Come join us on Cape Cod's only land and sea tour!
Ride Cape Cod
Duckmobiles' authentic military amphibious vehicles. Come ride the
streets of downtown Hyannis and see where the Kennedy's went to church, where
J.F.K gave his acceptance speech. See the J.F.K memorial and the J.F.K museum.
Learn about the early settlers and were they worked and played. See a Cape Cod
light house, some of Cape Cod's best beaches, and waterfront properties.
Cape Cod Duckmobiles are the
only land and sea tours to use both the original amphibious DUKW from world war
two and the amphibious Larc from the Vietnam War. Our vehicles are completely
restored and are inspected and certified by the US COAST GUARD. Trips last
about 45 minutes on land on sea. So come for a fun filled tour of Hyannis and
don't forget QUACKING is required!
Seniors and Students: $15.00
Kids 5 and under: $5.00 *
Prices do not include a $1.00 TOBRF
Spring and Fall: 11:30 1:00 2:30
Summer: 10:00 to 5:00 (every half hour on the hour
and half hour).
Some later trips, call for times.
from 437 Main St.Hyannis, MA.
Cape Cod Duckmobiles
started in 1994 when Jon and Doreen were operating a sightseeing bus on Cape
Cod with Tim as the driver. At the same time the duck tours had just started in
Boston. The bus tours were not doing well but the duck boats were full all the
time. So Tim offered to put up the cash to purchase the first boat for a 50%
ownership in the corporation. So off to Ohio we went in the fall of 1994 to
purchase the Larc (lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo) the Viet Nam version of
the dukw. The larc needed much work, so Jon Tim and Doreen went at it. Things
did not go well. After convincing Seed, (an ontraponore financing agency) to
lend us some money to renovate the larc, we worked tirelessly to bring the larc
up to U.S. Coast Guard requirements. In August of 1995 after we maxed out every
credit card we had and begged every penny we could we were finally ready to
splashdown. The Coast Guard, after many hours of observation and discussion
were the first ones to ride the larc in the water. With state and federal
inspections done Cape Cod tours was ready for the first passengers. At the end
of August 1995 we were in business.
Things went very well in the
beginning despite many minor setbacks. After 13 trips there was something wrong
with the transmission. Not knowing much about the transmission we were forced
to quit for the season. Not making anywhere near enough money to carry us
through the off season we all had to get many jobs to pay the bills.
After a long
winter and many people telling us they could help, we found a company in R.I.
After many more dollars we were once again ready to go. Our second season went
much better and before we knew it we needed a second vehicle.Two years later
and with bank money we purchased two W.W.II dukws. We made one dukw out of two
and this renovation was much easier and faster. After twelve years of running a
larc and 10 years of running a dukw we now average 15 trips a day.
aboard for a 90 minute fun filled fishing adventure geared to the little ones.
Our trips are fun for kids as well as adults. We fish in protected waters for a
most enjoyable experience. All gear and bait is provided by our friendly and
experienced crew. We are the only company fishing on former military amphibious
vehicles. Our boats are completely renovated and U.S.COAST GUARD inspected and
certified. Enjoy some local sights as we meander down the streets of Hyannis
and enter the water on our way to the fishing grounds. Bring refreshments or
even a picnic lunch. Sun screen, sunglasses and a light jacket are recommended.
So bring you're good luck charm and lets go fishing!
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