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Boston Duck Tour: The Original and World-Famous

Product ID: 48797
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Climb aboard a unique amphibious vehicle and discover Boston from a different perspective. The World War II-style “Duck” travels on land and water and takes you along historic streets and into the Charles River on an 80-minute tour of the city.
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Duration: 80 minutes
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Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

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  • See the sights of Boston from the land and water
  • Splash into the Charles River aboard a WWII amphibious vehicle
  • Learn about the unique heritage of the city that gave birth to freedom
  • Drive past Boston Common and Quincy Market
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Cambridge and Boston from the river
  • Hear about the "Big Dig" project
  • Enjoy multilingual audio commentary for tours departing from the Prudential Center
Full description
Make a splash on an 80-minute “Duck” tour of Boston and see the city from the land and water on one non-stop journey. Climb aboard your World War II-style amphibious landing vehicle at the Museum of Science or Prudential Center, and set off to discover unique neighborhoods.

You will be welcomed on board by one of the legendary “ConDUCKtors®” who will narrate your tour and tell you about Boston as the birthplace of freedom and place of “firsts.” Travel by the golden-domed State House to Bunker Hill, and continue to Boston Common and Copley Square. Hear about the “Big Dig,” and marvel at fashionable Newbury Street. Go to historic Quincy Market, and more.

As the best of Boston unfolds, your “ConDUCKtor®” will give you lots of little known facts and interesting insights into the heritage of the city. Then, just when you think you've seen it all, it's time for a splash into the Charles River. Enjoy views of Boston and Cambridge that you won't get anywhere else.

All tours feature a fun, informative local guide. In addition, foreign language tours depart every half hour from the Prudential Center location. These tours utilize cutting edge GPS technology to offer tours in Spanish, German, French, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian dialect), Cantonese and Korean, at no additional cost to you. If you require this multilingual commentary, be sure to choose the option from the Prudential Center.
  • 80-minute Duck tour
  • Taxes
  • Conference center fee
  • Supplier online convenience fee
  • Live English guide
  • Multilingual audio commentary (from Prudential Center only)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks

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Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Please note that traffic conditions can alter the route and not all sites are guaranteed
• You may change your reservation up to 24-hours before your scheduled tour time, and the local supplier will do their best to accommodate your request
• To reserve your specific time and date, you should contact the local supplier by email or phone upon receiving your GetYourGuide voucher. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis up to 30 days prior to the desired tour date. Spaces regularly fill up during the peak season of June - August and on weekends. Phone and email contact details for the local supplier will be on your voucher

From US$ 50.29 per person

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Product ID: 48797