We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shoreline Sightseeing

Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
+1 312-222-9328
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$75.00*
and up
Chicago Explorer Pass
More Info
US$43.68*
and up
Chicago Architecture River Cruise
More Info
US$25.76*
and up
Lake Michigan Sightseeing Cruise
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
TripAdvisor ranked Shoreline Sightseeing as the #1 Most Booked Tour in America! Shoreline Sightseeing is Chicago's leader in river and lake cruises! Featuring state-of-the-art tour boats and expert guides, Shoreline presents the Chicago skyline as you've never seen it before. With so many options among our lake and river cruises, we're sure to offer a tour your whole group will love. Our famous Architecture River Tours are led by knowledgeable and entertaining guides showcasing the city's rich architectural heritage. We also offer skyline lake tours, romantic sunset tours, and exciting fireworks cruises from which to see dazzling displays throughout the summer. Themed offerings include wine tasting cruises, brew cruises, 4th of July options, and St. Patrick's Day cruises. So set sail with Shoreline today, where every day is a celebration of Chicago!
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicago river” (268 reviews)
“navy pier” (364 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Streeterville
CONTACT
Departing from Navy Pier, Departing from Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
+1 312-222-9328
Call
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (2,777)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

11 - 20 of 2,594 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2017

More

1  Thank Ann T
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

More

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This tour was excellent and it was very obvious that guide Kevin loved his city and architecture .He even sang at the end. It was a bit cold but isn't that how it is in November .No matter, we saw amazing sights and stories.

Thank Jean M
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thanks for riding with us in the cold! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with Kevin.

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

This tour couldn't have been any better! Our tour guide Kevin was amazing, I can't imagine it being as good with another tour guide! Kevin was full of information and facts & SO FUNNY! I found a whole new appreciation for the obviously beautiful architecture...More

Thank Hernell D
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for such a great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with Kevin!

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Thank lisajwarnock
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

More

Reviewed 4 December 2017

More

Thank dts617
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Thank mtnkd
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

More

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Thank narcanti
Reviewed 1 December 2017

More

Thank Alan R
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

More

Thank Globe T
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

More

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The architectural cruises are our favorite thing to do in Chicago. This is a great way to spend 75 minutes. We were at the Navy Pier and were delighted to find out the tours were running on November 25. You are sitting out in the...More

Thank SharonB231
chicagohartnett, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Shoreline Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you for riding with us and leaving such a great review! We're so happy you enjoyed your ride with us!

Nearby
Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 192 hotels in Chicago
W Chicago - Lakeshore
1,660 reviews
.49 km away
Grande Millenium Luxury Suites
3 reviews
.66 km away
Loews Chicago Hotel
2,256 reviews
.68 km away
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
3,337 reviews
.69 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pinstripes
238 reviews
.40 km away
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
1,180 reviews
.17 km away
Molly's Cupcakes
71 reviews
.42 km away
Giordano's
261 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lakefront Trail
2,013 reviews
.36 km away
Lake Michigan
1,790 reviews
.16 km away
Navy Pier
11,658 reviews
.34 km away
Chicago Children's Museum
496 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Tressa B
21 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Dan D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can....also you can purchase drinks and alcohol on the boat before and during the tour.
0
Votes
VeronicaOtrip
20 October 2017|
Answer
Response from Ron26067 | Reviewed this property |
They do operate in November but it is wearher dependent. They usually release their schedule about a week in advance for November.
0
Votes
Marijka L
11 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from carlarA9058KC | Reviewed this property |
They are all very good questions. I was with a bus tour whom had purchased the tickets in advance. We boarded by the Navy Pier and it will end it's tour there as well. You may wish to call the preferred tour company in... More
1
Vote