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Cambridge River Tour

Thompson's Lane | La Mimosa Punt Station, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
+44 1223 927331
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Great company who also give back to the local community by very generously sponsoring a local under... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andrew w
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A nice tour with Ben. Thank you, we all enjoyed it. The weather and the way he did was... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
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Traditional punting in Cambridge, England. College river tours by experienced local guides. With a wealth of local knowledge and many years experience of Cambridge punting we can ensure that your trip along the backs is an experience that you will remember forever.Our punt chauffeurs are well trained and experienced. Because punting is for most a seasonal job many chauffeurs work for a summer and have often only been working for a few months by the time they reach the end of their tenure. Wherever possible we use chauffeurs who have been punting on the Cam for several seasons - either students who return for their holidays each year or local residents who work in a more full time capacity.You won't get a robotic recitation of facts. Whilst every river tour covers as much (or as little) of the history as you require, each chauffeur offers their personal take on the history and background information and every tour is unique. You won't get a robotic recitation of facts.
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Thompson's Lane | La Mimosa Punt Station, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great company who also give back to the local community by very generously sponsoring a local under 10's football team. Supplying them with training tops to keep the boys warm and dry during cold mornings, as you can imagine we had 14 very happy young...More

Thank andrew w
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

A nice tour with Ben. Thank you, we all enjoyed it. The weather and the way he did was unforgettable and super impressed.

Thank annie l
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

If you love history and watching people fall off boats into the river this is for you. The hour tour was great informative and entertaining. Great value and remember to bring a bottle of fizz along for the ride sit back and enjoy

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I booked the river tour online, and had made an error with the booking. I wrote to their helpdesk, and Tim was very helpful and prompt. My booking was sorted within two hours (at 5 a.m. on a Sunday morning, I would say that's just...More

Thank Reshma A
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

4 generations of my family recently spent a quiet Sunday morning being punted along The Cam on a private tour. Ages in the group ranged from 2 years to 75 and everyone was catered for perfectly. Our guide was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable and we...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great experience , and the guide guy Josh was very friendly make the rainy day very pleasant!!! :) :)

Thank Ludmil V
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Punting on the river Cam is traditional and unique for Cambridge. The experience was fantastic and the guide was very knowledgeable.

1  Thank Mario V
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The company were great and communicated with us really well, allowing me to plan the group event. Our guide and punt for the day was excellent and the tour was informative and fun. Were were also really fortunate that the company had thoughtfully arranged for...More

Thank alex620elliott
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Cambridge P, Owner at Cambridge River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Alex, So glad to hear that you enjoyed the trip. I wish that we could say we are able to arrange the sunshine, it would make our jobs a lot easier in the future! Tim

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Our party consisted of 4 adults and 5 teenagers - 4 Aussies and 5 Brits. We took this tour in January and thoroughly enjoyed it. The punt was quite comfortable and the guide (Jay Jay) was informative and fun. It was a very relaxing and...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

We were approached by one of their representatives in the street who explained the tour of the various colleges of Cambridge. It appeared to be a novel way of seeing the sites so were taken to a punt and enjoyed the trip seeing all the...More

Thank Stev W
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Cambridge P, Owner at Cambridge River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hi Steve, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Cambridge. Unfortunately though, you definitely didn't go punting with us - we do not have people who approach customers on the street. So as great as it is to get a good review, I'm...More

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das_joydeep
3 April 2017|
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Response from Cambridge P | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry. First of all, I need to point out that the people operating around King's college are operating there without permission, are unlicensed and you should not go punting with them. To answer... More
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