Shoreline Classic tour is one of the best experiences in Chicago. Hop on a boat at Navy Pier and explore Chicago from a totally new vantage point.

Take the Shoreline Classic Lake Tour with your Go Chicago pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Enjoy a 45-minute Chicago lake tour
  • English-speaking guide included
  • See the John Hancock Building, Trump Tower and Navy Pier
  • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in Chicago

You’ll enjoy panoramic Chicago skyline views and picture-perfect backdrops on this 40-minute Classic Lake Tour. Keep an ear out for the guided narration if you want insights into the views and local knowledge of the area.

Hours of Operation

June – August: Departs daily every half hour 10:30AM – 7:30PM
May and September: Departs daily every hour 11:30AM – 5:30PM
October 1 – October 19: Departs weekends every hour 11:30AM – 5:30PM (weather permitting)

Closings & Holidays

October 20-April

Know before you go

Pass redemption is limited to one daytime cruise per day: the Classic Lake Tour, the Architectural River Cruise, or the Tall Ship Windy.

Getting In: Present your pass at the Shoreline Sightseeing ticket booth at Navy Pier.

Please Note: All cruises are weather permitting and availability is based on Coast Guard capacity. Tours last 40 minutes. Does not include Fireworks Cruises.

Classic lake cruise

Getting there

Shoreline Classic Lake Tour

US, IL, Chicago, 60611, Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue,


Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60611
United States