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Wendella Sightseeing Boats

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400 N Michigan Ave, Departing from Michigan Ave at the historic Wrigley Building, Chicago, IL 60611-4104
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great way to see a unique part of Chicago. We took the longer cruise that took us out in Lake Michigan and the only part I didn't like was waiting for the locks to open (it took too long ).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jamesalways
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Chicago over Thanksgiving and were so happy that Wendella was running their River Architecture Tour. It was a chilly day but we dressed for the weather and sat up top which I would highly recommend doing for the best viewing. The views of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PC-on-the-go
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the great attraction and thing to do in Chicago. Despite very cold wind, the tour was great, we enjoyed beautiful views from river and navy pier. Tour guide was very fun, and he explained everything us in an easy way

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grigolm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed this trip although freezing cold on a November day. The Trip is a little expensive but catching the buildings reflecting on each other and in the river is quite spectacular. The commentary was extremely informative so I would recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quick way to get to see most of the breathtaking buildings of Chicago and not only that but also to get to learn about their history. We had Rachael as a tour guide and she did an amazing job her subtle sense of humor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sergio B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this river cruise the best way to see Chicago. They take you out on Lake Michigan so you can see the city from the lake very impressive. The river cruise itself is spectacular and with the guide commenting on all the buildings and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paolo1005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After speaking to several people while staying in Chicago, we kept getting feedback to do the river cruise. We were able to secure some last minute tickets for our group of 6. We took the 5pm trip & although a bit chilly, it was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Admire modern architecture and cross the skyscrapers on the CHICAGO River. The grand hotels dominate with the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GiovanniPERNA75
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We went even though it was a pretty rainy day, and still had a great time. They sell hot drinks and ponchos on the boat so we were able to keep dry and stay warm while still getting to experience the tour. Our tour guide,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Had a lovely morning on this tour, very informative with lots of history. Very easy to buy the tickets at point of entry. Boat was quite empty so loads of room,. Very cold when we got on lake, but nice to go through the lock....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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10 July 2018|
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Response from ChicagoWaterTaxi | Property representative |
No, the Water Taxi fireworks tour does not. Wendella's Fireworks tours included an abbreviated narration.
6 June 2018|
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Response from WendellaBoatsChicago | Property representative |
Yes we do, however the cruises are sold out. Our Chicago Water Taxi will do a river fireworks cruise if interested.
David T
6 May 2018|
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