(309) 637-8000 Spirit of Peoria
100 Water Street
Peoria, IL 61602
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Cruise Details

Early Sightseeing Cruise

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Departure time: 11am These cruises are1.5 hours-long and generally run once a week. They begin and end at the riverfront dock in downtown Peoria, with the Spirit cruising up and down the Illinois River.

Kids and adults alike will be fascinated by the boat’s tall fluted stacks and gigantic candy-apple red paddlewheel churning through the water. It’s great entertainment for all ages. Trip includes Captain’s Commentary. Gift shop and concessions are available

Times:

No reservations required.  

Early cruise tickets go on sale at 10am. Boarding at 10:30 and cruise 11am-12:30pm.  

A Regular Sightseeing Cruise may be available the same day as the Early Sightseeing Cruise.  Ticket booth opens at 1pm. Boarding at 1:30 with cruise 2-3:30pm.  Tickets cannot be interchanged between cruises.

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Refund/Rescheduling Policy:


Non-refundable, cannot be rescheduled.

Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded and cannot be rescheduled because your space is being guaranteed at the event.


Weather Policy

Activity may be cancelled due to severe weather.

The activity usually runs in light rain and other moderate weather conditions, but the captain may cancel the activity up to an hour before the start time in the event of severe or unsafe weather conditions. If the captain cancels the event, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule tickets (subject to availability) or receive credit for a future event.


Other Policies

All participants are required to have tickets for this event.

Our boats are United States Coast Guard documented for a certain amount of passengers and we cannot exceed the capacity. This means that all passengers including infants and toddlers must have a ticket. Your e-ticket must be presented at the ticket counter to receive your official boarding pass for your cruise. Please check your both your inbox and junk mail folders for your confirmation email.  Your e-ticket will be a PDF attachment.

2018 Prices

Age Group Price
Adult$18.00 / person
Senior (55 and up)$16.00 / person
Child (4 through 15)$11.00 / person
InfantFREE!

Prices are all-inclusive!

Prices are subject to change.

2018 Dates

Dates Notes Times Tickets
May 9, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
May 10, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
May 16, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jun 2, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jun 9, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jun 16, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jun 30, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jul 7, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jul 21, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jul 28, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Aug 4, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Aug 11, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Aug 18, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sep 1, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sep 8, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sep 22, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Sep 29, 2018Available Boards: 10:30 AM
Cruises: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Dates and times are subject to change.