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A Brand New Website!

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April 7, 2014

A Brand New Website!

We are thrilled to announce the unveiling of our brand new website! After sixteen months of hard work, we finally ditched our outdated website for an amazing new site! We couldn’t have done it without our unbelievably talented partners at Kre8tive Monkey and we hope you love our new site as much as we do. Some of our favorite new features include a tour map, complete information on all of our group packages and...

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Super Bowl Parade #onaduck!

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February 5, 2014

Super Bowl Parade #onaduck!

In a nutshell, today was EPIC! USAToday estimates that more than 1 million of the 12th Man were in downtown Seattle today! Thank you to everyone who ventured the freezing temps to come downtown to support the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks! We did our best to wave at every single one of you! It was exciting to have Beast Mode and the SeaGals on a Duck with Captain Rik O’Shay and Captain Max Stout!...

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Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks to Celebrate #onaDuck!

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February 4, 2014

Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks to Celebrate #onaDuck!

  It’s official! Super Bowl Championship Parade to feature 12 amphibious landing crafts!  On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks’ #1 defense destroyed the Denver Broncos #1 offense in Super Bowl XLVIII and on Wednesday, the entire city will celebrate with Seattle’s #1 City Tour: Ride the Ducks of Seattle!  “We are thrilled to celebrate an epic Super Bowl victory with the 12th Man and the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks!” says Brian Tracey, President/CEO. “Seventeen...

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Wedding Bells are Ringing!

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January 22, 2014

Wedding Bells are Ringing!

You’re getting married! Congratulations! You must be so excited! With so many details to handle, do you sometimes feel a tiny bit overwhelmed? We want to help! Imagine the surprise for your wedding party when a private Duck rolls around the corner to take them on a fun-filled tour of Seattle! They’ll be shocked when we SPLASH this Duck right into Lake Union! The fun doesn’t stop there! We can drop off your party...

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Kids love the DUKW! Will your youth group love it too?

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Kids love the DUKW! Will your youth group love it too?

The DUKW is an engineering marvel! It’s an amphibious vehicle that is both a truck AND a boat! Nothing quite compares to rolling into Lake Union on the DUKW – it delights kids of all ages! Special group activities are an important part of a young person’s development! When the right outing is selected, youth groups can share a positive travel experience with their church or school, or even through their summer camps and...

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We’ve got the 12th Man Spirit!

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January 11, 2014

With the Seattle Seahawks competing in the NFC Divisional Championship tomorrow against the New Orleans Saints, today is an extra special Blue Friday and the city is a buzz with excitement! The 12th Man logo is popping up all over town and we decided Vinnie needed to get in the spirit! Vinnie is our ENORMOUS inflatable Duck balloon that sits on our roof at our Seattle Center location. He’s surprisingly much larger than you...

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Ride the Ducks is Hiring!

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January 8, 2014

Do you love Seattle? Do you love meeting new people? Are you often told that you’re the ‘Life of the Party’? Have you always wanted an office with a view? If you answered ‘YES!’ to all of these questions, RIDE THE DUCKS of SEATTLE wants to hear from you! Ride the Ducks is Seattle’s #1 Land & Water Tour and we’re currently hiring enthusiastic, outgoing, conscientious and responsible individuals for our 2014 season. In...

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2013 Stuff the Duck a HUGE Success!

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December 20, 2013

Ride the Ducks is thrilled to donate $10,000 to Starlight Children’s Northwest along with toys we have collected for this holiday season! Our 2nd annual Stuff the Duck toy drive was a huge success and we are honored to partner with such an incredible organization. Starlight Northwest works hard year-round to help seriously-ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.   This year’s Stuff...

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This Thanksgiving, Spend Time with the Family… on a Duck!

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November 25, 2013

Do you have family visiting for Thanksgiving? Show them the sights of Seattle on a wacky Ride the Ducks tour! The 90-minute land and water tour will roll through the streets of Seattle and then SPLASH into Lake Union for gorgeous views of the city skyline from a Duck’s eye view! Plus, families and groups of 20 or more get great discounts on group tickets! Be sure to look your best before your tour!...

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Military Reunions are more fun #onaduck!

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November 18, 2013

DUKWs have a rich history in connection with the armed forces! Did you know our Ducks served in WWII? Military reunion groups love riding the Ducks! Duck tours are a great way to show your reunion attendees the highlights of our gorgeous city and share a bit of history in our amphibious vehicles. Each duck seats up to 34 guests and some military reunions have their own private Duck tour that includes pick-up and...

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