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Aqua Ducks & Trolleys

Broadway & Clinton Avenue, P O Box 446, Albany, NY 12201
518 462-3825
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Ranked #9 of 13 Activities in Albany
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Albany, NY
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177 reviews 177 reviews
29 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

The amphibious Aquaduck tour is a nice way to see Albany. We've done it many times! The guides are funny and informative. And it’s always a kick to enter the water on a wheeled vehicle. Unfortunately the amphibious tour will cease operation [vehicles have been sold to an out~of~state operation]. The last amphibious tour is Sunday, July 15, 2012. Sorry... More 

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Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

The tour ran only limited times, but really was fun. The driver and tour guide were comical and the history was interesting. The trolley was not running the day we were there, but I think that the hop on hop off option would have been nice.

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Albany, New York
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39 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

I live in Albany and still enjoy taking the trolley or aqua duck just for sightseeing. When we have out of town relatives or friends visit we make sure we spend one day out with this service to show historic sites or the view of Albany from the Hudson River. The people that own, operate and work at this business... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Awesome tour. A fun alternative to the standard city historical tour. Lot's of fun, very interesting and fair price.

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Portland, Connecticut
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

Mom and I booked a visit to Albany Aqua Ducks, We arrived early and walked to the main building to find no one there. I called the number for reservations and no one answered. We were able to meet 3 people heading to the Quackenbush Square that was almost a half an hour walk from the main building. There was... More 

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Norway, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The Aqua Duck tour offers a great way to experience downtown Albany's diverse architecture and history on land AND to enjoy a refreshing and inspiring water excursion on the Hudson as well. For all six of my family (three adults and three teens) the SPLASHDOWN transformation from bus to boat was a highpoint! (Recommended: I bought tickets online the night... More 

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Averill Park, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Learn about the Albany region and it's history and natural beauty. This is the best way to do it. We live locally but always love to have the opportunity to "do the Ducks" when visitors are in town. Each time we learn a little more about our region and it's history.

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Alaska
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

This was such a fun experience. Try a duck and you might like it. We toured down town. I think I would have liked to have seen more of the older section but there wasn't time. The experience of entering and boating around the Hudson River made my day.

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Guilderland, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

Myself and my two kids (4 & 7) took the Aqua Duck tour in July and we absolutely loved it. So much information about the city of Albany. Not only that, but a very fun splash down as you enter the Hudson River. The kids loved it when we went from a bus to a boat. We have been on... More 

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albanyaquaducks, Marketing Intern at Aqua Ducks & Trolleys, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Albany Aqua Ducks & Trolleys. We're happy to hear you and your children enjoyed our Historic Tour. Hope to see you on a tour again soon! More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2010

A fun way to see the city and get a basic overview of Albany's history. You start off on city streets and then take to the water to see the city from the Hudson River. A good way to see a lot in a short time. Everyone in my family enjoyed this.

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