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1-Hour Chattanooga Duck Boat Tour

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  • 1-Hour Chattanooga Duck Boat tour
  • See the city from the water and on land
  • Cruise along the Tennessee River in the amphibious vehicle
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1-Hour Chattanooga Duck Boat Tour
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4:00pm Chattanooga Duck TourMost Popular
Board a restored WWII landing craft for a tour of downtown Chattanooga then into the Tennessee river for a tour of the Chattanooga waterfront. Departs from: 503 S. Market St
$24.00
2:00pm Chattanooga Duck Tour
Board a restored WWII landing craft for a tour of downtown Chattanooga then into the Tennessee river for a tour of the Chattanooga waterfront. Departs from: 503 S. Market St
$24.00
12:00pm Chattanooga Duck Tour
Board a restored WWII landing craft for a tour of downtown Chattanooga then into the Tennessee river for a tour of the Chattanooga waterfront. Departs from: 503 S. Market St
$24.00
Overview
Board a Chattanooga Duck Boat for a comprehensive 1-hour tour of the Chattanooga waterfront. The restored World War Two landing craft can travel on land and in the water, allowing you to experience both the streets and Tennessee River up close. From the water, take in Chattanooga’s riverfront and Maclellan Island, and on land, ride past landmarks such as Broad Street and Coolidge Park as you get an overview of the city.
What to Expect

The Chattanooga Ducks are an Amphibious Landing Craft ride.  These are fully restored WWII landing craft. You will board the DUKW, Yes that is officially what it was called in the army which became the DUCK we know it as, at the corner of Fifth and Market Street in the heart of downtown Chattanooga. We travel north on Broad Street past numerous Restaurants, Glass Blowers, Book Stores, and Ice Cream Parlors. When we get to the Famous Tennessee Aquarium we make a quick turn down to the Chattanooga Waterfront and the Tennessee River. The Chattanooga Waterfront is home to many festivals, so you maybe right in the middle of it all on your Duck Ride.  

Then we reach Erwin Marina Downtown where we enter the Tennessee River, and what an exciting entry it is. Down the long steep ramp and SPLASH into the river. You will cruise upriver past the Southern Belle Riverboat to Pier One home to Chattanooga Cycle Boat and the River Gorge Explorer. The Explorer is the Aquarium’s Jet Boat that takes guests down into the Tennessee River Gorge affectionally known as the “Grand Canyon of the Tennessee”.  We cruise past the Two Aquariums (Fresh Water and Salt Water) go under the Chief John Ross drawbridge ( site of the onetime capture of Al Capone) and head towards Maclellan Island.

On the way we pass under the famous Walnut Street Bridge built in 1891. Maclellan Island is a Bird Santuary and Wildlife preserve where you never know what you will see. (Sometimes River Otters, Fox or Ospery).  We pass under the Veterans Memorial Bridge and make our return to the ramp. Downriver we will pass Coolidge Park named for a WWII Medal Of Honor winner and also Reninessance Park. Once back on land we pass High Point Climbing, the largest indoor rock climbing facility in the South and Past the Creative Discover Museum children’s interactive museum. Then back to the Duck Port to disembark. 

 

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Fantastic experience

Capt. Barry was a hoot. He put everybody at ease, was incredibly informative and fun, and the kids loved steering the DUKW in the river. The trip can be a great photo opportunity for visiting families (and local residents). Barry gave us humorous but real...More

Thank JDH7309
Reviewed 1 week ago
Funny and relaxing

The guide for our tour had a witty, dry sense of humor which I enjoyed quite a bit. Going along the river was very relaxing even on the hot day we went. We also learned a lot about the history of Chattanooga.

Thank piaojiaxi11
Reviewed 1 week ago
GREAT EXPERIENCE GREAT CAPTAIN VERY INFORMATIVE

This was better then I expected, great experience going from land to water. Very safe and informative, our 6 year old grandson had a blast especially when he got to drive the duck boat.

Thank CrazyWhoDat
Reviewed 1 week ago
History

The Duck Boat was fun and only a few people were on board. It was a great history of Chattanooga tour as I never new much about that area.

Thank ThistleNh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Ride the Ducks!!!

This was super fun! Learned a lot about Chattanooga’s history and the ride kept the kids entertained! My youngest even got to “drive” the boat. The captains really know their stuff and obviously have a lot of fun doing the tours!

Thank Sarah M
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Michelle R
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Thomas G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I would take them. The boule of waves and entry may be an issue holding them
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Gail D
June 22, 2018|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
1 hour..
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TNtwin
May 7, 2018|
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Response from TwinMomAlabama | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. All I can say is, it's worth the money. This is a whole, whole lot of fun. And don't let being seniors keep you from driving the Duck when the tour guide makes that offer. I'm the only person on our... More
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