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“Boston Duck Tours is a must when visiting for the first time, or for the hundredth time.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Boston Duck Tours

Boston Duck Tours
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Boston Duck Tour
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Bristol, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Boston Duck Tours is a must when visiting for the first time, or for the hundredth time.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

I took my parents to Boston for the first time ever and surprised them with Boston Duck Tour tickets. It was very memorable! I have always recommended getting a tour of a new city when visiting, and in Boston it means even more. In less than two hours you can see everything the city has to offer. It serves as a great introduction. From there, you can pick out what you would like to revisit on your own. The tickets are inexpensive given depth of the tours, and they leave from several different convenient locations throughout the city. Also, the Duck Tour captains are super knowledgeable and very entertaining. They even let you drive the boat in the water! I highly recommend taking a tour the next time you are in the city.

-Jordan Conigliaro

Visited August 2011
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Alberta
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62 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Touring an old city in a rainbow colored bus/boat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

We enjoyed our duck tour - took the tour first thing in the morning after an overnight bus trip. It was a fun way for our groggy brains to get aquainted with the layout of Boston before tackling it on foot later in the day, especially because we could see it from water and land. Our driver pointed out little details of things we would have easily missed, and did a nice drive of combining history and humour, which made it a good tour for all ages.

When we were in the water, the driver let various people try driving the duck boat - I didn't try driving it, but in retrospect I wish I would have tried it! If you get a chance, do it!

Visited September 2011
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London
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57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“QUACK QUACK!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

We did a duck tour on our first day in Boston and we couldn't have had a better morning to get oriented and learn a bit about the city. Our tour guide (Jigsaw) was hilarious and really knowledgable about Boston, we learnt loads. Loved shouting QUACK QUACK at the other duck tours as they passed us! Was fun making the land to water transition! Definitely recommended, don't miss a duck tour in Boston!

Visited May 2011
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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Must do attraction in Boston”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2012

I booked the Duck tour more for my 9 year old son, than for the adukts, but we all had a ball. The tour provides a great history narrative of this beautiful city, and our driver was informative and entertaining. When the duck was on the water the kids were allowed to drive the duck for a while which was great fun. Well worth the money and highly recommended.

Visited June 2011
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Gold Coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“good for a free ticket”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2012

We had a free ticket from our hotel. This was the only reason why we went on the tour. They pointed out some highlights and places where movies were shot but on average pretty average.

Visited October 2011
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