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Address: Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA 02116
Phone Number: 617 522 1966
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A highlight of our Boston trip!

A wonderful and memoreable attraction for our family while in Boston. Only $11 for 2 adults and 2 children with barely a wait. A fun ride enjoying the ducks, ducklings and swans... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Burlington, Canada

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Burlington, Canada
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A wonderful and memoreable attraction for our family while in Boston. Only $11 for 2 adults and 2 children with barely a wait. A fun ride enjoying the ducks, ducklings and swans. My girls aged 6 and 8 loved it.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Have lived in the area for years and finally did a swan boat ride. It was so peaceful and relaxing. Great to see the children and parents enjoying family time

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Naperville, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very cute little ride around the lake. Swans and ducks in the lake as well. Inexpensive and the kids would love it. Very pretty.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Assuming the line isn't too long, any grouch will walk off a Swan Boat smiling ear to ear! This little adventure should be on everyone's "Boston Bucket List"!!

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perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

these swan boats are great you go around the pond so calmly and slowly great for young children. We enjoyed the ride all the boats are clean and well maintained and look great in photos.

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Ride a part of Boston History. Take in the park scenery as you enjoy a ride on the swan boats. It was a hot day and we felt bad for the young men and women who had to pedal the boat through the pond. This was included as part of our Boston Go Card, but admission was low if not... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This tour is a relaxing time. Your not alone but it's fun to be on water in Boston Common Park. Might have to do a line before getting into boat, but if you have kids the will love it.

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Kemah, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We enjoyed the swan boat ride with friends - very nice - scenery was beautiful - didn't have a long wait!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My daughter had read the "make way for Ducklings" book at school and had learned of the swan boats so she asked that we go and ride the boats. The first thing we did after arriving in Boston was to find the Swan Boats and ride them. It was a nice leisurely ride on the lagoon. The excitement of my... More 

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Poole
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Swan Boats are bicycle driven boats that glide around the pond in the public gardens. At $3.50/adult and less for children, they are inexpensive way to entertain the whole family. We walked there from the Faneuil Hall area, which took about 25 minutes, considering a few short stops to look at stalls for hats, etc. By the time we... More 

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Additional Information about Swan Boats

Address: Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA 02116
Phone Number: 617 522 1966
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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