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Info: 312.332.1353 · Groups: 312.332.1368

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A fun, relaxing, informative boat tour along Chicago's beautiful waterways is the ultimate way to experience the city and leave a lasting impression on your group.

With competitive group rates, frequent departures, daytime and evening boat tours, entertaining guides, exceptional service and a convenient downtown location with easy bus drop-off, Mercury Cruises is your best choice for Chicago River and Lake Michigan boat tours.

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Urban Adventure Cruise - A Favorite for Spring School Field Trips! 

90 Minutes • Daytime River & Lake Cruise
Late April  - early October, 2018
10:15a, 12:15p, 2:15p, 4:15p, 6:15p

Let our entertaining and informative tour guides bring Chicago to life with fascinating stories and fun facts of the city's rich history. You’ll cruise amongst soaring skyscrapers and enjoy gorgeous skyline views from the unique perspective of the river and lake. Call 312-332-1368 or for group rates*.

*Special school field trip rates available Monday - Friday. General group rates valid Sunday - Friday. No group rates on Saturdays. Group reservations accepted every day.


Chicago By Night

90 Minutes • Evening River & Lake Cruise
Memorial Day - Labor Day, 2018 (nightly, excluding Wed & Sat)
September - early October, 2018 (Friday & Saturday only)

Get a special perspective on our city as you enjoy a Chicago River and Lakefront sunset boat tour as day turns to night, watching our skyline transform into millions of twinkling lights. You’ll receive a free light wand and enjoy live commentary about the city's rich history. Call or email for group rates*. Call 312-332-1368 or email for group rates*.

*Group rates valid Sunday - Friday only. No group rates on Saturdays. Group reservations accepted every day.

Science Is Fun Cruise - Designed for School/Youth Groups! 

90 Minutes • Science Focused River & Lake Cruise 
Late April - early October, 2018
Call for departure time availability*

Tour available for educational groups of 30 or more only.

Professor Mercury guides students through a series of fun, hands-on experiments and interactive lectures enhancing their knowledge of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan’s biology, physics, engineering and ecology on this educational Chicago field trip. Learn more and see group rates.

*Tour not available Friday - Sunday