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Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia

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Address: 6th and Chestnut Streets, Across from the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 877-887-8225
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Experience Philadelphia sightseeing fun from a duck's eye view on...
Experience Philadelphia sightseeing fun from a duck's eye view on Philadelphia's original duck tour. Travel on land and water in one amazing vehicle. Tour historic Philadelphia and SPLASH into the Delaware River at Penn's Landing. Ride The Ducks is the fun thing to do in Philadelphia and it's the best Philly sightseeing tour.
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Quack Quack

Nice tour of downtown. Gives you an idea of where everything is downtown. Would recommend for all ages.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Brevard County, Florida

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a duckboat tour of Philly with friends recently. Our tour was nice but, our "guide" didn't quite hit the mark with details of our sights and I was disappointed our tour did not take us on South Street but it was still nice to see & hear about the Philadelphia neighborhoods. I recommend these fun tours most of... More 

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mco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Captain Norm was funny... He quacked us up. We saw parts of Philly we would have missed if we hadn't ducked around. My husband and I enjoyed it. Learned a ton of history. The only part the kids really loved was the crashing down the pier into the water. They had a better time checking out the homeless people. Not... More 

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Brevard County, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice tour of downtown. Gives you an idea of where everything is downtown. Would recommend for all ages.

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Sycamore, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you want the city tour with an attitude, take this one. A unique view of the city once you are in the river so it affords some unique photo ops. The tour is well organized and you get a chance to learn something about historic Philadelphia. If you want to quack, you can...

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Concord, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Ride the Ducks is how you play tourist the fun, quirky way. It is cheesy and over-the-top touristy, but you know what? Sometimes we all need cheesy, over-the-top, and quirky in our lives. Let us cover the obvious first: if you cannot abide quacking noises, skip this tour. If you think that making random quacking noises as an otherwise mature... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've done a few Ride the Duck Tours over the years. They are basically the same. Minimal focus on the sights of the town and more about going into the closest lake/rever for a short ride. The novelty has worn off for me. We had a good guide, just a mediocre tour to actually see the sights of Philly.

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Belmont, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great way to get oriented to a new city. I recommend it for couples and those with children. The guide provides a little history and introduces you to several different areas of the city. The real fun is going into the water for a 20 ride on the river. We choose seats in the center so the ride was... More 

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the tour and thanks for the helpful tips for other riders! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Saw the ad for this tour and thought it might be fun. Turned out to be one of the very best tours we have ever taken. The guide was very knowledgeable of the city’s famous sites and had enough humorous stories to tell when there were no sites to see. We particularly enjoyed the change from a wheeled vessel to... More 

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback! Thanks for choosing Ride The Ducks during your first trip to Philly. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I went to Philly to visit my family and brought one of my best friends with me who has never been there. I took him on this tour and we had such a blast, I had never been on it either. The tour guide was great and then when we hit the water it was unexpected and so much fun,... More 

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

A 10 out of 10! Thanks Derald! It's great to hear you had such a nice time on the tour with your best friend. More 

Florida
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Took the family on the Duck tour with Captain Jim and had a blast. Philadelphia was packed with people, and having someone doing the driving and giving us the history in this was was awesome. The trip on the water could have been longer, but it was still impressive for the kids. The length of time was perfect, and the... More 

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We're so glad your family had a blast on the tour. We will pass along your complements to Captain Jim! More 

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Address: Address: 6th and Chestnut Streets, Across from the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 877-887-8225
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia

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