Lakefront Speedboat Tour, Thrill Ride, or Architectural Tour from Seadog Cruises in Chicago (Up to 47% Off)

Near North Side

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In a Nutshell

Speedboats zip past famed Chicago landmarks along lakefront and river; informative narration on city's history and architecture

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 30, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 8 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservations required 24hr in advance; subject to availability and weather. Seating may be limited 7/4/12-7/8/12, 8/17/12-8/19/12, and 8/31/12-9/3/12. Must be at least 48in tall for the Extreme Thrill Ride option. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Cities were often built around rivers because they provide the necessary resources for successful trade and waterpark industries. Take advantage of our forefathers' foresight with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

The Lakefront Speedboat tour ferries up to 135 passengers along the shores of Lake Michigan, passing such famed sites as Navy Pier, the Museum Campus, Grant Park, and the Magnificent Mile, while captains dispense enlightening tidbits about the skyline's history and architecture. With speeds of up to 45 mph, the Seadog Extreme takes passengers on a thrill ride, on which two 1,400-horsepower engines move through slaloms and 180- to 360-degree turns. Alternatively, the river and lake architectural tour kicks off with a speedboat ride on the lakefront before passing through the locks and meandering through downtown and its opulent skyscrapers on the Chicago River. All tours depart from and return to Navy Pier. Click here to see a map of the tours' routes.

Seadog Cruises

Since 1996, the staff at Seadog Cruises has welcomed explorers aboard sophisticated, open-air speedboats for city tours. Over the years, they’ve led more than two million sightseers through Baltimore and Chicago on cruises that elucidate city histories, paying special attention to landmarks such as Baltimore’s Naval Reserve Center and Chicago’s Tribune Tower. Their fleet of watercraft uses low-sulfur diesel and four-stroke engines that produce lower emissions than older models, allowing eco-conscious passengers to rest easy and allowing fish to finally open their windows for some fresh water.

Customer Reviews

It was an extremely hot day. I was on the architectural tour but due to the hot weather, while we were waiting for the locks to open we headed out on the lake to get everyone wet and cooled off. Also, water was passed out at the end of the tour. A very nice touch. Would go again with a coupon. It was totally a fun experience.
Chris M. · July 19, 2013
Great Narrator
Mary L. · October 13, 2012
Great time on Lake Michigan! FUN for all ages!! Crew got the crowd involved!!! JUST DO IT!!
Cindy N. · October 11, 2012
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    Near North Side

    600 E Grand Ave.

    Chicago, Illinois 60611

    866-845-3463

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