Scholars Punting Shared Tour

Sit comfortably, enjoy the scenery and let one of our experienced guides take you slowly down the famous Cambridge collage backs.

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A Scholars Punting Cambridge shared tour e-ticket is a cost effective way of seeing some of the most famous sights in Cambridge with our spacious and comfortable punts along The Backs. Our humorous and informative guides will offer you a running commentary on all 800 years of Cambridge University history.

Gliding through The College Backs along the beautiful River Cam, with its idyllic scenery and stunning architecture you can sit and relax as your guide tells you about some of the most famous and prestigious colleges in Cambridge University. The seven Colleges featured on the tour boast some of the most illustrious and influential Alumni to have graduated from Cambridge and you will hear tales of student life, academic and social, from Isaac Newton, to Prince Charles.

Taking a shared tour with Scholars Punting Cambridge offers a way to enjoy a taste of the high life that Cambridge has to offer, without breaking the bank. Boats can seat up to 12 people so for smaller parties or groups, pre-booking a ticket gives you a flexible departure time with shared tours departing at half hour intervals throughout the day. Simply turn up to our check-in desk and you will be seated on the next available departure. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and with one of us doing all the hard work, all you have to do is bring your camera, some sunshine and e-ticket to Quayside on the day of departure to enjoy a luxurious taste of life here at Cambridge University.

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