Private Punting Tours

Book one of our traditional private punting tours of Cambridge. Tours can be purchased for up to 2, 6 or 12 passengers lasting approximately 50 minutes. A private chauffeured punt tour is the ideal way to see Cambridge's most iconic sights in comfort and style. Your chauffeur will expertly punt you along the River Cam whilst regaling you with fascinating historical facts and stories.

Book Your Private Punting Tour

Private Tour Booking

Online bookings: Max 2 boats. For larger bookings please contact us.

Private Punting Tours

Our Private Cambridge Punting tours are perfect for groups who prefer not to share. The boat is exclusively yours as you glide along the College backs in Cambridge. Sights include the majestic Kings College Chapel, the Bridge of Sighs and The Wren Library.

  • 50-minute return trip.
  • Book for up to 2, 6 or 12 people.
  • A maximum of 2 boats can be booked online – for larger groups please contact us.
  • Book online for the best rates and to aviod long wait times.
  • Specific departure times and live availability online, book up to 30 minutes before departure time.
  • SMS departure alert – no queuing!
  • Our award-winning guided tours are top-rated on Trip Advisor & Google.

Pricing - from £79​

Our traditional private punting tours remain a popular option with our customers – the entire boat to yourselves whether you are 2 or 12 people. Our tours begin on the corner of Jesus Green near Magdalene College and turn at Silver Street Bridge near Queens College returning to Jesus Green 50 minutes later.

We use dynamic pricing meaning prices vary throughout the day, week and season. We offer our best rates when the river is at its quietest – before 12pm and weekday evenings.

Once you have selected your date the prices for all available departures times will be shown on the screen.

Select season below to see prices

  • Low Season (Oct-March)
  • High Season (Apr-June &Sept)
  • Peak Season (Easter, June-Sept)
Private Tour Weekday Weekend
Up to 12 people
£89-£99
£89-£119
Up to 6 people
£79-£89
£79-£99
Up to 2 people
£79
£79-£99
Weekday
Up to 12
£89-£99
Up to 6
£79-£89
Up to 2
£79
Weekend
Up to 12
£89-£119
Up to 6
£79-£99
Up to 2
£79-£99

Select early departures for the best rates.

Low season dates: 1st October – 31st March.

Private Tour Weekday Weekend
Up to 12 people
£99-£119
£119-£149
Up to 6 people
£89-£109
£109-£129
Up to 2 people
£79-£99
£99-£119
Weekday
Up to 12
£99-£119
Up to 6
£89-£109
Up to 2
£79-£99
Weekend
Up to 12
£119-£149
Up to 6
£109-£129
Up to 2
£99-£119

High season dates: 1st April – 15th June (excluding Easter holidays) & 16th – 30th of September.

Select early & late departures for the best rates.

Private Tour Weekday Weekend
Up to 12 people
£109-£139
£129-£169
Up to 6 people
£99-£119
£119-£159
Up to 2 people
£89-£109
£109-£149
Weekday
Up to 12
£99-£119
Up to 6
£89-£109
Up to 2
£79-£99
Weekend
Up to 12
£119-£149
Up to 6
£109-£129
Up to 2
£99-£119

Peak season dates: Easter Holidays and 16th of June – 15th of September.

Select early & late departures for the best rates.

Private Tour Weekday Weekend
Up to 12 people
£89-£99
£89-£119
Up to 6 people
£79-£89
£79-£99
Up to 2 people
£79
£79-£99
Weekday
Up to 12
£89-£99
Up to 6
£79-£89
Up to 2
£79
Weekend
Up to 12
£89-£119
Up to 6
£79-£99
Up to 2
£79-£99

Select early departures for the best rates.

Low season dates: 1st October – 31st March.

Private Tour Weekday Weekend
Up to 12 people
£99-£119
£119-£149
Up to 6 people
£89-£109
£109-£129
Up to 2 people
£79-£99
£99-£119
Weekday
Up to 12
£99-£119
Up to 6
£89-£109
Up to 2
£79-£99
Weekend
Up to 12
£119-£149
Up to 6
£109-£129
Up to 2
£99-£119

High season dates: 1st April – 15th June (excluding Easter holidays) & 16th – 30th of September.

Select early & late departures for the best rates.

Private Tour Weekday Weekend
Up to 12 people
£99-£119
£119-£149
Up to 6 people
£89-£109
£109-£129
Up to 2 people
£79-£99
£99-£119
Weekday
Up to 12
£109-£139
Up to 6
£99-£119
Up to 2
£89-£109
Weekend
Up to 12
£119-£149
Up to 6
£109-£129
Up to 2
£99-£119

Peak season dates: Easter Holidays and 16th of June – 15th of September.

Select early & late departures for the best rates.

Book Your Private Punting Tour

Private Tour Booking

Online bookings: Max 2 boats. For larger bookings please contact us.

Punting Tours in Cambridge

In Cambridge, punting is the ideal way to see the stunning riverside colleges of Cambridge University in comfort & style. Our private Cambridge Punting tours last for approximately 50 minutes and pass by 7 riverside colleges (Magdalene, St Johns, Trinity, Trinity Hall, Clare, Kings and Queens) and famous landmarks including Kings College Chapel, The Bridge of Sighs, The Wren Library and The Mathematical Bridge. Our expertly trained chauffeurs will effortlessly punt you along the college backs whilst entertaining you with tales of past alumni, University history and student pranks. All of our expertly trained guides are local to Cambridge so feel free to ask them for advice on what to do with your time in Cambridge.

Know Before You Go

Tours are booked for a specific time. Late arrival will result in a missed or shortened tour.

You will receive a text message 5 minutes before your departure time – to aid social distancing please do not come to our check in until you have received this message.

You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks on board.

Tours booked online are paid for in full at the time of booking. If you would prefer to pay a 30% deposit with the balance due 2 weeks before the booking date please CONTACT US.

Once confirmed, bookings can be amended subject to availability. Tours go ahead in poor weather. More information including cancellation policy can be found here: Terms & Conditions.

Lets go punting Cambridge

COVID-19 Safety Measures

  • Perspex screens separate different groups where physical distancing is not possible.
  • Boat sides and cushions cleaned between each tour.
  • Specific departure times booked in advance to assist social distancing and avoid queuing.
  • Free audio tour available on an app (in the case that screens and masks make it difficult to hear the chauffeur).
  • To minimising cross-contamination umbrellas are temporarily unavailable. (Life jackets can be provided on advance request.)
  • We are unable to allow any customers the opportunity to have a go at punting.