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Canterbury Punting Company

Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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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 good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience in the safe hands of Emma on a punt on the river stour . Travelled under the high street in a tunnel, Very interesting information provided by Emma , It's a must do if you in Canterbury .

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a punting tour in September and really enjoyed it. The weather was iffy but the company has plenty of nice big umbrellas you can borrow (for a 5 pound fee which is refunded when you return the umbrella). Our guide...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great and reasonably priced trip around the City. I took my girlfriend out on the boat with a bottle of champagne to celerbrate her birthday. The owners had no problem with me taking my own bottle and glasses with me and it...More

Thank neale75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant ride, seeing Canterbury from the river. It was fun to go inside a very narrow and low tunnel under the Medieval buildings. Our guide, Harry, told some interesting and fun facts about the city. A nice way to experience the...More

Thank DanielaAvitabile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent trip.. very relaxing well worth a visit, great guide Peter Aka Susan was very informative and had a great sense of humour.

Thank Tara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to see the hidden side of the Historic City of Canterbury, either as part of a larger party or a smaller private booking. Can also be tied in as Punt and Dine package at the Weavers restaurant. We had a fantastic time, with...More

Thank li92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely morning punting along the river, along a beautiful and interesting route, with a most knowledgeable guide. Situated in a lovely coffee shop, the staff were friendly and helpful, providing us with blankets and umbrellas just in case! This was our favourite activity in...More

Thank fruityanne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it was around 35 -40 minutes historic tour, i have enjoyed interesting about canterbury history. I would recommend...

Thank Vicky V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic trip down the river. Laid back, lovely guyoperating punt. Useful info and we live here! Recommended take a picnic.

Thank Jacky M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip on the river with friends, nice and relaxing. Sebastian, our guide, was entertaining and very knowledgable of the history of Canterbury. Highly recommend.

Thank biffa88
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Clare S
18 December 2016|
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Response from Ashley D | Property representative |
If the rainfall is small enough that the river doesn't flood, then we will be open. This is highly unlikely and hasn't happened since 2009 when we opened.
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