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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 USD 43.48
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Prudential Center DepartureMost Popular
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.
USD 43.48
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.
USD 44.53
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.
USD 44.53
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 yesterday via mobile
Great Day Out

My date and I took a duck tour after lunch on The Charles and it was the perfect day! Couldn’t have asked for a better guide of a better group of people on the boat!

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fun on a rainy day

Bought ticket and boarded next to the Prudential center. Tour guide was funny and animated. Good view of the sites, even on a rainy day. Just beware that you may potentially be seated next to a stranger on a relatively narrow bench seat. I don’t...More

Thank JPMato
Reviewed 2 days ago
William T Fillabuster

Our tour guide really made this tour, William was a mix between Norm MacDonald and Barrack Obama, and very funny during the whole tour, making sure everything was family friendly. He also delivered interesting facts along the way, both about the land route, and the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 days ago
Very enjoyable

I really enjoyed this tour as our guide Dirty Waters was very knowledgeable and entertaining. My highlight was getting to steer the duck when it was in the river!

Thank James C
Reviewed 6 days ago
Enjoyable

Guide was okay but his personality was a bit strange; Most of the time on land - many landmarks pointed out;

Thank Gordon D
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c w
5 September 2018|
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Response from markofm | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you use Uber/Lyft...
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29 August 2018|
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Response from SoCalMare | Reviewed this property |
They sell tickets and queue up near a small kiosk along the street. I didn't see anyone with luggage, nor do I think there's any provision for it. Too, there's no room on the Duck. Would recommend it be left with the... More
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HS H
23 August 2018|
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Response from alifiyan | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may take your toddler. Kids enjoy it ! I am sorry I don’t remember if there was a charge.
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