Skip to consent to cookiesSkip navigation
Shoreline Sightseeing Company


Navy Pier, Chicago IL 60611

Get directions


A great Chicago experience begins with Shoreline Sightseeing! For over 80 seasons, we’ve been your guide to Chicago’s iconic architecture. Our fleet of 11 touring vessels and 6 water taxis is Chicago’s largest. Choose from our legendary Architecture River Tours, named Trip Advisor’s Best of the Best in 2023, or Skyline Lake Tours. Groups are welcome on all scheduled tours, including our weekly Spanish Architecture Tours. Discover Chicago’s skyline with us!

Group Amenities

Complimentary Policy1 per 20, plus tour guide

Average Visit/Tour Length1 hour

Maximum Group Number200

Attraction Pass Partner

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

More Images

Shoreline vessels on the Chicago River at twilightShoreline Sightseeing's Classic Lake Tours depart from Navy PierShoeline's Classic Lake Tours are a family favorite!Shoreline's Architecture River Tour was rated #1 most booked tour by TripAdvisor for 2019A 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 Water Taxis run on the Chicago River and across Lake MichiganShoreline'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!

Explore hotels, flights, deals, and more

Plan your trip


CTA Newsletter

Chicago Newsletter

Stay in the know

Sign up


Visitors Guide

Start planning today

Get the guide