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Washington DC Duck Tour
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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!
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck tour” (108 reviews)
“captain steve” (45 reviews)
“potomac river” (51 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Union Station, Washington DC, DC 20002
Adams Morgan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a blast. Even though we froze our duck butts off there were amazing views from the water that made it worth it. Dave was our guide. He did a fantastic job and was great with the kids. Definitely recommend this and definitely recommend...More

2  Thank bigh00sier
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant, fun way to see DC and to combine tours by boat and bus. the kids thought it was fantastic and we enjoyed seeing parts of the city that we wouldn't have visited ordinarily. Felt perfectly safe on board and enjoyed the entertaining commentary provided...More

1  Thank JosieH
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience for the kids! Our tour guide Captain Nemo was excellent. Great way to experience DC from a different viewpoint.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This morning 10am I boarded the "Lucky Duck"....Capt. Franklin at the wheel... witty and knowledgeable, he was able to infuse a cold and windy day with a bit of sunshine....riding in an original 1945 military vehicle is quite an experience... would do it again on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with Captain Rob, who was knowledgeable, funny, and good with kids. Being in the water was great and the whole trip really was a highlights tour of DC architecture.

1  Thank Heron G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kids had a great time. I'm not sure I would of ever done it without kids though. It would be nice if they could add in some seat belts. Parking at Union Station was easy enough but rather expense, $20ish. Plenty of places to eat...More

1  Thank PonchoTravels
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

We had a great time touring DC with the Ducks. Our very knowledgeable driver took us for an enjoyable and informative 90 minute tour including a beautiful 30 minute ride on the Potomac river. Arrive early to check out and enjoy Union Station before your...More

3  Thank tj_allman100
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Great tour, and Captain Steve was a great host and guide. Not your boring information-only tour. humorous and perhaps a bit silly at times. Fun for kids as well. some interesting tidbits about the city, and just a great dynamic between the boat-and-truck combo.

1  Thank Ken M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My family and I were so looking forward to this tour on Saturday based on prior reviews but needless to say it was extremely disappointing. First, the 90 minute tour (as advertised) was just over an hour. Captain Bob’s narration lacked any real detail... “there’s...More

5  Thank darbyvan
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Jennifer G, Guest Relations Manager at D.C. Ducks, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

I was sorry to read that your tour with us did not meet your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We do have a 100% Satisfaction guarantee that you will find on the customer service page of our website.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I've done the DC duck tour a couple of times and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our captain was informative and funny. I would highly recommend with kids and for those looking to get an idea of the location of some of the key monuments, museums, the...More

1  Thank bostravel122
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Lee B
16 July 2017|
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Response from av1952 | Reviewed this property |
I have not done the Monuments Tour, but I do know that we viewed the few monuments from an angle that you can't see from a car or by foot. The Ducks tour was by far the most fun and enjoyable tour I think I have ever taken... More
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carolina b
30 June 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
Yes, the tour is 90 minutes.
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mimi48Minneapolis_Mn
2 May 2017|
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Response from Jimbo3244 | Reviewed this property |
The steps are re a little steep but they are closely spaced. There are handrails you can hold onto and the boat captain will help you get on board. I have difficulty climbing steps also and it was pretty easy. There is no... More
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