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Boston Duck Tours
Boston Duck Tours

Boston Duck Tours

8.950 reviews
Tours, Classes and Rentals, Guided Tour
Ranked #21 in Boston things to do
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4 Copley Pl #4155, Boston, MA 02116
(617) 267-3825
https://www.bostonducktours.com/
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A duck if by land, and a duck if by sea! Take a narrated tour of beautiful, historic Boston in one of many brightly colored "Ducks," vintage amphibious vehicles that allow your tour to venture beyond ... Read more
the same old confines of the streets. Tours hit many of Boston's famous downtown attractions, such as the State House and Prudential Tower, but try no to be alarmed when your duck leaves the land behind and drives you straight into the Charles River for a side of Boston you've never seen! Tours sell out quickly in the summer, and tickets range from about $20-30 depending on age.

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Local from Gloucester, Massachusetts

Very cool way to see all the sights of Boston. Need advance reservations at www.bostontours.us

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Tel Aviv, Israel

Super touristy 90 minutes activity to see some of the historical places in Boston including a quick dip in the Charles River (while staying in the bus, no need to worry about getting wet)

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Bedford, New Hampshire, USA

Bad duck boat drivers have been getting a lot of attention recently, but the experience was very memorable when I visited years ago. Truly a unique way to see Boston.

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Local from Boston

Had a great time on the duck tour - loads of history and cheesy jokes, but a great way to see the city

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An all-in-one land and water sightseeing tour of Branson, Missouri – Ride the Ducks provides an hour-and-a-half adventure that everyone will love!

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Melrose, Massachusetts

Great way to see our Historic City from the narrow streets, the Charles River and Boston Harbor!

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The Duck tour was a fun and interesting way to get an overview of the city. Our large group was split between three ducks--
Each group had a slightly different experience based on the driver/guide; everyone reported positive experiences. And the ducks are seriously cool!!

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Local from Boston

Really fun if you've lived in Boston for a bit and know where things are! You learn the history behind all the city & drive into the water!

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Durham, North Carolina, USA

As a recent transplant to the city, I was told that I should go on a "duck tour." I chose Boston Duck Tours (there are a few different companies) because it is the original duck tour. Overall, I found the duck tour to be very informative and fun. It is a bit overpriced in my opinion. Be sure to bring your Student ID for a discount!

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Bedford

A fun way to view the city is on a Boston Duck Tour. These amphibious vehicles drive you around the city before plunging into the river and giving you a different perspective.

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Local from Cambridge

Worth a ride around. Enjoy quacking at random citizens from a boat. Good fun.

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Dublin, California, USA

"Quack, Quack!" There is a reason why this is on the to-do list of many Boston tourist. After living in Boston for so many years, I finally went on one. The amphibious vehicle (ducks) from WWII along with a hilariously funny and outgoing tour guide takes you through the historical parts, modern parts, sport parts of the heart of Boston. The 90 minute tour is like a live crush course in Boston history taking place on the streets of Boston. Beautiful view of the Cambridge and Boston skylines on the Charles river when the duck decides to take a dive.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

One of the most memorable things to do in Boston, especially as a kid. The tours are both land vehicles and boats giving you a full experience of the city!

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Stuttgart, Germany

Funny tour, everyone should do that! Highlight: the driver lets you drive the duck if you want :D

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Paranaque, Philippines

I didn't realise that I would have sooooo much fun with this tour! Its not only for the kids. As a matter of fact there were more adults during the tour :) I had wanted so much to volunteer to drive the "amphibian" but to shy to volunteer. The driver who guided us even sounded like a duck "quack"

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San Diego

A fantastic and unique way to get oriented with the city: you'll be driven around in an amphibious vehicle, seeing some of the best and most notable sights of Boston on land and in the water. It's a memorable experience (especially for first-timers) to seamlessly sail right into the Charles River without changing vehicles.

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Huntington Beach, California, USA

I had seen these 'Duck Tours' in many other cities and was not quite sure what they were all about. Since Boston has a famous harbor that I was going to visit anyway... decided this was going to be my inaugural DT. It was a blast! Highly recommend. Your are on land and by sea... a crack up that still makes me laugh.

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Durham, North Carolina, USA

I'm not sure who had more fun on the Boston Duck Tour I went on: the kids, the parents or the grandparents. These amphibious vehicles (built for WWII) literally drive straight from land into the sea, so you get a tour of not only Boston's major sites within the city, but the beautiful Charles River. Totally campy, but so much fun.

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London

The original duck boat tour. Really a great way to see Boston for a first timer. Kids and adults enjoy this. The people who run the tours are awesome!

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Local from Boston, Massachusetts

We love things that float so of course we are huge fans of these reconditioned amphibious World War II landing crafts! There is no better way to tour the city than on a Duck Boat! Hop on board at any one of the following locations: Huntington Ave. near the Prudential Center, Museum of Science, or New England Aquarium. You won't regret it!

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