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Where can I buy tickets?
We offer several convenient ways to get Super Tours tickets:
- Buy online at our secure ticket page.
- Ask your hotel concierge for our tickets. If your hotel doesn’t sell them you may easily buy direct from our drivers on any Super Tours vehicle.
Purchase tickets at one of our ticket booths or from one of our partners, including:
- Boston Harbor Cruises, Long Wharf
- Boston Aquarium MBTA Stop, Long Wharf
- Info booth at Atlantic Avenue
- Coach booth, Quincy Market
- Rotunda booth, Quincy Market
- Super Tours Ticket booth outside of Cambridgeside Galleria
- Super Tours Ticket booth, Kendall Square
- Harvard Square, Brattle Street Stop
- Boston Harbor Parking Garage at Boston Aquarium next to IMAX theater
- U.S.S. Constitution
- 131 Tremont Street
- Just show up for your desired trolley tour and see any of our drivers to purchase tickets on the spot. Note that our Super Duck Tours require reservations and may not be available at your preferred time. Check our ticketing page to make sure you get the day and time that works for you.
Can your vehicles accommodate wheelchairs?
Our trolleys and duck vehicles can accommodate persons in wheelchairs when we have sufficient time to plan for your arrival. We require at least 24 hours notice so that we can allocate the best vehicles based on your needs. Please call us at 617-742-1440 or see your ticket agent 24 hours in advance of your trip to ensure that we’re aware of your needs.
What are the times and frequency of your tours?
Boston Upper Deck Trolley Tours start at 8 locations throughout the city at 9:00am, 7 days per week. This insures each stop is picked up between 9:00am and 9:20am. The tour can be accessed from any of our 21 stops throughout Boston. The last re-boarding is at 6:00pm in the summer, 5:00pm in the spring and fall, and 4:00pm in the winter. Passengers on the trolley at this time can continue the tour for 1 full loop of the city. If they hop off the trolley, they cannot expect to be picked up again.
The Cambridge Loop operates every 30 minutes with the first pick up at 9:30am at the Cambridge Side Galleria Mall (Stop 10) and 10:00am at Harvard Square.
The Frequency is about every 20 minutes till 5:30pm in the summer, 4:30pm in the spring and fall, and 3:30pm in the winter.
Super Duck Tours operates seasonally from the first day of spring till the end of November. The schedule varies depending on season and weather. Check our ticket page for details.
Does your tour go to Harvard University?
Yes! In fact Boston Super Tours in the only trolley to tour the world famous Harvard Square! Your best-value trolley ticket includes the Cambridge Loop and brings you to Harvard University/Harvard Square with no subway ride.
What’s included with my Upper Deck Trolley ticket?
Boston Upper Deck Trolley Tours with Cambridge Loop offers a 2½ hour fully narrated tour featuring 21 popular and convenient stops throughout Boston and Cambridge including the Freedom Trail, Black Heritage Trail, Boston Harbor walk, Back Bay, Fenway, Harvard, MIT, Cambridgeside Galleria Mall (Museum of Science), Cheers and the Seaport District. Consecutive days are free depending on our current offerings and Premium tickets come with our unique Super Duck Harbor Splash and added free bonus tours:
- Institute of Contemporary Art
- MIT Museum
- Old South Meeting House Tour
- Harvard Museum of Natural History
- Cambridge Loop featuring Harvard Square
We also offer a seasonal Charles River Boat Cruise option from May – October (weather permitting).
Our 1 day trolley ticket is good for a single day but does not include Harvard Square, Super Duck Harbor Splash, or other bonus tours.
What is the Super Duck Tour?
The Super Duck Tour offers a 90 minute fully narrated amphibious tour of Boston’s waterfront and historic sites first by land and then by sea in our versatile Super Duck vehicles. We’re the only land and sea tour in Boston – you get a full 45 minutes in Boston’s waterfront neighborhoods and another 45 minutes in Boston Harbor all in one Coast Guard approved amphibious duck!
Super Ducks board at the National Park Gate 1 USS Constitution in Charlestown MA. Super Duck Tours operates seasonally from the first day of spring till the end of November. The schedule varies depending on season and weather. See our ticketing page to check availability.
How is the Super Duck Harbor Splash different from the Super Duck Tour?
Our one-of-a-kind Super Duck Harbor Splash is the water-only portion of our Super Duck Tour. The Splash is a 45 minute duck tour in Boston Harbor and comes free for our Premium trolley ticket holders. In contrast, the Super Duck Tour is a 90-minute land and sea tour of Boston’s waterfront and Harbor. You’ll spend 45 minutes exploring the waterfront and another 45 minutes on Boston Harbor.
The Super Duck Harbor Splash is a continuous, non-scheduled tour. Simply purchase a Premium ticket for our Upper Deck Trolley Tours and you’ll be able to ride the Splash at our Stop 4b, The Oasis. The full Super Duck Tour leaves hourly and does require reservations. Get Super Duck Tour tickets.
We’re the only duck tour in Boston Harbor and the only true land and sea tour in all of Boston. You’ll ride a single amphibious vehicle through Boston’s streets and then plunge mightily into her Harbor.
How much do your tours cost?
Boston Super Tours offers the longest tour routes with the most historic site visits and is the best value of any tour in Boston. Check our comparison chart to see how we compare to our competition.
See our ticketing page for current pricing.
Where can I park?
Discounted parking is available at 2 locations:
For Upper Deck Trolley Tours park at the CambridgeSide Galleria Mall (Stop 10) 100 Cambridge Side Place, Cambridge MA, 02142 for $4.00 per day.
For Super Duck Tours park at the Nautica Garage (Stop 4) 88 Constitution Road, Charlestown MA, 02129 for $10 for 4 hours or $12.00 per day.
To qualify for the discount, get your parking ticket validated by our ground crew after you purchase the tour.
Do I need to make a reservation?
The Boston Upper Deck Trolley Tour and Cambridge Loop is a continuous tour. Reservations are not required. Likewise, our Super Duck Harbor Splash, which is FREE for our Premium ticket holders, is a continuous non-scheduled tour and no reservations are required or accepted. Simply ask your tour guide or ticketing agent for details and enjoy the ride!
The Super Duck Tour is a scheduled daily tour with hourly departures. Operating hours vary by season and weather conditions. During peak season reservations are encouraged. Please visit our ticketing page for scheduled departure times and reservations.
How does Super Tours compare to other Boston tour companies?
Boston Super Tours offers the most comprehensive touring experience in Boston, on the newest vehicles, with the best views from elevated platforms, and at the lowest price per touring mile. See our comparison chart for a clear overview of our value compared to other Boston tour companies.