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Red Witch

599 E Waldron Dr, Burnham Harbor, J Dock, Chicago, IL
+1 312-469-0233
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Red Witch Website listed wrong location for ship, I'm out ticket money

Wish I could have gone on the "Sail Away" cruise I paid for. I booked this cruise during the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Kansas City, Missouri
Sunset cruise in Kenosha, WI

Very nice sunset cruise, about 80 mins. Informative crew and about 30 passenger max on boat. Come... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
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Come sailing in Chicago aboard Tall Ship Red Witch! She is Chicago's beautiful authentic wooden sailboat, offering a unique sailing experience with our Chicago charters and skyline tours, day sails and Chicago fireworks cruises. We're the perfect venue for your company outing or small wedding. Welcome aboard!
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good6%
  • Average12%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 23:00
599 E Waldron Dr, Burnham Harbor, J Dock, Chicago, IL
South Loop
+1 312-469-0233

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Wish I could have gone on the "Sail Away" cruise I paid for. I booked this cruise during the Chicago Tall Ships event. The confirmation email did not list a location, so I googled and found on the Red Witch site it was supposed to...More

Thank morser2016
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice sunset cruise, about 80 mins. Informative crew and about 30 passenger max on boat. Come with a jacket no matter what the daytime temp is. Also come prepared to sit on hard wood (you sit on the boat no cushions). Not wheelchair or...More

Thank traveling_jennyd
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We sailed out of Kenosha yesterday, June 5th, the day was sunny with a slight wind and on time. The crew was great!! The interaction with the crew was pleasant and professional. They offered beverages (you were able to purchase beer, wine, soda) water was...More

1  Thank Celticlady526
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Extraordinary schooner "tall ship" experience. Designed by John Alden, one of the two greatest naval architects of the era, Red Witch is a magnificent sailing vessel.

Thank Gadfly1111
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

The most relaxing and wonderful sailing experience I've ever had. Captain Andrew educates you on the trip a full 2 hour slice into beautiful Lake Michigan! You'll not want it to end. The wind and waves make the whole experience. If it isn't too windy,...More

Thank AzRobChef
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Was very disappointed in the whole trip. We floated out in the bay,sat still for an hour,no music,no talking, no standing up,just drink serving.Then we listed to the captain complain about all the drunken idiots that were driving other boats,haveing a good time,and praise himself...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I purchased my tickets through Living Social. Unfortunately I had a snafu with my booking. I found the staff most responsive and willing to work with me.... I was really pleased. Excellent customer service~~~!!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We had a beautiful day picnicking at the planetarium, then off to the harbor dock to embark on the boat. Crew were very sweet! Boat was very cool! Bathroom was clean ;) The water was calm, not especially the best for sailing but they went...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Red Witch was a great Father's Day gift from my wife. We purchased through Groupon and selected Wednesday night for our trip. The weather was very mild with light winds so we motored most of the time. Fireworks were up close and for a finale...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

The crew is fantastic and friendly. The boat is festive - this is a must do for a party group! Definitely book The Red Witch.

Thank carolyng332
South Loop
This downtown neighborhood offers a variety of
activities ranging from cultural to sporting. If you
happen to visit during football season, you may bump
into a boisterous few fans on their way to a Bears
game on the southernmost tip of South Loop. On the
flip side, Museum Campus offers cultural and
educational experiences in its planetarium, museum and
aquarium, all situated along the lakefront. Grant Park
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