Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About a Duck

April 01, 2010

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  • Ducks are equipped with a 40-gallon gas tank, with 4.5 gallons of gas used per tour.
  • A Duck has six driving wheels, a steel hull and a land motor in front that also operates in water by means of a propeller at the rear.
  • General Motors manufactured more than 21,000 Ducks between 1942 and 1945. When first produced, each cost $10,000.
  • Ducks were originally used as military transport vehicles in all the large amphibious operations of World War II and the Korean War, including the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion.
  • The first Duck tour in the Dells was in 1946.

Today there are two Duck tour companies in the Dells -- Dells Army Duck Tours and Original Wisconsin Ducks®.

 

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Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau

701 Superior Street, PO Box 390
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-0390
(800) 223-3557
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