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Boston Duck Tours

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Hop aboard Boston's Original and World Famous, Boston Duck Tours and enjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Boston in a WWII style amphibious vehicle that travels on land and water. You'll be greeted by one of our legendary ConDUCKtors, who'll be...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
53 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02199-7658
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+1 617-267-3825
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was really great to experience the Duck going into the water. It is a little expensive because the itinerwry itself is not the best you can get at Boston. But the tour itself was just OK. I myself prefered the Hop-On-Hop-Off tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cfjdi
Reviewed 6 days ago
Review of: Boston Duck Tour

My son and I enjoyed the tour. It was a rainy, cold day, so the plastic windows were down. I wish we would have had better weather for viewing the sights and taking pictures. (None of which is BDT fault.) Our guide was full of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CraftTheTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definately a great way to see Boston and enjoy the land and water show. The staff was great, the ride was enjoyable and I recommend to others visiting Boston. It was a little weird going into the water from a moving boat but worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Boston for a conference. They scheduled a duck boat tour. Breathtakingly beautiful! The tour guide was so cool and funny... but we saw a lot of historical landmarks. We even entered into a quacking contest with the passing boats. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ikin25
Reviewed 1 week ago
Review of: Boston Duck Tour

I have lived in Boston all my life, except the 5 yrs spent in Ohio...lol. I must admit that I have never road the Boston Duck Tour, until I was an adult. I loved it. the land marks where amazing and the ride through the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Angliea E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Boston Duck Tour

All kids on our boat drove (even a 2 yr old!) Informative and covered many landmarks. The only thing I didn’t like was that our tour guide didn’t paint the Puritans or Pilgrims in a good light. Opinions are fine, but it was just unexpected....More

Thank mrskmae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us did the duck tour during out Mother's Day trip to Boston. The drivers have to "audition" for the job and we had a great driver. He was fun and very knowledgeable. The tour itself was interesting and going into the water was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always worthwhile I take everyone new to Boston on this tour worth the money. Gives a great overview of the city and a lot of history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Merfaery
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Boston Duck Tour

We had a great morning on the Duck Tour , seats are a bit small if you are sitting next to a stranger . We had an informative trip on land and water around Boston , all the kids on the tour were able to...More

Thank MMJ-07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Duck Tour on Monday, 29th October. We boarded ‘the Duck’ on Huntington Street around 12noon. Having done it previously in July 2008, we were really looking forward to renewing the experience. Boy, were we in for a disappointment! Our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kate C, Guest Relations Manager at Boston Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Helen, Thank you for the review. While sometimes difficult to hear, we truly value constructive, critical feedback from our guests. It is through your comments that we are able to continually improve the guest experience at BDT. In order to ensure tour quality and a...More

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14 October 2018|
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Response from Rowena F | Reviewed this property |
Call their 800 number. I wouldn't go on it between Nov and Feb. It's too cold!!
28 July 2018|
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Response from Alero01 | Reviewed this property |
We went on Monday, early afternoon. There were no issues with traffic. If it’s cool or windy day, take a jacket because it will be chilly on the tour.
Renae L
12 July 2018|
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Response from tuxedogirl12 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they go until 6.. make sure it’s a nice day and calm waters.