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Shoreline Sightseeing Company


Navy Pier, Chicago IL 60611

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Shoreline Sightseeing is now accepting bookings for 2021 private charters. You and your guests will enjoy a unique experience aboard one of our open air, double-decker boats complete with amazing views of the Chicago’s world-famous skyline and landmarks. With full bar service and space for bountiful buffets and passed hor d’oeuvres, a Shoreline charter is ideal 75+ guests* and offers capabilities for casual to elegant occasions including space for dancing. Shoreline even offers the option of a guided Architecture Tour during your cruise. Select your bar package and menu from our preferred suppliers and caterers. Then sit back and relax and enjoy your event! Shoreline Charters depart from convenient Polk Bros Park at Navy Pier, near downtown hotels and only 3.5 miles from McCormick Place. See our website for more details. Other Shoreline services: Chicago River Architecture Tours, Skyline Lake Tours, Fireworks Tours, Special Events and Water Taxis.*Capacities subject to current state and local Health and Safety regulations.

Health and Safety

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Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Mobile Payments Accepted

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

Complimentary Policy1 per 20, plus tour guide

Average Visit/Tour Length1 hour

Maximum Group Number200

Miles from Midway Airport10.0

Miles from Downtown

Open Seasonally

Hours of OperationApril - November


Preferred Catering Providers

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)200

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)70

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style200

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)175

Max Capacity, Classroom Style200

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)70

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space200

Max Venue Capacity200

Private Meeting Space Available

Private Dining Available

Group Breakfast Available

Box Lunches Available

AAA Rated

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Shoreline vessels on the Chicago River at twilightA Shoreline Tour is ideal for Group Events including family outingsThere's not better way to take in Chicago's summer fireworks than on a Shoreline TourA Shoreline Special Event Cruise on the Chicago RiverShoreline's Classic Lake Tour heads back to its convenient Navy Pier dockShoreline's panoramic Classic Lake Tour offers wonderful views of Chicago's skylineA Shoreline Lake Fireworks Tour offers ideal views of the fireworks from Navy PierShoreline's popular Brew Cruises are a summer tradition in ChicagoShoreline's Tours provide amazing photo ops!

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