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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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A very pleasant way to spend a quiet morning

4 generations of my family recently spent a quiet Sunday morning being punted along The Cam on a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
aerris
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Great experience , and the guide guy Josh was very friendly make the rainy day very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Ludmil V
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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 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

Thank aerris
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
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.

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Reviewed 29 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

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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

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
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

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Relaxing And informative, our guide was brilliant and full off history on all the sites along the river. Wrap up warm as it is cold however they do supply blankets which help. The tour lasts about 45 minutes and well worth it as brings all...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My friends came to visit this week end and I book tickets with Cambridge river tour. We loved it! People from the office and outside nea the cam were really nice and helpful so I definitely recommend them.

Thank Elisa M
Cambridge P, Owner at Cambridge River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hi Elisa, We're glad that you enjoyed your trip, so much so in fact that you recommended us to your friends who also came later that week! cheers Tim Campbell (owner)

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Found this tour when this guys outside Kings College offered us a place on their punting tour. Our tour guide was JJ who was highly informed, knowledgeable and friendly. He was able to answer and questions asked and delivered the tour with clear diction. Highly...More

Thank Royg3110
Cambridge P, Owner at Cambridge River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hi Roy, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your punt trip. However, there is no one called JJ working for us and we do not have people working on King's Parade (where you were approached) so unfortunately, you have left this review on our listing...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely, gentle punt ride taking approx 45 minutes and taking in the college backs along the river. Our guide and steersman was JJ and he was very friendly and well informed, with amusing anecdotes and University history. The booking was easy and pleasant. Highly...More

Thank Lisa G
Cambridge P, Owner at Cambridge River Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hello, Glad to hear that you had an enjoyable time in Cambridge, we hope that everyone who visits does. However, there is no one called JJ working for us and the picture that you have added is not of our punt station, so I am...More

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das_joydeep
2 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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