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Cambridge: Punting Tour, see Bridge of Sighs, King's College

Cambridge: Punting Tour, see Bridge of Sighs, King's College

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Jump aboard the punting and sail down the River Cam. See Cambridge’s sites and sail under the Bridge of Sighs. Listen to commentary from your guide as you relax on the water and take in the sights.

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Duration 50 minutes
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Live tour guide
Private group available


  • Explore a mile of the Rover Cam with nine University of Cambridge Colleges
  • Glide by the magnificent King's College Chapel and St John's Bridge of Sighs
  • Pass under eight beautiful bridges as you punt along the River Cam
  • See famous sites like Trinity Wren Library and the Queens' Mathematical Bridge
  • Learn about the renowned university and its stunning buildings from your guide
Full description

Enjoy the best Cambridge punting tour on the River Cam and glide along the famous, private, and sublime College Backs. Discover the secrets and inspiring history of the city from your guide. Punted by your own chauffeur, travel under eight bridges, including the famous Bridge of Sighs. Coast past the Wren Library and the Mathematical Bridge. See the pristine gardens and soak up the views of the stunning King's College Chapel. Relax as your guides tell you interesting facts and stories that focus on Cambridge. You'll hear about the renowned university, the riverside colleges, as well as the spectacular buildings that you pass as you drift through the College Backs.

Book a place on a shared tour that seats up to 12 people, with 3 people per row. The punts are dressed with plush cushions, snug blankets are equipped with little tables.

  • Punting tour of the Cambridge College Backs
  • Plush pillows
  • Blankets
  • Tables
  • Umbrellas
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Please arrive at the meeting point and look for the Rutherford's Punting Cambridge Bookings Desk. The team of the activity provider will help you board your punt. You'll descend short steps onto the pontoon in order to step into the punt.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Food and drinks
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Punts are not suitable for wheelchair users
  • A team can assist passengers with limited mobility to board and disembark
  • Choose between a private or group tour
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