdrop and pre-recorded narration aboard this 40-minute classic lake tour. Beginning at Navy Pier, you’ll head north towards the Hancock Building, east to the Lighthouse and south towards Museum Campus--where you'll pass the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium.

Learn all about the buildings that line Chicago’s world-renowned skyline, the historical significance of Navy Pier and what lies beneath Lake Michigan. Great for families and children, this tour is a fantastic addition to your itinerary when visiting the Windy City!

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What's included
  • Professional narration of tour highlights
What's not included
  • Food and drinks (available on most tours)
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  • Infants (2 and under): free
  • Children ages 3-12: reduced

Navy Pier at 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

What to remember
  • Please note this tour departs from Navy Pier
  • On double-decker boats, the upper decks of tour boats are wheelchair accessible (sp – accessible), but lower levels are not
  • Restrooms are available on tour boats
  • Leashed dogs are welcome on the tour
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  • Daily from May until September
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Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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