Valentine’s Day Guide 0

Valentine’s Day Guide

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Blog

If you feel like making this Valentine’s Day one to remember—cancel your dinner reservations and think outside the box! Wait—we did it for you! Here are 5 totally unique and fun ways to celebrate V-day in Seattle with your loved one. Not only is the zoo ALWAYS a fun date idea, but this Saturday you can watch as adorable animals munch on heart-shaped food and play with herbal bouquets as part of the Woodland Park Zoo’s animal enrichment program. Cost: $15 When: February 11 from 10a-2:30p Discover hidden mysteries of Seattle by turning the city into an interactive game board on your smart phone! With Urban Adventure Quest, team up with your partner for a two to three-hour sightseeing scavenger hunt starting at Seattle Center! Cost: $39.50 for a team of 2-5 people (Use Promo Code: SEATTLEPIPELINE) When: Anytime within daylight hours Tour Seattle the BEST way possible—on a Duck! Laugh and learn about the Emerald City with your lovely partner by your side! See the highlights of Seattle by land AND water while being entertained by our Wacky tour guides! Cost: $35 each When: Tours depart daily from our Seattle Center location Venture over to Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market and pick up fresh, local ingredients for a...

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Ride the Ducks Voted Best City Tour 0

Ride the Ducks Voted Best City Tour

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Blog

Thanks to all of YOU, Ride the Ducks was ranked #1 of 20 for Best City Tour on Pacific Northwest A-List, which features more than 2,000 businesses contending for the title of Pacific Northwest’s best. Whether you’re a local looking for an exciting family outing, or a visitor wanting to see the city, Ride the Ducks is the most fun way to experience Seattle! We’d like to thank everyone who voted and we hope to see new and returning faces #onaduck in...

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National Rubber Ducky Day 2017 0

National Rubber Ducky Day 2017

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Blog

Rockin’ dance moves, T-shirt giveaways, and Wacky Quackers all around! That’s how we celebrated National Rubber Ducky Day. How ‘bout you? On January 13th, we partnered with the Seattle Children’s Museum and spent the day honoring our famous yellow friends. Throughout the afternoon, groups of Wacky Quacker-bearing little ones paraded outside to board the Duck parked near the International Fountain at Seattle Center. They were greeted by Vinnie the Duck himself, along with Captain Bjorn Toorun. After hopping on board, Captain Bjorn Toorun taught the guests about our WWII amphibious DUKW vehicle and pumped up some music for a dance party. We also gave away awesome “Future Duck Captain” T-Shirts for kids to take home. The fun continued inside the museum with ducky-related stories and games. What a great day! Thank you to our friends at the Seattle Children’s Museum and, of course, to all of our Future Duck Captains out...

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Giving Never Goes Out Of Style 0

Giving Never Goes Out Of Style

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Blog, Community

Every year we donate more than $10,000 in tickets to non-profit organizations around the Pacific Northwest. Whether we are getting involved in local events, or paying it forward through fun campaigns like Random Ducks of Kindness, Ride the Ducks strives to make Seattle a better place. This fall we supported the 6th Annual Ride into the Holidays event with the Seattle Monorail and Treehouse, an incredible non-profit organization that provides youth in foster care the opportunities and services to be just as successful in school and in life as any other kid. On November 25th, smiles were put on the faces of hundreds of foster children and their families. They rode the Monorail from Seattle Center with balloon animals in hand, and participated in raffles with awesome prizes. Each family left with a FREE annual membership to the Pacific Science Center and lots of other goodies—how cool is that? Next stop: Westlake Center! Families walked over to the IKEA Holiday Carousel where they were welcomed with hot chocolate, cookies, and plush toy donations, followed by the tree lighting celebration and—of course—going on a spin around the carousel itself! This event could not have happened without the generous donations from the Seattle community. The holiday season may be coming to...

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Seattle’s Top 5 Holiday Attractions 0

Seattle’s Top 5 Holiday Attractions

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Blog

Have you had your fill of holiday festivities yet? No? Of course not… the limit does not exist! If you haven’t already noticed—the staff at Ride the Ducks LOVES the holiday season. Over the years, we’ve dressed up as wacky winter characters, we’ve gone caroling through Seattle on a Duck, we’ve plugged holiday lights into every outlet we can find, and the office is abuzz with cheerful chatter about our upcoming staff holiday party. We’d love to celebrate with you, too! Hop #onaduck this December and experience our original land and water tour with a festive twist! Hope we see you there! Seattle is a city that has so much to offer during the holiday season, so we want to hook you up with our list of Seattle’s Top 5 Holiday Attractions. In no particular order… 5. Wild Lights at the Woodland Park Zoo Let it glow! Grab your loved ones and explore the incredible light displays at the Woodland Park Zoo this season featuring wild creatures from far off lands in two and three dimensional recreations. You can also go for a night ride on the historic carousel, partake in an indoor snowball fight, take a photo with Santa, and even meet some of his real reindeer! 5:30...

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Random Ducks of Kindness: Summer Edition! 0

Random Ducks of Kindness: Summer Edition!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Blog, Promo

It’s time for another edition of Random Ducks of Kindness! This summer, we want you to pay it forward with your Duck Tour ticket. When you ride the Ducks, your ticket could be good for $5 OFF a Duck tour – but, there’s a catch! You have to give the ticket away. We want you to share the fun of the Ducks with a good friend, your barista or even a stranger on the street! Just traveling through Seattle, give it to a concierge at the hotel to give to another guest! Happiness happens when you give it away, check out what we did last summer. Pssst… We’ve also channeled our inner Willy Wonka for a super secret surprise that you can only learn about ON a Duck! We love to support the Seattle community. Each month we donate tickets for our tour to a number of local organizations, but every few months, we like to get our staff involved and do something really fun. During the holiday season, we got dressed up to give away free coffee, donuts, groceries and gasoline to some lucky locals. Last summer, we gave away ice cream, Frisbees, popcorn from our friends at Kukuruzu with a free tour for the local Boys &...

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