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Maine Duck Tours

177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4738
+1 207-774-3825
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Lots of fun

Our guide was funny and very informative. He told lots of interesting facts about Portland. It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ellen P
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Mesquite, Texas
This Duck is Starstruck

We went on this trip as we were calling into Portland from our cruise and felt the duck sounded... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Noisylady
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Brandon, United Kingdom
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Climb aboard as we twist n' turn through the historic city of Portland, Maine and without skipping a beat, we splash into beautiful Casco Bay!! We are Maine's only amphibious adventure that can show you Portland by land and sea without ever leaving your seat. Come aboard and QUACK UP with us!!
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quack quack” (15 reviews)
“water portion” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4738
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+1 207-774-3825

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide was funny and very informative. He told lots of interesting facts about Portland. It was fun to drive around and then drive into the water. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on this trip as we were calling into Portland from our cruise and felt the duck sounded good. We were not disappointed as we were impressed from the start by our witty guide. He was full of quips and knowledge and we didn't...More

Thank Noisylady
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Yes, we're just 4-5 blocks from the cruise terminals! Thank you for coming out and touring with us, and taking the time to write up such a wonderful 5 star review, Noisy. Quack quack!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Portland on a cruise and decided to do the Duck Boat Tour. The Blue Lobster (where you get your tickets) was easy to find (and a nice little gift shop). The tour operator was very friendly and offered for us to take an...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family (ages 6 to 70+) all enjoyed the Maine Duck Tour as part of family weekend in Portland. The tour guide was a townie who shared a lot of fun facts about Portland and pointed out some food places to go back and visit....More

Thank Bostonmum
Kris M M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We appreciate your taking the time to write up a thoughtful review, Bostonmum. Yes, fun and informative for all, "6 to 70+"! Hope to host you again. Keep quackin.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our mom to Portland to celebrate her birthday this past weekend, and this was our first planned activity. It was a great start to our time in the city, because it gave us a great overview of both the city's geography and history....More

Thank kristenconrad
Kris M M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for coming out with your mother, Kristen! Glad you found Derek's clever delivery of our city history "hysterical". Yes, we do recommend our tour especially on the front end of your visit - a great way to become familiar with The Old Port...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So they were late turning up ... but the guide was funny , informative and included everyone on the duck . Pointed out lots of things -including legendary director John fords house . Good tour of PortlandMore

Thank suziewong101
Kris M M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

5 stars!!! Thank you for understanding that with one tour vehicle in our new Portland city traffic we may be delayed a couple of minutes from time to time. We do our best to track and inform our guests of any of these possible delays....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide was very informative and funny. We enjoyed the whole trip and fortunately the weather in October was GREAT ! ! ! Portland is a very interersting city. We also loved Chris's duck feet.

Thank ladyshooter472
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking a moment to share of your 5 star tour experience, Ladyshooter! We do pride ourselves as Portland's "informative AND funny" historical land and sea tour. Hope to host you again. Safe travels and keep quackin!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knowledgeable and entertaining guide - hometown guy. Lots of fun facts about the area. It's the perfect length if you are looking for something to fill in time or if you have young children who don't want to do a long tour. Would highly recommend...More

Thank Donna N
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our Duck Crew appreciates you taking the time to write such a wonderful, concise, 5 star review, Donna! We pride ourselves upon being local Mainers, offering Portland's fun land and sea tour, for ALL ages. Keep quackin'!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The early bird tour guests will continue to be upset that you guys start 15 minutes late... I do believe this hurts your guides tips. The guide was there on time, the driver sauntered on board 15 minutes after we expected to get started, very...More

Thank Ashley N
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ashley, we thank you for taking the time to write up a thorough 4 star review. Firstly, I apologize for your delayed tour start, as this is not the norm for us. Our first tour of the day does not consistently begin late and I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once we FINALLY got going, the tour was great. My wife and I booked this excursion during a cruise to New England and Canada. We were told to arrive at the Duck Tour location one half hour prior to the start time. We practically ran...More

Thank Bob B
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bob, thank you for taking the time to write your review. I do however apologize for your experience on this particular day, of which others have understandably written unfavorable reviews on as well. It is not the norm for our first, or any, tour to...More

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darrensmith12017
29 September 2017|
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Response from ld312369 | Reviewed this property |
Short walking distance. Check in at The Blue Lobster shop across the street from where you board. Fun way to see Portland ... and the Casco Bay!!
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Ppordon
23 April 2017|
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Response from Kristopher M | Property representative |
Our first tour of the 2017 season will be 4/13/2017. Tickets and availability is live on our website. Downeast Duck Adventures is now Maine Duck Tours. Sorry we missed you, Ppordon, and thank you for reaching out. Hope... More
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Jackie W
21 February 2017|
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Response from Kristopher M | Property representative |
Also, the parking garages at the Casco Bay Ferry Lines and on Dana St are relatively convenient to our location.
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