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“Will go punting again.”
Review of Lets Go Punting

Lets Go Punting
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US$15.74*
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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge
Ranked #1 of 44 Tours in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: As Cambridge’s friendliest Punting Company we specialise in chauffeured river tours of the beautiful ‘College Backs’. Our services include: Private or Shared river tours - max 12 people per boat. Bespoke tours for events such as Wedding parties, Hen Do’s, Birthdays and corporate events. Large group bookings of up to 90 people.Just sit back and relax as our professional and informative chauffeurs take you on a relaxing river tour.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Will go punting again.”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Booked a shared chauffeured tour for 4 people with Lets Go Punting on-line. We arrived at the quayside to friendly staff. Our guide Stuart was very informative about the various colleges and history around them. The tour was not rushed in any way and Stuart answered any questions that were posed. I would highly recommend Lets Go Punting and would use them again.

Visited June 2014
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“Pleasant cruise along the river (don't forget to buy tickets online)”
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We just got back from a day trip to Cambridge from London, and started the day off with a shared cruise down the river Cam with Let's Go Punting. We booked online as it's 25% cheaper (£12 instead of £16), so well worth doing as you don't have to commit yourself to any specific time or date even. We just missed a departure when we arrived, which gave us time to grab a quick coffee nearby (we only had to wait 15 minutes). Mid-week before the school holidays is a quiet time, and there were only 4 other people on the boat.

Our punter was friendly, entertaining and kept us informed as we went down the river about the various buildings and history, which was interesting and allowed us to get our bearings around Cambridge. The boat was comfortable and since it was at half capacity we had plenty of space.

Overall I'd definitely recommend taking a cruise along the river, and would happily recommend Let's Go Punting. The experience in of itself is good, but not amazing (hence not 5-stars), plus I'd still say that £12 a head (or more £16 if you don't buy tickets online) it's not particularly cheap.

Visited June 2014
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“Excellent trip”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Thank you Lets Go Punting for a fantastic tour of the College Backs. We arrived at the wrong time (which was my fault) and they still accommodated us. The chap doing the punting from the company was very knowledgeable and shared some great stories and knew the history well. It was thoroughly enjoyable and would recommend them. Thank you Lets Go Punting!

Visited May 2014
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“An amazing afternoon”
Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

We decided to treat ourselves to a private punting tour with Let's Go Punting. Our guide was Derek who was really interesting without being too intrusive. We were surprised how comfortable it was. Laid out our own picnic and thoroughly enjoyed a perfect afternoon as we floated off down a beautiful river tour. Derek enlightened is with interesting facts about the university and it's buildings along the way. Kids loved it. We loved it. I'll definitely be using these guys again and requesting Derek as our chauffeur the next time I visit.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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“Friendly, informative staff - a lovely trip”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Following research online we decided to go with Lets Go Punting but didn't want to book in advance as we weren't sure what time we would get into Cambridge on the 20th June. Thanks must go to Caroline for her prompt replies to my emails (one of which was at 9pm!).
We arrived in time for the 11am trip and were really pleased to find there would only be 4 of us that early in the morning. We were chauffeured by Mike and he was extremely knowledgeable with an excellent sense of humour so we had a good laugh during the trip.
At £16 each it was more expensive than booking in advance but, as it was a birthday treat, we didn't mind and felt it was good value for money. I was with my husband and daughter and we would all recommend this firm. Thanks again Mike.

Visited June 2014
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