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Boston Duck Tour

From US$44.53
  • 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
Boston Duck Tour
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53 Huntington Ave Departure
Duck Tour departs from and returns to 53 Huntington Ave. 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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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 6 days ago
Fun Tour on Land and Sea

I went on my first ever duck boat tour yesterday and loved it! I had a great tour guide - Captain Super Size, that made the trip entertaining, educational and very enjoyable. The trip lasted about 90 minutes. We departed from the museum of science,...More

1  Thank 14221_Mel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome tour with the very best narrator, the “Wheelman”! He went above and beyond to make our venture the most enjoyable entertaining and informative tour ever! Plus he is a great captain! Amazed at his skill. You really have a treasure in this guy. Thanks...More

1  Thank Lynda D
Kate C, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The Wheeman will be thrilled when he reads your comments. All of our ConDUCKtors take great pride in showing off our city in their own unique way. Thank you so much for the glowing review. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Totally exceeded my expectations

Several Colleagues and I did the Duck Tour this afternoon and it was a blast. Thanks to Florence, our guide, we were entertained with plenty of historical facts as well as her fabulous sense of humor! It was a beautiful day and just the right...More

1  Thank bparkerl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Don't Duck the Duck. Do the Duck!

Can't say that I've had a more entertaining history tour than the one my wife and I just had on the duck. It was a hoot (or a quack; you'll get it if you go on the tour). The Wheelman (our guide on this tour)...More

Thank I3430BBerics
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Do The Duck

This is another “must do once” kind of thing. Unlike the Trolley Tours, you can not “hop on, hop off” of the Duck, but who would want to. Your Tour Guides are not just knowledgeable, but hilarious. If you can go with “Empty Buckets”, the...More

5  Thank Limulus49
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15 May 2018|
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