Seadog Speedboat Cruises – Dogs Allowed!

The Seadog, Chicago’s premier speedboat lake and river experience offers passengers at once an informational and exciting adventure on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River. Chicagoans are invited to bring their dogs on their lakefront joyride—dogs cruise free on the Seadog! Subject to availability.

Prices range from $19.95 – $31.95 for adults and $14.95 – $19.95 for children ages 4-12. Price is per person and excludes taxes and other fees.

Walk-ups are welcome, but reservations can be made online at or by calling 888-636-7737.


The Seadog River Architectural Tour is the only vessel to take passengers from the lakefront, through the Chicago Locks, under famed bridges and along the Chicago River, a setting for many major motion pictures. Featuring an amusing narration and fun facts about Chicago, the 75-minute tour ends with bravado as the Seadog revs its two turbo-charged engines and cranks up the music for an exciting speedboat cruise along the Lake Michigan shoreline.


Seadog’s 30-minute Lakefront Speedboat Ride is an exciting way to view Chicago from the lake, combining an exhilarating speedboat ride, with an amusing and informative narration and astounding views of the famous Chicago skyline.


Onboard the wet and wild 30-minute EXTREME Thrill Ride, passengers are in for the ultimate speedboat adventure.  Topping out at 45 mph on the open water and 30% faster than her doggie siblings, this puppy is afraid of nothing.  With exhilarating high speeds and full 180-360 degree spins, full throttle slalom runs and sharp twists and turns, The ride also includes rock ‘n roll music and a fun narration about Chicago.  Height restriction 48”.  Available Memorial Day – Labor Day.


Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer, Seadog’s 60-minute Fireworks Speedboat Cruises offer an extended speedboat ride, tour narration and spectacular panoramic views of the Navy Pier Fireworks.

General Information

Weather permitting, the Seadogs operate from early April through the end of October.  Ample parking with shuttle service to Navy Pier is available just off Illinois St. and Grand Ave.

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are owned and operated by Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 700-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses.

About The Spirit of Chicago

The Spirit of Chicago’s gleaming, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. luxury ship sails year-round and is spaciously designed to accommodate guests from parties of two to 600.  The ship features a vibrant interior of three climate controlled dining decks with three indoor bars, two dance floors and stage areas, spacious bathrooms and panoramic windows.

About Mystic Blue

Mystic Blue offers an open-air observation deck and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan.  Featuring contemporary decor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue is the place to be for cool music, delectable buffets, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table.

About Seadog Cruises

Seadog Cruises offers groups a variety of exciting and informative speedboat excursions and architectural tours. The Seadog fleet includes four vessels: two mono-hulls, one catamaran-hull and one-mono hull Seadog Extreme. Each Seadog vessel carries between 125-142 passengers and all four vessels can be chartered for up to 400 passengers. Dogs are permitted on any Seadog cruise. All ages are welcome.


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