In many waterfront cities throughout the world, a fun and unique way to go sightseeing is by taking a ‚ÄúDuck Tour.‚Äù Not your normal tour, they are offered in several U.S. cities, including Boston, Branson, Hot Springs, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and even here in Portland, Maine. The Duck is actually a DUKW, an amphibious military vehicle designed by GMC during World War II.¬† DUKW is¬† not a military acronym, but rather a manufacturer acronym coined by GMC:¬† D ‚Äì vehicle made in 1942, U ‚Äì Utility, K ‚Äì All-Wheel Drive, and W- two rear powered axles.
Across the Atlantic, London is among those who offer Duck Tours. And no trip to London is complete without a sightseeing tour, so why not make it an adventurous and unique one? All aboard the duck to see the most popular landmarks of London! While on land, you will be driven past important sights such as Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace before the duck takes a dramatic plunge into the River Thames at Vauxhall Bridge.
Once in the river, the tour will take you by Lambeth Palace (the official residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury) and the famous London Bridge. You will also see the Florence Nightingale Museum and Houses of Parliament, which are across the river from one another.
The London Duck Tour is a fun time for the whole family if you‚Äôre looking to see more of London together.¬† Book this tour in conjunction with a cheap flight to London with 1-800-Fly-Europe. Call today!