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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge

From US$14.43
Highlights
  • Book a Cambridge river punt trip in advance for less 
  • River Cam chauffeured punt past King’s College, Bridge of Sighs, and more 
  • Hear about the colleges’ history and architecture from a guide 
  • Enjoy views of the colleges and grounds often not covered by city walking tours
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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge
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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge
From US$14.43
Overview
The River Cam winds by the rear of some of Cambridge’s university colleges, revealing perspectives that visitors sometimes miss. This chauffeured, shared punting trip takes you past key landmarks like the Bridge of Sighs and King’s College Chapel, and provides running live narration as you relax and enjoy the scenery. Plus, by booking the trip in advance, you're likely to save money on the on-the-day ticket price.
What to Expect
Travel independently to the River Cam departure quay at a time that suits you during the operational hours. With your pre-booked ticket, join the next available tour, settling onto your shared, chauffeured wooden punt. If it’s cold, you'll be given a cozy blanket to keep you warm.
Your chauffeur steers your boat past seven of Cambridge’s famous college 'backs,' including St. John’s, Trinity, Trinity Hall, Clare, and King's and Queens'. Admire the scenery and take photos of sights like King’s College Chapel, the Bridge of Sighs, the Wren Library, New Court St. John’s, and the Mathematical, Clare, and Magdalen bridges.
As you cruise, the chauffeur charts the university’s history from the 13th century, and points out the buildings’ most notable architectural features as you pass.
After the allotted time, your trip ends when you disembark at the departure quay.
Reviews (267)
1 - 5 of 228 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Great Punting experience

Lovely punting trip down the Cam. We visited in January 2019 on a weekend break. We were given blankets, brought our own alcohol and food aboard and allowed to indulge while we float down the River Cam. Kieran was great and knowledgeable (all the best...More

Thank SangaSang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A must-do in Cambridge

Thank you so much to Kieron/Ciaran for a friendly, informative and enjoyable punting experience along The River Cam - good luck for your S.America trip! Let’s Go Punting were great all round especially for value and I’d definitely recommend to all.

Thank TylerS93
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review. We are happy to hear you had a great tour with Kieran, who you found friendly, informative and knowledgeable. We hope to welcome you on board again soon. Kindest Regards, Zsofi

Reviewed 13 January 2019
The best way to view Cambridge University

Could see breathtaking views of old colleges of the University of Cambridge. Our chauffeur, Sean was extremely friendly explaining all the things we saw on the tour. Definitely, a must do in Cambridge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kau_mad
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the excellent review. It's amazing to hear you had a fantastic tour with Sean, who you found extremely friendly and knowledgeable. We hope to welcome you on board again soon. Kindest Regards, Zsofi

Reviewed 2 January 2019
Wonderful and informative

We enjoyed very much beautiful scene and our chauffeur's wonderful talks. The blanket helped us to keep warm but the seat was a little bit wet and I felt wet and cold.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Akiko A
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review. We are glad to hear you had a wonderful and informative tour with us and that you appriciated the warm blankets provided on board. Please accept our apologies if the seats were slightly wet and cold - we...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018
Watching Cambridge float by ............

As a.party of three we joined our punt with a family of 4 and another couple. A former Uni student took up the pole and punted us down river pointing out the attractions and history of this city of academia. A very interesting a pleasurable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Drumadd
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for the amazing review. We are happy to hear you had a lovely experience with us and that you found your Tour Guide knowledgeable. We hope to welcome you on board again soon. Kindest Regards, Zsofi

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Shantelle W
11 January 2019|
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Response from 877nigelk | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for my slow reply. No-one in the punt was physically disabled so I'm afraid I can't answer your question in that regard, nor can I really comment on weight restrictions other than I'm 6' and weigh 100kg and there... More
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7777andy
26 November 2018|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to do this. As the previous poster said you yourself Don't need to do anything as the punter does all the work. Getting in and out will need some assistance but is not too strenuous.
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