Explore the sights of Chicago with a cruise on Lake Michigan or the Chicago River departing from Navy Pier! From laid-back sightseeing cruises and elegant dining cruises to heart-pumping thrill rides to upscale private charters, Navy Pier cruises offer a memorable experience for all.
Take in Chicago’s iconic skyline and the scenic Chicago River with sightseeing cruises at Navy Pier! Ranging from 40-90 minutes in length, these fun experiences offer guests panoramic city views along with entertaining and enlightening commentary about Chicago’s architecture and history.
When you dine on Like Michigan, every table is the best in the house. Navy Pier’s brunch, lunch and dinner cruises pair world-class cuisine with panoramic views of the city and lakefront.
Every Wednesday and Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Navy Pier lights up the Chicago skyline with spectacular Aon Summer Fireworks. Enjoy the show from beyond the shoreline with an amazing fireworks cruise! These 60- to 90-minute experiences are the perfect way to end your summer evening at Navy Pier with some of the best fireworks views in the city.
This isn’t your parents’ leisure cruise! On these 30-minute speed boat rides, you’ll tear across Lake Michigan at up to 45 miles per hour while getting entertaining and informative commentary on Chicago.
There’s always something worth celebrating with cruises on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Our partners offer themed cruises for major holidays, as well as a wide variety of special events that are sure to get you in the party mood.
Perfect for corporate outings and special occasions, group events and private charters offer an unforgettable cruises on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River for up to 800 guests. From relaxed day-cruises to upscale cocktails to decadent dinners to elegant weddings and receptions, a private charter will give your guests the Chicago experience of a lifetime.