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Galveston Island Duck Tours

Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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This is a one hour, narrated tour of Galveston Island. It is both educational and fun! We cover about 15 miles of the island on both land and sea!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2500 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
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+1 409-621-4771
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live locally and took some guests from out of state. Was I surprised to learn so much about Galveston and the duck boat history. We took the last tour of the day which was very nice. Our guide never stopped informing us of history,...More

Thank Stay422807
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my sister and Mom on this tour. My Mom is 80 and was able to navigate getting on but it is small metal stairsteps in and out. Once in the boat the seating is comfortable. If you've not come to the island before,...More

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So fun!! A little something different to do and we learned a lot about Galveston! The jokes were kinda corny but that added to the tour. Fun for all ages!

Thank Sue Z
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This was a really nice tour. It went through the historic district and the driver told you everything about what he was showing you. The driver was a really nice that you would want to give him a tip. And it actually drove in the...More

1  Thank smokeandmirrors2015
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Have lived in Galveston for 4 years and learned quite a bit of History from this tour. Highly recommend it even for the locals .....

Thank Vivian G
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We more than enjoyed our duck boat ride. My grandson was intrigued by how we traveled by land and floated in the bay!!! George our tour driver was awesome. He knew his history of the island and you could tell he loved sharing current events...More

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Took the duck tour in Galveston. Went around the city and in the bay for a bit. Tour guide was very informative. Really enjoyed it!!

1  Thank beachnboat67
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Our family always do the duck tours at the towns we visit and take a family picture. Not this one. They didn’t even offer if. They said they are an independent not associated with the big company. Well maybe they should cuz They still have...More

1  Thank austinite1982
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been visiting Galveston since our honeymoon 31 years ago. We always enjoy the laid back atmosphere of the island. We took the Duck Tour this afternoon and it was a lot of fun. Our "Captain" was funny and knew lots...More

2  Thank jcgood87
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I have lived near Galveston for several years and visited often before that, so I knew of the Duck Tour and thought it would be fun. The history of the amphibian duck was almost as interesting as the tour. Tip: Do not sit at the...More

2  Thank 2littletime2seeitall
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Jane T
17 July 2018|
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Response from weeksj2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can but need to show up early because they fill up quick in the summer due to vacation crowds. Its first come first serve on the seats
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Response from Lisa F | Reviewed this property |
no there is not.
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Response from Clark F | Reviewed this property |
The website is dead. The information on Galveston's tourism site is outdated and old. The phone goes straight to voicemail. Parking was $10 across the street. They turned our group of 8 away because we didn't have enough to... More
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