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Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline

112 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
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We went on the Mercury Canine Cruise with our small dog. Great experience - others had dogs on as... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
monicacN2080AI
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South Bend, Indiana
Adventure tour

This tour give you a tour alongside the water capturing the beauty of the Chicago unique buildings... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
MayLin s
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Experience the best of Chicago aboard a Mercury cruise. Take in the Chicago River and Lake Michigan Skyline on a relaxing boat ride while our lively commentators bring the city to life with fun facts and stories about Chicago's rich history. A fun time the whole family can enjoy! Tours include Urban Adventure Cruise (daytime River/Lake cruise), Chicago by Night Cruise (evening River/Lake cruise), 3D Fireworks Cruise (summer Wed/Sat) and our popular Canine Cruise (summer Sat/Sun).
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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112 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
Downtown / The Loop

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

We went on the Mercury Canine Cruise with our small dog. Great experience - others had dogs on as well, but everyone was well behaved. The tour guide was very informed and fun to listen to the many comments of buildings we were passing along...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This tour give you a tour alongside the water capturing the beauty of the Chicago unique buildings. They give you a history of the buildings. The view is beautiful.

Thank MayLin s
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Went on this cruise as we wanted to do something different this time in the windy city. Had a good time and saw some really interesting buildings.

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We visited the tour on a whim, and don't regret it at all. This was relaxed, informative and funny, all in one! Ask for Russ as your guide! He's the most genuine guide there is out there! We're recommending all of our family!

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

I'm currently on your tour and actually have time to write a review bc your tour guide has clearly given up at the end of the night, has zero control, and I can't hear anything that's being said bc everyone is talking super loudly over...More

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Melanie M, Manager at Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience and we are sorry to hear of your disappointment! Can appreciate your frustration as you came on the tour to enjoy both the views and the commentary. We are looking further into this on...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We had an amazing time. Russ, our navigator extraordinaire was incredible. So awesome, we told the rest of our family to go and they did 2 days later and he remembered us. He went out of his way to know where the people were from...More

Thank Barb V
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Had a blast on the lake and river tour! Our guide was named Keeling. He was fantastically funny!!!! Very entertaining. A must. Thanks CFL!!! Thanks Keeling!!!!!

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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

The tour we did had Cameron as our guide and he was fantastic - very knowledgeable, funny and made the tour a great experience. The urban tour goes on to the lake so you get amazing views of the city skyline. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

This cruise is 90 minutes long on Lake Michigon. Russ was our Tour Guide and he done a great job with his commentary and even threw in a couple of jokes. I would highly recommend this cruise.

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Really recommend to take part at this small adventure 😁 especially when you have a special guide aboard like Cameron who makes the atmosphere more special with his lovely jokes and stories!

Thank Sonia R
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October 12, 2015|
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Response from Laurie Z | Reviewed this property |
The lower dick is closed in and the upper deck is open. So you have your choice. You can buy your tickets at the box office located next to where the boat departs or you can purchase them online. The boats we have taken... More
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Hi there! Very sorry you experienced trouble printing your tickets. Please arrive to the Ticket Office at our dock in advance of your tour and we will be able to print them for you! Thanks very much! Bob
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