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Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia

6th and Chestnut Streets, Across from the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 877-887-8225
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Ranked #31 of 78 Activities in Philadelphia
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Type: Tours
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.... more » 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. « less
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Georgetown, DE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Kansas City, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My besties and I were just spending a couple days in Philly as a weekend getaway. One of the things we did was ride the Duck. It was a blast! We didn't have a lot of time and this was a great way to see many sights in a short time. The guide was very informed and gave us the... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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19 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our tour guide on this trip made Philadelphia come alive for us. He told stories, gave details about the innumerable buildings, parks, and other landmarks, and made us laugh. The Philadelphia skyline from the river sparkled on the sunny day we visited. Although the wheelchair lift was slow and clunky, it made the ride possible for me and everyone was... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great for my 9yo son and I. I like learning history and he liked the ride, sightseeing and especially heading into the water. Would have liked more on the education end, maybe a map would be helpful as well. Your guide was nice and funny, but couldn't hear her very well. All in all got some info & had fun.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I love the Ducks tours. I've done several in different cities and have been on the Phillie tour before and had a great time. The guides have all been great and made the passengers laugh...until today when we had the worst guide ever. Well, that's not quite fair. His tour information was acceptable, but his jokes were so lame and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our tour guide was hilarious and very knowledgeable about the city. I thought my kids (5 and 7 yr old) would be bored learning about the city but they were entertained the whole time! Overall great experience and would recommend to anyone (even without kids).

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Scarsdale, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our family of 5 - 4 adults and 1- 10 year old Grandson took the land and sea tour and absolutely loved it! Try to get our tour guide Betsy Ross who was entertaining, informative, and a very skilled driver both by land and sea! If you can do only one tour this is the one to do! They are... More

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