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Boston Duck Tours

4 Copley Pl, Boston, MA 02116, Prudential Center or Museum of Science, Boston, MA 02116
+1 617-267-3825
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$37*
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Ranked #22 of 175 Activities in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/bus tour
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Hop aboard Boston's Original and World Famous, Boston Duck Tours and...
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Type: Boat Tours, Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/bus tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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 7 new languages including: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese and Portuguese!
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We would do it again! Tour Route Tommy made the tour so much fun with his in depth knowledge of the City's history and his wicked sense of humor. The road to river experience was really different...a great way to spend a chilly December day. Highly. Recommend!

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I am a resident Bostonian but waited to do this with my parents who were visiting from out of town.. and I loved it. I got to see things through the tourist lens and it was a nice way to check some sights out. Especially great for older folks and kids because you both land and water experience without having... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I loved it. The tour guide we got was so much fun. If you bring kids on they get to drive it when in the water. The tour guide seemed to know her stuff. She knew what she was saying and it seemed like she enjoyed it. You go all around downtown Boston and then into the water. It is... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We did this tour despite doing the Boston Harbor Tour already. So glad we did! It was different & more personal than the larger tour. Had a great time & would do it again.

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Denver, Co.
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We did the Boston Duck Tours twice. We had the opportunity to experience two different tour guides and note the different styles. The first one was mostly funny and made jokes constantly about everything. My grandson liked him better. The second one was more informative, giving more details about the attractions we were seeing which I preferred. The best part... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

This was a great time. It was very cold when we took our tour. The duck boat had plastic windows which helped keep the weather out but was no good for taking photos. Our tour guide aka "The Cod Father" was very informative. This is a great way to see the city from both water and land. I would suggest... More 

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Cooper City, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We had a private tour for our group which included several stops at some bars. Very knowlegable and informative on the Boston history. Best way to see a lot in a short period of time.

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Wales
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13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Booked a duck tour got there early and they easily changed my booking . 9.30 tour people really friendly and informative . All the drivers seem wacky but very informative. I think there was an issue with the foreign translation at times, didn't seem to affect the enjoyment of those non English speakers on the Duck. Jokes were a bit... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This has been on my wish list for a few years now and was able to do it at the end of the summer season 2014. The weather was overcast but it didn't matter. There were 6 of us, 2 adults and 4 children ranging from teens to toddlers. The kids were amazed at the nature of the boat/bus. The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Although I live in Boston, I went on the tour with a friend visiting from out of town. We had a great time. The driver was HILARIOUS and I learned a ton despite the fact that I live in Boston. Great way to get an overview of the city for visitors and then to explore areas of interest later at... More 

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