Prudential Center – Departure Location Information
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Prudential Center

Boston Duck Tours departs at Prudential Center at 53 Huntington Avenue. Prudential Center is anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor and consists of 50 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. Add a discounted ticket to the Skywalk Observatory when purchasing you ticket.


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 21 – November 26

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)

Boarding Location & Directions:  If you already bought tickets online, then head directly to our departure location. Located at 53 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116

If you need to buy tickets when you arrive, our ticket booth is located inside the Prudential Center above the Cheesecake Factory.

Uber  Staying in Boston? Get a free ride to The Shops at Prudential Center with Uber. Sign up here for $25 off your first ride!

Parking:  We offer discounted parking through our validation program at the Prudential Center parking garage after 9:30am. Parking Rates

Please note that the Prudential Center does not validate for parking before 9:30am. You must enter the garage after 9:30am if you would like to get your parking validated!

Prudential Center Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday – 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
*Visit during the holiday season for updated hours.

Food Options: Choose from over 10 different restaurants, including California Pizza Kitchen, Haru, P.F. Changs China Bistro and The Cheesecake Factory and unique options like 5 Napkin Burger and wagamama.

Groups:  Groups can enjoy it all at Prudential Center, including 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

  • $41.99 — Adults
  • $27.99 — Children (ages 3 to 11)
  • $10.50 — Children (under 3 & infants)
  • $33.99 — Seniors (62 & up)
  • $33.99 — Military
Early Duck Discount Purchase tickets for a tour that Departs at 9:00am or 9:30am and save up to $9.50 per ticket! Online Only.

Foreign Language Tours Tours marked in blue are offered by our famous ConDUCKtors, but are also available in 9 languages via GPS headsets. Available in German, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Portuguese, Cantonese and Korean.

Ride & Save

Get great discounts to Prudential Center when you purchase a Boston Duck Tour ticket! See All Ride & Save Discounts
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