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Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan

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Chicago, United States
Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Overview

Perfect for families, groups, and corporate outings, the Spirit of Chicago lunch cruise lets you kick back and enjoy a great meal while taking in the sights of Chicago's most famed landmarks. See and photograph the dramatic city skyline, Navy Pier, Soldier Field, and Shedd Aquarium. The cruise includes a delicious buffet lunch with salads, entrees, desserts, and unlimited nonalcoholic beverages. There's also a DJ, games, and a dance floor to keep your group entertained.
  • Lunch cruise on Lake Michigan aboard the Spirit of Chicago
  • See the Chicago skyline and attractions from the water
  • Buffet lunch with freshly-prepared food
  • On-board entertainment includes music, a dance floor, and games
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A two-hour cruise on Lake Michigan
Delicious lunch buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts (view menu)
Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
The best views of the Chicago skyline and attractions, including the Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field and the iconic Willis Tower
Guaranteed table for your party size
Onboard entertainment with DJ, dance floor, and games (giant jenga, foosball, etc.
Lunch
Coffee and/or Tea
Beverages
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • There is no smoking inside the boat
  • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge (meal not included)
  • For men, appropriate attire includes slacks and a polo or button-down shirt. For women, nice slacks, capri pants or a sundress is recommended.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Seating is only guaranteed together for the number of tickets confirmed on this voucher. Reservations may not be combined.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Entertainment Cruises

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan.
Q:
Where is the departure point for the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
The Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan departs from Navy Pier: 600 E Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60611.
Apr 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the departure point for the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Local Parking is available at 600 E Grand Ave. Alternative parking is available at 460 E. Illinois St. and 403 E. Grand Ave. (one block from Navy Pier.) There may be a fee for parking.
Apr 2021
Q:
Is the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan handicap accessible?
A:
Yes. Please be sure to notate any special needs or requests in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.
Apr 2021
Q:
Are there any age restrictions on the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
There are no age restrictions. Children ages 3-11 enjoy a discount rate and infants under 3 years old go free as lap children.
Apr 2021
Q:
Are there high chairs available for my child during the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Yes, high chairs are available for use during the lunch cruise.
Apr 2021
Q:
How should I dress for the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Business casual attire is appropriate; such as khaki pants and collared shirts. Please no shorts, tank tops, flip flops, or gym shoes.
Apr 2021
Q:
How early should I check in for the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Boarding time is 30 minutes prior to departure.
Apr 2021
Q:
Can I smoke on board the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only. Please dispose of all refuse in proper receptacles. Do not throw anything into the water. Please help us keep our harbors clean.
Apr 2021
Q:
Where do we sit on the boat during the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
As you board, our Captain and Marine Crew will direct you to your deck. From there the Host/Hostess will show your party to your assigned table(s). Seats are assigned based on needs and capacity for each cruise.
Apr 2021
Q:
Are there vegetarian selections available during the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Yes, vegetarian options are available with notice. If you require any dietary restrictions or have food allergies, please notate them in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.
Apr 2021
Q:
Can I bring my own cake for a celebration during the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Yes, guests are allowed to bring a cake, which must be in a closed, covered container (e.g. cake box.) You must keep the cake at your table as there is no available storage on board. There may be a cake cutting fee.
Apr 2021
Q:
Are there restrooms on board the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Yes, there are restrooms on board for your convenience.
Apr 2021
Q:
Are there life jackets available onboard the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Each vessel is 100% U.S. Coast Guard and Transport Canada certified with life preservers and all required lifesaving equipment, including child life vests.
Apr 2021
Q:
What happens in case of bad weather during the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Cruises sail rain or shine. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard or Transport Canada, the boat will remain dockside but provide the full dining service.
Apr 2021
Q:
Will I get seasick during the Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan?
A:
Most guests experience no discomfort at all as we do not leave the calm waters of the harbor. If you tend to have a problem with motion sickness, you may wish to bring Dramamine or other seasickness medication.
Apr 2021

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star-5
Living life
Jacqueline_R
, Aug 2021
This was the best experience I've had in a while. I will definitely be back. Friendly and professional staff the environment was very clean and inviting.I haven't had a good time like this in a while.
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star-3
Nice summer activity
CasSandra_C
, Aug 2021
It was nice overall just to be with friends hanging out. However, there were only 2 working toilets in the ladies room creating long lines and our server was not attentive we had to keep looking for her.
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Not happy.
Edith_Sappington
, Jul 2021
Interruption getting aboard the boat due not professional tour agent, only sent 2 tickets instead of 3 adults therefore it gave us a problem on your half. Was not happy with that! Bathroom tolets was not in proper use. 😞 sorry to write this review but my next cruise tour will be with Odyssey cruise.
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star-3
It was ok
Cristina_A
, Jul 2021
The staff was great! The drinks were very good. The food wasn’t the best and they only had like 6 things. The experience was cool, being on a big boat and the views. I wouldn’t do it again unless more types of food was added.
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star-5
Would do it again
Antoinette_C
, Jul 2021
Boot was nice and clean. Air conditioned in the inside. Staff serving drinks where friendly and accommodating, I didn’t like my first choice and she let me exchange. Food was served buffet style and was good. They also had dessert. Music was decent and they had a dance floor
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star-5
Our Chicago trip
John_B
, Jul 2021
Food was great Server was friendly and voyage was very peaceful with great views of the Chicago skyline
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star-5
Excellent lunch cruise!
Maggie_M
, Jul 2021
Everything was great! The lunch itself was good and Lake Michigan was beautiful! The Chicago skyline was breathtaking!
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star-5
Great Birthday Cruise
Julian_C
, Jul 2021
It was an AMAZING experience and I’m so glad I got to go on my birthday. So fun!! The food was great, the music was great. I have absolutely zero complaints.
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Amazing
Candace_M
, Jul 2021
How wonderful helping and entertains the staff was they made the experience fun and helpful I would do it again especially a dinner cruise
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star-3
It was ok
Reanader_H
, Jul 2021
Once we actually boarded it was pretty good the food definitely could have been beter and warmer the potatoes was so cold my butter wouldn't melt but the experience was great customer service was horrible when i needed information
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