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Cambridge: Guided Shared River Punting Tour

Cambridge: Guided Shared River Punting Tour

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Likely to sell out

From US$ 88.04 per group up to 3

See Cambridge's world-renowned College Backs from a punt on the River Cam on a guided river tour. Discover 8 Colleges, 9 Bridges, and many centuries of history.

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Duration 45 minutes
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • See the Mathematical Bridge
  • Pass by King's College Chapel
  • Marvel at Clare College Gardens
  • See the Wren Library
  • Punt under the Bridge of Sighs
Full description

Enjoy the ideal introduction to Cambridge’s long and eventful history. Discover how the city has evolved from a medieval market town to world-class center for education whilst enjoying spectacular views from the river. This tour is the best way to showcase Cambridge. Your guide will have a passion for history and a talent for sharing that with you. From the Gothic splendor of King’s College Chapel to the classical elegance of the Wren Library, your guide will ensure that you don’t miss a thing. 

Includes
  • Access to River Cam
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Gondola
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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    Meeting point

    The tour starts and finishes at the Mill Lane station.

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    • Your ticket can be used on a walk up basis to claim seats on the next available tour.
    • Last departure is one hour before the closing time.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 245 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5

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    It was a lovely activity & the guide Lewis did quite well to inform & entertain us with knowledge of the colleges. We were fortunate to be at the back so could hear well I’m not sure that people sat further away could though. Definitely worth doing though quite expensive at £75.

    November 23, 2021

    It was amazing, kinda wish it was more private- we assumed booking for 3 meant we wouldn't have to share but we still did with other groups It was still super fun, we're not really the type to usually opt-in for guided tours, but this one is a must for everyone. Our tour guide, Leaf was funny, he was interactive and wasn't the boring guided tour, instead made it quite fun sharing some exciting facts, that I surpringly still remember.

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    August 9, 2021

    Beautiful boat tour

    It is a wonderful trip through the river. Beautiful architecture and scenes along the river, saw quite a few weddings on the day. Some guests of the weddings were also taking boat trips, also a scene to see people in beautiful dresses. It would be great to hear the stories but with the busy environment, I couldn’t hear clearly. We booked our time of the punting before we started the walking tour and got the punting started on time. The starting point is very close to the King’s College and only a few minutes away from the walking tour gathering point.

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    September 8, 2019

    Product ID: 10868