90-Minute Chicago Architecture Boat Tour One, Two, Three, or Four (Up to 41% Off)

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Chicago river tour paired with architecture & history lessons about the city’s most popular landmarks

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5 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
4 hours ago
Hillary is an amazing tour guide! This is one of the coolest things you can do in Chicago and would definitely recommend Tours and Boats!!!!
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
9 hours ago
This tour was worth every penny. I love the way the tour guide explained architecture styles and eras in a way I learned so much. Everyone was kind and respectful.
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
15 hours ago
Excellent tour with fabulous views. The tour guide was engaging and knowledgeable which made the tour really interesting. We learnt a lot and enjoyed a drink from the bar as we listened. Would recommend 100%
2 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
1 day ago
Hillary did an AMAZING job at keeping the crowd engaged. She delivered the information in bite sized pieces and used her improv + comedy skills to the fullest. The captain was also just as funny and clearly loves what he does. Highly recommend this tour! This was the highlight of my first time visiting Chicago and glad I found this Groupon deal.
23 ratings9 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
1 day ago
I'm sure the boat tour is very nice. We were unable to attend our tour time because of a flight delay and cancellation. My rating is based on the complete lack of flexibility to change a tour time. It would have been nice to at least have the option to go standby for another trip time. We read all the fine print before booking, so it's not like the company did something wrong. It's just my opinion that a little flexibility would make this a much better customer experience.
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About This Deal

After purchasing this deal, you will need to visit the website listed on your voucher to complete redemption. For help on locating your redemption instructions or additional info, please contact Groupon or Tours and Boats at info@toursandboats.com. Tours and Boats can also be reached at (312)-858-6955 between 9am-6pm. Learn more about redemption codes.

Please note, there may be limited availability due to weather prior to Memorial day. Please check schedule prior to purchase to confirm availability of your desired tour time

  • What’s included: a leisurely architecture boat tour of downtown Chicago
  • Departure times: Click here to see the schedule and availability as well as information on parking and directions.
  • Departure location: 900 South Wells St., Chicago, IL 60607
  • Notable sights: the Wrigley Building, Willis Tower, Aqua Tower, Chinatown and other classics, as well as new developments like Riverline and the new CNA Center.
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and snacks are available for purchase onboard.
  • Kids 3 and younger ride free, but must be included in your online reservation on the merchant website.
  • Parking: Parking is located right next to the marina.
  • Vessel: Full service bathrooms, bars and staff assist with passenger’s needs

Each architecture river tour is narrated by a professional guide which leads passengers down the Chicago River to discover the city’s most renowned landmarks. In addition to historical insight on well known structures such as the Civic Opera House, Trump Tower & the Merchandise Mart, passengers will also get a chance to learn about current and upcoming developments. The Architecture River Cruise navigates the three primary branches of the river including the main branch to Navy Pier, the north branch to Goose Island and the south branch to Chinatown.

How to Schedule

  • After purchasing your voucher, you’ll receive instructions and a link to schedule the date and time of your tour.
  • Available dates and times can be viewed here.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 30, 2022. All sales final. Reservation required. ALL SALES FINAL. Voucher isn't a ticket, must register on Eventbrite prior to your arrival. Valid only for option purchased. Order confirmation has redemption instructions. No refunds if you or your party are late or are unable to attend your selected reservation. Recommended to arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. For any questions or concerns, please contact customer support using the information found on your voucher. Must supply email address at checkout which will be shared with the merchant to facilitate redemption. Processing and service fees not included. Limit 25 per person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Tours and Boats

Chicago's decorated past lives on through captivating stories told by the knowledgeable guides at Tours and Boats. These Windy City experts usher groups of travelers to myriad landmarks while sharing anecdotes that paint a vibrant picture of the city's history. During the company's sightseeing river cruises, their boats float by well-known structures such as the Merchandise Mart, Navy Pier and Willis Tower while passengers learn about the city's famed architecture.