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Maine Duck Tours

177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4738
+1 207-774-3825
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Great Tour if You're Not From Around Here

Very informative about the history of Portland, and always such a unique experience seeing Portland... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Sam_Nowinski
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Maine
The land/sea tour is a must do

New to Portland, and we only had a couple days to get in as much sight seeing as possible. Well... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Theresa L
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Lumberton, North Carolina
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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)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4738
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Very informative about the history of Portland, and always such a unique experience seeing Portland from both land and ocean views. My only tiff with this tour is that his mariner accent seemed a bit forced/overdone. I've grown up in Maine and personally I have...More

Thank Sam_Nowinski
Kris M M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for coming out to tour with us, Sam! We always enjoy hosting our locals, as well as those from away. Your review is appreciated.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

New to Portland, and we only had a couple days to get in as much sight seeing as possible. Well this was the best way to go! The guide was intelligent, as he worked as a librarian also, and he was hilarious! He was well...More

Thank Theresa L
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Welcome to Portland, Theresa! We're honored that you chose us as your local land and sea tour. Glad you found our tour to be a 5 star experience, making our rich history fun to learn. See you around town, quackin'.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

We took the tour last Monday while in Portland on the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas. The tour guide (John I believe) was hilarious...and informative. We thoroughly enjoyed his humor while providing lots of facts and information about the city. We would definitely recommend...More

Thank KRISTY B
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to share of your 5 STAR experience, Kristy B. Hope the remainder of your cruise was also 5 STARS. Happy and safe travels. Quack quack.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

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
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Portland + "Funny and informative" = 5 STARS. This we believe as well. Thank you for sharing of your experience, Ellen. Hope to host you again someday.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

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 15 October 2017

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 13 October 2017

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
Kristopher M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

What a wonderful, concise, 5 STAR review, Tim. Your sharing of your pleasant tour experience is of great value to our tour business. Thank you and all the best in your future travels! Keep quackin!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

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

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Kris M M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

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 10 October 2017

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

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Kris M M, Owner at Maine Duck Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

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 10 October 2017 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 12 October 2017

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 7 October 2017

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 9 October 2017

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!

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darrensmith12017
30 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
22 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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