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Boston Duck Tours

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Address: Boston, MA 02110
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+1 617-267-3825
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Hop aboard Boston's Original and World Famous, Boston Duck Tours and enjoy...

Hop aboard Boston's Original and World Famous, Boston Duck Tours and enjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Boston in a WWII style amphibious vehicle that travels on land and water. You'll be greeted by one of our legendary ConDUCKtors, who'll be narrating your tour. You’ll cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, it’s time for a Big Splash as your ConDUCKtor drives the DUCK right into the Charles River for breathtaking views of Boston and Cambridge. Come see what makes us Boston's Most Popular Tour, Quack, Quack! Tours now available in 9 new languages including: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian Dialect) and Korean!

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$43.48*
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$129.00*
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Good for families

Fun overview tour of Boston for a first time visitor and families with young children. Interactive. Sometimes they let the kids steer when you are in the river

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Orange, California
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Orange, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun overview tour of Boston for a first time visitor and families with young children. Interactive. Sometimes they let the kids steer when you are in the river

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband, his sister and I spent a few days in Boston and thought it would be a funny way to explore Boston. And it was indeed very funny, our driver was hilarious and we enjoyed ourselves. But still - 10 Dollars less would be appropriate.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you ar a little tired of walking around in the heat , this is a great way to sit back and view some more of this wonderful city,a bit bumpy, but a great bit of fun, kids will love it..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boys really enjoyed experience and had a chance to drive the duck on the river. A completely different way to see the city and find out more about the history. Great fun guides.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent three days in Boston (for the first time) with my parents visiting from Italy and we loved Boston Duck tours. Conveniently located just around Prudential Center (but there are other stops in other places around the town). It's perfect if you have young kids but we enjoyed the experience even without kids. The driver was friendly and fun... More 

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Calistoga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a sucker for corny stuff, so I loved the duck boats. You get a great little tour of the city and it acquaints you with what's where. You quack your way through the city and into the Charles River for a water view. I have lived here forever and just went this year. Loved the tour and the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've lived in Boston most of my life, and had never taken this tour. It's definitely worth it. Lots of fun, informative and entertaining. I'd recommend it to both locals and tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boston Duck Tours is a must do if your visiting or a local showing guest around the City. Our tour guide Billy aka (The Cod Father) was not only informative, but kept us laughing the whole time. He related to everyone on board from the 5 year old to the 78 year old. Billy was with out a doubt... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great thing to do on our first day in Boston. It gave us a good layout of the city and a chance to see the freedom trail. Also the driver let's kids drive in the water. Our 5 year old loved it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The driver was full of information and presented it really well.. often trying to be funny. The kids in the duck seemed to enjoy it a lot. For me the portion where the duck seamlessly moved from land to water was interesting. Very well organised.

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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