Warming weather marks return of "Ducks" season to Downtown and Newport | Events
NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - Ride the Ducks Newport reopens for the 2012 season on Monday (April 23), offering a one-of-a-kind sightseeing adventure aboard a unique land-and-water coach.
Vacation season is about to start, and families are on the lookout for fun, affordable warm-weather expeditions. The operators say Ride the Ducks fits "the bill". The tour offers a Duck’s-eye-view of downtown Newport and Cincinnati landmarks, then splashes right into the Ohio River for an exclusive river cruise.
Tours depart daily, April 23 – May 20: Noon to 5 p.m., May 21 – September 3: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and September 4 – November 18: Noon to 5 p.m. The schedule is subject to change based on river conditions and weather and limited blackout periods. The full calendar is here: http://newport.ridetheducks.com/pdfs/newport/RTD_OperatingCalendar_2012.pdf )
Tickets are available in person at Newport on the Levee Welcome Center, Online at newport.ridetheducks.com, and by phone at 859-815-1439. Prices are adults, $17, children 2-12, $15, and under 2 free. Group rates for 10+ are available by advance purchase. Newport Aquarium Annual Passholders get $3 off all Ride the Ducks tickets. Details on that are at www.newportaquarium.com
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