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Canterbury Punting Company

Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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USD 15.91*
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45-Minute Punting Tour in Canterbury
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Canterbury Punting Company offer river tours around Canterbury's historic city centre.You can choose either a Historic tour, a haunted river tour or a romantic tour for two. Tours last around 50 minutes.The boats used are traditional punts, which have comfortable cushions and blankets.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have a lovely afternoon enjoying a punting trip yesterday. The boats are small and not as busy/packed as some of the other companies. Harry our guide was very knowledgeable and was able to answer questions put to him. Would have liked for it to...More

Thank Nicola A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great relaxing way to see Canterbury, guide Sebastian was good and knowable and gave a good tour, reasonable price for 45 mins, recommend.

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our river tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Canterbury and was open to us asking any questions we had about this lovely city. It was a lovely journey in a place of wonderful history and beauty. We loved it and would definitely...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely way to see Canterbury. Very relaxing & pretty. Interesting history lesson as well. A punting tour is able to go where the boat tour can't!

Thank MAMadly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed and we were glad we were on the long wooden punting boats. It would not have been the same on the plastic rowing boats that we saw. The river is shallow and there is plenty to see. The building are stunning and there...More

Thank Bull44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I did this today and took the long 65 minute trip which cost just £40 and we had the boat to ourselves. The chap that took us was knowledgeable and gave us the information we wanted. The other boat trips see to...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A 40 min ride along the Staur with an experienced punter who provided details of the buildings and the river. We were three adults an one baby, and all enjoyed the ride. There is no set script, so I encourage asking questions. Our tour guide,...More

Thank Francisco G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take 3 families visiting Canterbury with 8 humans and 6 dogs, celebrating a 50th birthday. What do you do? Punt & Dine of course! A 45 minute tour in a punt of the Kentish Stour, with a fantastic guide "Sebastien" and then lunch at the...More

Thank Duncan286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always meant to try this, and found an excuse with a group of visiting friends and relatives from the USA - the punting company coped perfectly with the large group (19 of us!) and gave us a really enjoyable trip. Highly recommended. It's not an...More

Thank TravellingMatt2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife hired the punt as a surprise for me. From the moment we walk up to the boat everything was just perfect. We had most enjoyable punt with a local guide was brilliant.

Thank Kevin R
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Clare S
18 December 2016|
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Response from Polly O | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the punting company either but they are closed during the winter.
Peter A
12 April 2016|
Response from Duncan W |
Hi, we start from 10.30am, until 5pm,it's a 40 minute guided tour, and costs £10 per person, £8 students/seniors, and £5 children. D