Awards and Accolades

Boston Duck Tours prides itself at being Boston’s most awarded sightseeing tour. We think we are the best but don’t take our word for it, see what the experts and Boston locals think of us below! This is just a sampling of awards that we have won over the years. We hope you get to come and experience why we are the best in Boston!

  • 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

  • Top Rated on Viator 2016

    We earned the 2016 top rated award once again with Viator!
  • Boston’s Best City Tour 2016!

    We were voted Boston’s Best City Tour by locals in 2016!
  • 2016 Top Family Attraction Worth Traveling For.

    We won Massachusetts best family attraction!
  • Viator

    Top Rated on Viator 2015

    Boston Duck Tours was once again top rated in 2015 by Viator!
  • Tripadvisor’s #1 Boat Tour in Boston

    Boston Duck Tour is the #1 Boat tour in the city of Boston according to our guest’s feedback.
  • courier magazine

    National Tour Association’s 2015 Gold Winner

    National Tour Association’s 2015 Gold Winner “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise”
  • gogobot award

    Gogo Bot

    Best Guided Tour – Only Winner in the Northeast USA
  • Viator Awards

    Viator Award

    2014 Top Rated Tour
  • Boston A List

    The Boston A-List

    Voters named Boston Duck Tours Best City Tour for 2014!
  • family vacation critic

    Family Vacation Critic

    2013 Best Boat Tours for Families (1st Place Winner)
  • national geographic

    National Geographic

    Boston Must Do’s
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    Gogobot 2013 Travelers’ Favorite Awards “Best Guided Tours” (only New England Winner)
  • AAA Horizons Logo

    AAA Southern New England

    2013 Top New England Attraction (1st Place Winner)
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    2013, 2012, 2011 Certificate of Excellence
  • Boston Magazine Logo

    Boston Magazine

    2013 Readers Poll “Best Boston Tour”
  • New England With Kids Logo

    New England with Kids “Favorite Tour of the Boston Area”
  • Cape and Plymouth Business Logo

    Mass Office of Travel & Tourism

    Massachusetts Premier Tourist Attraction Winner
  • Bike Friendly Business Logo

    City of Boston

    Bike Friendly Award Winner (Bronze)
  • Sustainable Business Leader Program Logo

    City of Boston

    Sustainable Business Leader
  • USA Today Travel 10 Best

    USA Travel Today

    10 Best Itinerary: Explore Boston in a day and Please the Entire Family
  • USA Today Travel 10 Best

    USA Travel Today

    10 Best Itinerary: Enjoy a Day in Boston
  • Boston A List

    Boston A-List

    2011 Best City Tour
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    Smaller Business Association of New England

    “Circle of Excellence” Past Innovation Winner
  • Boston Chamber of Commerce Logo

    Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

    1997 Small Business of the Year Competition Honoree
  • Boston Magazine Logo

    Best of Boston (1996)

    “Best Tour of Boston” Boston Magazine (Best of Boston Issue)
  • courier magazine

    Courier Magazine of the National Tour Association

    2014 Distinguished Dozen-Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Company (Gold Winner)
  • Despegar Logo

    Certificate of Excellence
  • ceetiz Logo

    Top 10 Best Things to Do in Boston Top 10 des meilleures activités à Boston
  • xiao Logo

    The #1 “Best Experience Deal” for Chinese visiting Boston 排名第一的“最佳体验新政”对中国访问波士顿
  • wanderu LOGO

    Voted Boston’s #1 Boat Tour Company!
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