Cambridge Punt Hire

Punt Rental by the Hour

If you're looking to have your very own Cambridge adventure on the river then hiring one of our rental punts is just the thing! Take out a self-hire punt and head along the inspiring College Backs for a sense of grandeur or choose a punt in the direction of rural Grantchester.

For sights that once inspired the poets Lord Tennyson and Xu Zhimo head out along the spectacular College Backs from our Quayside or Mill Lane Punting Stations. Visit the rural haunts of Lord Byron and Rupert Brooke on the upper river and enjoy a more peaceful setting from our Boatyard. 

Walk Up Prices

Standard Punt Hire: £33 per hour
Concession Punt Hire: £26 per hour

Traditional punts are for up to 6 persons including the punter.
Prices are calculated to the nearest 6 minutes after the first hour.
The minimum age for hiring a boat is 16 years old.
Life-jackets are available upon request.
Hire is subject to our boat hire Terms & Conditions.

Additional Information

Your ticket entitles you to hire one of our 6 person punts (5 seated passengers and one brave volunteer from your group to punt)! Your ticket is valid for up to 6 months from the date of purchase.

Your ticket can be used on a walk-up basis and is for 90 minutes' punting. If you purchase two online tickets you can use them back-to-back for 3 hours on the river. Any additional hire beyond the allotted time will be calculated at the standard hire rate broken down to the nearest 6 minutes.

Our conditions of hire include the requirement to leave a security deposit of a credit card imprint before the start of hire.

We are open 7 days a week all year, except Christmas Day, river conditions permitting. Our opening hours are 9:00 to dusk, with the last boat hire time approximately 60 minutes before the day's closing time.

Please call us on 01223 359750 if you have any questions about your purchase.

Once purchased, e-tickets are non-refundable.

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Email or Call Us: 01223 359750