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The Shops at Prudential Center

Boston Duck Tours departs at The Shops at Prudential Center on Huntington Avenue. The Shops at Prudential Center is anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor and consists of 75 stores and restaurants. Major retailers include Ann Taylor, Barnes & Noble (Boston’s largest bookstore), The Cheesecake Factory, Club Monaco, Lacoste, Sephora and Vineyard Vines. With over 60,000 visitors a day, The Shops at Prudential Center is ranked among the top 5 shopping centers in the nation by Women’s Wear Daily. The Prudential Center is also home to the Skywalk Observatory (Boston’s only 360 degree view of Boston), an open air park located in the center, and a wide assortment of amenities such as an Enterprise car rental.


The Shops at Prudential Center is located in the heart of Boston's historic Back Bay, and is connected to the Copley Place Mall and a short distance to Newbury Street shopping and sites such as Copley Square, Trinity Church and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Prudential Center Location:  The Prudential Center is conveniently located in the Back Bay neighborhood in Boston. The Prudential Center also borders the South End and is in close proximity to the Fenway neighborhood.

Dates that Boston Duck Tours depart: Daily, March 18 – November 30, 2014  & Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in December

Boston Duck Tour departure times:  Every Half hour starting at 9am until an hour before sunset.

Tour Length:  80-minutes (One hour on land and twenty minutes in the water)

Directions:  Our departure location is located at 53 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116
Our ticket booth is located inside the Prudential Center above the Cheesecake Factory.

Parking:  The Shops at Prudential Center has their very own parking garage on site.
Parking Rates

The Shops at Prudential Center Hours:
Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pmSunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

*Visit PrudentialCenter.com during the holiday season for updated hours.

Food Options: Choose from over 10 different restaurants, including The Cheesecake Factory, Legal Sea Foods and P.F. Changs China Bistro, and unique options like 5 Napkin Burger and wagamama. Casual dining is also available at the Terrace Food Court with eateries such as Boston Chowda, Pizzeria Regina and Ben & Jerry’s.

Groups:  Groups can enjoy it all at The Shops at Prudential Center! Make it easy at meal time with the food voucher program that entitles you to choose from over 12 different meal choices. Also available are group dining options, discount shopper cards, scavenger hunt opportunities and private event space. For detailed information on groups at The Shops at Prudential Center, click here

Discounts:  With your Boston Duck Tour ticket, you receive a coupon for the PRUferred discount shopper card! Save at over 50 stores and restaurants by picking up your card at the Customer Service Desk located in Center Court.

When you purchase a Boston Duck Tour ticket, you may also purchase a combo ticket to the Skywalk Observatory located on the 50th floor of the Prudential Tower.

Ticket Pricing

  • $34.99 — Adults
  • $28.99 — Students (ages 12 & up)
  • $23.99 — Children (ages 3 to 11)
  • $10.50 — Children (under 3 & infants)
  • $28.99 — Seniors (62 & up)
  • $28.99 — Military

Early Duck Discount
Purchase tickets for a tour that Departs before 10:00am and save up to $9 per ticket! Online Only.

Foreign Language Tours
Tours marked in blue are offered by our famous ConDUCKtors, but are also available in 7 languages via GPS headsets. Available in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese and Portuguese.

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