Cambridge, UK
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  • Cambridge: Guided Punting Tour

    1. Cambridge: Guided Punting Tour

    This 45-minute chauffeured 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 the comfortable seats that feature traditional cushions and blankets. Enjoy interesting historic commentary from your chauffeur, 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.

    Really enjoyed this private punting trip. The guide expertly sailed us through all the boats and gave a non-intrusive commentary on all the colleges. Would thoroughly recommend.

  • Cambridge: University Punting and Walking Tour

    2. Cambridge: University Punting and Walking Tour

    A Cambridge University graduate guide will take you on an enthralling journey through time as you recount the colorful story of Cambridge and its famous university. Receive a wonderful insight into student life.  On this walking tour you will see where famous alumni studied including Prince Charles, Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking, visit famous chapels and libraries, listen to anecdotes and see where the structure of D.N.A was discovered all while taking in views of famous architecture with over 800 years of history. The tour will cover sights such as Trinity Hall College, Trinity College, Corpus Christi College, Pembroke College, Queens’ College, King’s College, Clare College, The Senate House, Gonville and Caius College, St Catherine’s College, Great St Mary’s Church, The Eagle Pub, Corpus Christi college, The Round Church and much more. Your punting tour will begin 30 minutes ...

    walking tour was good but a look inside the university buildings would be a good addition to the tour

  • Cambridge: Chauffeured Punting Tour

    3. 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.

    Wonderful experience. Beautiful Scenery! Our guide Arthur was extremely knowledgeable and funny! We were so lucky to have him as our guide!

  • Cambridge Guided Punt: 45-Minute Shared Tour

    4. 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.

    It was amazing, kinda wish it was more private- we assumed booking for 3 meant we wouldn't have to share but we still did with other groups It was still super fun, we're not really the type to usually opt-in for guided tours, but this one is a must for everyone. Our tour guide, Leaf was funny, he was interactive and wasn't the boring guided tour, instead made it quite fun sharing some exciting facts, that I surpringly still remember.

  • Cambridge: Shared University Punt Tour

    5. Cambridge: Shared University Punt Tour

    This 50-minute chauffeured punt tour covers the “college backs” with seven of the most prestigious colleges of Cambridge University. While you are guided through this beautiful stretch of river, you will be regaled with history of the stunning architecture and scenery that surrounds you. Soak up hundreds of years of history as you enjoy Cambridge's traditional pastime on a shared punt tour. This punt tour is a great way to see Cambridge's sights for less as you share the punt boat with other customers.

    Would highly recommend this tour - the water was so busy it would have been stressful to try to do on our own! We also had Arthur as our tour guide who was very knowledgeable and great to have on board.

  • Cambridge: Private Chauffeured Punt Day Cruise

    6. Cambridge: Private Chauffeured Punt Day Cruise

    Experience the best of what Cambridge has to offer on your very own Private Chauffeured Punt Tour and Explore the beautiful River Cam alongside a guide Taking a Private Tour allows you to see all of the delights of the College Backs through a personalized experience. Your private chauffeur will have a passion for the history of Cambridge and its university, regaling you with facts and anecdotes about everything you see along the way. From the Gothic heights of King’s College Chapel to the Bridge of Sighs, your chauffeur will ensure that you do not miss a thing. This tour will take you on a return journey that will last approximately 50 minutes, so sit back and enjoy everything Cambridge has to offer for this famous past-time.

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What people are saying about Cambridge, UK

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 291 reviews

Would highly recommend this tour - the water was so busy it would have been stressful to try to do on our own! We also had Arthur as our tour guide who was very knowledgeable and great to have on board.

Really enjoyed this private punting trip. The guide expertly sailed us through all the boats and gave a non-intrusive commentary on all the colleges. Would thoroughly recommend.

Great experience, very entertaining, Harry was a brilliant guide, well informed and generally did a great job, thanks Harry!

Great time punting. Our guid was very friendly and informative. Would highly recommend.

Fantastic private tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgable and entertaining.