Skyline lake boat tour from Navy Pier
Activities

Skyline lake boat tour from Navy Pier

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • 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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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Professional narration of tour highlights
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks (available on most tours)
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 3-12)
    • Infants (2 and under): free
    Where

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

    Meeting point:

    Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure from Navy Pier

    What to remember
    • All passengers over the age of 2 are required to wear a mask onboard. Vessel capacity will be reduced to allow for social distancing and all seating will be spaced to ensure adequate distance between each social group
    • Please note this tour departs from Navy Pier
    • Please note that some boats are double-decker boats with an open upper deck, and some are flat barge vessels. Boats are open-aired vessels with no heating element so dress for an outdoor activity
    • 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
    • You can cancel your ticket for free up to 1 business day (Monday-Friday) in advance; cancellations for Sunday cruises must be made by Friday
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Shoreline Sightseeing
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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