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Wendella Tours & Cruises


400 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60611

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  • Women Owned

Go Green…Ride Yellow…The Chicago Water Taxi offers a Fun, Fast, Friendly direct link from the Metra and Amtrak Commuter Train Stations at Ogilvie/Union Train Stations to the Mag Mile. The River North Arts District at LaSalle/Clark Streets, Chinatown and Goose Island at North Avenue. The Scheduled service operates seven days a week , with fares starting at $3.00. For more information including schedule and fares log onto or call 312-337-1446. As Chicago’s original water transportation company, Wendella has been dedicated to serving Chicago’s families, visitors, students, guests and commuters for over 70 years. Family owned and operated for three generations, our mission is to provide you and your family with a safe, comfortable and affordable fun day on the waterways.

Services Offered

Wheelchair Accessible

Student Tours

Group Charter/Sightseeing

Complimentary Policy2 per group of 20 or more

Average Visit/Tour Length1.5 - 2 hours

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate20




American Express

Student Group Friendly

Reservation Cancellation PolicyAll tickets are non-refundable but are transferable to another time, date, or tour.

Reservations Accepted


ADA Compliant

Self-Parking AvailableOff-site

Food On-siteOTHER

Open Seasonally


Military Discount

Preferred Catering Providers

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)280

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)280

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)1120

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)1120

Max Venue Capacity1120

Private Meeting Space Available

Woman Owned Business

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