Water Cruises

Our water cruise season runs from June through October, depending on the tour. These popular tours includes a leisurely cruise with optional dinner or lunch. It’s the summer’s best adventure!   For tickets & information, just dial 815-220-7386.

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LAND & WATER CRUISES on “BELLE OF THE ROCK”

Offered:  June – September, Mondays & Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. & Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Ticket Price: $40.00 per person.Please call 800-868-7625 ext. 386 for reservations

Tour includes a historical trolley ride, hot lunch at Starved Rock Lodge, and a leisurely 1-hour river cruise on the “Belle of the Rock”, an authentic paddle wheel boat. It’s the best way to enjoy the summer weather & take in great views of nature along the way!

DINNER & EVENING CRUISE

Offered:  June – September, Check-in:5:15 p.m. & runs from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Mondays & Thursdays
Ticket Price: $38.50 per person. Please call 800-868-7625 ext. 386 for reservations

Board a Starved Rock Lodge Trolley and travel to the “Belle of the Rock” an authentic paddle wheel boat. For a leisurely cruise on the picturesque Illinois River. After the cruise the trolley will bring you back to the Lodge, where you will enjoy a special dinner served with cheesecake.

CANAL BOAT & TROLLEY TOURS

Offered: May – October, Every Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ticket Price: $39.00 for adults / $33.00 children (10 and under). Please call 800-868-7625 ext. 386 for reservations

Start with a delicious hot lunch in Elements Restaurant.  Next, board one of our trolleys for a ride through historic downtown Utica and stop at Cattails where you can shop.  Your trolley will then take you on a relaxing ride to LaSalle where you will board the canal boat.  Step back into time with period-dressed interpreters on this 1-hour mule-pulled canal boat ride.  After the boat ride you will visit Starved Rock Visitor Center.  There is minimal walking on this tour.  Reservations required.

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