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Duck Tours South Beach Discount Tickets & Tips for Visiting

Heading down to Southern Florida for vacation? Be sure to add this to your itinerary. Duck Tours South Beach is conveniently tucked into South Beach and provides an exciting excursion on both land and sea. The tour is a great way to see some of the surrounding areas as well as learn about the history, the culture, and possibly make some celebrity sightings at the same time. It’s also a fun way to be able to understand the layout of Miami Beach and where all of the hotspots are, which can be hit as soon as the tour is over. Check out our helpful guide for taking a ride with Duck Tours South Beach, packed full of ways to save on admission, tips for visiting, other nearby attractions, and much more.

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Tips for Enjoying Duck Tours South Beach

  • Bring sunscreen as you’re going to be exposed to a lot of the sun throughout your trip on land and sea.
  • Bring a camera with a wrist or neck strap so you don’t accidentally lose the camera along the way.
  • Be sure to use the bathroom before getting on board because there isn’t one during the 90 minute tour.
  • There are no assigned seats, so get there a little early to have your choice of where you want to be.
  • Eat before coming on board as there is no food allowed.

What You Will See

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A 90 minute tour that drives across land and is capable of going into the water, providing a really cool way of seeing South Beach and Miami Beach is an up close and personal way that standard pedestrians won’t be able to see. The tour is made that much better with the tour guide, who takes a comedic approach. The show lasts a total of 90 minutes and encompasses a large part of Miami Beach. The tour starts and finishes in the same location. Of the destinations included during the tour, there is:

Miami South Beach

Get a close-up look of all that’s going on throughout Miami South Beach, including any events that may be taking place. There’s the beach on one side and a lot of pedestrian-friendly shopping and street cafes on the other side. Palm trees stand tall and it’s a great opportunity to take some photos – some that may be postcard worthy.

Art Deco District

The Art Deco District of Miami Beach shows off a lot of the different architecture. This area is defined from Sixth Street to the South and Collins Canal to the North. There are 960 historic buildings throughout the area and include a number of different architectures. Hotels, residences, and more are found throughout the area, all with unique architecture, commonly featured in many Florida magazines and books.

Fisher Island

The duck tour takes to the water and goes over to Fisher Island, where virtually everything is inspired by the Mediterranean. There is only a population of about 150 people, and has a luxury spa, golf course, and much more.

Millionaire’s Row

Millionaire’s Row is called such because it is one of the most exclusive residential neighborhoods. The houses can vary architecturally, but many are mansions and sell for considerably more than $1 million. Some are celebrity-owned, too.

Homes of the Rich & Famous

It’s fun to drive by some homes and discover that Hollywood actors and actresses live here, at least some parts of the year. Some of the celebrities that have been known to have homes in South Beach include Will Smith, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Matt Damon, and the list goes on and on.

The Show

The “show” as defined by the brochures for the duck tour is all put on by the tour guide, who has a background in acting. They are the ones who put on the show in order to make the tour that much more entertaining. There is some music, some jokes, as well as a variety of fun games to play. Duck whistles can be purchased and blown at unsuspecting tourists who are not on the duck tour as well, which can be half the fun just to see what people’s reactions are.

Nearby Attractions

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There are plenty of other great attractions located nearby. Here are a few we suggest adding to your itinerary... Being in the center of Miami Beach, there are a number of things to see and do. Perez Art Museum Miami When you are looking for a way to venture away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the museum offers a lot. The building itself was designed by Herzog and de Meuron, prize-winning architects. There are more than 200,000 square feet of space that includes modern and contemporary galleries. There is also a restaurant and bar on the inside as well as a gift shop with some unique gifts inside. More than 1300 works are found throughout the museum, so it is wise to allot a few hours to be able to walk through and appreciate all of the art. Flamingo Park Flamingo Park is found right in the heart of Miami Beach and it offers recreation for the whole family. There are basketball courts, tennis courts, as well as a jungle gym and climbing wall. There is also a lot of shade along with picnic tables, making it possible to enjoy a meal from one of the nearby takeaway restaurants while taking in the sights and sounds of the park. Miami Beach Botanical Garden This is a top destination in Miami Beach because of the breathtaking views that are offered. here are many events held throughout the week, including garden yoga and meditation, as well as events throughout the year, such as the Taste of the Garden where there is a lot of food and wine tasting. The garden has free admission and is open 9 to 5, Tuesdays through Sundays. Inside the gardens, there is tropical ice cream to enjoy as well as locally made cookies and other treats. There are café tables and Lincoln Road offers a wide array of cafes and restaurants where good can be brought into the gardens.

Places to Eat Nearby

Shake Shack: This restaurant has a cult following throughout the area and has plenty of different hamburgers. There are also a wide array of shakes to choose from. It’s located on Lincoln Road and is walking distance from where the Duck tours end. Florida Cookery: To get a true taste of Floridian Cuisine, Florida Cookery is a place to try. They have a lot of regional favorites, ranging from seared frog legs to alligator empanadas. They’re open for lunch and dinner, and it’s inside the South Beach James Royal Palm Hotel. Puerto Sagua: No trip to Miami is complete without tasting some Cuban food. The landmark is almost always packed and it’s open for every meal of the day, staying open until 2 a.m. on most days of the week. Big Pink: With big portions and affordable meals, Big Pink is a diner that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It may be the only meal that you need for the day because of the portions, and there is plenty on the menu to choose from.

Need to Know


  • Daily, 9:00am to 7:00pm.
  • Call for updated schedule. Tour times vary and are subject to change.

Directions & Address

1661 James Ave. South Beach Miami, FL 33139 Driving: From Ft. Lauderdale: I-95 S to 195 E (Miami Beach). Exit on Alton Rd. South to 17th St. Turn left on 17th St. then turn right on James Ave. From Coral Gables: I-95 N to 395 E (Miami Beach). Continue straight on 5th St. to Collins Ave. Turn left on Collins Ave., left on Lincoln Rd., then turn right on James Ave.

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