Ticket prices vary. Please select a specific tour or cruise from the above list to view pricing and more information.
No meals or food are served on tours. However, our vessels feature a full-service bar with wine, local beer, and craft cocktails, as well as an assortment of snacks, all for purchase.
Our tours are currently in English only. Printer tour guides are available in Chinese.
Boarding begins 15-30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
Tours and cruises depart rain or shine. However, in cases of severe weather, if the Captain deems it unsafe and cancels the tour, all guests will be refunded.
Seating is first come, first served. We recommend groups arrive 30 minutes prior to the tour time for a better chance of getting seats together.
Each boat features a full-service bar with wine, local beer, and craft cocktails, as well as an assortment of snacks, all for purchase.
There is no storage area on our dock, but guests may bring their luggage aboard keeping in mind it is subject to inspection.
Our tours do often sell out and we always recommend customers buy their tickets online and in advance.
The following discounts apply; 50% off on Tuesdays for College Students with a valid Student ID from an accredited College or University. 50% off for active-duty U.S. Military personnel and their spouses with a valid ID. 50% off for City of Chicago First Responders with a valid ID. $10 off for U.S. Veterans and Reservists with a valid ID. All discounted tickets must be purchased at the ticket office to receive the discount. Discounts are not valid on holidays.
Parking is available at nearby parking garages or you can find discounted parking by using SpotHero. Check our Parking and Directions Page for more information.
Yes. Restrooms are located on the lower deck of each vessel; changing tables are also available in each restroom.
If the weather isn’t ideal for outdoor seating, most Wendella vessels feature an enclosed climate- controlled lounge on the bottom deck with speakers to hear the tour guide’s narration. We suggest that if you have a concern about whether your vessel has a climate-controlled lounge, to please call ahead: 312-337-1446.