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Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia

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Address: 6th and Chestnut Streets, Across from the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 877-887-8225
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Ride The Ducks tours take you on Philadelphia’s ONLY land and water tour!...

Ride The Ducks tours take you on Philadelphia’s ONLY land and water tour! See more than 100 of the city’s important sites and landmarks on our tour route, as comical Tour Guides share fun stories and trivia, along more than 14 miles of smiles and laughter. Philadelphia’s favorite tour travels from the Historic District to the Museum District – and numerous neighborhoods between – before splashing into the Delaware River for a 20- minute water cruise.

Adults and seniors will have just as much fun as kids! Your Tour Guide will en-tour-tain you with stories of past and present. Learn about Philadelphia history, the Delaware River, the cities famous personalities and area’s impact on the state and nation. Find out about Philly’s role in film, song, and sports!

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Sweet Caroline (Quack, Quack, Quack)

Relaxing, informative, and entertaining trip around the historic streets of town and on the Delaware River. Originally constructed during WWII, duck boats can travel on land and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 22, 2016
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Indianapolis, Indiana

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The tour around Philadelphia was quick and not enough spent at buildings of interest and whilst I appreciate the law with regard to being on the river it was a little disappointing plus those damm duck quackers which at time spoiled the tour guides commentary.

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Songtan, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We were scheduled for the tour on 2 Oct. I did this with my daughter in 2015 but wanted to do with my wife. We learned about the end of the tour service in the newspaper.

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Brodhead, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We looked forward to riding the ducks to be able to see the sights from the river, unfortunately, the river ride was a little underwhelming. The tour of the city was pleasant except for the fact that the tour guide had passed out the duck quackers to all of the kids on the trip. They never stopped making noise to... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We were in Philadelphia for 2 days for a concert. Had some time and thought a tour would help us get the most from our short time. My family ranged from 21 to 50-something women, two of us really enjoy history but we were all up for it since it had the added facet of humor. I'd honestly say don't... More 

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Ride The Ducks. I am sorry to hear the overall experience did not meet your expectations. Our team takes pride in providing an informative, fun and engaging tour so it's unfortunate to hear your comments. If you are coming back to Philadelphia and would like to give us another shot please reach... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We rode the Duck with our young children and what a memory to see their faces as we drove into the river! :-D Philly Ducks is a very entertaining, educational, exciting adventure for all ages. We all LOVED it!

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing! We work hard to provide Quack-tastic Memories and it sounds like you have a great one! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Relaxing, informative, and entertaining trip around the historic streets of town and on the Delaware River. Originally constructed during WWII, duck boats can travel on land and sea. Kids will enjoy the corny jokes and singing, while adults can sit back and enjoy the unique trip. Something different, worth doing at least once.

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! So glad to hear everyone enjoyed the tour. More 

New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Philly a couple of times but this time I was there with a few friends. We had a great time as the tour was fun, informative and just a great little activity. From the moment we inquired about pricing to the very end, we received excellent service. In fact, our tour guide Rose was so cute and... More 

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Duck Tour for an adventure with your friends! Rosey Duck knows how to have a great time while also sharing how much she knows about Philadelphia. Thanks again for the recommendation! More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This was a good way to see the sites of the city. This vehicle goes on land and water. So you get to see Philadelphia by road and water. It goes in the Delaware River for a water view of the city. Commentary a bit corny but fun.

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback lily! We are the first to admit we can be a little corny but we love to edu-tain everyone about our favorite city! More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Our group from class needed a break at the end of the day and this was the ticket. 80 minute ride through town and on the Deleware river. Warm day and would have been better in shorts. Sunglass a must! Great group activity. Starts at Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Wayne! We love hearing the tour was a great for your group! Thanks for thinking of us. More 

Muskegon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to see some of the highlights of Philadelphia so we chose the ducks. This was a very nice tour. And we had visitors from Germany, Canada, Australia, Ireland along with more local riders from Minnesota, Texas, and even Pennsylvania. We are from Michigan and this is our first time to Philly. We took the first... More 

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RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Terry! It's great to hear the Duck Tour gave you an overview of the city so you could go back and see your favorite spots. More 

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