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Rutherfords Punting Tours in Cambridge

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  • Turn up at any time during the day with your prebooked punting tour ticket
  • Get the lowdown on the famous college buildings of Cambridge University
  • See some of the colleges’ private grounds as you cruise along the river
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Rutherfords Punting Tours in Cambridge
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Overview
Book in advance for a Cambridge punting tour, and save time and money on the ticket price. With your prebooked ticket in hand, you’ll simply hop on board one of the shared boats and relax as you’re punted down the River Cam in true Cambridge style. Lasting just under an hour, the tour takes in sights such as Darwin College and the Bridge of Sighs, and includes a chauffeur-guide to bring the city history to life.
What to Expect
With a collective 20 years of experience Rutherfords have the knowledge and expertise to offer the very best 45 minute river tours of the river cam and its surrounding architecture.
We begin our trip from Jesus Green Moorings, Cambridge. Your journey will take you a mile down the river to Darwin College along which you will have the pleasure of cutting through the private grounds of the colleges seeing the sublime College Backs. Enjoy unique views of the most famous Cambridge sights including Magdalene College, the Bridge of Sighs, St John's College, The Wren Library, Trinity College, Kings College Chapel, the Mathematical Bridge and Queens' College. Your guide will then take you back to the La Mimosa Punting Station for the end of the tour.
You will be accompanied by a professional chauffeur who will punt you down the river, and also give you a Visit England Quality Assured Tour narrative, telling you some of the spectacular stories Cambridge has to offer, bringing the history of Cambridge  to life.
On our shared tours you will share the punt with others, and your seats will be allocated on a first arrival basis. Our boats are equipped with blankets, umbrellas and seasonally with hot water bottles. 
Reviews (91)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to spend an afternoon

I had limited time in Cambridge so my friend and I decided to take a guided punting tour. Our guide was Harry and he really made the tour for us. Funny, friendly and full of little facts and funny stories. It was a beautiful day,...More

Thank Gayle S
Rutherfordspunting, Public Relations Manager at Rutherfords Punting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words!! Harry will be most pleased :) And yes, couldn't agree more with you Gayle, always better to have someone else do the punting :) Its not as easy as it looks! Plus how else could you take in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great service!

Had a fantastic guided punt with Harry in Cambridge. Great service and very friendly staff. Would recommend for all ages!

Thank Stephanie C
Rutherfordspunting, Public Relations Manager at Rutherfords Punting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Stephanie! And thank you for choosing Rutherford's. Best Wishes

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Good, but nothing special

After seeing so many 5 star reviews, maybe my expectations were too high. Our punter pointed out the colleges and shared some facts, but it felt like he was just going through the motions and didn't seem as enthusiastic as reported in other reviews. Could've...More

Thank funkjordanm
Rutherfordspunting, Public Relations Manager at Rutherfords Punting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Would it be possible for you to give me more information as to where you bought your ticket , on what day did you take the tour , at what time and also who your chauffeur was so we can follow up on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pole Position

We had a great time on a punting tour of Cambridge colleges. Our guide and 'punter' was Harry who kept us entertained with amusing anecdotes and historical information. On a beautiful sunny autumn day we had a relaxing tour of the beautiful architecture of the...More

1  Thank BramT25
Rutherfordspunting, Public Relations Manager at Rutherfords Punting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Warmest Wishes

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent trip with great views!

had a wonderful time on the river with our guide Sam. A great trip for the German exchange colleagues we had with us to learn so much about the history of the colleges.

Thank scott l
Rutherfordspunting, Public Relations Manager at Rutherfords Punting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Scott!! Best Wishes

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yes i would say if he is sensible near water he will be fine
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