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Ride The Ducks Newport

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Address: 1 Aquarium way, Newport, KY
Phone Number: +1 859-815-1439
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Experience the most exciting thing to do in Newport! Quack-tastic Fun!...

Experience the most exciting thing to do in Newport! Quack-tastic Fun! Everyone has fun aboard a Ride the Ducks Newport sightseeing tour of Greater Cincinnati. It's the best way for families to tour the area by combining fun, music, history and area sights. Our Captains lead you through Greater Cincinnati’s streets culminating into a terrific splash into the Ohio River. Ride the Ducks is a great way to experience the city and the river - everything the region has to offer - whether you're here for a short time and or a life-long resident.

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This is such a fun way to tour Newport and Cincinnati. Our tour guide was very funny and shared a lot of information about everything we saw. Even went into the Ohio river which... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a fun way to tour Newport and Cincinnati. Our tour guide was very funny and shared a lot of information about everything we saw. Even went into the Ohio river which was vey cool. A steamboat passed us when we were on the Ohio river which was so cool. And who couldn't forget the duck whistles. I... More 

1 Thank Tarheelsfan3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

What a great adventure. Ride through historical Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. Drive into the Ohio River from the ramp in Cincinnati and listen to some historical and interesting facts of how Cincinnati, Covington and Newport played important parts in the Civil War. Fun for all ages.

Thank OkGal5150
Cincinnati, Ohio
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559 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This is such a fun and even better, educational, ride around town. Being a local, I had no idea I would pick up so much history in a short amount of time. The captains of the Ducks are very entertaining!

Thank explorepossibilities
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We have done this 2 times and had a different driver each time. Drivers are very informative of the area and also at keeping the kids interested. Although I believe some people got a little wet we didnt and big times was different locations. It was really neat to be driving on land and the drive right into the river... More 

1 Thank Jill L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Rude the ducks it's an awesome attraction abd the kids love the duck whistle quacker! (As do most parents/aunts/etc!) It is a bit pricey

Thank Benandrestar1
North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were there the first day of the season. This was the best way we found to get any Cincinnati history since there didn't seem to be a city tour most places have. So glad we decided to Duck ride, it was so much fun and also thanks to our wonderful guide we learned a little of the cities' history.

1 Thank debbysdelights
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

Good times riding in a replica vehicle used by WWII where both my dad and my father in law served. Staff was fine and fun drive across the bridge acting like teenagers with my family and their families.

1 Thank Dean B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We took out of town guests on this and we had a blast. It's good fun and good for learning a little of the history of Cincinnati.

Thank Denise H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

The Good: unique, interesting, draws attention, family friendly The Bad: weather dependent, pricey This is a very cool way to see the riverfront as well as a bit of downtown Cincy. We had good weather and an entertaining driver so our experience was good. The vehicle was well maintained. The Road Word: a good way to spend a few hours... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

Enjoyed by all, Driver made it interesting. We all got quackers and we quacked all around Cincinnati.

Thank Martin B

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