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Address: 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
Phone Number: 301-985-3020
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Activities: Group tours/day tour, Motor-boating
Description: Make a splash in our Nation’s Capital aboard the DC Ducks, 1942 amphibious...
Make a splash in our Nation’s Capital aboard the DC Ducks, 1942 amphibious transport vehicles used to support and carry troops during World War II. Today they are a great way to see Washington by both land and sea. Winding our way first through the monuments, the Mall, the Capitol and museums of the Smithsonian before splashing into the Potomac and under the flight path at Reagan National Airport. Its fun for all ages!
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We Did this tour on our 1st day in DC - Perfect Way to see the City! We were on a Spring Break Trip with Family Friends (both of us have 10 year old boys)! They Loved this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Mhrice
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South Carolina
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South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We Did this tour on our 1st day in DC - Perfect Way to see the City! We were on a Spring Break Trip with Family Friends (both of us have 10 year old boys)! They Loved this - Especially when the Tour guide drove us right into the Potomac River and let the boys take turns driving! What Fun!... More 

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Killen, AL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great look around DC. Our guide was knowledgeable about the city and told us several "little known facts". When we got to open water, he let my son drive the boat which made his day!

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was a fun and different way to see DC, not great if you want to hop and and off, but if you have limited time its a good option to see some of the city, and if you love planes being under the landing path of Reagan National airport while in the water is a bit of a buzz... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We booked this duck tour before we came on holiday after our first experience in Boston we had to do one in Washington DC! The tour lasted about 90 minutes (which flew by) and went past the majority of the monuments. The tour also includes a a trip down the Potomac River to see DC from the water, the Captain... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was such a great experience. We took the 4pm tour and our Captain was extremely knowledgeable. We learned a great deal on this trip about Washington DC. We went by a lot of monuments and buildings and it was awesome to have a half hour on the river.

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Chandler, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We debated on doing different tours in DC and I'm glad we choice the DC Duck tour. It was 90 minutes long, which was a perfect time for me. Any longer and I don't think I would have enjoyed it as much. The driver had a lot of energy, and was very informative. One of the big time was to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

I had a wonderful time riding with the duck tour! Best of all was the captain who made sure we get to know our nation's Capitol more with also a lot of humor. Captain Kent went above and beyond with the tour and even let a precious little boy drive the duck on the water! It's a must do! Worth... More 

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Amarillo
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This tour gave us a different perspective on typical D.C. sightseeing. Not only do you get an overview of the city's popular attractions via streets, but you go across the river into the Potomac to view outlying attractions like the Pentagon and Reagan airport from the water. Our weather was great for this open air 'duck' vehicle which drives on... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

What a great experience. Captain Kent made the tour. We learned so much about DC and had a a lot of fun doing it. We even got to see a statue of Captain Kent with his shirt off. Seeing DC from the water was worth the trip. We spent 8 days on our stay in DC. This will be the... More 

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Jackson, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a 1-1/2 hour. One hour on land and 1/2 hour on the water. The "Duck" passes by many of the standard visitor sites (does not stop) and then heads for the water. Our driver was very informative and funny. Would go again.

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