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Cambridge River Tour

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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...more
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Thompson's Lane | La Mimosa Punt Station, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

My family was visiting from America so I hired a private punt tour. Our guide was amazing! He knew everything about everything!! From the history of the river Cams, to just about every building and bridge in Cambridge, our guide had a story about it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrianH4529
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We went on Saturday and it was quite windy but still a lot of punts on the water, our guide (Ben) was very informative, gave us lots of information and was happy to answer any questions, despite having to work quite hard with the wind....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JulieGoodall
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The River Cam is little more than a stream, crowded with punts and canoes, while the banks are treacherous with dog or horse dirt. Many of the students are arrogant and unpleasant.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank malcolma168
Reviewed 15 June 2018

My family went punting with Fur as our guide. He did a fantastic job explaining the history of the bridges, colleges and keeping everyone entertained. He was also incredibly helpful when other self-hire punters were getting stuck or having trouble. He was quick to give...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MovingAroundFamof4
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the punt. It was a Saturday and heard it got busy so we thought we’d see how long the wait would be. It was 11.30 and they said the next space would be at 12.45. We wanted to explore...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank beccabecsta
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth it! Took a group of college students from our study abroad on this and it was a hoot! Beautiful scenery - a relaxing morning on the Cam - and hilarious commentary from the gregarious staff (gold stars to Jake and Dan!!). The students...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank zaichek
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Great tour, interesting and fun. The kids loved it, despite no one falling in! Tour guide Ben was lovely. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank FriendsofWilbraham
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Wonder view to explore Cambridge via river tour. Some university locations restricted tourists entrances. One way to sightseeing is river tour. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Great company who also give back to the local community by very generously sponsoring a local under 10's football team. Supplying them with training tops to keep the boys warm and dry during cold mornings, as you can imagine we had 14 very happy young...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank andrew w
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A nice tour with Ben. Thank you, we all enjoyed it. The weather and the way he did was unforgettable and super impressed.

Date of experience: September 2017
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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