Chicago: Private Yacht Charter

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Discover the magic of Chicago's waterways with a private yacht charter. Blend the thrill of the open lake with the iconic skyline of the city as a backdrop.


  • Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of the Chicago waterways on a yacht
  • Delight your palate with a dining experience at a restaraunt along the river
  • Listen to your favorite songs as you cruise across the water with your captain
  • Plan your perfect itinerary with your skipper before taking off on an adventure
  • See the vivid colors of fireworks from the water or admire the Chicago skyline


Meet your captain at the harbor and begin your adventure. Choose whether you want to enjoy a daytime cruise or discover the city from the water at night, catching a glimpse of fireworks displays and the sunset. After you board, chat with your captain about what you would like to see. Whether it's cruising to popular spots like the Playpen, exploring the Chicago River, or discovering hidden dining gems ashore, your captain can plan an itinerary that suits your interests. You can bring your own food and drinks to enjoy onboard, including alcohol, if you wish. If you prefer to cater your trip, the captain can recommend third-party vendors. As you sail, connect your phone to the high-quality Bluetooth sound system and listen to your favorite tunes.


Private yacht cruise Captain and crew Fuel costs Personalized itinerary Optional docking Bluetooth sound system Safety gear (lifejackets) Safety briefing Water and soft drinks Assistance with catering (optional) Onboard bathroom

Important Information

  • Travel on the Chicago River is possible, but please be aware of potential delays at the Chicago Locks, especially during peak traffic periods. Let the activity provider know when booking if you wish to cruise down the river Please don't bring red wine. You can store other drinks and food in the cooler onboard Please remove your shoes before boarding the yacht Tips of about 20% are customary for the captain and crew

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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