About Downtown Docks
Experience the best of Chicago by docking your boat at Downtown Docks the thrill of exploration, the elegance of city dining, the serenity of open water. You are surrounded by some of the cities best dining and entertainment. From the great entertainment in the Loop to the fine dining of River North, your experience transcends within footsteps of your vessel. There is no greater place to dock your vessel in Chicago. At Downtown Docks, you are in the heart of The Second City. As you step off your vessel, you are immediately surrounded by the great additions of the Chicago Riverwalk as the views of skyscrapers create a pleasant background.
Your reservation, while transient, is only for a duration of 2 hours. Should you want to extend your reservation, you'll need to submit an additional reservation request. If you are running late to your reserved slip, please let the Dockmaster know via "Chat" within the app, or by phone.
Requests are ONLY available to book 2 weeks or less prior to your requested arrival date. Please plan accordingly.
We have two locations : our most recent addition is a dock located between 151-155 W Riverwalk S. There is a photo with a pin displaying the location of our additional location. Please be prepared to dock at either location. You will be instructed to dock at either when hailing us on the VHF, calling over the phone or chatting through the Dockwa service. Thank you