Ripley’s Entertainment Acquires Branson Ride the Ducks

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by Tim Church

 

BRANSON, Mo. – Ride the Ducks in Branson is under new ownership and the new owners, are little odd.

Last week Ripley’s Entertainment, owner of Ripley’s Believe or Not! Odditorium’s and attractions around the world, announced its acquisition of Ride the Ducks.

According to a press release, Ripley’s is eager to maintain Ride the Ducks existing local partnerships and are looking forward to opening doors to new business opportunities.

Ripley Entertainment President Jim Pattison Jr. shares “Ripley’s is incredibly excited about this new acquisition and the opportunity for new partnerships and continued growth in the Branson market.”

Ride the Ducks is a 70-minute guided tour that takes riders on an amphibious tour on both land and in the water across the scenic Ozarks. “The Ducks” are a seasonal business that operates 22 “Duck Vehicles” and runs from March through November.

Ripley’s Entertainment also owns and operates a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Branson, which has been in operation for almost 25 years.

Complete Press Release here.