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Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise provided by Shoreline Sightseeing

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Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
If your feet need a break from the city streets, a short sightseeing cruise is the perfect way to see the best of Chicago without breaking a sweat. Offered regularly throughout the day, it’s easy to fit this tour into your itinerary. Enjoy unobstructed views of Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, Aon Center, and more. Along the way, get the inside scoop on the Windy City’s exciting history.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    600 E Grand Ave
    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Shoreline Sightseeing Lake Tour is on Navy Pier’s Dock Street. Your tour will depart from Shoreline’s dock on the west end of Navy Pier.
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    Lake Michigan
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 2
    Chicago Skyline
    Stop: 40 minutes
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    Pass by
    John Hancock Center
    Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower
    Navy Pier
    Buckingham Fountain
    Millennium Park
    Chicago Cultural Center
    Chicago Architecture Center
    Historic Water Tower
  • You'll end at
    600 E Grand Ave
    600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Shoreline Sightseeing Lake Tour is on Navy Pier’s Dock Street. Your tour will depart from Shoreline’s dock on the west end of Navy Pier.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • See the top sights in a short amount of time
  • Photograph the skyline from an ideal vantage point
  • Take a tour that the everyone can enjoy
  • Choose a start time that works for you
Important Information
Departure Point
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Duration
40m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
139Reviews
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lemeze wrote a review Jul 2020
Baltimore, Maryland1 contribution
Had a very lovely experience with a few of my other South African friends. Well worth the amout we paid and the service was excellent.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Leah t wrote a review Jul 2020
Plymouth, Wisconsin5 contributions2 helpful votes
It was very informational. The prerecorded voice was a little boring but overall good. I think it would be hard to keep children's attention.
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Anthony C wrote a review Jul 2020
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Ok. So the ship just goes into Lake Michigan and dicks back. If just shows you The view from the lake side. I learned that this Cruise does not go into downtown Chicago and thru the canals. Which was very disappointing. So if you want to go into the heart of the town and see
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Amy H, Director of Sales at Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise
Responded 7 Jul 2020
Thank you for taking our tour, we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy it as much as your had expected. We would recommend our 75-Minute Architecture Tour next time. This tour goes down the Chicago River and provides many details about Chicago.
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Nickie M wrote a review Oct 2019
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My mom and I enjoyed the sightseeing cruise. Loved seeing the buildings from the water and learning a little about them. Cruise was very relaxing.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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TATU67 wrote a review Sep 2019
Gross-Gerau, Germany37 contributions4 helpful votes
My family and I needed a getaway weekend and so we had a short trip to Chicago for the Buddhist Obon (Summer festival). We booked our trip to see Chicago on the water and it was well worth it! The whole family loved the sights and the crew was very knowledgeable about the area
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Date of experience: August 2019
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gramma P
gramma P
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Highly Recommend
Seeing Chicago from the river was a great way to learn about the city, it's history and all the various types of ar
500brittanyvb
500brittanyvb
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Great Tour!
We live 3 hours away and the night before we were leaving for Chicago, the event we were going to was cancelled. I
Wanderer578172
Wanderer578172
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A must do tour when visiting Chicago!
The tour was highly informative and our tour guide Sam was really good at what he does. His sense of humor was an a
jaclyns612
jaclyns612
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Excellent Way to see great Buildings
This was an excellent way to see many of the great buildings in Chicago. Our guide, Courtney, was exceptionally kno
tosl
tosl
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Outstanding river cruise
Perhaps it was the 70-degree weather, in early April, or the stunning skyline, but this was our favorite river crui
alicia1201
alicia1201
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Fun and informative
Enjoyed my boat tour around the Chicago skyline. Learned a lot about the city. Definitely bringing the family when
Y9846ZRmarcelam
Y9846ZRmarcelam
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Love it
It was a nice Experience totally worth it! I saved it in my wallet it was easy to scan no pro the only thing I reco
729emilyd
729emilyd
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Wonderful Experience
Docent Jim was terrific - highly knowledgeable, amusing and engaging. Walked around and talked to people before and
R4762CFsonias
R4762CFsonias
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Very fun!
The tour guide was funny and knowledgeable. Boat was clean. I will definitely do it again. Chairs small.
craigbW101IN
craigbW101IN
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A great experience!
We went on the cruise Easter Weekend and had a great experience. Very educational and entertaining! Our host Jim ha
Samtrag
Samtrag
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Great time on the river
Learning about the history of the buildings was more interesting than I thought it would be. Great views from the
661jordynp
661jordynp
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Amazing
Very detailed and enthusiastic ride! Jim was the tour guide and he was very energetic and fun! He did a really good
derbydaisy21
derbydaisy21
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Great Tour
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and upbeat, and the scenery was beautiful. Definitely worth it!
Carpio_marielaa
Carpio_marielaa
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Great experience
I have to say that the best of the tour was Sam. He explained everything so good and easy to understand, he was ver
F2749VQchristines
F2749VQchristines
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Wonderful view of the city.
Excellent tour guide. Very informative and knowledgeable. Beautiful ride on the Chicago river. Very professional.
Key Details
  • Duration: 40m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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