Chicago Seadog Architectural Tour

What does 2,000+ HP sound like when you start it up? Find out when you ride the Seadog! The only tour to take you from the lakefront, through the locks and along the river. The Seadog River & Lake Architecture Tour is the best choice for experiencing Chicago.
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What does 2,000+ HP sound like when you start it up? Find out when you ride the Seadog! The only tour to take you from the lakefront, through the locks and along the river. The Seadog River & Lake Architecture Tour is the best choice for experiencing Chicago.

Highlights

  • Exciting, descriptive, professionally narrated 75-minute tour
  • Cruise the lakefront, through the locks and along the river
  • Exciting views and descriptions of Chicago's most famous architecture, landmarks and history
  • Thrilling speedboat ride on the lake
Seadog is perfect way to experience the Chicago Architecture while cruising the River! The only tour to take you from the lakefront, through the locks and along the river, the Seadog River & Lake Architecture Tour is your best choice for experiencing Chicago.

Departs directly from popular and easy to find Navy Pier. Includes passage through the historic Chicago River Locks and up the Chicago River to Sears Tower, a river architectural tour and a speedboat ride along the lakefront .

This memorable 75-minute river & lake architectural cruise features exciting views and descriptions of Chicago's most famous architecture, landmarks and history.

Our professionally narrated tour is educational, fun and interesting:

Learn when and why the flow of the Chicago River was reversed.
Learn how Chicago architects pioneered skyscraper construction
Learn why the beautiful Chicago lakefront is almost all parkland
Learn about an $80 million dollar skyscraper construction mistake
See and hear about the dozens of skyscrapers lining the Chicago River including the Sears Tower and the Tribune Tower.

Plus, with Seadog Cruises, you will also get a spectacular view of the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan. And only Seadog finishes the architectural tour with a thrilling speedboat ride along the lake featuring Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, beautiful Chicago Harbor, Chicago's Museum Campus and much, much more!

To learn about Chicago's famous architecture in a fun and thrilling way, make your reservations, get your eTicket and go cruising on The Seadog River & Lake Architecture Tour!

Operating Times

Tour is seasonal. Cruises will begin operations on April 30 and run weekends only up to Memorial Day. After Memorial Day will operate daily through October 31, weather permitting.
April 30 -June 15 Tour departs @ 11:15pm, 1:15pm, 3:15m and 7:15pm.
June 16- Sept 3: Mon- Thurs @ 11:15pm, 1:15pm, 3:15pm and 7:15pm.
Fri @10:15am and every hour there after till 9:15pm
Sat-Sun @10:15am and every hour there after till 7:15pm
Sept 4th- Oct 31st daily @ 12:15pm, 2:15pm, 4:15m and 6:15pm.
All tours depart Weather permitting. Cruise boards 20 min prior to departure.

Reservation Notes

Reservations are required. E-Ticket will contain complete details regarding this tour.

Duration

75 minutes

Booth Location

Seadog Ticket Booth at Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Centrally located on Navy Pier's Dock Street across from the 150 foot high Ferris Wheel.

Nearest Intersection

Grand Ave and N Streeter Dr

Parking

Public Parking is available at and around Navy Pier with varying costs

Age Requirements

Child Ticket: 4-12 years old. 3 and under are free

Notes

COVID Safety Procedures:
Face masks required for all crew members
Face masks required for all guests**
Hand sanitizer available to guests and crew
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Vessel and equipment sanitized between use
Daily mandatory health screening, including temperature checks for crew
**All guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household.** Cloth face coverings are not required on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.

Please call to reconfirm time. All details will be on your e-Ticket.
Guarantee Note: Due to the limited reserved seating and factors beyond the control of the operator, this product does not fall under the Trusted Tours and Attractions Guarantee program.