Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise - Chicago

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Admire all of Chicago's fabulous lakefront sights and attractions on this 40-minute Lake Michigan boat tour. Cruise along Lake Michigan and take in amazing views of the citys famous skyscrapers from a great vantage point. Feel free to bring a lunch and enjoy drinks from the onboard bar as you relax on this sightseeing cruise.


  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families

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Take a 40-minute sightseeing cruise on Lake Michigan and marvel at all of Chicago's fabulous lakefront sights. On this boat tour, your guide will tell you about Chicago's colorful history and famous landmarks as you enjoy the panorama of Chicago's famous skyline!

See Chicago's major skyscrapers like the John Hancock Center, Aon, Trump Tower, Willis Tower (Sears Tower) and more. Spot downtown areas like the Gold Coast, Streeterville, Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain, and pass by famous landmarks such as Navy Pier.

Feel free to purchase beverages at the onboard bar (cash only). You can also bring aboard your own lunch to enjoy as you relax and admire Chicago from the cruise. This is a perfect way for the entire family to experience Chicago's beautiful lakefront!

This cruise is seasonal and does not operate in the winter due to weather conditions.

Inclusions for Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

  • Commentary on board

Exclusions for Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Cash-only bar on board

Some boats are single deck vessels, the type of vessel you are placed on cannot be guaranteed

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • I wish I hadn't spent the money for this tour. In all honesty the tour of lake was just ok but not very impressive after taking the sunset river tour the previous night. I thought the river tour would be only in the river but it also went out into the lake. There is no tour more impressive than the Chicago skyline at sunset or at night. If you are going to spend the money for boat tours, I suggest Wendella's Sunset Cruise.

  • This was a beautiful cruise around a small section of the lake. Great views of Chicago and the Navy Pier. Fantastic photo opportunities. I would have liked to have gone further out into Lake Michigan.

  • Ok for the price but nothing much than cruising the boat for 40 minutes.

  • Staff very helpful, smooth ride, interesting narration. Worthwhile and enjoyable.

  • Tour was lots of fun. Would recommend the tour to families. Beautiful view of the city. Best prices booking through Viattor. Best seats on top of boat.

  • It was such a relaxing cruise. Vey informative!

  • It was Nice !

  • We had a fun time on the cruise. The kids did not fall asleep and the view was beautiful. Our guide was not bad but could make the history more fun with interesting stories even the kids could enjoy. The kids ages range from 15 to 5 so it is a large age gap.

  • Great boat tour. The time went very fast and great scenery.

  • This was the worst cruise tour ever. The crew did not stop all the kids running wild. Twice We were afraid that small children could fall over board. We moved 4 times to avoid the noise. We could not hear the speaker describe the shoreline buildings. We filed a written complaint with the manage

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