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Boston Duck Tours

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Address: Boston, MA 02110
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+1 617-267-3825
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Hop aboard Boston's Original and World Famous, Boston Duck Tours and enjoy...

Hop aboard Boston's Original and World Famous, Boston Duck Tours and enjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Boston in a WWII style amphibious vehicle that travels on land and water. You'll be greeted by one of our legendary ConDUCKtors, who'll be narrating your tour. You’ll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, it’s time for a Big Splash as your ConDUCKtor drives the DUCK right into the Charles River for breathtaking views of Boston and Cambridge. Come see what makes us Boston's Most Popular Tour, Quack, Quack! Tours now available in 9 new languages including: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian Dialect) and Korean!

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Good Base Tour of the City

This tour is a great base for exploring the city and helps you get your bearings. Each driver has their own personality and offers a unique experience. The tour is both... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This tour is a great base for exploring the city and helps you get your bearings. Each driver has their own personality and offers a unique experience. The tour is both entertaining and informative. Definitely a good experience for anyone of any age. We were even lucky enough to get a go at steering the duck on the water.

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scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fun trip with water included in the floating bus. Gives a reasonable tour of Boston with a river trip thrown in. Can get wet so dress appropriately and is worth doing

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tour, not just hilarious but also very educational. This was our first time to Boston and it gave us a fun oversight of the city

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is best done in summer. It really is a treat for both young and old. After one such trip, my son asks, 'when are we doing this again?'. The best part was when the captain had kids and adults at the steering wheel for a moment. Priceless. It's been a while and I forget his name but our driver... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is exactly what you think it is and even more fun than you think it is. Our driver was awesome. He was funny and knowledgeable. He let all the kids drive the boat and of course they loved that. Touristy - yes but still worth doing.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This street and river tour is a blast. Fun for the riders and the people in the street. Our driver/guide was terrific. Highly recommend for visitors to Boston.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely take a duck tour it was a great day with my family they took us around the harbor and in town

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Boston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This popular type of tour works well in Boston - there are many historical sits well preserved and marked to bring history alive. I swear these narrators are history buffs who are thrilled to have an audience to share their passion with. Boston's tour, including the water, is one of the best - I have done many others - it... More 

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Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit reluctant to try this out but i was pleasantly surprised as this tour was great fun and very educational. One gets to learn a lot about the city. Our driver was very jolly and whenever we passed by other buses we "Quack-ed" at them. One of the most exciting part of the tour was when the... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These trips may seem a bit tacky to some, but they are well worth it, in a few hours you get to see Boston with the help of a very funny and intelligent tour guide, followed by an exciting plunge into the Boston bay and a trip round.

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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