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DC Ducks

(202) 832-9800. open April - October
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Explore DC on Land & by River with DC Ducks. Forget what you think you know about DC Ducks and get ready for a look at Washington DC only we can give you! You will be granted special access to this city thanks to a fully restored DUKW vehicle that can seamlessly go from tour bus to boat – giving you a perspective on this magnificent city that you can only get on a DC Ducks tour. DC is a city like no other and we want to show you as many of the most popular and important memorials and landmarks as we can so you walk away feeling that you’ve seen the best this city has to offer.

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Our “wise quacking” captains will entertain you with anecdotes, well researched historical facts and the corniest jokes you’ve ever heard!

An Adventure of a Lifetime… This isn’t just a tour… it’s an experience.

Sit back and relax as our tour captains turn back the pages of history.

dc ducks capitolLand and River in the Same Vehicle

Seeing Washington is one thing. Viewing it from the Potomac River is quite another. DC Ducks is Washington’s only thrill ride!

Something you Won’t Do on Any Other Tour

The Ducks return to land at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport under the approach pattern. Hold your ears as incoming aircraft pass over just feet from where you’re sitting… giving new meaning to sitting duck!

Safety First, Courtesy A Close Second

Since 1995, over one million visitors have discovered America’s Capital City in the comfort and safety of our highly-maintained fleet of Coast Guard Certified amphibious vehicles.

Here’s Why:

  • logo with stars and stripes in background and in the foreground, the words 'United States Coast Guard Approved'Impeccable safety record
  • Compliant with strict U.S. Coast Guard & DOT regulations
  • Highly-trained, certified Master Captains
  • The waters of the Potomac River are shallow and calm and we are never far from shore
  • Vehicle design is first in class
  • All vehicles furnished with the latest in safety equipment

Tour information

  • This DC tour is non-stop and takes approximately 90 minutes.
  • Tour is subject to change without notice due to weather conditions.
  • We are Popular. Ask at your hotel or call us at (202) 832-9800.
  • Tours offered mid March – early November.
  • Yes, you can rent a Duck for your private party. Go to Groups and Charters information.

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