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Famous Food

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

You’ll see some pretty amazing things on our Land and Water tour, but you might be surprised to know that you’ll also pass by several famous restaurants! Seattle is quickly making a name for itself on the food scene and many of our restaurants have won national and international accolades! Top food TV shows like Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Throwdown with Bobby Flay and Man vs. Food and even this season’s Top Chef have featured Seattle restaurants! Below, we’ve highlighted some of our favorite restaurants featured on network television shows that you’ll see on your next Duck tour! The Crab Pot – featured on Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food Ivar’s Acres of Clams – featured on Food Network’s FoodNation with Bobby Flay Piroshky Piroshky – featured on Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Matt’s in the Market – featured on Food Network’s Throwdown with Bobby Flay  Beecher’s – featured on Food Network’s Crave Fran’s Chocolates – featured on Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate Canlis (not pictured – off Aurora Ave) – featured on Food Network’s Top Chef Tom Douglas’ Dahlia Lounge, Lola and Serious Pie – all featured separately on Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate SkyCity Restaurant (not pictured) – featured on Food Network’s...

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Now Hiring! Customer Service Team!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

Our mission at Ride the Ducks of Seattle is to deliver safe, wholesome, family entertainment that will be enjoyed by guests of all ages. We’re hiring! Come be part of our team! Guests from around the world come to Ride the Ducks of Seattle because of our well-earned reputation as one of the top “Must Do’s” for locals and visitors to the city. Our objective every day with every guest is to deliver a safe, fun, educational and memorable experience that exceeds our guests’ expectations! Can you help us? We are looking to expand our customer service team and are seeking people with positive attitudes and the ability to work well in a busy environment. You will be answering phones, selling tickets and boarding guests for the most fun tour in Seattle! We love the tourism and hospitality industry and we hope you do too! If you’re interested in working for one of the fastest-growing and most fun attractions in Seattle, send your resume to vinnie@ridetheducksofseattle.com. In your email, please tell us why you think you’d be a great addition to our team! We’ll be reviewing your application for customer service skills, positive attitude and the ability to work well in a busy environment. We’re looking to fill both...

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Spring is Coming!

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

March 20th marks the first day of spring! Ride the Ducks is getting excited because spring always brings a flurry of activity and lots of fun things to do! Here are some highlights of things to do around Seattle this spring! Mariner’s GamesWho wouldn’t go for a ballpark hotdog and a big foam finger?! The Mariner’s season kicks off on April 1 against the Oakland A’s! You can start following the M’s race to the pennant at Cactus League – training games started Feb 22! Cherry Blossom FestivalDive into the culture of Japan during this colorful feast for your senses. There will be Japanese cuisine, visual arts and music, interactive activities, and a cherry tree planting ceremony. You can join in the celebration at the Seattle Center April 26-28. Moisture FestivalWow! This comedy/varietè extravaganza will entertain you with aerial acts, jugglers, comedy, musical acts, acrobats, clowns, tap dancers, and bubble acts! The performances will be March 21-April 14 for kids of all ages! Tulip FestivalGet into the true spirit of spring with… Tulips! Enjoy hundreds of acres of fragrant beauty while you drive through the tulip fields. Plus, you won’t want to miss the many events and activities featured in nearby Mt. Vernon! The fun lasts throughout the month...

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We Love Giving Back!

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Ride the Ducks is proud to be actively involved in the Seattle community. Throughout the year, we participate in a number of fundraisers, social events and lend our support to a plethora of other non-profits throughout the Pacific Northwest. We’re proud to support the city and communities that have welcomed us in Seattle! Each month, we collect requests for donations and donate gift certificates to a number of non-profit organizations. Typically, these gift certificates are used at silent auction events and raffles to raise money to support great causes that need everyone’s help to be successful. So far in 2013, we’ve donated more than $3,000 and the year has just started! In 2012, we were thrilled to be able to donate more than $25,000 to local non-profit organizations. In February 2013, we were happy to have supported the following organizations: North Helpline Emergency Services and Food Bank, Clothes for Kids, Sibling House, Rise n’ Shine, American Cancer Society, Northwest Adoption Exchange, Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services, Wedgwood Elementary, Rabbit Meadows, Neighborhood House and the Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill Team. Gift certificate donations isn’t the only way we are involved in our community, check out our In the Community page on our website for more information! If you’d like to...

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We LOVE Weddings!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

It’s almost wedding season in Seattle and we can’t wait for the celebrations to begin! From proposals to rehearsal dinners, we love being a part of the festivities and making each event unique and special. As you begin to plan for your special event, consider Ride the Ducks as a great activity for bringing the family together! Here are just a few ideas of how you can show your group a fun and wacky time: Private Charters – great way to welcome your guests to Seattle!Up to 36 guests can enjoy a fun-filled, private tour, which includes pick-up and drop-off anywhere in downtown Seattle! Charters are $900 plus tax each. Restaurant Packages – perfect for rehearsal dinners!Our all-inclusive packages for groups of 25 or more include a private Duck tour, plus all food and non-alcoholic beverages. Choose from great restaurants like Buca di Beppo, Hard Rock Café, World Sports Grille and Gordon Biersch. Packages begin at $45 per person All-Day Seattle Adventure – excellent option for a day-after event!We partner with some of Seattle’s top attractions and can create a custom, all-inclusive experience! Options include the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Pike Place Market walking tour, box lunches and even group photos! Contact us to create a package...

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