4.5 star rating: Recommended 34 Reviews

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  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Duration:  80 minutes
Hop into an amphibious vehicle for an 80-minute Philadelphia duck tour that takes you over both land and water. Your US Coast Guard-certified captain entertains with informative commentary about Philadelphia attractions such as Independence Hall and Franklin’s Grave as you explore the Old City District — the most historic square mile in America. You’ll learn about Philly's famous Museum District before splashing into the Delaware River for spectacular views of the city skyline, the Battleship New Jersey and more.

Highlights

  • 80-minute Philadelphia duck tour
  • Explore Philly's historic Old City and Museum District
  • Splash down into the Delaware River for an amphibious cruise
  • Hear entertaining commentary from a knowledgeable captain
  • See more than 100 of the city’s key sites and landmarks

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What You Can Expect

Philadelphia Duck Tour

Ride the Ducks of Philadelphia

Make your way to the pickup point, across from the Liberty Bell, and hop into the ‘duck’ — an amphibious vehicle that resembles a World War II DUKW design. Built from the ground up using the latest in marine design, each vehicle is USCG-certified and tested regularly to ensure a safe and comfortable ride.

Start your 80-minute duck tour of Philadelphia driving through the historic Old City District. See more than 100 notable landmarks including City Hall, Independence Hall, the Philadelphia Mint, Carpenter’s Hall, Betsy Ross House, Elfreth’s Alley, Franklin’s Grave, Washington Square and the Declaration House.

Learn about the most historic square mile in America as your informative guide entertains and educates you about local sites and attractions such as the National Constitution Center, Chinatown and the Rocky Statue. Hear stories of Philly’s famous personalities and find out about the city’s role in film, song and sports.

Grab locals' attention as you quack along while rolling through the streets with a complimentary Wacky Quacker, making your experience more interactive.

Pass the Rodin Museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art In the Museum District before splashing into the Delaware River. The cruise provides panoramic views of the Philadelphia city skyline, the Battleship New Jersey, Penn’s Landing, Adventure Aquarium and more before returning to the start point on dry land.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was excellent. We had an informative and entertaining driver...the weather was terrific....and the water section of the trip was perfect.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent tour, Nana Duck was great, very informative. Great way to see the city, would highly recommend this trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great value for the price! Guides info was incorrect or outdated, however about admission fee to the Barnes.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great tour. Nice staff and fun adventure.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Ride the Duck. It was so much fun.
We love Captain Norm.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

A good tour, great guide. A must do.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2013

Was unable to take the Sunday tour as booked due to a communication breakdown between Viator and the Ducks but the Ducks obligingly provided a ticket for the next day. The tour was brilliant, with the ride on the Delaware a major highlight. Highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

The duck boat tour was terrific--fun, entertaining, and informative. My guests truly enjoyed the experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Our tour guide was Lauren and she was fantastic!!! She made the duck tour unforgettable.We and our grandchildren were entranced. Lauren was able to teach Philadelphia history in a way that made learning fun! It was one of the highlights of our trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2010

The tour was very educational,with the areas the tour took, Society Hill, South Street etc and then into the Delaware river , very nice.
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