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Cambridge Chauffeur Punts

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GREAT WAY TO LEARN ABOUT THE UNIVERSITIES - SHAME ABOUT THE ATTITUDE OF MANAGER

Coming here on a beautiful sunny July day and being toured with a very informative guide, who even... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Chris S
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Pleasant afternoon, very experienced "chauffeur"

Our punt chauffeur (that's the correct title apparently!) was very skilled at avoiding the many... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
PaulTheMajor
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Dublin, Ireland
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Enjoy the picturesque River Cam by lying back in a punt (small boat) and letting a driver or “chauffeur” negotiate the meandering waterway while giving a commentary on the passing scenery.
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Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9EL, England
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+44 1223 354164
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very unpleasant experience on 3 Sep 2018. While passengers were having private conversation which was totally unrelevant to our chauffeur, our chauffeur misunderstood some words and took it as disrespectful to him. He got upset, and wrong words came out of the chauffeur’s mouth. Our...More

Thank cy20172017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a group of eight people. We found this company just by chance. We couldn’t decide whether we should punt ourselves or hire a private boat. In the end we wanted a relaxing one, so we hired one private tour. Our guide was Noah....More

Thank ODS3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had arranged a private chauffeured pubtbtrip with my girlfriends and this company was great to deal with, they was prompt at replying to my emails and the chauffeur Keir was lovely and friendly, he was helpful aswell as a couple of the girls wanted...More

Thank Mechelle B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Cambridge you should try taking a boat excursion down the river Cam especially if you are tired after shopping at local shops, or you are full after having a meal at local restaurants. Just buy a ticket, sit and enjoy the...More

Thank KseniaLoveUBritain
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Coming here on a beautiful sunny July day and being toured with a very informative guide, who even had info on Kim Philby and the Cambridge spies of Trinity College. Very informative (I've read about 10 books on the subject). The less can be said...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve been there twice now, once in April and once in July. Therefore I’d suggest to visit the town and do a punt outside of the busy summer months, e.g. during the first warm weekend of a year as we did. Why? With all the...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Wow wow wow! It has always been on my to do list to have a punt down the river Cam. (I was not disappointed) Me and my husband were celebrating our wedding anniversary in Cambridge and took the tour. It is a great way to...More

Thank lauradora2014
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We had my 82 year old mother in law with us who was very unsure about getting in and out of the punt. She had no need to worry Cambridge Chauffeur Punts took over completely helping her into and out of the punt. The punt...More

Thank Nigel V
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Punting is the most elegant and romantic way to navigate Cambridge’s River Cam. Who could visit Cambridge trying getting a punting experience? A punt is a traditional square-ended, flat-bottomed boat, usually propelled using a long pole. What’s punting like? It’s a calm, soothing boat ride...More

Thank pauljer
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Our punt chauffeur (that's the correct title apparently!) was very skilled at avoiding the many self-punted craft (which bounced from one bank to the other!) and all the while he told us the history of the town and colleges, with humourous stories and anecdotes. We...More

Thank PaulTheMajor
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hmmatillano
16 May 2018|
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Response from lauradora2014 | Reviewed this property |
You can just show up on the day and the team will happily see you onto a punt. We just showed up and was on a punt within less than 10 mins
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hmmatillano
16 May 2018|
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Response from lauradora2014 | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up on the day :)
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