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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.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Experience a typically English pastime, with punting a popular leisure activity for over 100 years
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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Cambridge CB2 1RS, UK
2: Quayside, Cambridge CB5 8AB, UK
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Sightseeing cruise (shared punting experience)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Subject to favorable river conditions. If canceled, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Your ticket is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I've lived in Cambridge for over a year now, and managed to avoid doing anything 'touristy' all that time, but our tour on the River today was so great that I wished I'd done something like this sooner! Our guide Phoebe was superb. Warm and friendly while also being very
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The most amazing tour I have been on. Our guide was Henry and he made it so fun and he really knew his stuff. I highly recommend and simply a must do when going to Cambridge. There was so much information and it was all fun information. It was raining when we went but it was
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My husband and two daughters in their twenties loved our punting experience! Very knowledgeable tour guide and lovely experience!
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We had a get time on the river. Our guide was really lovely she had great banter as well as great and interesting facts - she was very good at her job. (Bethany) Smooth ride and lovely day out
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This was an incredible tour, we managed to hop on the last of the day and caught a brilliant sunset that made the college’s shine and glow. Our tour guide was informative and witty and had many a story to tell. We enjoyed this perfect end to our day, it completed the Cambridge
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