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Welcome aboard the Chain O' Lakes premiere boat tour experience. No matter where you're from, you'll feel like a local with us.

  Welcome to Chain O’ Lakes Boat Tours, your gateway to unforgettable experiences on the Fox Waterway in Lake and McHenry Counties!  We take pride in offering custom boat tours tailored to any occasion, ensuring that you have a truly remarkable time on the water.

      Whether you’re an avid birdwatcher, fishing enthusiast, or simply someone looking to relax and enjoy the surroundings, we have the perfect tour for you!  Our birding and nature tours will immerse you in the beauty of the local ecosystem, providing a chance to spot diverse bird species and appreciate the abundant wildlife.

      Have a special occasion? Why not spend it on the water!? Birthdays, promotions, family night!  Looking for a new house?  Immerse yourself in the lake life and imagine the possibilities while you house hunt by boat through the number of different communities along the water.  We want you to know, whatever the occasion, you can sit back and relax  knowing our USCG Master Captains are at the helm to make your day a safe, unforgettable experience.

        Cast your line and enjoy a day of tranquility and excitement as you try your hand at catching many different species of fish as well!! Our fishing trips are tailored to meet your preferences and skill level, ensuring a memorable outing for everyone on board!  We are thrilled to have Mike Conley from C4 Guide Service as part of our team!  With his expertise and passion for fishing you are sure to have a great experience on this amazing fishery. Mike brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to our fishing trips, ensuring that you have the best opportunity to hook into some impressive catches.  Whether you are targeting bass, walleye, muskie or pan fish, Mike’s guidance will enhance your fishing experience no doubt! 

    If you are in pursuit of trophy worthy catches or photo worthy memories of a day out on the water, Chain O Lakes Boat Tours has you covered!   

Our Tours

We can customize any tour for your group!




-For all ages!
-For Early Birds!
-Call for details


-For all ages!
-Up to 6 Guests
-Multiple destinations!

3 hour min.-Max 5 hours


-For all ages!
-Up to 6 Guests
-Great for Nature Lovers!

2 hour min.-Max 5 hours


-For all ages!
-History Buffs Welcomed!
-Multiple lake tour

2 hour min.-Max 5 hours


-For all ages!
-Up to 6 Guests
-Great for couples!

2 hour min.-Max 5 hours


-Chain specific navigation
-Captains services for a day trip

The Perfect Gift Idea! Chain O Lakes Boat Tours Gift Certificates

A great way for real estate prospecting or to reward your work team!!

Testimonials from Past Tour Customers

Tim Mcgill
Fox News Chicago

“Thanks again. That was one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time!”

Ryan Y.
LT. Col US Army retired.
Pentagon 9/11 survivor

“Thank you so much for the awesome historical tour of the Chain O Lakes yesterday. We really enjoyed your expertise and knowledge, we had a great time. When we looked at a map later we were amazed at all the different places we had gone and we were even more impressed.”

Diego P.
Firefighter, Chicago Illinois

“Thank you for making my proposal something special for the two of us!! Its a memory we will have forever.”

Kevin W.
Chicago Illinois

“Thanks again for an amazing day, we all had a great time! I will be booking future tours.”

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