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Cambridge: Guided Punting Tour

1. Cambridge: Guided Punting Tour

This punting tour covers the entire length of the River Cam, along which the colleges of Cambridge University are located. Soak up more than 800 years of history as you take in the historic sights. Relax in comfortable seats that feature traditional cushions and blankets. Enjoy interesting historic commentary from your punter, along with some amusing Cambridge punting stories. The 7 colleges featured on the tour boast some of the most illustrious and influential alumni to have graduated from Cambridge. Hear tales of student life, academic and social, from Isaac Newton to Prince Charles.

Cambridge Guided Punt: 45-Minute Shared Tour

2. Cambridge Guided Punt: 45-Minute Shared Tour

This 45-minute College Backs tour offers the ideal introduction to Cambridge’s long and eventful history. Discover how the city has evolved from medieval market town to world-class center for education whilst enjoying spectacular views from the river. This tour is the best way to showcase Cambridge. Your guide will have a passion for history and a talent for sharing that with you. From the Gothic splendor of King’s College Chapel to the classical elegance of the Wren Library, your guide will ensure that you don’t miss a thing.  The guides are at your service come rain or shine, so come and experience Cambridge’s most popular tour.

Cambridge: Student-Guided 50-Minute Punting Tour

3. Cambridge: Student-Guided 50-Minute Punting Tour

See 8 of the most famous Cambridge colleges from Darwin to Magdelene and 9 bridges from the Mathematical Bridge to the Bridge of Sighs. You also have the option to book this tour as a private tour and the option to book the tour with a professional photographer who will be along to capture photo memories of your experience.  Your knowledgeable local guides are professional, educated and promise to be a lot of fun while giving a detailed explanation of historical facts and exciting stories. While being punted along the river Cam, you will have time to ask questions and take photos of the most famous architecture in Cambridge. During your tour, simply ask your guide for a free punting lesson and they will be happy to help. Feel free to bring drinks and refreshments on-board, then enjoy the tour.

Cambridge: Chauffeured Punting Tour

4. Cambridge: Chauffeured Punting Tour

Upon arrival at the supplier's check in at the La Mimosa Landing Stage (CB5 8AQ), you will be greeted and booked on to the next available departing tour. Tours depart regularly throughout the day and hold up to 12 passengers. The tour lasts for 45-50 minutes and you will travel along the River Cam in Cambridge. During the trip you will pass by 7 riverside colleges: Kings, Queens, St Johns, Trinity, Trinity Hall, and Clare. Sights along the way include Kings College Chapel, the Bridge of Sighs, and the Wren Library. During the tour, your chauffuer will provide an interesting and informative historical commentary and answer any questions you may have.

Punting in Cambridge Shared Tour

5. Punting in Cambridge Shared Tour

Enjoy the best Cambridge punting tour on the River Cam and glide along the famous, private and sublime College Backs. Discover the secrets and inspiring history of the city from our award-winning guides. Punted by your own chauffeur, travel under eight bridges, including the famous Bridge of Sighs. Glide past the Wren Library, and the Mathematical Bridge. See the pristine gardens and soak up the views of the stunning King's College Chapel. Relax as your guides tell you interesting facts and stories that focus on Cambridge. You'll hear more on its renowned university, and the riverside colleges as well as the spectacular buildings that you pass as you glide through the College Backs. Book a place on our shared tour. Punts seat up to 12 people, with seats sold in rows of up to 3 people. Boats are dressed with plush cushions, snug blankets are equipped with little tables. Should you need, umbrellas are available for a spot of shade or rain.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 63 reviews

It was so nice and relaxing. The sun was out which made it even better. Good info/ funny/ not just lots of memorised information felt quite relaxed and funny. Jake made the experience very enjoyable. Very hardworking young man and did a great job. Thank you! Would do again and would recommend.

We had a lovely time on the boat with my boyfriend. The scenery was amazing. The weather couldn’t of been any better. The punter was incredibly friendly & sociable. Thank you for an amazing experience. Won’t that we will truly NEVER forget!! ❤️

We had an extremely enjoyable day punting. Booked on line quickly and swifly, turned up and everything ran smoothly. We also had the entire boat to ourselves which was very fortunate. Weather was beautiful too! A bonus.

Beautiful river and Nick our guide was very chatty, pleasant and knowledgable. Very relaxed and informative afternoon

Sol who was manning the punt was very friendly and gave a very good guided tour.