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Architectural River Speedboat Tour
Photo 1 / 6: Seadog II heads down the Chicago River to Sears Tower
(Photo provided by Seadog Ventures)
Departing from Navy Pier, this 75-minute architectural tour features exciting views of Chicago's most famous architecture as seen from the Chicago River and lakefront.
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Pricing and availability
From $35.36 each  Adults (13 & older) *
From $19.87 each  Children (3 to 12) *
*specify age at day of event
From $35.36 each  Adults (13 & older) *
From $19.87 each  Children (3 to 12) *
*specify age at day of event
From $35.36 each  Adults (13 & older) *
From $19.87 each  Children (3 to 12) *
*specify age at day of event
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This unique tour is the only Chicago river tour departing from Navy Pier that includes a trip through the historic Chicago River Locks, a full architectural tour up the Chicago River to Sears Tower, and an exciting speedboat ride along Chicago's lakefront. Along the way, you will learn dozens of fascinating facts about Chicago and its world-famous architecture, including the Tribune Tower, Merchandise Mart, Sears Tower, and more.

Inclusions :
  • Guided river tour
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Professional driver/guide

75 minutes

Daily, April 16–October 31

Departure time:
Regularly scheduled departures begin at 11 AM from South Dock of Navy Pier; actual times vary seasonally. Runs every 2 hours until close, depending on daily demand.

Departure location:
South Dock of Navy Pier

Children age 3 and younger participate at no charge.

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

How to redeem your voucher(s):
Tours depart multiple times daily. Please present your voucher(s) at the Seadog Ticket Booth (located at the South Dock of Navy Pier) in exchange for a ticket for admission on a specific tour. You will need to schedule a tour time upon exchanging your voucher(s). You may email Entertainment Cruises to confirm your cruise reservation 48 hours after booking; at minimum, you must confirm 7 business days in advance of your cruise date. Contact information is provided on your printed voucher. On the day of your cruise, please check in at the ticket booth at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Upon check-in, present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID in exchange for service.”
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.