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Swan Boats

Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA 02116
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“relaxing ride” (13 reviews)
“boat ride” (15 reviews)
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Boston Public Garden, Boston, MA 02116
Downtown
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"relaxing ride"
in 13 reviews
"boat ride"
in 15 reviews
"classic boston"
in 8 reviews
"ride lasts about minutes"
in 3 reviews
"boston public garden"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful public"
in 3 reviews
"per adult"
in 6 reviews
"unique experience"
in 5 reviews
"duck"
in 8 reviews
"all ages"
in 7 reviews
"boston commons"
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"boston history"
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"paddle"
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"park"
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"pedaling"
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"activity"
in 13 reviews
"glide"
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Reviewed 20 November 2010

The Swan Boats are a must when in Boston. The ride on the pedal powered boat is charming on the central city park lake. Views are beautiful of the city and the gardens on the short tour. Lasts about 15 minutes with one loop around...More

Thank FastEddieBikeTours
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Reviewed 26 August 2010

The swan boats in Boston are excellent. For $2.50 (if I remember correctly) you get a ride around the pond in the infamous Boston Public Garden. You are surrounded by gorgeous flowers and tons of adorable ducks and swans. The ride is only about 15...More

Thank stefinicious
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Reviewed 10 August 2010

It's slow, but the Public Gardens are a sight to see. Then you also have the famous Make way for Ducklings.

Thank bjloveshawaii
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Reviewed 13 June 2010

The Swan boats are a fun relaxing trip around the lake in the park. It cost less than $3 per person and last about 15 minutes.

1  Thank ScottandDale
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Reviewed 10 June 2010

The swan boats are one of those quintessential activities everyone has to do when visiting Boston. That said, I think it is a little overrated -- it's a short ride, it goes very slowly since it's human-powered, and you don't really see anything you otherwise...More

1  Thank jays165
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Reviewed 19 April 2008

The swan boats are slow moving crafts peddled by the feet of young people in need of a spring summer job in Boston. The fronts of these crafts are fitted with huge busts of swans. There are rows of seats , chairs, actually. and the...More

4  Thank KateOK
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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
...More
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Kathi C
4 July 2017|
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Response from Fronglay79 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
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Braeden75
25 September 2015|
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Response from H3222MYdonnam | Reviewed this property |
The Swan Boats have closed for the season.
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Braeden75
25 September 2015|
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Response from Bellinghamfrog | Reviewed this property |
I just looked on their website and it says "closed for the season". Hope this helps.
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