We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Best experience

A beautiful experience, relaxing and chilled; crystal clear water, fish below, sunshine above and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cm4d
,
Maidstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent.

Today we had a breathtaking experience thanks to Westgate Punts, it was a calm and peaceful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
artyman2018
,
Preston, United Kingdom
Read all 113 reviews
76
All photos (76)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“relaxing hour”(6 reviews)
“the river”(41 reviews)
“longer trip”(3 reviews)
About
Escape the crowds on your own traditional chauffeured punt and experience the tranquility and beauty of Canterbury's Great Stour river. Punts depart from Westgate Bridge, winding through the delightful Westgate Gardens, past Binnan Ea nature...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
| Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT2 8AA, England
Website
+44 7816 760869
Reviews (113)
Filter reviews
110 results
Traveller rating
101
7
1
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
101
7
1
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsrelaxing hourthe riverlonger tripsummer's afternooncity tripcrystal clear waterprivate puntlovely relaxing tripcountryside tourhappy to answer any questionshour tourbeautiful sceneryminute tripboat tripgreat guidethese guysamazing experience
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 110 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience and I could clearly see that this was the better tour of the 3 available in Canterbury so I would 100% recommend doing this. People getting off the boats were wishing they’d done the longer tour so I did the...More

1  Thank Lauren_P1995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful experience, relaxing and chilled; crystal clear water, fish below, sunshine above and a charming host in Jeremy who punted us (is that the verb?!) It only took a small bit of research to find that this company take you down the river for...More

Thank Cm4d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today we had a breathtaking experience thanks to Westgate Punts, it was a calm and peaceful journey along the Stour thanks to Jeremy who showed us great scenery and lots of wildlife, we took the 50 minute trip, but we are going to try the...More

1  Thank artyman2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a very hot day, this was a lovely relaxing trip. We chose 35 minute trip which suited our plans best, another time we will do a longer trip. Very efficient gondolier who was knowledgable and polite, a real credit to the company.

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this experience, will most certainly be doing this the next time we visit! Would definitely recommend for anyone visiting and wanting something to do for an hour!

Thank Stacie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely trip into the City with Jeremy as our punter 😊We have been many times with this company and have tried all of their trips and each one is a beautiful experience which never fails to please. There were 4 of us...More

Thank Stephen Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ben the punter was brilliant. had a lovely 35 min punt into the countryside and had a humorous, informative and fun conversation. Highly recommended. Beautiful scenery and tranquil waters away from the city. We took the 35 min trip but would go longer next time....More

Thank DGSGREG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely time. Both men running it were very friendly and we were seated on our own private punt within minutes. Beautiful trip would definitely recommend

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It was a sunny hot afternoon in Canterbury and what to do with a four year old who loves being out doors. Let's go on a punt down the river. We had to wait a while but understandable the cost was £24 pounds and our...More

Thank MrCoffeeBean
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend surprised me with a trip down the river and I was not disappointed!! Stunning scenery and beautiful wildlife. We did the "long trip" and it was just the right amount of time. The guy who took us on the tour, Brad, was so...More

Thank Lauren R
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Shannon R
14 November 2017|
Answer
Response from Nazarene | Property representative |
Sorry no.
0
Votes
brettstravels
3 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from PhilomelUK | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for this delay - I have been away. I hope the answer above got to you in time. I would have answered much the same.
0
Votes