See the city of dreaming spires both from the beautiful views of the river at a leisurely pace with a relaxing river trip in the comfort of your private group. See Oxford skyline plus Christchurch & Christchurch meadows. Start with a guided walking tour (not private group)- select either to join our 12.30 start city & university walk tour or the 2.30 start Harry Potter film sites walk tour. You can then select either to have a chauffeured excursion on a punt or row boat (30-60 minutes duration on boat) or you can instead take the boat out yourself to row or punt for 1 hour boat hire. Your guide on walk tour will walk you to Magdalen boathouse & tell you about Oxbridge's rowing traditions & the origins of the story of Alice in Wonderland, which resulted from just such an outing on the river on July 4th 1862. Option also exists to request boat trip to take place before the walking tour- upon request, when you book.
See the city of dreaming spires both from the beautiful views of the river at a leisurely pace with a relaxing river trip in the comfort of your private group. See Oxford skyline plus Christchurch & Christchurch meadows. Firstly, select either to join our 12.30 city & university walk tour or the 2.30 Harry Potter film sites walk tour (not private group but average 5 persons only outside high season). Your guide will then walk you to the boats at Magdalen bridge, where you can select either to have a chauffeured excursion on a punt or row boat (duration from 30-60minutes) or you can instead take the boat out yourself to row or punt for 1 hour. Notice: each boat takes 3-5 customers. Please be aware that on busiest days in high season, there will be queues to get your boat ready but we will always call boathouse to reserve your boat, to try to reduce queuing time. Please note that the river is about average 6 feet (2m) deep, so if you can't swim, make this fact known when you book & to the guide & to the boathouse staff, when preparing the boat. Children will always be offered a lifebelt. The default schedule is for the river trip to be scheduled at the end of the walking tour. However, if your schedule requires you to instead take the river trip before the walk tour, then please make this fact known, when you book and state what time you can start. The boat house is located 15 minutes walk away from our meeting point and queues to get boat prepared will average 15 minutes (possibly longer on busy days), so please plan your schedule with time to spare! The guided walking tour options (lasting 90 minutes+) are as follows: • 12.30 City & University tour visits inside college/s (on any university graduation dates, we cannot guarantee entry into a college) • 2.30pm Harry Potter film sites tour (visits inside Divinity school + New college, worth up to £6 per person in entry fees included in ticket price)