2 - 3 hours (including Segway practice)Start time
The tour departs from Millennium Park, 239 E. Randolph Street. (Please check schedule for departure times).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at Millennium Park
Glide through the city on your personal transporter and see the spectacular architecture brilliantly illuminated. Marvel at the incredible music, light and water show at the Buckingham Fountain. Enjoy the cutting edge drama of Millennium Park’s Crown Fountain.
The Chicago Segway Night tour is a lot of fun and an enjoyable way to see the city after dark. Please make your own way to one of the start points. The tour departs from Millennium Park, 239 E. Randolph Street.
You will meet your guide and will be issued with your Segway and safety helmet. The Segway is a two-wheeled self-balancing personal transportation device that can operate in any pedestrian environment. You will have time to practise using the machine before the start of the tour.
Your guide will show you the most spectacular night scenes in Chicago. You will see the world-class architecture of the Magnificent Mile, and the dramatic city skyline, all aglow with light.
You will stop at the Millennium Park’s interactive Crown Fountain, a clever combination of video images and flowing water, which looks incredible after dark.
And you’ll also see the glorious Buckingham Fountain, one of the world’s largest fountains, with a jet that shoots 150 feet into the air. Beginning at dusk, this fabulous feature puts on a major 20-minute light and water display every hour on the hour.
Your tour ends at Millennium Park.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
For your safety, please wear a helmet while riding and obey the rules of the road at all times.
Tours may be cancelled if the weather makes for dangerous riding conditions. If your tour is cancelled you will get a refund or your tour will be re-scheduled.
Segway participants must be at least 12 years old and 100-260 lbs (45 kg-117 kg). Women who are pregnant are not allowed to ride.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
The Segway PT (personal transporter) is a two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle. Computers and motors in the base of the device keep the Segway PT upright. Users lean forward to go forward, lean back to go backward, and turn by using a ‘Lean Steer’ handlebar, leaning it left or right. Segway PTs are driven by electric motors at up to (12 mph). Gyroscopic sensors are used to detect tilting of the device which indicates a departure from perfect balance. Motors driving the wheels are commanded as needed to bring the PT back into balance
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