Chicago Sunset Cruise

36 Reviews | Chicago, USA

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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All Wendella staff is vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.


The Sunset Cruise departs near the DuSable (Michigan Avenue) Bridge on Wendella's world class tour boats. Enjoy the beautiful City architecture from the best vantage point in Chicago. The vessel will then navigate through the Chicago Lock and out onto Lake Michigan. Watch the sun slowly set behind the city from the tranquil waters of Lake Michigan on this serene and romantic cruise.



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Average 4.17 out of 5 stars based on 36 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Chicago Sunset Cruise
linda_m, Oct 2021 Verified
The waves coming up over the side onto the boat’s windows!!! Very exciting ! Next time I will do this in the summer!
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gigiwesterman, Oct 2021 Verified
Always a great experience seeing this city from the water. Even though the weather didn’t give us a beautiful sunset, the tour is a spectacular way to spend an evening. Our tour guide John went above and beyond and was a wealth of knowledge!
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Giamnys, Oct 2021 Verified
Jack was our guide. Very charismatic guy. Bonus points for the trivia game. The sunset was amazing. Perfect. Dreamy. I fell in love with Chicago.
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GOLDGATOR, Oct 2021 Verified
Great crew and tour guide Kaye. Great view of sunset from Lake Michigan. Also spectacular view of downtown at night.
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MollyEstes, Sep 2021 Verified
Incredible mini-tour of the river followed by watching the sun set behind the city skyline. Recommend highly, the captain and tour guide were engaging, crew competent, money and time well-spent.
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Anne P, Sep 2021 Verified
It was a lovely evening and the guy giving us the 7 minute speech did a GREAT job! A couple got engaged which was precious! Really good experience overall!
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Shilpa A, Aug 2021 Verified
Tour guide was very knowledgeable about each of the buildings and the information was appropriate for us. It was interesting and not overwhelming. Chicago skyline was great and it was a treat to ride on Michigan river
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Annette, Jul 2021 Verified
Geeat trip! Tour guide, Molly, was very knowledgeable. Excellwnt experience. We got to stay on the cruise for longer than 1.5 hrs due to an incident inside the locks and crew was great at handling it.
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easter, Jul 2021 Verified
Cruise lasted 1 hour longer than expected because of another boat's problems. We had no plans, nor parking problems, so it was an added bonus for us.
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Bonnie S, Jul 2021 Verified
Our sunset cruise was disrupted by a barge that had to clear the locks getting out into Lake Michigan. The boat crew explained the situation, turned the music on, and we all just waited (for a while). Then the tour guide came back over the mic and said that instead of a sunset over Lake Michigan, we would be seeing fireworks from Navy Pier! Once again - they turned up the music and we were treated to an amazing fireworks display! Well played, Wendella! Our cruise looked a little different than expected, but still such a memorable time!

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