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Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia

6th and Chestnut Streets, Across from the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 877-887-8225
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Land and water tour of Philly- what better way to see it all?

Got kids? You gotta tour Philly with The Ducks! Totally worth the $ spent to get a guided tour of... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
jenalisa
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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You can definitely pass this up

Got talked into this. It may be for some tastes but not mine. Tacky and annoying especially when... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Marciahi
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New York City, New York
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Ride The Ducks tours take you on Philadelphia’s ONLY land and water tour! See more than 100 of the city’s important sites and landmarks on our tour route, as comical Tour Guides share fun stories and trivia, along more than 14 miles of smiles and laughter. Philadelphia’s favorite tour travels from the Historic District to the Museum District – and numerous neighborhoods between – before splashing into the Delaware River for a 20- minute water cruise. Adults and seniors will have just as much fun as kids! Your Tour Guide will en-tour-tain you with stories of past and present. Learn about Philadelphia history, the Delaware River, the cities famous personalities and area’s impact on the state and nation. Find out about Philly’s role in film, song, and sports!
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  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6th and Chestnut Streets, Across from the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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+1 877-887-8225

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Got kids? You gotta tour Philly with The Ducks! Totally worth the $ spent to get a guided tour of Philly on both streets and water... save your sanity, your feet and the day- just go ride the Ducks!

Thank jenalisa
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Got talked into this. It may be for some tastes but not mine. Tacky and annoying especially when everyone starts blowing their duck horns.

2  Thank Marciahi
Reviewed 12 January 2017

As part of City Pass, we chose to schedule this Duck Tour as our tour of the sites of Phylly as well as a great view (without the expense and time of a lunch tour) of the waterside portion of town. Arriving early was not...More

Thank LorenaFmOrlando
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The tour around Philadelphia was quick and not enough spent at buildings of interest and whilst I appreciate the law with regard to being on the river it was a little disappointing plus those damm duck quackers which at time spoiled the tour guides commentary.

1  Thank Yorkshirefox
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were scheduled for the tour on 2 Oct. I did this with my daughter in 2015 but wanted to do with my wife. We learned about the end of the tour service in the newspaper.

1  Thank sjstake
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We looked forward to riding the ducks to be able to see the sights from the river, unfortunately, the river ride was a little underwhelming. The tour of the city was pleasant except for the fact that the tour guide had passed out the duck...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Philadelphia for 2 days for a concert. Had some time and thought a tour would help us get the most from our short time. My family ranged from 21 to 50-something women, two of us really enjoy history but we were all...More

Thank Saucyhaven
RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review Ride The Ducks. I am sorry to hear the overall experience did not meet your expectations. Our team takes pride in providing an informative, fun and engaging tour so it's unfortunate to hear your comments. If you...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We rode the Duck with our young children and what a memory to see their faces as we drove into the river! :-D Philly Ducks is a very entertaining, educational, exciting adventure for all ages. We all LOVED it!

Thank Benois D
RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thanks for sharing! We work hard to provide Quack-tastic Memories and it sounds like you have a great one!

Reviewed 23 September 2016

Relaxing, informative, and entertaining trip around the historic streets of town and on the Delaware River. Originally constructed during WWII, duck boats can travel on land and sea. Kids will enjoy the corny jokes and singing, while adults can sit back and enjoy the unique...More

Thank redink46142
RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Thank you for the review! So glad to hear everyone enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to Philly a couple of times but this time I was there with a few friends. We had a great time as the tour was fun, informative and just a great little activity. From the moment we inquired about pricing to the very...More

Thank Antoinette D
RTDucks, Manager at Ride The Ducks of Philadelphia, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you for choosing the Duck Tour for an adventure with your friends! Rosey Duck knows how to have a great time while also sharing how much she knows about Philadelphia. Thanks again for the recommendation!

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Turgut K
13 August 2017|
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Response from AJay K |
No, closed permanently due to accidents, deaths, lawsuits.
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JJUk1952
12 July 2016|
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Response from RTDucks | Property representative |
In addition to street metered parking there are several parking lots in the area. - Independence Visitor Center Parking Garage – entrances on the 5th or 6th Street between Market and Arch Streets. - Park America Garage... More
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Mark F
28 June 2016|
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Generally Ride The Ducks operates March-November, weather permitting. Guests are advised to check the website for the daily hours of operation and tour departure schedule.
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