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Boston Duck Tour

Highlights
  • Combine a Boston sightseeing tour and Charles River cruise in one excursion
  • Explore in an amphibious vehicle that can go land-to-water
  • Get an overview of top Boston areas while someone else navigates
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Boston Duck Tour
From US$44,53
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Prudential Center Departure
Duck Tour departs from and returns to the Prudential Center. Tours run every half hour or every hour (depending on season) from 9am to one hour before sunset. All foreign language tours depart here.
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New England Aquarium Departure
Duck Tour departs from and returns to the New England Aquarium. Tour times vary by season; see voucher after booking for more information.
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Museum of Science Departure
Duck Tour departs from and returns to the Museum of Science. Tours run every half hour or every hour (depending on season) from 9am to one hour before sunset.
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Overview

Boston is best seen by land and water, and this duck tour takes you from Boston Common to the Charles River on a single excursion, all while riding in a rolling, floating piece of American military history. Traveling by vintage, World War II amphibious vehicle, you’ll see beloved Boston neighborhoods from city streets and the river, avoiding the hassle and expense of navigating public transit or finding scarce Boston parking.

What to Expect

Make your way to one of three central locations for departure. Climb into the amphibious vehicle, and then set out overland for a tour of Boston highlights. You’ll roll from the historic State House in Beacon Hill to Boston Common, Copley Square, Newbury Street, and Quincy Market, also known as the Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Those are the big names, but there’s lots to see along the way, and the guide will point out the most interesting landmarks and share stories from Boston history. You’ll also see TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics, and Bunker Hill, site of a key Revolutionary War-era battle.

Roll to the edge of the Charles River, then continue into the water to see Boston and Cambridge from river. The tour will wrap up at the original departure point, where you’ll be walking distance from some of Boston’s top attractions.

Please note: All foreign language tours depart from 53 Huntington Ave.

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Reviewed today
Great Tour

I would recommend this for couples, families, and friends. Very fun and lots of sites to see. Tour guides were very entertaining. They even let some kids drive the duck!

Thank travelalwys
Reviewed today via mobile
Waste of time and money

Super expensive and a total waste of time. The narrator more focused on making lame jokes and quacking at passers by than on actually showing us, or talking about , anything substantial. Sure there must be better ways to get a quick introduction to Boston.

Thank Manoj S
Reviewed today
A Must Do!

A wonderful, fun way to see the highlights of the city! Lots of little pieces of history, some jokes, and tips on other places to visit. Great for kids of all ages! Michelle, in the office, is an angel to help with reservations/questions/ concerns. Easy...More

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed yesterday
One if by land, two if by sea, so, how about both?

As a former Boston native (now hot Florida), we make it a point to do a Duck Tour while in town in warmer months. No matter your age, these trips are pleasing to all. Great "Conducktors", interesting historical viewing and then the splash in the...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
What a blast!

I had SO much fun in this tour! It was really cool to be in the Duck in general but getting to go through Boston on land and water was so neat! You see a LOT of the city and learn a ton. Our guide,...More

Thank Nicolec26
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travelingwmama
13 June 2018|
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Response from Mandy R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You still have to go to the kiosk and get a ticket or pay extra to reserve by phone.
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Rese70
6 June 2018|
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Response from Cynthia E | Reviewed this property |
Short pleaseant walk. Perhaps half a mile and takes about 10 to 15 minutes.
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Claire C
6 June 2018|
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Response from DocHowie | Reviewed this property |
They accommodate 9 languages. French is on their list. Check out their FAQ page
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