Chicago Electric Boat Company

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In a Nutshell

Up to 10 passengers ride canopied, silent boats up and down the Chicago River, easily handled by new captains.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 21 or older to rent boat. $500 deposit required upon rental. 9% Chicago amusement tax not included. Must sign waiver. Not valid on 7/4, 8/17, 8/18, or 8/19. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Electric boats are preferable to gas-powered vessels, because they are environmentally friendly and easily recharged by passing eels. Tour the shocking seas with this Groupon.

$99 for a Two-Hour Electric Boat Rental ($300 Value)

Beneath the canopy of a Duffy electric boat, up to 10 passengers embark upon the Chicago River for two hours of serene sightseeing. After a brief driving lesson, the captain is free to navigate the vessel beneath bridges and to the ports of local businesses. Circular sofa seating cradles passengers as they make use of the central table for BYOB refreshments and queue up favorite sea shanties on the integrated, iPod-compatible sound system. Certified captains and tour guides are available for an additional fee. Customers can also take advantage of valet parking ($12 for up to four hours, not included in this Groupon). For more information, see Chicago Electric Boat Company's FAQ page.

Chicago Electric Boat Company

Chicago Electric Boat Company's canopied, comfortable vessels navigate the scenic waters of the Chicago River, stirring up the reflected lights of the Loop’s skyline in their wake. Groups lounge in plush seating as their elected driver easily steers the boat, bobbing along at cruising speeds of 4–5 miles per hour. Integrated sound systems pump out sailing music from iPods and other devices, and onboard accommodations create ample space for staging drinks, light refreshments, and Battleship tournaments. The company keeps a roster of certified captains and tour guides on hand and offers catering services from six local eateries, including Pizzeria Uno and Bar Louie.

Chicago Electric Boat Company

Chicago Electric Boat Company's canopied, comfortable vessels navigate the scenic waters of the Chicago River, stirring up the reflected lights of the Loop's skyline in their wake. Groups lounge in plush seating as their elected driver easily steers the boat, bobbing along at cruising speeds of 4–5 miles per hour. Integrated sound systems pump out sailing music from iPods and other devices, and onboard accommodations create ample space for staging drinks, light refreshments, and Battleship tournaments. The company keeps a roster of certified captains and tour guides on hand.

Customer Reviews

Fantastic views. Private boat. BYOB and food. Excellent business with great employees!
Heidi Z. · November 16, 2016
This is our second time renting from this company, we absolutely llve it. The employees have all been friendly and easy to work with too.
January C. · November 1, 2016
This has become a tradition and we buy multiple trips when this deal comes up each year. Its a great way to show the city off to an out of town guest. Really fun and beautiful view of Chicago from the river.
Kathryn D. · October 31, 2016
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    Chicago

    300 N State St.

    Chicago, IL 60654

    +13126446411

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