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Punting Tour in Cambridge

  • Observe some of the city’s most notable sites, including King’s College Chapel and the Bridge of Sighs
  • Learn about the city’s history and culture from your accredited guide and relax with your own chauffeur 
  • Save time with a convenient tour duration and regular departure times
Punting Tour in Cambridge
From US$21.75
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Punting Tour in Cambridge
From US$21.75
Cambridge is known for its historic attractions, but typical tours can take up a lot of time, especially for those on a brief visit. Discover the city by punt, passing landmarks such as King's College and the Mathematical Bridge. Learn about their history from your guide as you sail in a traditional, flat-bottomed boat. The tour’s convenient duration and regular departure schedule is ideal for those looking to tick off this authentic experience while saving time.
What to Expect
Depart from a central Cambridge location along the River Cam, at a time that suits your schedule. Board your vessel and glide along the river, admiring the quintessentially English scenery along the way. Listen as your accredited guide shares insights into the historical landmarks you pass, including King’s College Chapel, the Mathematical Bridge, and the Bridge of Sighs, and relax as you're chauffeured along your journey.
Orientate yourself in the historic city and enjoy the small group nature of the tour. Should the rain strike, enjoy an authentic English experience by wrapping up in a provided blanket and taking shelter under one of the punt’s umbrellas. At the end of your journey, return to the original point of departure, and continue your exploration of Cambridge with new insight into its history and culture.
Reviews (936)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Knowledgeable guide

Our punter/guide was a serious exponent of the history of past Cambridge scholars and notables. Once we became acquainted with his accent conversation flowed. The river was spectacular with many, many Santas, ms Santas, reindeers and all Christmas types making their way past on stand-up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank trip60_8
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic trip

We took this punting tour with Scudamore's and were able to enjoy the backs of the colleges, many of which were closed to visitors. It was a very cold day but blankets and hot water bottles were provided. The whole tour was very relaxing and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Relax and Let an Expert Punt!

This was definitely our foremost desire on our visit to Cambridge. Such a great narrative of both English history and the various colleges of this university. Just sit back and soak in the scenery, bridges, and the colleges' backsides. Best money we spent that day!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LutheranLadySanDiego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice relaxing way to see Cambridge along the river. No walking, except to get down to the river, of course. A guided tour, the person doing all the work also gave a brief history of the buildings along the way.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Good relaxing tour but mixed experience with Guide

We were on this tour In Nov 2018. Lucky to have a lovely sunny day. You sit down on the floor of the wooden boats . Very relaxing 45 minute ride with the Guide giving you a lot of history and interesting trivia. Beautiful historical...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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July 1, 2018|
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Response from AmyC101 | Reviewed this property |
Depending where you board, it was around an hour. I would recommend taking the tour!
Ris C
June 15, 2018|
Response from Osmitag |
Hi , We walked from the Rail station to the river. Was about 20 min walk. You can also take a uber
Ris C
June 15, 2018|
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Response from BlueCraig | Reviewed this property |
15/20 minutes easy interesting walk. Book online for a specific time - brilliant trip enjoy
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