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Maine Duck Tours

177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4717
+1 207-774-3825
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We had a group of eight with a mix of adults and kids. It was a beautiful day for our 3:45pm tour... read more

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Lisa696
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Pittsburgh, PA
Outstanding Overview of Portland

Excellent, interesting, entertaining. Our Tour Guide, Dugan, was just terrific! History of... read more

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fdlivelli
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Leonia, NJ
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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!!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (51 reviews)
“quack quack” (20 reviews)
“water portion” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4717
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+1 207-774-3825
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a group of eight with a mix of adults and kids. It was a beautiful day for our 3:45pm tour. All of our group enjoyed the tour. We thought that it was a good mix of history and sightseeing. We really enjoyed our...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent, interesting, entertaining. Our Tour Guide, Dugan, was just terrific! History of Portland was fascinating and brought to life with his vivid descriptions and narrative.

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Reviewed yesterday

As first-time visitors, we intended to take the bus tour of Portland, but at the ticket window we were talked into taking the duck boat tour instead. There was very little information or sights shown about Portland. Half the time was taken in getting to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It was a nice tour, but not for the money it cost. The tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable, but I expected more from our time in the water than just lazily spinning about in a small area. I thought we would go more...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't see anything to much fog and way to much history for young children I would recommend only for people who love history.More

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Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Children often find the trip in/out of Portland Harbor - bus becoming a boat, quite exciting. Sorry the fog did not clear on this day to show you the full view of the harbor. The mix of history, and quirky...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time in Portland Maine. Was told to try out the duck tour. We took a very boring ride through the city for the first half hour. We then went to South Portland to get in the water. The vehicle was very slow moving in...More

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Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with your tour. The duck tour concept always includes a slow ride on the water for a portion of the tour. Portland Harbor provides a beautiful and interesting setting for the water portion of the tour. In...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great tour! Dugan and Captain Mike were great! Very informative and funny! Will definitely go again!

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Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for coming out, Barb! We're glad you found the tour both informative and fun! Quack on!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I took my four (almost five) year old daughter on the duck tour and we both had an amazing time! Our tour guide, Dugan, was friendly, engaging, and very informative of Portland history. His presentation was never dull and his jokes keeps you on your...More

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Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Fun and informative for 5 year olds, adults and seniors! Thank you for your thorough review, Manuel. Keep on quacking!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

All around, the experience was great. The tour guide gave a lot of information and the driver was smooth (land and sea).

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Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the "all around" 5 stars! Wishing you more fun travels. Quack Quack

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very informative and kept the kids interest! One hour is perfect for little ones. Thanks Boston we will be back

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Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Though this review mentions "Boston", the mention of 1 hour is us. Thank you for coming out for a fun time with the kids. Quack Quack

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jcozens2018
31 July 2018|
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Response from jcgardner2018 | Reviewed this property |
It would be quite cold! And the sea may be rather rough
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john b
11 July 2018|
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Response from jsg555 | Reviewed this property |
The departure location is 3 blocks from where our cruise docked. I read an answer about a metal ladder to get into the bus seating area. We did not have that. We entered the bus up the back steps. They were narrow and steep... More
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Chelsea K
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Response from pmso2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will charge you however. They say all passengers must have a seat.
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