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Boston Duck Tour

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Highlights
  • Combine a Boston sightseeing tour and Charles River cruise in one excursion
  • Explore in an amphibious vehicle that can go land-to-water
  • Get an overview of top Boston areas while someone else navigates
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Boston Duck Tour
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Overview

Boston is best seen by land and water, and this duck tour takes you from Boston Common to the Charles River on a single excursion, all while riding in a rolling, floating piece of American military history. Traveling by vintage, World War II amphibious vehicle, you’ll see beloved Boston neighborhoods from city streets and the river, avoiding the hassle and expense of navigating public transit or finding scarce Boston parking.

What to Expect

Make your way to one of three central locations for departure. Climb into the amphibious vehicle, and then set out overland for a tour of Boston highlights. You’ll roll from the historic State House in Beacon Hill to Boston Common, Copley Square, Newbury Street, and Quincy Market, also known as the Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Those are the big names, but there’s lots to see along the way, and the guide will point out the most interesting landmarks and share stories from Boston history. You’ll also see TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics, and Bunker Hill, site of a key Revolutionary War-era battle.

Roll to the edge of the Charles River, then continue into the water to see Boston and Cambridge from river. The tour will wrap up at the original departure point, where you’ll be walking distance from some of Boston’s top attractions.

Please note: All foreign language tours depart from 53 Huntington Ave.

Reviews (5,925)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Quack, Quack!

My wife and I have come around on these city tours as they do give you an introductory overview of a place you may have never been to before; plus you can provide the weary traveler, often just off the plane, with a chance to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Taking in the City!

My family and I wanted to take in the city and be entertained at the same time. We were not disappointed! The tour of Boston was outstanding and the commentary was top notch! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable filling us all in on facts...More

Thank twhp23
Kate C, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to see you enjoyed the tour. You're welcome! Thank you so much for the review and, I hope we see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago
If only our guide would have stopped his bad singing

We were only in Boston for one day, so we wanted to do some sort of tour to allow our tween daughter to get a feel for the city. We had hoped for more history in the tour, but were disappointed in that respect. Our...More

Thank Cranky_Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun time on the duck

I think it was the commentator who made the difference. I forget her name but she had a cute white and read head scarf and a great sense of humour. Lots of things pointed out as we toured on land and sea around Boston. Our...More

Thank SDP40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Our best overall Boston Tour

Our Boston Go Card included this as one of the premium options. We picked it because the whale tour was five hours long and the Red Sox were in the postseason so we assumed those tickets were out of reach for the Go Card. We...More

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firedad77
15 October 2018|
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Response from JosephA076 | Reviewed this property |
I always recommend buying in advance if you are sure to go. However, line-ups are not very long to buy tickets - even during Labour Day week-end.
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3 October 2018|
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Response from Nick D | Reviewed this property |
around two hours from when we got on the bus/boat to when we got off. Traffic is a factor.
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rita071roosa
3 October 2018|
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Response from Cjzany | Reviewed this property |
About 1.5 hours.
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