Rubber duck travels the world!

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has created this giant Rubber Duck that is five storeys high and five storeys wide , and it has been popping up in various cities around the world since 2007.

What makes this project so unique is, as the artist says in his own words:

The Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesn’t discriminate (against) people and doesn’t have a political connotation. The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has healing properties: it can relieve mondial tensions as well as define them. The rubber duck is soft, friendly and suitable for all ages!

The Duck’s purpose is simply to bring a smile to people’s faces. I think it’s awesome creation! I feel so lucky to have seen this happy duck with my own eyes here in Sydney 🙂

I hope you get to see him one day too 😉

Check out the travels of Hofman’s giant inflatable rubber duck below:

Osaka, Japan – 2009



Saint-Nazaire, France – 2007



Auckland, New Zealand – 2011


Elst, The Netherlands – 2009


Sau Paulo, Brazil – 2008


Amsterdam, The Netherlands – 2007/8


Nuremberg, German – 2008


Rotterdam, The Netherlands – 2008


Wassenaar, The Netherlands – 2008


Hasselt, Belgium – 2009





Sydney, Australia 2013

me and the cute duck

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Have a beautiful day and don’t forget to smile! Life is beautiful! 🙂


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