Venue Details

11 Star Starred
Seadog Chicago
Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Ave Chicago, IL 60611
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Dress for 10-15 degrees cooler that the weather outside. SOO windy on the pier and in that boat!
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Ridiculously high, but it's Chicago. What can I say!
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Taking the 66 bus to Navy Pier is really simple and much cheaper than overpriced parking in the area
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Wear lots of sunscreen, and not hats!
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Don't forget your sunglasses and a camera!
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Cindy Davis Oleynik
If you want to get wet sit in the back on the sides.
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Reviews & Ratings

82 ratings
4.2 average rating
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10 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 09 2012

The guide was a high school or college student and didn't know much about anything. The tour is very short, uninformative, and pretty boring. Even my six-year-old niece was not amused.

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 28 2012

Great way to cool off on a very hot day! Lots of fun.

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Russell McConnell Red Velvet
7 events
2 reviews
10 stars
attended Aug 07 2013

It was a fun filled time. The team at sea dog all worked together and were fun and professional. Cookie was the tour guide --he is knowledgable , funny and friendly. our party's ages were from 9 to 78 all had a great time.

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More Information



*Extreme Thrill Ride (30 min.):

*For a truly wet and wild experience, the Seadog Extreme is 30% faster than her doggie siblings! Topping out at 45mph on the open water, the Seadog Extreme is the most horse-powered commercial passenger vessel of its kind currently cruising the Great Lakes.

With exhilarating high speeds and full 180-360° spins, this jet-propelled ride blasts off to start and splashes down to stop! Experience full throttle slalom runs, sharp twists and turns, and feel the raw power and excitement of the Seadog Extreme’s two 1400 HP engines. Also enjoy rock-n-roll music and a fun narration about Chicago.

Lakefront Speedboat Tour (30 min.):

As you depart Chicago’s Navy Pier, your Captain will tell you interesting facts about the Pier and Chicago’s lakefront.

Your Captain will then crank up the music and race south past Navy Pier to Chicago’s Museum Campus where you will pause to hear about Chicago’s interesting lakefront landmarks, architecture and history.

Seadog will then race north past Navy Pier to cruise the Magnificent Mile giving you unique views of the Sears Tower, Buckingham Fountain and Grant Park along the way.

Finally, you will race back to Navy Pier to the thrilling sound of our turbo-charged engines. *

River and Lake Architectural Tour (75 min.) includes:

  • A passage through the historic Chicago Locks and up the Chicago River

Up-close views of all the famous bridges of the Chicago River

An entertaining docent who’ll share amusing stories, facts and tidbits on Chicago’s interesting history

Fascinating stories about some of Chicago’s most famous buildings including the Tribune Building, Willis Tower, Lyric Opera and the Merchandise Mart

An exciting speedboat ride along the lakefront featuring views of Chicago including Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, beautiful Chicago Harbor, Chicago’s Museum Campus and much, much more!


Lakefront Fireworks Cruise (60 min.) includes:*

An extended speedboat cruise, with a narrated tour.

Strategic boat position means one of the very best views of the Navy Pier fireworks.

Every seat on our Seadog fireworks cruise has spectacular open panoramic views of the world famous Chicago skyline. 

_Please note:

This cruise is not recommended for those with cardiac conditions, orthopedic conditions associated with the neck or back, or women in late-term pregnancy._


Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult._

About the Ticket Supplier: Entertainment Cruises - Chicago

In January of 2006, a new chapter was written in the logbooks of both Spirit Cruises and Premier Yachts as they merged the best of both companies into one remarkable corporation called Entertainment Cruises, Inc. With 23 vessels serving eight cities with six unique cruise products, Entertainment Cruises is focused on creating even more superior dining and entertainment experiences for its guests. New ships, new cruise products, new ways to enjoy America's greatest waterways - they are all coming your way in the years ahead. Welcome Aboard!