Chauffeured Punting Tour In Cambridge

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Punting is one of the best ways to see the famous riverside colleges in comfort and style. Great care is taken to provide outstanding punting tours of Cambridge through ‘the backs’ of the colleges in the heart of the city. The aim of the tour is to showcase the main sights in the city, affording unique views of King's College Chapel, The Bridge of Sighs, The Mathematical Bridge (made even more famous recent in the bio-pic "The Theory of Everything"), not forgetting the Wren Library at Trinity College. Come Punting, for an unmissable experience incorporating 800 years of history!


  • Exclusive to Viator
  • Excellent value for money
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Special Offer
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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There are seven colleges to see including Magdalene, St.John's, Trinity, Trinity Hall, Clare, King's and Queens'. the major sights are The Bridge of Sighs, The Wren Library, Kings College Chapel, The Mathematical Bridge, New Court St Johns, Clare Bridge and Magdelene Bridge.

Listen to your skilled tour guide and chauffeur regale tales of of a bygone era. Learn about how the University has developed over it's 800 year history from it's inception in 1209. See the magnificence of the differing architectural styles which reflect the passage of time right up to the present day.

Punting is a very relaxing way to see the seven riparian Cambridge University colleges which are steeped in fascinating history and the majestic Kings College chapel which provides the most iconic visual imagery for one of the most esteemed educational institutions in the world.

Large or small groups can be accommodated comfortably on the hand built wooden boats.

Inclusions for Chauffeured Punting Tour In Cambridge

  • Local guide
  • Sightseeing river cruise

Exclusions for Chauffeured Punting Tour In Cambridge

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • Very good service, really nice guy who took us on the day, would certainly recommend both Viator and Lets Go Punting

  • Excellent. Highly recommend.

  • An excellent punting tour. Only problem for us was that we had torrential rain half way through. Can't blame the tour for that!

  • Very picturesque and relaxing. The guide told us about social activities and escapades of the students and that the least illustrious student EVER to attend Cambridge was Prince Charles who still holds the record for the lowest entrance score. We passed the magnificent Kings College Chapel and he mentioned that the stained-glass windows are valued in excess of a billion GBP and were removed during WWII....lots of other interesting facts/trivia. It was thoroughly enjoyable and quite idyllic.

  • This tour is well worth the money and a great way to see some sights. Also, really enjoyed our chauffeur, Will, who has very informative and even more entertaining. The punting tour is a must do in my opinion.

  • Really good fun with a knowledgeable guide who could punt so much better than any of us in the party!!

  • This was an excellent end to a hectic weekend in Cambridge. To be recommended. Knowledgeable guide with built in humour !

  • Our punting trip was much enjoyed. I would recommend it highly. Our guide was Jack B and he was very good.

  • A fantastic and highly recommended tour to go on. The punt operator, Ben, was very experienced guiding the punt through the river traffic and gave a very knowledgable overview of the colleges and history of the area.

  • My family and I loved, loved, lovvveddd the Punting Tour, we were greeted by the wonderful Calum. He was informative, witty and not to mention very patient I had 3 young girls who had alot of questions to ask, some related to the tour and some not so I would most definitely recommend this Tour.

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