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Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia

Address: 6th and Chestnut Streets, Across from the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 877-887-8225
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Ranked #43 of 167 Activities in Philadelphia
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Experience Philadelphia sightseeing fun from a duck's eye view on...
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I was so impressed by Fred/Fred Driver and Tour Guide. We viewed the mose popular landmarks in Philadelphia. The pickup for the tour was right outside of my Hotel Monaco 6th/Chestnut. Even though there were only 4 people on the tour and it was raining and chilly, The energy was warm and inviting. Entertaining and the interaction from those on... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The duck tour is a drive around Philadelphia with a quick description and view of some of the main sites and points of interest - then the duck plunges into the Delaware river for a run up and down. The whole experience was Fun... Made special by Fred the tour guide who peppered the whole time with jokes, impressions, music... More 

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Haute-Savoie, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Not a lot of tour buses end up in a river on purpose, so that's the highlight of the tour . The tour also gets a lot of local recognition and you will be quacked at by pedestrians as you roll along listening to corny jokes and Philadelphia music . Years ago we were given our duck kazoos before boarding... More 

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Colorado City, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We've done Duck tours in other cities, and yes they are silly, and fun, but Philly waterways are sorely lacking in enough to see from the water. We also have done double decker bus tours in other cities, as well as Philly...bucks better spent there, than on the Duck, in Philly.

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Irvine, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is a fun tour of the city with a wacky bus driver. Yes, there will be a lot of corny jokes and crowd participation in the tour so if you want something serious just keep walking. I have done duck tours in other cities and this is very similar. They are always a good introduction and take about 1.5... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our group of thirty or so really enjoyed this adventure. Our guide was informative and entertaining. We were able to hear very well and received a great overview of the city's main attractions. Unfortunately we are not here long enough to visit the many interesting sites she pointed out.

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Georgetown, DE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

First trip to Philly as adults for my sister and me (annual getaway weekend). Choose this because it was included in our 3 Day Philly Pass (well worth the purchase) and we've wanted to do one of these Duck Tours. "Duck Bill" was our tour guide. He was informative and funny, the best kind of guide. We could hear him... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very nice driver & guide I don't know if I would have paid list Price But it was included in our Philly pass and that made it a bargain

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Being avid travelers, we looked forward to experiencing a first time trip on the Ride the Ducks tour on our weekend stay in Philadelphia. Most of the time the tour guides are pleasant, and then at times you cannot hear other guides explain the sites clearly as they seem to rush through the trip which makes it frustrating and not... More 

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Galloway, NJ USA
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

A few years ago, my husband and I took 4 13 year olds on the Philly Duck Tour. I found myself with my daughter in Philly last week looking to kill time. I gave my now 18 year old a few choices. She chose the duck tour. I am from Philadelphia and love history. On our first tour, I was... More 

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