Salisbury Punting Chauffeur Tours

Step on board one of our traditional hand-built punts and enjoy the most unique viewing of Salisbury’s unseen character. Hear enchanting stories about Salisbury and understand the captivating history of the River Avon.

Traditional Tours

The tour is approximately 45 minutes and your Chauffeur will show you a number of sites such as:

  • Bishop’s Canonry
  • Walton Canonry
  • Medieval Hall
  • Salisbury Museum (the King’s House)
  • A view of Salisbury Cathedral from a completely different aspect.
  • A first-hand experience of the wildlife that the River Avon has to offer!


  • Halcyon: £50 for the first two adults, each extra adult is a further £15 up to a maximum of 9 people.
  • Spirit of Salisbury: £50 for the first two adults, each extra adult is a further £15 up to a maximum of 6 people
  • Children (under 16): £7.50
  • Family tour ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children): £60
  • A bottle of bubbles: £25 per bottle
Wedding Tours

Wedding and Event Tours

If you’re celebrating your wedding or hosting an event at the Rose and Crown Hotel or Riverside Hotel, treat your guests to short chauffeured trips on the river, with trips lasting from 15 minutes to suit your needs.

We offer wedding and event bookings with the boat of your choice (Spirit of Salisbury, Halcyon or both), with prices depending on the boat you choose.

  • Spirit of Salisbury: from £150 an hour
  • Halcyon: from £225 an hour

We can decorate our boats at extra cost, as well as running both boats to suit your desires, drop us a call or email and we can work on a package to suit your event.

Book your tour

Tours are normally available from May to September, depending on weather conditions. Out of season, you can still buy a voucher or make an advanced booking by emailing us.


Why not treat someone to a punting experience? We offer vouchers for parties of all sizes: a unique gift for a special occasion. Please email us to purchase a voucher. If you have a voucher that appears to be expired, do get in contact as we will respect vouchers not yet claimed.