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You've got to love a tour guide who encourages you to quack at passersby (who sometimes quack back). The Boston Duck Tours combine high-energy fun with a unique perspective on all the history that makes Boston a great town. During the 55-minute tour, you'll pass many of Boston's top sights, such as the Old State House, Quincy Market, Bunker Hill, and much more. Then, just when you think you've seen it all, the World War II style landing craft you've been riding in takes you to the edge of the Charles River... and drives right in! Your tour bus becomes a tour boat, and you get a duck's-eye view of Boston and Cambridge from the water.
Sights you’ll see along the way:
Comments about Smart Destinations :
My kids enjoyed the duck boat tour, they loved everything about it and even got to drive the boat while it was in the water
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Comments about Smart Destinations :
We traveled with 4 young kids 12 and under. The so called customer service was no where to be found . The guy who was working with Drew on July 6 at Prudential stop was extremely rude to "explain" the rules on Boston Explorer tickets. Kept telling us to "go away" instead of explaining nicely about the rules. Kept telling my friend to direct her "anger" at someone else even though she wasn't angry and was trying to tell him that we did not see the rules and that was why we came to the stop instead of the Aquarium stop. He just wanted to "shoo" us away and not to deal with us. We commended about that was not the way you should treat the customers or provide customer service. He replied he was not customer service and he does not work for Boston Explorer but Duck Tour. He could care less about assisting anyone. If Duck Tour hires this type of person, the company should not be part of your program at all.
Phone: 617-267-DUCK (617-267-3825)
New England Aquarium - Abbreviated Duck Tour (60-minute tour):
Tours start at 3:00pm and the last tour from the New England Aquarium will vary from 6:00pm until 8:00pm depending on the date. Tours are available on the following days:
April-June 15, Daily Monday-Friday starting at 3:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays starting at 12:00pm
June 16-September 2, Daily starting at 12:00pm
September 3-Oct 31, Daily starting at 9:00am
There are two easy ways to use your Go Select pass to reserve an Abbreviated Boston Duck Tour.
1. By phone: up to 30 days in advance at 617-450-0068 (subject to a $3 booking fee per person).
2. In person: at the Duck Tour booth located at the New England Aquarium (same day, space available bookings only).
If booking your tour in advance via phone, your credit card will be charged the full retail rate of the tour, plus a $3 booking fee per person. When you have presented your valid Go Select pass at the ticket booth at the time of the tour, your credit card will be reimbursed in full, less the $3 booking fee (you do not need to have your credit card with you). All bookings are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Getting InThis tour leaves after 3:00 pm from the New England Aquarium.
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