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Galveston Island Duck Tours

2500 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
+1 409-621-4771
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have taken other duck & seal tours . .this was disappointing

I have taken other duck and seal tours and this one pales in comparison/ Older vehicle . Time in... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
A fun way to see the island

Fun! different activity than we are used to. Greaat tour guide. Got to see lots of down town... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
Joanne K
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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This is a one hour, narrated tour of Galveston Island. It is both educational and fun! We cover about 15 miles of the island on both land and sea!
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2500 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
+1 409-621-4771
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

I have taken other duck and seal tours and this one pales in comparison/ Older vehicle . Time in the water limited to the Bayou section of Galveston. Far too short of amount of time in the Strand . Galveston REALLY needs an OldTown trolley...More

2  Thank marktS5189DV
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Fun! different activity than we are used to. Greaat tour guide. Got to see lots of down town becaause of this tour. Nice to go from street to water. (very dirty lifejackets)

2  Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We pulled in at noon on a weekday and asked when the next tour was. While asking the duck lady when the next tour was I was asked to move my truck by another tour salesman...I had parked in their tour bus spot and didn't...More

4  Thank kerrywfisher
Grackious317, Manager at Galveston Island Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2015

I'm sorry to hear this happened. I assure you, this problem will be immediately addressed. We do hope that you will give us another chance in the future. If you do decide to try again, remember that seating is first come, first serve and we...More

Reviewed 12 August 2015

I wish I would of read the reviews on this company as we would of never spent $168 on this tourist ride. First we arrived to buy tickets and was treated VERY rudely by a ticket girl who acted like our money and time wasn't...More

4  Thank marti b
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Went on the duck tour and my mother and i opted for the latest tour possible to beat the heat! We arrived around 35 minutes early to avoid sold out situation. I was excited to "ride the duck" but left underwhelmed. The tour takes you...More

1  Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great time on the Duck Tour! The staff was kind and helpful! They new a lot about the island and its history! Definitely going to recommend them to others!

2  Thank Sidney E
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Took the duck tour around Galveston. Took us down streets just to tour the fast good places. I can do that for free in my own car.

3  Thank Rockets_Texans
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

The price was reasonable and the tour guide was informative. I thought we would be in the water longer, but we were in there for about 15 minutes. By the time you get excited about the land vehicle going into the water, it was time...More

1  Thank educator26
Reviewed 28 July 2015

First and foremost we would like to say we come down every summer from Houston and ride the duck tour and have never been treated like this!! We arrived with a large group for a duck tour and was ignored by a ticket lady who...More

13  Thank Brody A
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The Duck Tour was about and hour and covered parts of Galveston we would not have seen or heard about otherwise. Bring water.

2  Thank Jeannie H
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Response from Clark F | Reviewed this property |
The website is dead. The information on Galveston's tourism site is outdated and old. The phone goes straight to voicemail. Parking was $10 across the street. They turned our group of 8 away because we didn't have enough to... More