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Ride the Ducks of Seattle

516 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109 (Magnolia / Queen Anne)
206 441 3825
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Ranked #27 of 160 Activities in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Tour Seattle by land and water on a WWII amphibious landing craft! You'll view all the must-see sites of Seattle including the bustling Seattle... more » Owner description: Tour Seattle by land and water on a WWII amphibious landing craft! You'll view all the must-see sites of Seattle including the bustling Seattle waterfront, historic Pioneer Square, the famous Pike Place Market and the heart of the downtown shopping district! Next, head out to Fremont where you'll SPLASH into Lake Union and cruise past Gasworks Park, the Sleepless in Seattle floating home and a breath-taking view of the Seattle skyline! Along the way, your Wacky Captain will entertain with colorful stories about the city’s history, jokes, music, and more! It's a party on wheels that floats! « less
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Vienna, Austria
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127 reviews 127 reviews
59 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Took the tour mainly because we wanted to experience the combination of driving through the streets and across union lake. The tour is fun and gives you some nice information about Seattle and many interesting views (e.g. they show you the famous house of sleepless in Seattle). One heads up: The driver is being kept busy by changing his "outfit"... More

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Irvine, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Tour was disappointing. Not enough of sites. Driver was trying very hard to make everyone enjoy the trip but wish we had learned more.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Fun tour that provides a great overview of the city of Seattle and its layout (I have to admit I was still confused for another half day but it did help!) Energetic tour guides make the trip enjoyable - we went with another couple and surprisingly there were no kids on our tour, but it would be a great trip... More

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Spokane, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Loved our time on "ride the Ducks" ,, laughed and laughed at our drivers antics and now I understand Seattle's layout much better !!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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100 reviews 100 reviews
57 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We were recommended this attraction as a way to see the City. Our driver was an obnoxious, frustrated, stand-up comic who played annoying music and wanted us to participate in singing "YMCA." He repeated himself countless times and was extremely irritating to endure. I wanted to see the city, not return to the 2nd grade. That said, the tour itself... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Very entertaining right from the moment you step on the 'duck'. We started at the Westlake centre so went to the lake first. The 'ducks' are fairly old and theres not a lot of room but a bit of a novelty. They show you the key sights of the city but its not a boring history tour theres a bit... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Our family enjoyed this city tour. Despite the slap stick comedy provided by our driver we did learn quite a bit about the city and saw lots of sights.

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Langley City, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I've been going to Seattle for weekend getaway for years and have often seen these ducks go by with folks looking like they were having so much fun.. so this visit - we took the plunge... it's scenic and really just a bunch of silly fun. We really enjoyed the adventure.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a great way to start a visit to Seattle. They show you key sites, tell you about the city in a humorous and entertaining way and then also take you onto the water for a different perspective and view of the city.

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San Diego, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

1.5 hour tour - a ride over to and then on Lake Union and then back through Seattle past all the places we tourists want to go - the most fun and entertaining tour we'd ever taken. Our driver/captain had quite a script, changing goofy hats and music often to go with his comic narrative. Hey, informative too! Loved it,... More

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