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Canterbury Punting Company

Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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“relaxing trip” (10 reviews)
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Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NQ, England
+44 7786 332666
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A calm and gentle way to experience the Rivet Stour. While it's not a guided tour of the river our boatman was chatty and knowledgeable. We chose a sunny day in the late afternoon and weren't disappointed. Everyone would enjoy this trip in my opinion!Even...More

Thank Dot C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a little lucky, you can go in the river alone with your partner in no time. Especially if your tour guide is Sebastien. You can take beautiful pictures and wrap them around your partner.

Thank Osman Ö
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic, relaxing and informative punting tour of the river. So beautiful and our guide was so entertaining with lots of knowledge about Canterbury. Thank you Well worth the trip and would recommend a go.

Thank Harris K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely relaxing experience. Very informative and they seemed to go out of their way to accommodate my family, as they were fully booked till a certain time, we did not have the time to wait so they tried there best to fit us...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely trip up and down one of the sections of the river that passes through Canterbury. It's well run, and the staff are all very pleasant. The accompanying chatter from the puntmaster general/guide about Canterbury and its history was, unfortunately, peppered with...More

Thank Porpsny
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our family of four, really enjoyed our afternoon punting trip. The staff were tremendously friendly and informative. The weather was sunny which enhanced the trip no end. The punt tour takes about forty five minutes and the punter gave us lots of interesting facts and...More

Thank SJJG
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our 40 minute punt down the river. So relaxing. The punter was very informative and funny. He clearly enjoyed taking us for the tour, would highly recommend.

Thank lesleyhyatt
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

All the best cities in the world look nicer by boat , Canterbury is no exception, already pretty by foot , by water it is truly quaint and magical. Really enjoyed our guided tour. Our guide who was either called Sebastian or Harry (sorry mate...More

Thank Jimbosyourman
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Well helllllooooooo! Great sights, including if I do say so myself, the boys themselves! One doest loveth their dulcet English tones and manners! Wouldn't get THAT in Oz! Now my daughter really wants to go to uni in Canterbury! Don't blame her! And the punt...More

Thank jgls
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My husband & I had a delightful time punting on the River Stour one sunny afternoon. In our punt were two other couples & we were very compatible.

Thank Jeanne D
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Clare S
Are you open in December? We're visiting from 21 st and would love to go on a boat trip.
18 December 2016|
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Response from Polly O | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the punting company either but they are closed during the winter.
Peter A
We will be touring around in May following our Lions Convention in Eastbourne, then staying for two nights in Canterbury, going on to Leeds Castle, Cambridge and Lincoln, before returning home to Liverpool. As we intend to see as many places as possible, the Punt tour sounds fascinating. How long does it last, what times does it operate, and how much does it cost?
12 April 2016|
Response from Duncan W |
Hi, we start from 10.30am, until 5pm,it's a 40 minute guided tour, and costs £10 per person, £8 students/seniors, and £5 children. D
How much are the rides and can dogs go on them?
2 October 2015|
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