Dates & times that Boston Duck Tours depart from the New England Aquarium:
April 1 – 31, Daily: Monday – Friday starting at 3:00 pm & weekends starting at 12:00 pm
May 1 – November 26: 7 days a week starting at 9:00 am
Boston Duck Tour departure times: Tours depart from the New England Aquarium every 20 minutes.
Tour Length: 80-minutes (1 hour on land and twenty minutes in the water)
Boarding Location & Directions: Directions to the New England Aquarium
Parking: The New England Aquarium does not own or operate any garages. Boston Duck Tours suggests the Boston Common Garage. (The Boston Common garage is about a 20 minute walk from the New England Aquarium so please plan ahead)
Parking Rates with validation (Must be stamped at the Boston Duck Tours ticket booth)
4 hrs = $15 with validation
5 hrs = $20 with validation
New England Aquarium Hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday – Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday & Saturday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Food Options: The New England Aquarium has 2 main food eateries: The Harbor View Café and The Reef. The Harbor View Café offers a variety of burgers, pizzas, deli sandwiches, soups, salads, beverages and snacks, as well as sustainable seafood. The Reef is situated on the Aquarium Plaza (open seasonally) and has views of the harbor and the city. Experience some of the best outdoor seating in town and an exquisite seasonal menu designed by Boston’s renowned celebrity chef Barbara Lynch. There are also 2 food kiosks, Ben & Jerry’s and the Dog and Claw (which offers Hot Dogs & Lobster Rolls).
Groups: If booking a group tour or 20 or more, let Boston Duck Tours assist you in purchasing tickets to the New England Aquarium, Simons IMAX Theatre, Whale Watch tickets, New England Aquarium food vouchers or Boxed Lunches. Please call us at 617-450-0068 to book your group tour today!
Events: Give your guests the opportunity to package a Boston Duck Tour with a fun filled event at the New England Aquarium. Dine privately among penguins, sharks and sea turtles or beside Boston’s scenic skyline. The Aquarium is a perfect spot for Corporate or Private events, weddings and social celebrations. For more information on hosting an event at the Aquarium, contact Special Events at 617-973-5205
Discounts: With the purchase of a Boston Duck Tour ticket, you may purchase a discounted combo ticket online to the New England Aquarium. Save $3 per ticket!
When you arrive be sure to ask for your Passport to Savings, which includes discounts to the New England Aquarium, Simons IMAX Theatre, New England Aquarium Whale Watch, Harbor View Café and The Reef.