Wendella Tours & Cruises

Please note: Wendella cruises will resume March 12 for the 2021 season.

Wendella is Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour, offering a variety of tours, cruises, and Chicago Water Taxi transportation.

In the past few months, Wendella has made several updates and changes to ensure the health and safety of it's guests and employees. 

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Family-owned and operated since 1935, Wendella is Chicago’s Original Architecture Tour. Located at the start of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, their mission it to provide you with a safe, comfortable, affordable, fun day on the waterways.

Wendella features a variety of distinctive tours, cruises and private events. In addition to tours, Wendella offers exciting cruises throughout the summer including Fireworks Cruises, Beer & BBQ Cruises and Wine & Cheese Cruises. If you’re looking to host a private event, Wendella is dedicated to planning the perfect event for your corporate outing or private party. Their vessels include a full-service bar and most vessels feature a climate-controlled lounge.

Wendella Tours & Cruises

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed


  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Gift Certificate
  • Private Parties
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