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Address: Granta Moorings (next to Granta Riverside Pub) | Newnham Road, Cambridge CB3 9EX, England
Phone Number: 01223 301845
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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We had 4 adults and 3 children, everyone had a great time. Great views of everything and really the only way to see and get great information about the city. Our guide was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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English first
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had 4 adults and 3 children, everyone had a great time. Great views of everything and really the only way to see and get great information about the city. Our guide was knowledgeable and funny, we loved it, well worth the money and the walk.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Living in Cambridge gives one the ideal opportunity to know the best place to take a punt, or rather be taken on a punt, we have done both and each experience to view this beautiful city from the river Cam is a must. The guided tour is both relaxing and informative as well highly amusing to watch others attempting the... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

There's an awful lot of competition for punting on the River Cam in Cambridge. Frankly, they are probably all pretty good. We chose the Granta Punt Company for a self-guided punt because they were "out of the way" (ie, not in the main tourist stream) and were therefore more competitive on price. The punt was in good condition and I... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent and great History. It show how much history and architecture, If you really into universities and collages, their history and origins then you will love it. I recommend everyone to take trip in the boat to enjoy the human creation of knowledge.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We hired a single punt for 6 of us to punt upriver and had a lovely 2 hours on the Cam watching kingfishers, dragonflies, geese and swans as well as having a great picnic lunch on the side of the river. All pretty good VFM as were charged by the minute. Recommend this company.

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Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

As we were on a parking meter, the sales crew said they would hold the boat so we could get on an earlier trip. but when we arrived at the set off point, it had gone. The boys who greeted us were apologetic and charming so we stayed for a drink in the pub overlooking the water, to wait for... More 

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Cheltenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

These guys - Alex, Miles and Millie (hope I've got that right) - were awesome. I turned up on my road bike with a peculiar request for a photo of me and my bike in a punt. Not only did they agree, but they did the punting, and the photography (hopefully we can get a pic here). Many thanks for... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We absolutely loved our punting trip on the Cam, and Olly our guide was amazing. So much history and friendly banter - the conversation went everywhere, and the views are stunning. We looked at the punts from other companies as we travelled and Granta's are in by far the best condition, their staff are all young, fun and funky (and... More 

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Norwich
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a group of 24 people in 2 boats on the busiest day of the year, this company looked after all of them, ages ranging from 10 to 74, and gave them a memorable experience. The two guides were very knowledgeable and were unflappable even though the river was very busy. I would recommend this company if you want... More 

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Lily-Crew, Manager at Granta Boat & Punt Company, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it was so nice to meet you all. Our crew take their roles very seriously and try, every day, to provide a quality experience that visitors expect. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards, Lily More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

My friend Balpreet and I had a lovely time punting today. We were guided very well by one if the Granta tour guides today (19/6/14). (Apologies I forget the name, was trying my level best to hide the migraine that so inconveniently ensued itself at the time and despite being a doctor I ought to carry meds) Very informative and... More 

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