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We’ve got the Wackiest Captains Around!

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June 17, 2014

We’ve got the Wackiest Captains Around!

“I got invited to join a small group of relatives on the Ducks tour. We were all visiting from out of town for a Seattle wedding. A quick check on TripAdvisor convinced me to join in. The Duck drivers not only are enthusiastic but versatile – part bus driver, part tour guide, part stand up comic, part music DJ and of course they are also Coast Guard Certified boat captains.” – BuckeyeBob, Ohio Whether...

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Summer Bucket List Item #6: SPY Exhibit at PSC!

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June 12, 2014

Summer Bucket List Item #6: SPY Exhibit at PSC!

Calling all 007s, Inspector Gadgets and Ethan Hunts: the newest exhibit at Pacific Science Center is right up your alley! SPY: The Secret World of Espionage is the first public exhibition of collections from the CIA, FBI and KGB. Almost 300 declassified artifacts are on display as you explore this rare look behind the world of spies. Explore gadgets and spy technology, learn the tools of the trade and go behind the scenes of...

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Top 7 Things YOU MUST DO in Seattle this Memorial Day Weekend!

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May 22, 2014

Top 7 Things YOU MUST DO in Seattle this Memorial Day Weekend!

In Seattle, the arrival of Memorial Day Weekend signals that summer is just around the corner! The holiday weekend is always full of fun activities and we have a top seven list for those who are building their itinerary! Check it out below! 7.) Pacific Science Center’s Spy Exhibit – Earlier this year, the Pacific Science Center unveiled the secret world of SPYS! They brought in an extensive collection of espionage-related artifacts that are...

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Pediatric Duck Day Onboard Ride the Ducks!

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April 13, 2014

Pediatric Duck Day Onboard Ride the Ducks!

We were thrilled to partner with Starlight Children’s Foundation Northwest and The Seattle Children’s Museum for a fun-filled day with local Starlight families in honor of Pediatric Duck Day!  We hosted over 150 children and their families for a Duck Tour and had a BLAST!  After seeing all the sights of Seattle, the Ducks splashed into Lake Union to cruise around Gas Works Park and saw breathtaking views of the skyline.  After the tour,...

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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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