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Shared Punting Tour in Cambridge provided by Scholars Punting Cambridge

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Shared Punting Tour in Cambridge

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A quintessential experience when visiting Cambridge is going punting past the University’s “College Backs”. Opting for a shared punting tour is a cost-effective option, and means you don’t need to rush for a specific time slot. Simply turn up during opening hours on the day of your tour, and you’ll be allocated the next available spot. Enjoy learning about Cambridge’s history, and pass by top sights such as King’s College.
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    Scholars Punting Cambridge
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
    45-minute punt tour through the historic city centre Relax in our comfortable punts (they are a bit like Gondolas) You will receive an interesting historic commentary. You can see all of the historic Cambridge sites, for example, Kings College Chapel. Our boats are now socially distanced with screens for your safety during the COVID 19 outbreak.
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  • Hassle-free shared punting experience with flexible time slots available
  • Find out interesting stories about the history of Cambridge from your guide
  • Relax and enjoy the luxury of having a chauffeur to steer the punt
  • Pass by top Cambridge sights including King’s College
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Departure Point
Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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  • Local taxes
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  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Clare G wrote a review Today
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Hector was such a great tour guide! It made the ride very interesting, and I can't recommend it enough. Hector was very informative and funny, I'd love to go again!
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Date of experience: July 2020
Aaron wrote a review Yesterday
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Very smooth trip. Hector was very charismatic and informative! Would definitely recommend for anybody visiting Cambridge for the day.
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Date of experience: July 2020
Zoe B wrote a review 7 Jul
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Wonderful, relaxing and informative punting tour. Found it to be of great value compared to much more expensive competitors. 3 of us managed to have a boat to ourselves and would highly recommend doing it if you are in Cambridge. It made our day extra special. Also Hector was a
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Date of experience: July 2020
Hannah S wrote a review 7 Jul
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Great punting tour down the river on a sunny quiet evening! Our guide Hector was great - lots of fun facts about the colleges and sights along the riverbanks. Made a lot of memories and took a lot of pictures. Excellent value for money too.
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Date of experience: July 2020
Àgueda R wrote a review Mar 2020
Swindon, United Kingdom47 contributions3 helpful votes
The Scholars punting tour is very recommended. As weather wasn't very comfortable, first thing they offered were umbrellas and blankets to make it cosy. Around the tour, the chauffeur leaves you plenty of time to take any pictures required, jokes with you about the amateaur
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Private punting
Harry was our guide and a great one indeed. He was knowledgeable about Cambridge being born and bred here, but bett
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We signed up to punting as we were strolling the streets of Cambridge. Our punting guide was Tom who made the whole
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Would not recommend
Very bad experience with Scholars. Would not recommend them at all. Waiting times are appalling!!!!!
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Sweet time
Real chill and beautiful boat ride and our punter Tom was super nice and full of beans - fully recommend 💫
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Really enjoyed our punt experience, Bradley our captain was an excellent guide, very informative and funny Very ple
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Factual fun
Well done Tom . We had a great experience with you on the pole ! All members of the team were happy to help and I c
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Fabulous trip..
Impromtu punt for a birthday celebration..bubbles in hand, blanket to keep warm and the amazing Tom to punt! Memora
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Awesome punt
We took a spontaneous punt and had a blast! Tom was awesome and definitely a great asset - 5* We will definitely v
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Great trip - Sean was an excellent Guide - informative, helpful, amusing and skilled in manoeuvring the punt away f
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Taste of Venice on home shores
Punting is so much fun - definitely worth the £15! The guides talk you through the history of the city and 45 minut
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Great tour
Great tour Tom was our guide and made it so fun and interesting. Would highly recommend this company ! ✅✅✅
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Fun on the river
Today we have been on a Punt with Tom. What a brilliant and fun guide. Even though the sun wasn’t shining. Fun was
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Katina L
Tom was amazing best tour guide iv had a credit to the company. Thanks for a fantastic day. We learnt lots but was
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Great boat trip
Tom was a great guide. This was both fun and informative at the same time. Also by far the cheapest option.
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Bradley Private tour
Super funny guy really nice and very knowledgeable. Very easy to get on with and nearly fell in. His footwork was w
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  • Duration: 45m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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