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Trinity Punts

Garret Hostel Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TJ, England
44 1223 338483
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Ranked #14 of 54 Activities in Cambridge
Type: Tours
Owner description: One of the least expensive of the punt hire firms where people can hire their own boat or hire a chauffeured tour with a guided commentary of the... more » Owner description: One of the least expensive of the punt hire firms where people can hire their own boat or hire a chauffeured tour with a guided commentary of the various sights and attractions along the River Cam. Prices are £14 per hour for self hire and £12.50 per person for tours, with a minimum of £40 per tour. « less
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Bishop's Stortford
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Tucked away at the end of Garret Hostel Lane - follow the chalk marks on the walls! Very reasonably priced and comfortable punts, with umbrellas provided 'just in case'. Knowledgeable punter and entertaining too. Highly recommended, and much better than the other, higher priced companies I've used before.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our guide was knowledgeable and a skillful punter - unlike a lot of others we witnessed on the canal! Definitely recommend paying for the guided trip rather than the self drive option. The canal is very beautiful and calming, with great views of the colleges backing onto it, and lovely bridges to navigate under. I would recommend going when the... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Love Cambridge but previously resisted taking a punt on the river trips. The Mill pond station, priced at £17+, deterred but we came across this location by accident and £12.50 sounded reasonable. Very, very reasonable as the whole experience was fun, informative and great value with our particular 'gondolier', not an undergraduate but a townie with a definite first in... More

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Laurel, Maryland
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had a very knowledgeable guide he was very polite and sweet. We heard some of the other guides from other companies and they were definitely not as knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the trip and I loved having someone to take us though we could have done it ourselves. I would have preferred to be by ourselves but it was... More

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St. Petersburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A really nice girl driver took all the way around. You can heal all the funny stories from her. You can also go to the pub next to the water if you want a glass of cider))

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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Our tour guide was a very knowledgable mature man who obviously enjoys his work. he was able to answer our questions on the history of the colleges etc. this man is very passionate about his tours and was a fun and interesting guide. the punt was comfortable even though is was cool and sprinkling, padded mats, rug and umbrellas were... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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75 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Thank you, Chris, for the wonderful experience!! We booked online for the £50 for a private tour for 4 people is the best price you'll find in Cambridge! It's £12.50 online or £14/pp day-of so this is an excellent value. It was worth every penny! This was the highlight of my experience in Cambridge. Reading reviews of all touring co's,... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Great way to spend a hour in Cambridge,Book a private punt,Our punt Master was Ed,and what a nice chap he is,Great with the kids,and very informative of all Cambridge,Very busy on the Cam the day we went,but not a problem for Ed,we cursed passed all the tourist having collisions, Ask Ed about the making of the punts,when we were there... More

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Cambridge
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Hello. My name is John and I have just been part of one of the most wonderful tourist experiences on the planet, a punt tour on the river Cam through buildings clothed in grandeur. The chauffeur was brilliant. To keep up I had to get ahead of myself! Name withheld

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

Being advised to opt for one of the smaller companies we stumbled across trinity. Their punts looked quite tatty but I can see past that and thought if we received a university guide this would more than compensate. I was a little bemused after we paid £50 for a private tour, a little man who smelt of alcohol apoached the... More

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