Whether you’re coming to town for a day or have lived in Chicago your entire life, we’re extremely excited to welcome you back on board and looking forward to setting sail on daily adventures once again!
You haven’t experienced Chicago until you’ve seen the city from a whole new perspective. Soak in the city’s most incredible views via boat! Our Chicago downtown boat tour is the perfect escape for locals and tourists alike. Kick your feet up and relax as our team of Chicago experts navigate you through the city, educating you about unique historic facts, figures and locations. Whether you’ve spent your whole life as a Windy City resident or you’re simply in town for the weekend, you won’t be disappointed by our offerings.
At Mercury Cruises, we offer different types of cruises in Chicago to fit your needs. Examples of our different cruises include:
The Chicago by Night! Cruise is the ideal way to end any evening. The glow of the city’s skyline against a black sky is pure magic. It’s an especially ideal way to celebrate a birthday or an anniversary!
The 3D Fireworks Cruise will put other fireworks shows that you’ve seen to shame. Make sure to bring your camera, you won’t want to miss this spectacular viewing!
The Canine Cruise is perfect for dog lovers, and in Chicago, there are plenty of those. Selfies with your dog throughout the tour are always encouraged!
Each ride is 90 minutes of pure bliss, and kids under the age of 5 ride for free. If you’re hungry or thirsty, don’t fret! Throughout your time on board, you’ll get access to our bar and snack services. Each tour departs from 112 E. Wacker Drive on the Chicago Riverwalk.
You’re Safe with Us
The safety, health, and well-being of our passengers and employees remain our highest priority. We have implemented operational procedures on our boats and made necessary changes to abide by CDC guidelines to keep everyone safe from COVID-19.
We take pride in the fact that we’ve been in business for over 85 years. Millions of guests have stepped foot onto our boats and we have a perfect safety record! Our boats are inspected on an annual basis by the United States Coast Guard to make sure that they are up to safety standards. Rest assured that regardless of the age of your crew, our crew has you covered!
Our official tour season kicked off on May 2nd, and we will continue offering tours through October 12, although our office is open year-round. To book your tickets for your Chicago downtown boat tour, please get in touch with our team today.