Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise

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Location: Chicago
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 2.0 hours
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Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/Chicago
Highlights -A two-hour cruise on Lake Michigan
-Delicious attended buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts
-Listen to fun background music via satellite radio
-The best views of the Chicago skyline and attractions, including the Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field and the iconic Willis Tower
Summary
With the sunshine reflecting off the lakefront, there’s no better place to enjoy an afternoon in Chicago than aboard a Spirit lunch cruise. Departing from Navy Pier, Spirit of Chicago lunch cruises are perfect for any occasion! 
Description
With the sunshine reflecting off Lake Michigan and the city skyline, there’s no better place to enjoy an afternoon in Chicago than aboard a Spirit Lunch Cruise. Departing from Navy Pier, you’ll have 2 hours of incredible views and a delicious meal ahead. The leisurely pace of the cruise ensures plenty of time to sample Spirit’s delicious buffet-style lunch menu, take in the amazing Chicago sights. You’ll be able to see attractions like Museum Campus, Soldier Field, and the iconic Willis Tower. Enjoy some time on the outdoor observation deck with lively music and a fun cocktail.  A Spirit lunch is the perfect way to spend your afternoon! 


Included -A two-hour cruise on Lake Michigan
-Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
-Attended lunch buffet
-Guaranteed table for your party size
-Background music
Excluded Additional beverages available for purchase
-Transportation to/from the dock
-Gratuities
Know before you book -Children under 3 are complimentary and a discount is offered between the ages of 3 and 12 on our standard lunch cruises
Know before you go -Only credit cards will be accepted for additional on-board purchases.
-Valid Photo ID required
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • There is no smoking inside the boat
  • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge (meal not included)
  • These cruises are more relaxed and stylishly casual attire is fine.

Required to bring: Valid photo ID
Health
All guests are required to wear masks/face coverings when on board as they are interacting with others who are not members of their household. Masks not required while seated. Cloth face coverings are not required under on young children under age 2, and anyone who has trouble breathing.
Health Items Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands, Regular temperature checks for staff

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 8 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 19 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Opening Hours

Season:

2020 Season: From 04-01-2020 To 03-31-2021
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday From 12:30 to 14:30
Saturday From 12:30 to 14:30

Season:

2020 Season: From 04-01-2020 To 03-31-2021
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday 12:00
Saturday 12:00

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long:
Address: 600 E Grand Ave , Chicago, IL, 60611
Directions: Driving From the South: Take the Dan Ryan Expressway West to Lake Shore Dr. North. Exit Grand Ave./Illinois St. to Navy Pier From the Southwest: Take Interstate 55 North (Stevenson) to Lake Shore Dr. North. Exit Grand Ave./Illinois St. to Navy Pier From the Far Southwest: Follow Interstate 57 North to the Dan Ryan Expressway West. Go to Lake Shore Dr. North Exit Grand Ave./Illinois St. to Navy Pier From the Southeast: Take 90/94 West (Dan Ryan Expressway) to Lake Shore Dr. North. Exit Grand Ave./Illinois St. to Navy Pier From the North: Take 90/94 East (Kennedy) to Ohio St. Exit. Turn right on Fairbanks/Columbus Dr. Turn left on Illinois St. to Navy Pier From the Northeast: Take Lake Shore Dr. South to the Grand Ave./Illinois St. exit. Turn left on Illinois St. to Navy Pier CTA Navy Pier is served by several bus lines from the Loop, including: 29-State 56-Milwaukee 65-Grand 66-Chicago routes
Notes: Self-Parking Navy Pier | 600 E Grand Avenue | Chicago, IL 60611 We recommend you park in the West Parking Garage near door 10 to most easily access Spirit of Chicago. For the most current parking rates, visit Navy Pier Garages
Start Location Notes 600 E Grand Ave , Chicago, IL, 60611

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: none
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: We regret there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. We cruise year-round, rain or shine. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, we will contact you to make other arrangements.

Pricing

Other Information

Voucher Info

Guests are required to have a voucher as proof of purchase. The voucher should include the guest's name, their confirmation number, information about confirming their reservation, information about exchanging their vouchers, and any other necessary details listed on this document.

FAQ Payment. What type of payment do you accept?

PLEASE NOTE: Only credit cards will be accepted for additional on-board purchases.

Accessibility. Is the ship handicap accessible?

Yes. The Spirit has a deck and restrooms that can accommodate most standard-sized wheelchairs. Our crew is happy to aide passengers that need assistance. Please call 888-345-6660 to discuss any accessibility concerns and ensure that you are seated on an accessible deck.

Boarding. What is "Boarding Time" and "Cruising Time"?

"Boarding Time" is the earliest you and your guests may board the ship. You are free to board any time after that up until the "Cruise Time." The ship will leave port at the "Cruise Time." We recommend allowing plenty of time for parking and getting to the ship. The ship leaves promptly at the listed “Cruise Time” and passengers will not be able to board once the ship sets sail.

Boarding Procedures. What should I expect?

You will be asked to show your ticket. In accordance with US Coast Guard Regulation, all passengers and their belongings being brought on to our vessels are subject to search and screening. In order to expedite the boarding process we ask that you please do not bring any unnecessary bags on board and please make sure that all gifts are in gift bags or unwrapped for easy screening.

Children. Are there any age requirements?

Children are welcome on almost all our cruises. Children under 3 are complimentary and a 40% discount is offered for children between the ages of 3 and 12 on select lunch. Discounts may not be offered on select specialty cruises.

Coast Guard Regulations. Is the vessel Coast Guard certified?

Yes. The Spirit of Chicago is Coast Guard certified and maintained regularly to adhere to strict safety regulations.

Dietary Restrictions. Do you accommodate dietary restrictions?

Please check our menu for our vegetarian options. While we offer gluten and allergy free products and gluten sensitive menu items, we openly handle several allergens throughout our galleys. While we take precautions to keep ingredients separate, we cannot guarantee a gluten free environment. We do not have separate prep surfaces, cook tops or equipment. Our chef prepare and cook in common areas with shared equipment, therefore the items may come in contact with other food products. If you have any other special dietary concerns, please contact your event planner or guest services at 866-273-2469.

Phones. Will my cell phone work on the cruise?

We typically cruise up to one mile off the shoreline where most cell phones still get service. For the comfort of all guests, we ask that cell phone use be limited to the observation deck.

Refund Policy. What is your refund policy?

We regret there are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. We cruise rain or shine all year long. In the rare event the Coast Guard prohibits cruising because of weather, we will contact you to make other arrangements.

Rescheduling Policy. What is your rescheduling policy?

All cruise tickets are non-refundable.

Seasickness. Will I get seasick?

It's unlikely. The Spirit of Chicago is one of the largest and most stable cruise ships on the Chicago waterfront. On rare occasions when the water is very rough, our Captain will sail the vessel within the breakwater area.

Smoking. What is your smoking policy?

All interior areas of our ship are non-smoking areas. Passengers who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks.

Tickets. Where can I pick up the cruise tickets?

Your tickets will be at the Spirit of Chicago Ticket Booth, located next to the ship. For your convenience you can pick up your tickets 30 minutes prior to boarding.

Weather. Do you sail in inclement weather?

Spirit of Chicago will cruise in most weather conditions all-year round. Each enclosed deck is climate controlled and the weather will not affect your cruise. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the ship will remain dockside for the length of the event.

Confirmation necessary? No
Redemption Tickets will be held at the box office