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Lakefront Speedboat Tours

Discover Chicago's world-famous skyline on an exciting lakefront ride.

What's Included

Speedboat Ride
Narrated Tour
30 Minutes
  • Up-close views of architectural landmarks along Lake Michigan
  • Amusing stories and entertaining facts, presented by an onboard guide
  • Entertaining onboard music while we cruise
  • Fascinating details about the city's most famous buildings like the Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, and more
  • Panoramic views from the lake of Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, the Museum Campus and more

Cruise Schedule

Lakefront Cruises
Departure Times
Departure times for 30-minute lakefront tours
11:00am 12:00pm
1:00pm 2:00pm
3:00pm 4:00pm
5:00pm 6:00pm
7:00pm 8:00pm
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Important Information

Our vessels are accessible for most standard manual wheelchairs.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Infants under 2 cruise free.
BYOB (no glass) and snacks, and enjoy a cool cruise along Chicago's iconic waterfront.
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!

Ready to Book?

Don’t miss out—seats on Seadog fill up fast! Tickets can also be purchased at our ticket booth on Navy Pier if seats are available.

Tickets starting at $22.95
Purchase Tickets

*Cruising with a child under 2 years old? Please add a $0.00 infant ticket to your cart. Infants cruise free, but are required to have a ticket so we can get an accurate headcount.


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!).


It was a fantastic tour, our guide Teela was very funny and very professional! Quick boarding, very interesting facts. That was amazing!

Norbert T.
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