Best price guarantee
Tour Operator: Alumni Tours 2h 30m Travel method:   Walking Region / Starts from: Oxford

Shared • Combined Oxford University Walking & Punting Tour Led By University Alumni

Combined Walking and PuntingTour


2.5 hours


You get to combine our graduate-led 90-minute college walking tour and our student-led 30-minute punting tour

Meet your graduate guide at the entrance of the 'Shop of Secrets' on Broad Street for your 90-minute Oxford University College walking tour and learn about the colourful story of the oldest English speaking university in the world.

After your walking tour you will be directed to the starting point of our punting tour. As you set off south from the boathouse you will be chauffeured gently past Oxford’s famous Botanic Gardens, Magdalen College School fields, Christ Church Meadows where Lewis Carroll was teaching students in the mid 19th century when he wrote the famous Alice Through the Looking Glass and Alice in Wonderland. Then past St Hilda’s College gardens and back to the Boathouse.

Starting Times

11 AM, 1PM, 3 PM

Best price guarantee
No hidden costs

For all bookings of day tours, a minimum of 24 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 24 hours notice, no refund is given.

For all bookings of multi-day and custom private tours, a minimum of 72 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 72 hours' notice, no refund is given*

*Note that in the event the client requests a refund for any reason, Tour Desk reserves the right to charge a 3% administration fee to cover costs incurred.

Cancellation and refund requests need to be sent in writing to

Meeting point
11-12 Broad street, Oxford, OX1 3AP
Important information
Departure Point for your Walking Tour:

The starting point for your walking tour at the red post box, Broad Street, Oxford.

The starting point for your punting tour is Magdalen Bridge Boathouse, High St, Oxford OX1 4AU.

For combined tours starting at 11 am punting starts at 1pm. For combined tours starting at 1 pm punting starts at 3pm and for combined tours starting at 3pm punting starts at 5pm. Please arrive 5 minutes early for all time slots.


  • Walking tours are not suitable for those unable to walk for the duration of the tour.

  • Wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes.

  • Ensure you use the toilet before your tour as there are no toilet breaks throughout your experience.

  • Strict lateness policy: If you are late for your tour you will need to buy another ticket for another time slot.

Cancellations & Refunds Policy:

Cancel 24 hours or more in advance and receive a full refund. Customers must check in on time and at the correct meeting point or risk missing the tour and having to purchase new tickets. Traffic and train delays (or cancellations) will not entitle you to reimbursement or rebooking. Give yourself enough time to arrive a minimum of 5 minutes early.

✆ +44 1223 787270