Dublin Viking Duck Sightseeing Tour by Land and Water

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Dublin

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4.5 out of 5

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Enjoy banter and history in equal measures on this 75-minute duck tour of Dublin, led by a friendly, local guide. Packed with entertaining commentary and sights such as Dublin Castle and St Patrick's Cathedral, the family-friendly sightseeing tour takes place aboard an amphibious vehicle, remodeled from a Second World War vehicle. All passengers on board the attention-grabbing ‘duck’ are issued with a Viking helmet to wear and are encouraged to practice Viking roars as they go.
Meet your guide near St Stephens Green in central Dublin, and set off on your sightseeing adventure by ‘duck’ — an amphibious remodeled war craft that doubles up as a river boat. Put on your Viking helmet and then relax aboard your eye-catching mode of transport while listening to your guide’s funny anecdotes about the city.Hear trivia about the city from its Viking days through to medieval times and the Georgian period, and discover fun facts about some of the city highlights that are taken in on the land-based past of your tour. See Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, and have your camera ready to capture big-name sights such as Christ Church Cathedral and St Patrick’s Cathedral with its elaborate Gothic façade. Your guide will encourage everyone on board to join in with the commentary by giving pantomime-style Viking roars as you travel through town. Practice your roars on unsuspecting passers-by and laugh along with other tricks that your guide might want to play! After seeing the sights from land, prepare for a splash as you enter the water of Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock, and cruise back along the waterway to the start point. Step back onto dry land near St Stephen’s Green, and bid a fond farewell to your guide.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Viking hat

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water