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“Best tour ever!”
Review of Boston Duck Tours

Boston Duck Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Danville ca
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Best tour ever!”
Reviewed 17 June 2012

MacInQuack was the best guide I have ever had. Great information, interesting and lots of fun!

Visited June 2012
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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Naperville, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“A relaxing way to view the city”
Reviewed 17 June 2012

The Duck Tour was a relaxing way to view the city. I would recommend it to those who have never visited Boston and do it on your first day in the city. You get a great vision of what the city has to offer and you can plan the rest of your site seeing accordingly. BTW...The 'Duck' driver was amusing.

Visited June 2012
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Not worth the money”
Reviewed 17 June 2012

I'm sorry but the $70 dollars it cost for myself, my wife and 2 year old to go on a 20 minute drive, 20 minute boat ride and 20 minutes drive back was not worth it.

The boat part was quite good, but nothing fantastic, the conductor was pretty impressive, especially having the handle the traffic, but nothing on the tour was worth the cost.

Not impressed.

Visited June 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Don't miss!”
Reviewed 16 June 2012

This is a Boston tradition and never disappoints. You get a good overview of Boston history, a tour of downtown and then a short Charles River ride. Great value packed into 80 minutes. Look for discount tickets at several websites but even if you pay full price, it's still a great deal. Guido was our driver and I don't know how he maneuvers that thing thru downtown traffic but he does a great job. We will be taking visitors on it again.

Visited June 2012
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Huntsville, Texas
2 reviews
“Great fun!”
Reviewed 15 June 2012

I've wanted to take a duck boat tour for years. Finally got to do it on a recent trip to Boston. From booking to embarking to disembarking, it was easy, efficient, and fun. Staff were most helpful, friendly, courteous. Having lived in Boston years ago, there were still lots of new things to see and learn about. Highly recommend this tour.

Visited June 2012
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