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Extreme Thrill Rides

The ultimate Chicago adventure tour on Lake Michigan

What's Included

Speedboat Ride
Narrated Tour
30 Minutes
  • Full throttle slalom runs, sharp twists and turns, and 360° spins. You will get wet!
  • Up-close views of architectural landmarks along Lake Michigan
  • Amusing stories and entertaining facts, presented by an onboard docent
  • Entertaining onboard music while we cruise
  • The most horse-powered commercial passenger vessel of its kind on the Great Lakes

For safety reasons, all passengers must be 48" (4 feet) tall.

Cruise Schedule

Monday - Sunday
*These are standard schedules, but times may vary - to check the exact times, clock "Buy Tickets" and select your date.
11:30 am 12:30 pm 1:30 pm
2:30 pm 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
5:30 pm 6:30 pm 7:30 pm
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Important Information

Our vessels are accessible for most standard manual wheelchairs.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Guests must be 48" (4 feet) tall to cruise.
This ride is not recommended for guests with neck and back conditions, or that may be pregnant.
BYOD too! Leashed, friendly dogs are welcome on board for free.

Seadog Lakefront Speedboat Tour

Navy Pier - Seadog

Ships departing from this dock

Navy Pier


600 E Grand Ave

Your Spirit cruise departs from the historic Navy Pier on Lake Michigan. Depending on the tour you choose, you’ll get up close with the amazing architecture along the Chicago River, see the city’s iconic skyline from Lake Michigan, or both!

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there restrooms on Seadog boats? +

Yes. Restrooms are available on all Seadog boats.

Is Seadog okay for all ages to ride? +

Seadog offers something for everyone! We do not, however, recommend cruising for those with cardiac conditions or orthopedic conditions associated with the neck or back. It’s also not recommended for women in late terms of pregnancy. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult to cruise aboard any Seadog product. Don’t forget, you must be at least 48 inches to board Seadog’s Extreme Thrill Ride!

What happens in inclement weather? +

If Seadog Cruises cancels your cruise due to inclement weather, you may reschedule your cruise date or receive a refund. 

If we know in advance that your cruise will be cancelled due to weather, you will receive a call from our contact center to reschedule. If you do not receive a call and/or are concerned about your cruise being cancelled because of weather, please call our reservation center at 888-636-7737 for more information on your specific cruise.

What is Seadog's pet policy? +

Friendly leashed dogs are welcome aboard Seadog and cruise for FREE (Woof!).


We had a fabulous time on this boat! William was a great guide and John the captain was amazingly skilled. If you're looking for an adrenaline rush and don’t mind getting wet then this is the trip for you!

Norton, MA
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