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Chicago Water Taxi

400 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
+1 312-337-1446
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“day pass” (44 reviews)
“navy pier” (135 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:45 - 21:00
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400 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Magnificent Mile
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On May 18, 2017 my wife and I arrived in Chicago. We were met by her aunts who are 90 and 81. We tried to get into the Willis Tower but the wait was 2 hours. We took the water taxi to Michigan Ave and...More

Thank BRubin510
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the 9.00 all day pass, it was a great way to see the riverwalk and all the bags and restaurants that are on that level that you can not see from the street.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took this from the aquarium to the pier after a day of play at the aquarium, we had to run, but we were able to get on just as they were leaving. The views were very good, and for $7/person, it was a good...More

Thank fsu23phd
Reviewed 1 week ago

start at Adler planetarium and spend the evening at Navy pier. Great view of buildings, bring a camera and take selfies not to easy on the streets- buildings to tall.

Thank Mn J
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you just want to see the city frpm water level and pay very little money, this is the way to do it!

Thank Pixelpanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is handy way to move aroind, but it is also cheaper way to see city from river. All day pass is 9$ and one way between stops 5$.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The water taxis are a great way to go from place to place and see the city from the water. The taxis are quiet , clean , and inexpensive. Can get on and off to explore from Chinatown to Michigan Avenue.

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Daily passes are only $10. Can go from Michigan Av to Chinatown & get off & on at various stops in between. ** Does not go to Lake Michigan.

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Water taxi of Chicago is so much Funnnnnn !!! We took water taxi from Grant Park side to Navy Pier. It offers an opportunity to see the great architecture that makes Chicago beautiful with a variety of structures. Worth tyring...have fun in water taxi.

Thank RDKHAN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chicago's water taxi's are such a fun and relaxing way to get from one part of town to the other, especially if you are visiting and just walked from the Shed to Navy Pier. The boats have always been clean and well maintained. They are...More

Thank christine k
Nearby
Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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Jason L
Does water taxi run on weekends
24 March 2017|
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Response from ChicagoWaterTaxi | Property representative |
We start weekends on April 1st. Vessels run 10am - 6:30pm on weekends.
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passion to travel
I am going to be there Christmas and New Years. Does the river ever freeze over so they can't run the boat tours? I hope I can go in a boat tour or taxi around via the water!!
18 July 2016|
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Response from mom2threestooges | Reviewed this property |
Yes at some point in the fall they stop running the water taxis.
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Gaynell William... P
Can you stay on the taxi and enjoy the ride if you have a day pass? Or do you have to get off at each stop?
19 June 2016|
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Response from inspectorforfun | Reviewed this property |
I believe your ticket takes you where you want to go. I bet you could stay on the boat and just ride around I have not tried it.
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