Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise


  • -A two-hour cruise on Lake Michigan

  • -Delicious attended buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts

  • -Listen to fun background music

  • -The best views of the Chicago skyline and attractions, including the Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field and the iconic Willis Tower


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! 

Tour info

2 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Meeting Point

600 E Grand Ave , Chicago, IL, 60611

Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

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! 

For groups of all sizes, a Spirit Cruise is the venue that delivers a memorable experience where guests will have fun from start to finish. We offer a unique perspective of the city, a warm, friendly atmosphere and ways for guests to define their own fun. This means groups can kick back, connect with each other and see a new side of the city aboard Spirit – where life’s decked out.

Enjoy a freshly prepared buffet-style meal. You'll be able to pick and choose what you would like to enjoy from a selection of salads, entrees, sides, and desserts.

Enjoy breathtaking views of Chicago and other sites around the area from the observation deck as well as the panoramic-style windows in the interior of the ship.

What’s 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

  • Additional beverages available for purchase

  • -Transportation to/from the dock

  • -Gratuities

Things to 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

Before you go

  • -Only credit cards will be accepted for additional on-board purchases.

  • -Valid Photo ID required

Covid Policy

  • 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

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.

Redemption information

    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.

    Tickets will be held at the box office

About operator:

City Cruises, one of two sub-brands under City Experiences’ expansive portfolio of water- and land-based experience companies, operate dining, sightseeing and private events across 22 destinations in the U.S., Canada and the UK.