Good Times Ahead
We ♥ Chicago, and the Feeling Seems Mutual
"Great views from the ziplines. Our tour guides were awesome and made it fun!!! I live in Chicago, this was worth the drive!"
Vargas J. — Chicago, IL
Endless Ways to Adventure
We're incredibly passionate about outdoor adventure, and we want to share that passion with you. We love showing Chicago residents a great time in beautiful Lake Geneva. Our 100-acre course opens up views you just can't get in the city—not even from the Willis Tower Skydeck!
Fly through our 100-acre property by on 9 unique ziplines.
High Ropes Course
Experience Lake Geneva’s 16-obstacle jungle gym in the sky.
Save on our zipline tours or high ropes adventure for your group of 8 or more.
Improve team performance through our custom programs.
Our Favorite Things To Do In Lake Geneva
Of course, our absolute favorite thing to do is experience the tours right here at lake Geneva Canopy Tours! Whether you want to challenge yourself on the high ropes course, go for a thrilling zipline adventure, or take your mountain bike on our 9 miles of trails—we’ve got something for you!
Can You Escape? Lake Geneva Clue Room is an interactive game for groups of 2 to 10 people. You have 60 minutes to work together to solve the puzzles and challenges in order to make your escape. There are three different rooms available everyday… Family Fun Year-round.
With 8 boats that hold from 2 to 225, Lake Geneva Cruise Line is one of the areas premier attractions – including the World Famous Mailboat Tour.
We invite you to experience Geneva Lake in a whole new way. Come see us in the heart of beautiful Fontana, located right on Lake Geneva next to Fontana Beach! Visit Fontana Paddle Company and pick up a coupon for $10 off a Canopy Tour!
The original Clear Water Outdoor is located in downtown Lake Geneva, across the street from Champs. Our main sale floor provides you with a comfortable atmosphere to shop for casual clothing, yoga, multi-sport, outerwear, ski gear and footwear.
Lake Geneva’s newest family attraction! Experience world-class magic and illusion shows year-round in an unbelievable 60 plus minute show designed to entertain and amuse young and old alike.
Opened in July of 1971, Popeye’s is not only a place to eat, but a “must visit destination” for those visiting the Lake Geneva area. Lake views only enhance the ambiance of this family-friendly restaurant.
Common Questions from Our Chicago Visitors
Please dress to be comfortable outdoors for 2+ hours. A good tip is to check the weather forecast on the day of your tour and dress appropriately for the weather. We operate year round in the rain, snow, heat and cold.
Closed toe shoes are required.
You’ll be wearing a seat harness, so please no skirts.
Long hair should be tied back.
Please avoid wearing loose/dangling jewelry.
You will be asked to remove everything from your pockets so please leave your cell phone, wallet, etc., in your car. Note: you will have the opportunity to leave your car keys at our front desk in the Welcome Center to avoid loosing them during your tour.
Lake Geneva Canopy Tours is not responsible for any lost, stolen, damaged or misplaced personal property.
Yes they do. Each team of guides is equipped with a digital camera. While on tour your guides will take photographs and at the end of your tour your photos will be ready for viewing and purchase. You can purchase from our kiosk immediately after the tour, or you can purchase later from home.
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. If you are not ready to begin your tour at its scheduled time we may not be able to reschedule you and your reservation, including your tour fee, may be forfeited. If you are having trouble finding us or running late, please contact our Welcome Center at 262-214-6848.
Yes you may, but it must be secured in a pocket that closes (button, zipper, velcro, etc.). Just be sure to let us know when you check-in that you’ll be bringing a camera along, and we’re happy to help you properly secure it.
Please note: You will be wearing “work” gloves during your tour so operating a camera/phone can be very challenging and there is a risk of dropping your device from height while on tour
Your Drive From Chicago
Approximate Drive Times
From Downtown Chicago: 2 hours
From North Chicago: 1 hr 10 min
From West Chicago: 1 hr 30 min
From South Chicago: 2 hours