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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge

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 
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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge
From USD 14.10
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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge
From USD 14.10
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 (261)
1 - 5 of 222 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic tour

I really enjoyed. It was a surprise for my birthday and I had a great time. Our guide called Dane was very funny and had great knowledge. It was cold but had blankets to keep us warm. Paid £13 per person for 45 minutes. Would...More

Thank 257zoe
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the fantastic review. We are glad to hear you had an amazing birthday tour with Dane, who you found very funny and knowledgeable and that you appriciated the warm blankets provided on the punt. Happy Birthday form the Let's Go Punting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
5 stars Sean!

Booked this morning as the weather looked fine. Arrived, checked in and we were off within 10 mins. Sean was our very able captain and we spent a very pleasant, informative and funny (I loved your jokes!!!) punt along the river. Great company, good value...More

Thank Lynn H
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the excellent review. It's fantastic to hear you had a lovely experience with Sean, who you found very pleasant, informative and funny and that you appriciated the blankets provided on the boat. We hope to welcome you on board again soon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great experience with Sam

We enjoyed a very relaxing hour being “chauffeured” by Sam in our punt. He was very knowledgeable about the history of Cambridge and made the trip fun and interesting at the same time. The spare blanket was useful too! Thanks Sam.More

Thank GreyRobin
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for the lovely review. It's amazing to hear you had a very relaxing and enjoyable tour with Sam, who you found very knowledgeable and entertaining. It's fantastic that you appriciated the blankets provided on board. We hope to welcome you on board...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lovely way to see the colleges

I highly recommend this company for a punting excursion. The guide was very entertaining and imparted such gems as the fact that Imperial College has produced more Nobel Prize winners than France and Germany combined. Deals are available if you book your tickets online, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ian P
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your punting experience with us and that you found your Tour Guide very entertaining and knowledgeable. We hope to welcome you on board again soon. Kindest Regards, Zsofi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A must while you are in Cambridge!

I have been to Cambridge before and never went punting, ... This is a must do when you are visiting Cambridge. I had the most wonderful time, very relaxing, lots of information given by an expert. The scenery is stunning. I now feel sorry I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank N8976XYcarolinem
letsgopunting, Sales Co-ordinator at Lets Go Punting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the excellent review. It's fantastic you had a lovely first time punting experience with us. We are pleased to hear that you found your Tour Guide, Josh incredibly knowledgeable and professional. We hope to welcome you on board again soon. Kindest...More

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7777andy
27 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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SingaporeNewbie
23 September 2018|
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Response from joeysel | Reviewed this property |
There is no ramp to the boats but someone can be physically helped onto a boat. But it is advisable to call ahead and discuss before booking. Hope this helps.
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