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Chattanooga Ducks
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Owner description: Did you know The designation of DUKW is not a military pun - the name comes from the terminology used for military vehicles in World War II; the D indicates a vehicle designed in 1942, the U meant "utility (amphibious)", the K indicated all-wheel drive and the W indicated two powered rear axles. Although technically a misnomer, DUKWs are often referred to as duck boats. Another popular nickname was old magoo or simply magoo. Though the origin of this term is unknown, it probably refers to the odd shape of the vehicle. DUKWs became known as ''Ducks'' and are still in use, as well as purpose-built amphibious tour buses, primarily as tourist transport in harbor and river cities.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic. Not only fun but a great learning experience. Our guide knew his history and we saw things from the water we might not ever have known about had we not taken this trip.
Worth the money. Very professional company and we were assured of our safety on the water. Coast Guard approved and certified.

Thank Joe L
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Our guide was helpful and informative on where to eat and the history of Chattanooga. The tour was worth it and the family had fun !

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Very fun time for our daughter and whole family!!! The captain provided historical information as well as told funny jokes!!

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Thank Tiffany C
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Two adults a 12 and 10 year old in our group. We all had a great time. The guide shared a lot of interesting facts about the area and the amphibious vehicles themselves. We have recommended the experience to friends who are currently staying downtown in Chattanooga now.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I purchased tickets for my son and I on groupon and it was absolutely seamless from start to finish! The trip was a great price and was perfect for my 5 year old. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and let all the kids on the boat drive which I think really makes it memorable for them. I recommended this to several people over the break and would definitely do it again!

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