Chicago Scenic Yacht Charters

Motor Yacht
34 ft
12 Guests

About This Boat

The best way to see beautiful Chicago is by boat! Chicago Scenic Charters offer Maxum Sun cruiser Motor Yachts for up to 6 people per boat with crew of two (Can accommodate up to 12 on 2 boats) This is a great way to see Chicago from the other side of Lake Shore Drive. Cruise the Lake front for a sunset cruise. Watch the Navy Pier Fireworks on Wednesday or Saturday nights with the city skyline as your backdrop, Take a cruise down the river and marvel at the magnificent architecture. Or spend a day in the sun anchored in the play pen next to Oak street beach and the John Hancock building.

Weekdays Rates $200/hr per boat (2 hours minimum).

Saturday and Sunday half day $900 per boat

6 passengers per boat *12 passengers max.

Holidays or special dates not included

Any additional requested docking fees incurred (reservations requested) are the responsibility of the renter and are payable at the location.

Longer charters are available. 

What You Can Expect: 

  • Chicago Scenic Charters offers professional, experienced and Coast Guard licensed crew.
  • Commercially licensed and insured, clean and well maintained Maxum Sun Cruiser boats
  • Fuel and city taxes included in price. (crew gratuity not included and payed at the conclusion of charter)

Don't risk your safety and security. Make sure before booking your charter boat and captain to ask if they are licensed and insured commercially. Licensees should be displayed and all boats should have a current Coast Guard safety inspection sticker. Ask to see these when boarding.  If boarded, any illegal charter will be canceled with no guarantee of refund.

What To Expect On-board:

  • Professional courteous captain and crew
  • Coast Guard approved and inspected safety equipment 
  • Clean restroom
  • Coolers for beverages
  • Ice 
  • Relaxing 4 and 6 person Lounge rafts
  • Large swim platforms
  • fore-deck sun cushion
  • Bluetooth connections for your music.


  • Type: Motor Yacht
  • Capacity: 12 People
  • Make Model: Maxum 3000 Suncruiser
  • Rental Minimum: 2 hours
  • Length: 34 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 7 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Cancellation Policy

Customer can cancel prior to 7 days in advance and receive 100% of the rental. Rental is forfeited if canceled 7 days or less before charter.

We reserve the right to cancel charter due to the following conditions:

-Weather- Which include any of the following: sustained winds over 20 mph, small craft advisory issued, waves over 3 feet, thunderstorms at the time of departure, heavy rain, and fog with less than 1.5 miles visibility. We will monitor weather conditions and determine a go or no go anywhere from 1 to 3 hours before launch.

-Mechanical breakdown 

-Harbor is closed or access is not allowed

-Civil unrest, rioting or war nearby

Just prior to boarding if any of these conditions are met we will attempt to reschedule the trip for another time that day or a different day, if this is not possible the customer will be offered a refund.
After Boarding if for safety reasons the trip must be cut short, refunds will be prorated based on the amount of trip not completed at the time of cancellation.

We assumes no liability for cancellations due to above conditions.

We will do sail in any temperature and light rain or mist so please dress accordingly.

Boat Rules

-No pets.

-No smoking on the boat.

-Bare boat rentals require operator with a USCG 50 ton License.

-Any major spills and stains from result of illness, carelessness or excessive drinking will be charged $200 for the cost of cleaning and sanitizing. -The Captain at their own discretion can terminate any cruise due to any passenger’s unlawful, unruly, dangerous and unsafe behavior without any consideration of trip remaining and no refunds will be granted.

- All food and beverages are to be ready to eat. (No food or drink preparation allowed on board) Catering can be arranged. -No individual glass beer bottles please. (1 Liquor & wine bottles are allowed) Any applicable docking fees (optional) are payable by charterer at the location. 


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Bimini
  • Licensing Required
  • Bluetooth
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Twin Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Inverter
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Head

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Chicago Scenic Yacht Charters
5 5 17
5.00 5

Had a great day with Captain Joe..... Loved it.... awesome!

October 2017
5.00 5

Joe and his son were awesome - we had the best day on the lake and will def book again!

September 2017
5.00 5

We had a great time. Captain Joe was great. I highly recommend this experience. Joe was very fast to answer all my questions leading up to our trip.

August 2017
5.00 5

Capt Joe was very friendly and he provided a wonderful experience. Our trip was cut a little short by an impending storm, but we were impressed with his commitment to safety! Thanks Joe for a great cr

July 2017

Meet Captain Joe

Captain Joe

From Downers Grove

Member Since Mar 2016

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  • Listing Address
  • Lakefront Trail
  • Chicago, Illinois 60616,
  • United States
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