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“A great way to enjoy punting and view the college backs.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Go Punting Cambridge - CLOSED

Go Punting Cambridge
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: At Go Punting, we offer exclusive private river tours of the ‘College Backs’. Glide along and discover Cambridge’s extraordinary history from the comfort of a chauffeured punt. Rest assured, all of our tours are ‘private’- we will not add separate parties together to fill the punt. We feel this is the best way to unwind and take in the 7 colleges and 8 bridges that feature along the willow-fringed surroundings of the River Cam.So if you’re looking for a memorable get together ... Go Punting!
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A great way to enjoy punting and view the college backs.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

With the idea in mind of taking a punt ride in Cambridge for a family of four I looked up what was on offer via trip advisor. This small company stood out as being just what we wanted and I am very pleased that we did go with them and not put onboard a larger vessel with eight others after the hassle of queuing on a busy Saturday. Our pick up/meeting point was well arranged (after a simple pre-booking phone call) and the very personal service we experienced was much appreciated. Our punter had a great personality and we felt in safe hands. A great way to spend an hour in Cambridge (as such!).

Visited August 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A very professional service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2013

This was our first trip on a punt and we were delighted with our experience. We were very impressed by the helpfulness of the person booking the visit. The guide was super and catered extremely well for the age range of 4 to 63. His care was great when loading the punt and the safety of his passengers was very important for him at all times on an extremely busy Saturday afternoon.go punting is a small company compared to many on the river, but it was rather nice to be away from the hustle and bustle of the main area. The company offer a very good value for money tour and I cannot praise them highly enough. My grandson remembered many important facts that were offered and felt that he would definitely like to do it again soon. Thank you very much to all who made the trip a memorable end to a family day out. I would not hesitate to recommend "go punting" for your punting trip.

Visited August 2013
Thank Anne R
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Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
“A memorable experience!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

I googled punting in Cambridge and I found GoPunting. From the look of their website I had already interested to have a tour with them. They are a small business but they know what they are doing and they are also professional, yet very personalised.

The tour was splendid...filled with a lot of interesting background stories to help me get the most out of the whole punting tour experience. And the punting skill was really excellent! On top of that, we got to see some private area around the famous colleges in Cambridge.

No hassle, no crowds, no stress. Definitely worth to try!

Visited July 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Amazing scenary and very informative”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

This was my first ever punting, and where else other than the historic site of Cambridge University. The guide was informative and explaining the history throughout the half hour journey. It was a nice experience even under the very sunny weather. There are so many bridges that you'll pass by, each with a story to it and unique design. You can choose to self punt too

Visited July 2013
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Simply the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

Simply the best, booked this for our 20th wedding anniversary, glad i read the reviews and found this gem. Unlike the other more commercial touts experienced on our way this is a lovely experience from the start when you go out via the private mooring in tranquil surroundings.
The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the history en-route nothing was too much and you never felt rushed. We took strawberry's and pimms the only way to travel! best to go during the week as weekends is a free for all, would have no problems in recommending these guys, excellent communication from the first phone call, even giving us directions from the car park

Visited July 2013
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