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KnockOut Charters - Private Tours

Opens in 5 min: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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KnockOut Charters - Private Tours
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Jun 19, 2017
“Fantastic Father's Day Family Cruise!”
May 28, 2017
“Wow, what a fun day! ”
Experience the other side of Lake Shore Drive We offer completely customized boat Charters and Rentals. We have multiple boats ranging from 37' to 50' in length. Cruises start at 1.5 hours for a wonderful skyline tour of Chicago.
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111 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-7342
Downtown / The Loop
+1 773-230-9173
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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Amazingly Wonderful Day on the water with Captain Chris and his first mate Karen! We brought our own picnic smorgasbord, champagne and caviar and Karen served it like we were in a 4-Star restaurant. From the moment Chris met us to arrange the complimentary parking...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough about the captains, the cruise, the water, the food. Excellent day in the water. I can't wait to do it again.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Captain C, Owner at KnockOut Charters - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really Love what we do and make sure our guests have a great time when they are out with us.

Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Let's talk about how amazing Capt. Lee is. But first: Maid of honor booked KO Charters for a bachelorette party - best idea ever. After a a nice cruise in Lake Michigan to view the city and then we finished the time at the Chicago...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Captain C, Owner at KnockOut Charters - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2016

Capt Lee is just one of our great captains available for a Chicago Charterboat Rental. His easy going personality makes sure that all of our guests enjoy themselves. We pride ourselves on having the nicest boats in Chicago for boat charters.

Reviewed July 14, 2015

We've done several boat tours on the Chicago river/Lake Michigan and KO Charters has been the best one yet! Our captain, Lee, was extremely courteous and professional. He was very accommodating to our group of 9 inquisitive people. The reservation process was painless due to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Captain C, Owner at KnockOut Charters - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2016

Thanks for the great response. We always strive to be the best Chicago Boat Rental company there is. I will pass on your kudos to Lee as well.

Reviewed September 2, 2014

I recently had the fortune of utilizing KO Charters for part of a bachelorette party weekend and it was, hands down, the best part of our weekend. From my first email to Captain Chris, I knew we would have a good experience. He answered all...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed August 24, 2014

I was lucky enough to attend an intimate wedding ceremony that took place on the boat. There were 8 of us, and it was perfect. The boat is comfortable and roomy. Captain Chris simply could not have been more accommodating and hospitable. He arranged a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Our group of 5 booked the fireworks cruise with Captain Chris on a recent visit to Chicago. Since we were downtown on a Wednesday, we opted for the sunset/fireworks cruise. The August weather was ideal with calm waters and a warm day although we were...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2014

I took my wife out for her birthday with Chris on Knock Out Charters. We had a great time. Our charter was for 3 hours and did a little cruising before heading over to the "Play Pen." We hung out there and were able to...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

We chartered a 3 hour tour (plus 2 hours of standby time while eating supper at a restaurant) in the evening to celebrate my daughter's 30th birthday with a group of 8. We went down the river, ate at a restaurant, and out onto the...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Captain Tony (and Chris) were fantastic!! They provided an amazing tour of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River for our group of college alums who had not seen each other for over 30 years. Their flexibility and great service offered us the opportunity to see...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank bluegill07
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June 18, 2018|
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Just email us with a request. Include the time and date you want to go out. How long you want to be on the water, and how many people are in your group.