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Bat Safari Punting
Wildlife Trust Bat Safari Punting
Join the Wildlife Trust on a Bat Safari punt for adventures at dusk towards Grantchester Meadows.
Grab this chance to see our fantastic local bat population as they emerge from hibernation in May and follow their activities until their return to a snug hideout for winter.
The tours are led by knowledgeable Wildlife Trust Bat Experts and they'll make sure you get the most from your experience. The tours are chauffeured and include the use of specialist electronic bat detectors which convert the bats' sonar signals into audible frequencies.
Your guide will outline the characteristics and habitats of bats likely to be encountered on your trip and teach you how to use the detectors. You'll identify exactly which species of bat are flying close to your punt and find out about our amazing local species.
Last year record breaking numbers of people booking bat punts meant that the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire received more than £10,000 as 50% of ticket sales.
2019 Bat Safari Schedule:
|Date||Departure time||Date||Departure time|
|May||17/05/19 Fri||20:30||Aug||03/08/19 Sat||20:30|
|May||24/05/19 Fri||20:45||Aug||09/08/19 Fri||20:15|
|May||31/05/19 Fri||20:45||Aug||10/08/19 Sat||20:15|
|Jun||07/06/19 Fri||21:00||Aug||16/08/19 Fri||20:00|
|Jun||14/06/19 Fri||21:00||Aug||17/08/19 Sat||20:00|
|Jun||21/06/19 Fri||21:15||Aug||23/08/19 Fri||19:45|
|Jun||28/06/19 Fri||21:15||Aug||24/08/19 Sat||19:45|
|Jul||05/07/19 Fri||21:00||Aug||30/08/19 Fri||19:30|
|Jul||06/07/19 Sat||21:00||Aug||31/08/19 Sat||19:30|
|Jul||12/07/19 Fri||21:00||Sep||06/09/19 Fri||19:15|
|Jul||13/07/19 Sat||21:00||Sep||07/09/19 Sat||19:15|
|Jul||19/07/19 Fri||20:45||Sep||13/09/19 Fri||19:00|
|Jul||20/07/19 Sat||20:45||Sep||14/09/19 Sat||19:00|
|Jul||26/07/19 Fri||20:45||Sep||20/09/19 Fri||18:45|
|Jul||27/07/19 Sat||20:45||Sep||21/09/19 Sat||18:45|
Bat Safari 2019 Tickets
Book your tickets and learn about this important mammals.
Your chauffeur will wear seasonal uniform that is best suited to the day's weather. Our punts can seat up to 12 people and are dressed with cushions and blankets for your comfort. Punts are equipped with extra blankets as well as umbrellas in case the weather changes.
Bat Safari Tours can be taken from our Granta Place Boatyard in the direction of Grantchester. Your tour will include the use of specialist bat detectors. Online bookings should be made 48 hours in advance. For last minute bookings please contact our Bookings Team on 01223 359750.
Punt every day till 30th September for the equivalent of less than £1 a day!
Family Punting Offer
Have the best Cambridge day out for less with your family!