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Info: 312.332.1353 · Groups: 312.332.1368

Urban Adventure Cruise®

90 Minutes • River & Lake Cruise

Departing Daily
April 28 - October 9, 2017
10:15am, 12:15pm, 2:15pm, 4:15pm, 6:15pm

Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:15am, 12:15pm, 2:15pm, 4:15pm

Experience it all—Chicago's glorious skyscrapers, historic buildings and modern marvels—on our most popular tour, the Urban Adventure Cruise®! Relax and unwind on a scenic Chicago River boat tour and Lake Michigan cruise. You’ll enjoy lively narration and stories of Chicago's rich history as you take in the Willis Tower, Aon Center, John Hancock Building, Museum Campus, Marina City and more. It's fun for the whole family!

Adults $35 / Kids 5-15 $14 / Under 5 ride free
For groups of 20 or more, call us for a group rate: 312-332-1368 (group rates available Sunday - Friday). Ask about our school field trip days.




90 Minutes • River & Lake Cruise

Departing Nightly (excludes Wed & Sat), Memorial Day - Labor Day 2018

Departing Fri/Sat Nights Only, September - October, 2018

Glide along the Chicago River and Lakefront as you're dazzled by the sparkle of the city at night. Enjoy breathtaking views of the dramatic skyscrapers and Buckingham Fountain's spectacular light display. Hear lively commentary and wave your complimentary “neon light wand” as you feel the night breezes and see Chicago’s skyline transformed into a glittering jewel. Family-friendly boat tours are our specialty!

Adults $36 / Kids 5-15 $15 / Under 5 rides free
For groups of 20 or more, call us for a discount: 312-332-1368 (group rates available Sunday - Friday). 


Mercury's Canine Cruise

90 Minutes • River & Lake Cruise

Departing Summer Saturdays and Sundays
July - September, 2018

Dogs on boats? Yes! Bring your pooch on a leash and enjoy quality time with your dog while cruising on Chicago's waterways. Sit back, relax and soak in the city as you enjoy a lively narration of Chicago’s rich history and architectural marvels with dog-friendly highlights. Keep your dog on your lap, in a seat or on the deck. Our dog cruise boat offers plenty of safe outdoor seating, water bowls and a special newspaper-lined restroom for your pet. Enjoy a great day out of doors with your favorite companion. 

Adults $35 / Kids 5-15 $14 / Dogs $8 / Under 5 rides free

Groups of 20 or more, call 312-332-1368.



Land, Lake & River Package

90-min Cruise + Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Available 2018 Season

See Chicago by boat and by bus and SAVE! Enjoy a Mercury Urban Adventure Cruise OR Chicago by Night Cruise AND a 48-hour Hop On Hop Off Downtown Tour Ticket with Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. together with this one unbeatable bus and boat tour package. You’ll enjoy a beautiful cruise along Chicago’s skyscraper-lined river and gorgeous lakefront, then get endless boarding (AKA unlimited downtown transportation) at 12 stops along a 13-mile bus route through the city. All tours feature informative commentary and spectacular sights.

Adults $68 / Kids 5-15 $26 / Under 5 rides free 
Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. operating daily 9am - 5pm
Urban Adventure Cruise departing daily through October 9, 2017

Please note: Land, River & Lake package holders that purchased online at must visit Mercury Cruises' box office on the Chicago Riverwalk at 112 E. Wacker Dr. to pick up tickets before visiting Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co 

Land, Lake & River Package


Science is Fun

90 Minutes • River & Lake Cruise

Cruising late April - early October, 2018

Arrange a school field trip or summer camp group outing to spend a day of fun, science and learning on Chicago’s majestic river and Lake Michigan! Cool experiments, slimy creatures and skyline views make for an unforgettable Chicago science field trip students will never forget. Learn more about our educational "Science is Fun Cruise" for school, camp and scout groups here.

Call us today for a VIP group reservation*. Minimum group size of 30. Sorry, no individual tickets are available. Call 312-332-1368 or email

*This cruise operates Mon-Thurs for youth, scout and school groups only