3 hours notice, but you must receive a response, so the telephone is preferable.
You check-in at the Landing stage.
Yes, you can.
Yes, but you can’t be drunk whilst punting.
Yes, the whole family can enjoy punting. Children must be accompanied by adults.
If your baby is below 1 year old, then they don’t count. A second baby on the boat does count, so please drop us an email if it’s a shared tour, just in case another group also brings a baby.
Babies are free of charge below the age of two.
Children are classed as 1-12 years old. 13-year-old children should be counted as students.
Punting is alright for all ages. We will assist those with mobility issues as best we can, although some may find it too difficult to sit at the floor level. Please read our access statement to find out more.
There is lots of free and paid parking in Cambridge, please click the above link to our access statement for more info.
The nearest bus stop is Bridge Street. Again, more information on public transport can be found in our access statement.
You can arrive at any time during our working hours for a shared tour. For any private tour with a specific time, please arrive at our check-in desk at that time.
Each punt takes up to 12 passengers.
Although we have never had a child take a swim, lifejackets are available on request.
Scholars Punting Co.
We pride ourselves on a warm, friendly service, offering chauffeured punting tours to meet individual needs and requirements. We offer excellent Cambridge punting deals on shared or private tours of the famous 'Backs' - the historic University of Cambridge colleges that align the river
All our punts are equipped with warm blankets and umbrellas, so rest assured you'll be comfortable come rain or shine. We also offer tours in a number of languages, so please let us know your preference and we'll make every effort to ensure your tour is extra special.