Boston Duck Tours

Laugh and Learn as You Tour Historic Boston on Land and Water

What's a Duck Tour? Good question! You'll tour Boston's roads and waters in a "Duck," a World War II-era amphibious craft. Your tour guide, a.k.a. the ConDUCKtor, will teach you a thing or two about this historic city and tell a few jokes that will quack you up, too.

We learned, for example, that the Boston Marathon is the world's oldest and most prestigious race: the only marathon that requires participants to qualify. Chief Petty Officer Duck Pin also explained that "Boston baked beans are a huge part of Boston's culinary history," and each can of Boston baked beans has exactly 239 beans. "If we add one more bean, it would be too fahty," he quipped in his Boston accent.

Boston Duck Tours (Book Now) depart daily mid-March through November and Friday through Sunday in December from the Prudential Center, daily year-round from the Museum of Science and daily April through October from the New England Aquarium.

These photos from our June 2007 Boston visit provide a sense of the Boston Duck Tours experience.

Boston Duck Tours are a fun way to see this historic city.

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South End Sara

Boston Duck Tours Picture - South End Sara
© 2007 Kim Knox Beckius

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Cheers Boston

Cheers Boston Photo
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Copley Square

Copley Square Picture - Boston Duck Tour Photo Gallery
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Old South Meeting House

Old South Meeting House - Photo of Old South Meeting House from Boston Duck Tour
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New England Holocaust Memorial

New England Holocaust Memorial Photo - Holocaust Memorial in Boston
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Into the Charles

Charles River Scene with Sailboats Boston - Photo of View from Boston Duck Tour
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Sailboats and the Citgo Sign

Sailboats and the Citgo Sign - View from the Charles River Aboard a Boston Duck Tour
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Museum of Science

Museum of Science Boston Photo - Boston Duck Tour Pictures
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The Prudential Center

Prudential Center Boston Picture
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Old Enough to Drive a Duck?

Boston Duck Tour Picture - Steering Duck in Boston's Charles River
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The Lessons Continue

Duck in the Charles River - Boston Duck Tours Photo
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Shake a Tail Feather

Boston Duck Tours - Picture of Duck on the Charles River
© 2007 Kim Knox Beckius

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An Entertaining Ride

Boston Duck Tour Photo - Two Ducks Passing in the River
© 2007 Kim Knox Beckius

Boston Duck Tours are a fun way to see this historic city.

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