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“Drive and float!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Duck Tours South Beach

Duck Tours South Beach
1661 James Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (City Center)
+1 305-673-2217
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Ranked #38 of 122 Activities in Miami Beach
Type: Tours
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Owner description: Duck Tours in South Beach has been operating since 1999 and is Miami's Original Land and Sea Adventure. We are proud to announce that Duck Tours South Beach is the proud recipient from the City of Miami Beach for the "Best of 2014 for Best Tour Conducted" Now departing from the heart of South Beach, our amphibious vehicles provide a once in a lifetime journey of the famous Miami landmarks before a dramatic "Splashdown" into the beautiful Biscayne Bay for a close-up look at the many homes of the "Rich & Famous" on Star Island.Soon after your journey on our "Ducks" through South Beach begins, you will quickly realize that you are engaged in an interactive performance that far exceeds your standard tour expectations!Each tour guide has a background in acting/comedy to ensure a highly entertaining experience for each passenger complete with jokes, music, plenty of interaction and of course "quacking". Don't let all of that joking around fool you; each guide at Duck Tours South Beach takes their knowledge of the "Magic City" very seriously. By the end of your journey, you will be filled with fascinating historical tidbits about Miami and Miami Beach, as well as inside information on our many celebrity residents.This 90-minute fully narrated show is sure to be the highlight of your stay in Miami. We have restrooms in our office for your convenience!!!!. Don't be fooled by the imitators, we are the Originals. After your tour ends make sure to take advantage of all other popular tours offered in our office at the lowest prices in the city. Visit the famous everglades or take a scenic bus drive to Key West the southernmost point of the USA. Also, make sure to visit our other branch in Fort Lauderdale known as the "Venice of the Americas" Our friendly and professional staff is waiting for you to give you the best experience possible. Hope to see you all soon. Quack!!! Quack!!!
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“Drive and float!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great to see south beach from the road and after that floating at the water with the same bus! Art Deco neighbourhood, star island.

Visited March 2012
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Cornwall, ON Canada
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“Great land & water tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We went on the 90 minute land/water duck boat tour while at South Beach. It is a great way to see some sights without committing 4-5 hours. Our guide Ritchie was awesome, he was friendly and very funny and kept us all engaged throughout the tour. The best part was cruising down Ocean Drive playing loud music and watching him converse with random people on the street. Our driver Fritz did an excellent job and we felt 100% safe on land and in the water!

Visited February 2013
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“Duck Tour Miami is worth the time and money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I agree with the comments contained in other reviews. Our guide was irreverent and engaging, and tried to give out interesting facts and engage the folks on the tour. We went in the water first and then and then back on land to view art deco buildings along Ocean Blvd. The boat is not swift in the water as noted, but speed is not the primary selling point of this tour. We had fun and would recommend the tour.

Visited January 2013
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Miami, FL
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“What a GREAT birthday surprise!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

My friends & mom "kidnapped" me & took me on a surprise birthday outing.. the Miami Beach DUCK TOUR! We LOVED it! Our driver was Willie & our tour guide was Richie!! They both kept us laughing throughout the tour. Richie interacted with everyone (by name) during the tour, played all kinds of funky music & ever spoke to people on the street by microphone!! The tour was sooo informative.. lots of trivia & things I never knew about Miami although I've lived here almost my whole life. Loved the boat part of the trip around the islands of the "rich and famous" and also the land part through the Art Deco section of Miami Beach. What an incredible way to spend 90 minutes! I will definitely take all of my out of town friends when they come to visit... great for all ages!!

Visited February 2013
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“Quack!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Bart the tour guide did an excellent job mixing history and humor on this tour, I was very impressed with the professionalism and quality, I highly reccommend.

Visited February 2013
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