Water activity

Punting in Cambridge Shared Tour

Punting in Cambridge Shared Tour

From US$ 60.48 per person

Jump aboard the punting and sail down the River Cam. See Cambridge’s sites and sail under the Bridge of Sighs. Choose either a shared or private tour and listen to commentary from your guide.

About this activity

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Duration 45 minutes
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Live tour guide


  • King's College Chapel, St John's Bridge of Sighs
  • St John's New Court aka 'The Wedding Cake'
  • Trinity Wren Library, Queens' Mathematical Bridge
  • One mile of the best river in England, with 9 University of Cambridge Colleges & 8 beautiful bridges
  • Visit England Rose Marque Tour
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 our award-winning guides. Punted by your own chauffeur, travel under eight bridges, including the famous Bridge of Sighs. Glide 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 more on its renowned university, and the riverside colleges as well as the spectacular buildings that you pass as you glide through the College Backs. Book a place on our shared tour. Punts seat up to 12 people, with seats sold in rows of up to 3 people. Boats are dressed with plush cushions, snug blankets are equipped with little tables. Should you need, umbrellas are available for a spot of shade or rain.
  • Award-winning punting tour of the Cambridge College Backs
  • Plush pillows, blankets, little tables and umbrellas
  • See the best of Cambridge: 9 riverside colleges and 8 famous bridges
  • Tips
  • Bring your own food and drinks for the tour. You can also consider ordering from our sister company: https://thecambridge.bar
  • Gratuities not included
  • Tour begins at the Jesus Green Moorings and returns to the same point
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

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • Punts are not suitable for wheelchair access due to the steps that must be negotiated on the moorings and due to the traditional boat design. Our team can assist passengers with limited mobility to board and disembark.

Product ID: 310918