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Sightseeing and Dining Cruises from Navy Pier

Board one of the many pleasure boats docked along Navy Pier's Dock Street for an experience you won't soon forget. A wide range of vessels offers visitors everything from elegant dinner cruises that include dancing and live entertainment to thrilling speedboat rides along Lake Michigan and water taxi rides between lakefront attractions. From the extravagant to the low-key, there is a boat for every occasion at Navy Pier!

Seadog I, II, IV and Extreme | Shoreline Sightseeing/Water Taxis/Architecture Cruises/Charters | Tall Ship Windy
Mystic Blue | Odyssey | Spirit of Chicago | Chicago Elite | Shoreline Charters & Events


Seadog Speedboats Seadog I, II, IV and Extreme
April – October, weather permiting

Prepare for the ultimate speedboat adventure offering fun and excitement for all ages! Seadogs I, II, and IV offer exciting 30-minute Speedboat Rides, 75-minute River & Lake Architecture Tours, and 30-minute Extreme Thrill Rides perfect for a solo traveler or a group of 450.  We cruise April through October, weather permitting. Lakefront Firework Speedboat Tours are also available on Wednesday and Saturday, Memorial Day – Labor Day. For groups interested in customizing their day on the water, Seadog is available for charter. We’ll help you customize everything from the food & beverages to the cruise time & more. There’s no better way to see Chicago’s most famous sites than aboard this crazy canine! For more information about these exciting Seadog excursions, please call (888) 636-7737 or visit their website at www.seadogcruises.com/chicago/.

Receive a 15% discount on Seadog, Sunday – Friday only. Expires 10/31/14. Limit one coupon per order. Subject to availability. Certain restrictions apply. Use promo code: NPCRUISES15. CLICK HERE to book.


Shoreline Cruises & Charters Shoreline Sightseeing: Classic Lake Tours, Architecture River Tours, Fireworks Tours and Water Taxis

Architecture River Tour: April 10 – October 30, 2014
Classic Lake Tours: May 1 – October 1, 2014
Fireworks Tours (Architecture or Sightseeing): Wednesdays & Saturdays, May 24 – August 30

Explore your Chicago on Shoreline’s Tours and Cruises! Our Classic Lake Tours highlight Chicago's breathtaking skyline and famous landmarks on a 40-minute Lake Michigan cruise. Ideal for all ages, Classic Lake Tours depart from Shoreline’s dock on Navy Pier. Or choose Shoreline's famed Architecture River Tour led by Shoreline's experienced and entertaining guides. These 75-minute tours showcase more than 40 masterpieces of modern American architecture along the Chicago River. Architecture Tours depart from Polk Bros Park at the southwest corner of Navy Pier. Shoreline also offers summer Fireworks Cruises, Special Events Cruises and Water Taxis connecting Navy Pier with the Michigan Avenue Bridge, Union Station/Willis Tower and the Museum Campus. Check out our great group rates and private charters for up to 200 guests. For complete information, including daily cruising schedules, visit www.shorelinesightseeing.com or call 312-222-9328. Founded in 1939, Shoreline has been family owned and operated for three generations!

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Tall Ship Windy
Season begins May 3

Tall Ship WindySet sail aboard Windy, Chicago's very own Tall Ship! This majestic 148-foot schooner is modeled after a traditional Great Lakes trading ship and boasts all the character and charm of the Golden Age of Sail.

Tall Ship Windy offers 60-75 minute sailing adventures, departing from Navy Pier. Enjoy spectacular views of the Chicago skyline, help raise sail and relay commands, and join today's adventure! Each interactive journey features exciting Great Lakes history and tales of courage on the inland seas. Popular programs include Architecture Cruise, Real Pirates of the Inland Seas, Spirit Ships & Haunted Harbors, and more! Windy also hosts fireworks cruises, concert sails, and special events. Cruises depart daytime and evenings, April through October. Field trips, group discounts, and private charters available. For more information about sailing on Tall Ship Windy, call (312) 451-2700 or visit www.tallshipwindy.com.


Mystic Blue
Cruising Year-round

Mystic Blue CruisesMystic Blue is the place to be for those who want to experience the best of Chicago's hip downtown scene at a value. Complete with great food, cool entertainment and dancing, step aboard a Brunch, Lunch, Lake-Breeze Dinner Lounge or Blue After-Dark Cruise for a trendy scene with awesome Chicago skyline views. Mystic Blue cruises year-round and is perfect for parties of two all the way up to groups of 600. For more information on cruise options and tickets, please call (877) 299-7783 or visit the website at www.mysticbluecruises.com/chicago.


Receive a 15% discount on Odyssey, Spirit, or Mystic Lunch and Dinner Cruises, Sunday – Friday only. Does not include specialty, holiday or firework cruises. Only one discount valid per order. Use promo code: NPCRUISES15. Click here to book.

Cruising Year-round

The OdysseyOdyssey II’s 2 million dollar renovation offers guests an exceptional way to experience an upscale restaurant while cruising along Chicago's world-famous skyline. Odyssey II offers Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Fireworks and a variety of specialty cruises year-round.  From New Year's Eve cruises and Air Water Show events, to July 4th and Tall Ship cruises or just an evening out, Odyssey II will leave a lasting impression. Every Dinner Cruise comes complete with a superior three-course, locally sourced menu with options for everyone, award-winning wines and local beers, upscale DJ entertainment, outstanding service, a sophisticated ambiance and Chicago skyline views that will take their breath away. Perfect for groups of 2 up to 800, Odyssey II offers all-inclusive packages, unique private space and event planners to help with every detail. For more information on cruise options and tickets, please call (866) 305-2469 or visit the website at www.OdysseyCruises.com/Chicago.


Receive a 15% discount on Odyssey, Spirit, or Mystic Lunch and Dinner Cruises, Sunday – Friday only. Does not include specialty, holiday or firework cruises. Only one discount valid per order. Use promo code: NPCRUISES15. Click here to book.

Spirit of Chicago
Cruising Year-round

The Spirit of ChicagoThe Spirit of Chicago delivers the most entertaining and unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and spectacular views. Guests will enjoy buffet dining, an interactive cruise emcee, dance music and incredible skyline views – all for one affordable price. Cruising year-round, the Spirit of Chicago offers a unique space for any event or celebration. Choose from Brunch, Lunch, Cocktail or Dinner cruises.  For more information on this 600-passenger vessel, call 866-273- 2469 or visit the website at www.spiritofchicago.com/chicago.


Receive a 15% discount on Odyssey, Spirit, or Mystic Lunch and Dinner Cruises, Sunday – Friday only. Does not include specialty, holiday or firework cruises. Only one discount valid per order. Use promo code: NPCRUISES15. Click here to book.


Chicago Elite
Chicago's newest private charter yacht

With its amazing skyline views, private setting and completely customizable options, the Chicago Elite is Chicago’s most innovative dining and entertainment experience. Enjoy the distinction of cruising Lake Michigan on your own private yacht for a meeting, wedding or unique gathering. Visit www.eliteprivateyachts.com/chicago for more information.



Shoreline Charters and Events

Shoreline Charters - EveningstarFor a memorable event, cruise the Chicago River and Lake Michigan on a private Shoreline charter. Our custom vessels, including the four-season Celebration, are equipped for up to 200 guests and offer full bar capabilities and flexible space for casual to formal events. Choose from a variety of bar packages and menu options from our premier caterers. Professional architecture Guide available on request. Convenient departures from Navy Pier. For complete information, call 312-373-7255 or visit www.shorelinechartersandevents.com

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