Skyline Lake Tour

Great views from a Great Lake

Cruise along the coastline

Take in the stunning sights of Chicago’s skyline from Lake Michigan—it’s a view of the city like you’ve never seen it before! Our Skyline Lake Tours depart daily from Navy Pier, spring through autumn. 

This pre-recorded, 40-minute tour provides striking views from Lake Michigan and is a perfect trip for Chicago locals and visitors alike.

Shoreline Sightseeing booth at Grand Avenue Navy Pier dock
All aboard

Casting off

Our Skyline Lake Tours only depart from our Navy Pier dock at 600 E. Grand Ave. From Navy Pier, you’ll head out on a majestic tour of Lake Michigan where you’ll be able to see Chicago’s renowned skyscrapers and landmarks.


Our Skyline Lake Tour takes you on a loop around Lake Michigan, heading both north and south on the lake, you’ll see many of Chicago’s famous landmarks and the classic skyline vista. 

Skyline Lake Tour route map

Adults: $32.05 – $35.00

Children (3-12): $12.25 – $15.00

Children 2 and under: Free

Tour highlights:
  • 40-minute, pre-recorded tour

  • View iconic landmarks including the Willis Tower, 875 N. Michigan (the former John Hancock Building), Aqua Tower, and The St. Regis Chicago (Vista Tower)

  • Unique views from Lake Michigan create an entirely new perspective of the city

  • Hear the history of Chicago’s buildings and how the city came to have such a famous skyline
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