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Address: Broadway & Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12201
Phone Number: 518 462-3825
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Great Way to See Albany with Kids

Actually pretty educational, fun, and the kids adored it. Albany is a pretty city when you are lead on a tour and can see it from the water. Visitors and locals alike deserve to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Niskayuna, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Be aware that the Aqua duck portion of this tour closed down more than a year ago. I believe the trolleys are still available. And the Visitors Center at Quackenbush ssquare can provide a walking tour map

9 Thank AKT0707
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212 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Actually pretty educational, fun, and the kids adored it. Albany is a pretty city when you are lead on a tour and can see it from the water. Visitors and locals alike deserve to try this tour, which includes some insight about the re-conditioning of the mighty, historic Hudson River too.

Thank ZenRider
Ossett, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Albany - New York's State Capitol and greatly under advertised. Maybe that's the way NY State want it but it really is an amazing place. The architecture is lovely and a great way to see it all, and receive a commentary, is by taking an AquaDuck tour. Not only do you drive around the city in the AquaDuck vehicle but... More 

3 Thank SusanLeonard
Albany, NY
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202 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 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 

5 Thank IT-Expert
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80 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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.

1 Thank Minnesota42
Albany, New York
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 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 

1 Thank bclooch
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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.

1 Thank Dylan T
Portland, Connecticut
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 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 

1 Thank Lynniepooh
Norway, Maine
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32 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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 

1 Thank SCBNorway_Maine
Averill Park, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank chetopal

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