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Address: Union Station, Washington DC, DC 20002
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+1 301-985-3020
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Make a splash in our Nation’s Capital aboard the DC Ducks, 1942 amphibious...

Make a splash in our Nation’s Capital aboard the DC Ducks, 1942 amphibious transport vehicles used to support and carry troops during World War II. Today they are a great way to see Washington by both land and sea. Winding our way first through the monuments, the Mall, the Capitol and museums of the Smithsonian before splashing into the Potomac and under the flight path at Reagan National Airport. Its fun for all ages!

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What a blast!

We were so glad we went, enjoyed the history and jokes and a viewpoint that you would not get with busses. We even saw osprey on the Potomac. When quacking at innocent bystanders... read more

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Carrie H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were so glad we went, enjoyed the history and jokes and a viewpoint that you would not get with busses. We even saw osprey on the Potomac. When quacking at innocent bystanders I laughed so hard I cried. Go for it!

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A unique tour experience on an interesting vehicle. Captain Bob was a great host, needs a new microphone. Especially enjoyed the 30 minutes on the Potomac river. Didn't mind that the bus broke down. But would HIGHLY RECOMMEND that the quackers be handed to the children as they get off!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a terrific time on the DC Duck tour. It gave us the opportunity to learn a little bit of history. Captain Steve was terrific! The whole family loved the experience!

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Queens, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing! My two kids, husband and I had a really fun time. We got Captain Bucky, who was very kind and gave us lots of facts and information about various D.C. buildings. The tour lasted for about 90 minutes, half in the water and half on land. At one point kids got to steer the boat and we all got... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was so much fun!! Great to do on your first day in the city, because it starts out as a tour of many city landmarks, and will allow you to get a lay of the land. You will learn lots of historical facts about D.C. from your tour guide. We had Captain Steve and he was wonderful!! The tour... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time ever taking a duck boat tour. Captain Steve was the best. Extremely knowledgeable and very entertaining. Just a great was to begin or finish a scenic tour of Washington DC.

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Wakefield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

D.C. Ducks Tour is situated at the front of Union Station in Washington, D.C. I would recommend that you purchase your tickets on-line and show up 30 minutes before your scheduled tour. Parking is very hard to find so you can either take an Uber ride or a taxi to Union Station or take your chances and use the parking... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was our 2nd trip to Washington Dc and missed out last time on doing this so had to do it this time. Booking it and getting a time slot was easy and the staff where great and friendly , we had a fab time , on land enjoying the sights and then playing in the river and watching the... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Now, where do I start sharing one of the best experiences of my life. I visited DC last year in the summers of 2016. Owing to time constraints, I had to head back the next day which meant I had roughly 24 hours. The obvious choice was to pick a tour that would take me to the most important landmarks... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

When traveling across America we sometimes look for a Duck tour. We really enjoyed this tour~as always historical facts and also with interesting funny facts. Always a good time.

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