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River City Boat Rentals - South Loop

Two-Hour BYOB Weekday or Weekend Electric Boat Rental for Up to Eight (Up to 64% Off)

The Fine Print

  • Expires May 21st, 2014.
  • Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Valid for up to 8 people. Must be 21 with valid photo ID to drive. Not valid on 7/4/13, 7/26 - 7/27/13, or 8/17 - 8/18/13.

Questions and Answers 18 questions

Commonly Asked Questions

Q:

Are children allowed on the boat with their parents? If so, are there age restrictions?

Mark H.  asked on  May 30, 2013

A:

Passengers of all ages are welcome. Life vests are provided for all participants.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 30, 2013

Q:

do you need a boating license?

Marialisa L.  asked on  May 30, 2013

A:

A boating license is not required.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 30, 2013

More Questions and Answers

Q:

If we come from Quebec, Canada, does our Quebec driver's license will be accepted ? De we also need our passports ?

Alexandre M.  asked on  Jun 3, 2013

A:

A US drivers license will be required.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  Jun 4, 2013

Q:

Is this deal $89 per person?

caron  asked on  Jun 3, 2013

A:

Each single Groupon will cover up to 8 passengers.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  Jun 4, 2013

Q:

Are the boats covered?

Key K.  asked on  Jun 1, 2013

A:

Boats include a retractable canopy.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  Jun 3, 2013

Q:

Are we allowed to bring water skis or tubes and use them with the boat?

Daniel P.  asked on  May 31, 2013

A:

No other boating products allowed sorry.

Tony T.  from  Self  replied on  Jun 1, 2013

Q:

we are 15 could we buy 2 groupons and rent 2 boats at same time? what about if i delay 15 or 30 minutes? may i sail also in the lake or just the river? what about if the weather is in bad conditions the day i make the appoinment?

oscar t.  asked on  May 31, 2013

A:

Yes, this can be accommodated though would depend on their availability. You'll be limited to the Chicago River and its harbors.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 31, 2013

Q:

It's gas included in the rental price?

marlen  asked on  May 31, 2013

A:

Boats available are not gas powered. You can find more information on these boats Here.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 31, 2013

Q:

Could I bring a medium sized dog on the boat?

Amanda H.  asked on  May 31, 2013

A:

Yes, this will be allowed.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 31, 2013

Q:

The web site appears to show a gasoline-powered pontoon boat. Exactly what type of boat will be rented?

Mike S.  asked on  May 30, 2013

A:

Your Groupon is valid for their electric powered boat. You can find more information Here.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 30, 2013

Q:

Is this safe for children under 5? WIll someone teach you to drive the boat?

Amy L.  asked on  May 30, 2013

A:

This is great for all ages. You'll be able to ask for a short tutorial before taking out the boat.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 30, 2013

Q:

I want to purchase this Groupon, but how can I check to make sure a Date is availible first?

Carmen L.  asked on  May 30, 2013

A:

All rentals are subject to availability. You'll be unable to check availability before purchase.

John  from  Groupon  replied on  May 30, 2013

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