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Ride the Ducks to offer Holiday Lights Tours!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Quack, laugh and sing-a-long with your Wacky Captain on 40-minute land only adventure tours of the downtown Seattle holiday light displays! The most fun holiday lights tour in Seattle is now at Ride the Ducks! Starting on Friday, November 26, you can grab a pair of holiday bells and hop on board a WWII amphibious landing craft for a 40-minute land-only tour of the holiday light displays in the downtown Seattle core.Guests will clap and sing along with their Wacky Captain as they belt out songs like “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” and “It’s the Most Fattening Time of the Year” as the Ducks tour the holiday lights in downtown Seattle. Guests will see light displays at Westlake Center, Toyland Village at Pier 57, Pioneer Square, Pike Place Market and the downtown shopping district. “We’re excited to add a new tour that can be the perfect addition to your family’s trip downtown to enjoy the holiday festivities! We have purposefully made this very affordable to entice entire families to join in on the fun,” says Brian Tracey, President/CEO of Ride the Ducks of Seattle. Tours will depart nightly starting at 5pm from Westlake Park, near the Holiday Carousel, at 4th Avenue and Pine Street from November 26...

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Ride the Ducks Makes Dreams Come True!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

“When you’re asked to make a wish, we expect most of you to ask for the world: cars, trips, money. But one woman just wanted to take a ride with some very special kids,” Josephine Ching from King5 TV reports with Meeghan Black on Evening Magazine! Thanks so much to First Place School for an awesome Duck...

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Seattle Fire Department had a DUKW!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2010 in Uncategorized

DUKWs were originally used in WWII to transport cargo from ships at sea to troops on shore, but after the war, they were used for a variety of functions. Besides fantastically fun tours of Seattle, they’ve been used by police departments, rescue units and our very own Seattle Fire Department even had one they used in the early 1970s! Thanks to Captain Bob La Blah for finding these photos online! When he’s not quacking, laughing and blah-blah’ng through the streets of Seattle, Captain Bob La Blah volunteers with the Last Resort Fire Department in Seattle! Their website says their roots go back as far as WWII, but the Last Resort Fire Department officially began in 1969 and now has the largest collection of antique motorized fire apparatus in the Pacific Northwest, as well as great collection of old photos! Including… an old DUKW! The Last Resort Fire Department is a non-profit organization dedicated to the acquistion, restoration, preservation and display of classic antique motorized fire apparatus. Their fundraising activities include fire prevention displays, birthdays, weddings, retirement parties, parades and other community events! Although you won’t see an old DUKW, for more information or to see some of their classic fire trucks, visit their museum at 1433 NW 51st Street...

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