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Address: Union Station, Washington DC, DC 20002
Phone Number:
+1 301-985-3020
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Make a splash in our Nation’s Capital aboard the DC Ducks, 1942 amphibious...

Make a splash in our Nation’s Capital aboard the DC Ducks, 1942 amphibious transport vehicles used to support and carry troops during World War II. Today they are a great way to see Washington by both land and sea. Winding our way first through the monuments, the Mall, the Capitol and museums of the Smithsonian before splashing into the Potomac and under the flight path at Reagan National Airport. Its fun for all ages!

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We had taken a duck boat tour in cape cod but this was much better. The driver gave great information about the sites. It was so cool to go in the water. My daughter got to drive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle L
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had taken a duck boat tour in cape cod but this was much better. The driver gave great information about the sites. It was so cool to go in the water. My daughter got to drive the boat! We cruised to where the planes land so we saw the planes just as they were landing.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed this tour. Our driver was very knowledgeable and fun. And excellent overview of the city.

Thank Jennifer B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a relaxed and fun way to see the city. You get a very unique perspective from land and water with a fun narrative.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had captain Bob and he had a lot of information which made the cloudy cold day interesting. Loved the land part and though the water part was fun, there wasn't a lot to see. Would recommend this tour though.

Thank Linda M
Huntley, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't have asked for a calmer day....captain Bob was informative and fun and we had the pleasure of being with a visiting private schools DC senior trip who made the trip that much more fun for our daughter!

Thank Alissa R
Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our 10 year old grandson on this as a surprise & it was a huge hit! They even let him & all the other kids on the duck drive the duck in the water! Our guide, Captain Bob, was very informative & fun! This is a Must Do for us! It was so much fun & it is... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Groupon for this tour and it was worth every penny. Our tour guide, CPT. Franklin was awesome! He was very knowledgeable about all the sites we passed and did a great job of driving in the DC traffic.

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Hicksville, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get tickets early because you do not want to miss this super fun tour! My 5 year old son has sensory processing challenges and typically fears motion, noise and going in the water. He certainly has never expressed any interest in going on a boat. All of that changed when he saw D.C. Ducks pull up in front of union... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did not enjoy my ride. It was only Partly due to the weather. However Trip Advisor has stated I'm not allowed to say why. So 2 1/2 stars rounded up to 3. I wouldn't go again.

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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at D.C. Ducks, responded to this review

I was sorry to read that you were unable to enjoy your tour due to adverse weather. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We do have a 100% Satisfaction guarantee that you will find on the customer service page of our website. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

DC Ducks...a chance to see the sights SITTING DOWN FOR A CHANGE!! Meet up at Union Station, jump on an original restored (by the way,,,excellent restoration job. I've had Duck trips in other states and well...they were shabby!) WW2 Duck. Our tour guy guide was Kent and he was very funny, informative and nice to everyone. I thought we were... More 

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