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Liverpool-50-Minute Mersey River Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Discover Liverpool’s best activities and sites by boat with a single-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing pass. To start your exciting Mersey River adventure, head to any of the three embarkation points: Pier Head Port, Seacombe Port, or Woodside Port. Enjoy the family-friendly attractions and the flexibility of determining your own itinerary and pace. 

    Listen to colorful audio commentary about Liverpool’s riverside history, speckled with stories of smuggling, war, and music—all influential players in the city's development. Catch impressive views of Liverpool’s key riverside landmarks and hop off wherever you’d like to explore—another boat will be by to pick you up shortly. 

    Enrich the day by combining your river tour with an access pass to Liverpool’s out-of-this-world Spaceport attraction, located near Seacombe Port. Kids and adults alike will love the interactive space exhibits, the planetarium, and the cosmic coaster space ride. History buffs may also enjoy the U-Boat Story for a fascinating tour inside a real WWII German submarine, with included admission.

    To end your tour, simple disembark at any of the stops.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DP, UK
    Departure Time
    4/1/2019 - 3/30/2020Monday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Tuesday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Wednesday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Thursday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Friday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Saturday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Roundtrip ferry
    • Free Entry to U-Boat Story U534
    • Historical commentary in English - Various language sheets are available on request.
    • Entry/Admission - Mersey Ferries
    • Entry/Admission - U-boat Story
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Very interesting and nostalgic ferry ride on probably the most famous ferry in the world. You don't have to do the trip all in one and you have the option of getting off and going to the Spaceport and German U Boat Museum. If It's...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank ChappersLFC
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We went on the 50-minute river cruise, which we thoroughly enjoyed with the special points of interest being indicated by a very pleasant voice over the intercom. We saw everything there was to see, and it was interesting putting into port on various places, but...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank JuneBug1939
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Kids enjoyed the ferry ride and open top bus tour. Nice day in Liverpool. Thankyou for the experience.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank StephyDs75
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    For a first time visitor to Liverpool, the iconic Mersey Ferry is something that has to be done. We were lucky enough to have a reasonably bright day although being a Saturday, we were glad that we'd taken the first 10.00 cruise as by the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank ryanpimm
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We all enjoyed this trip on the ferry, from my eleven year old Daughter to my seventy one year old Mother!. The weather was really bad so it was a good thing yo do as there are plenty of seats indoors. There are two small...More

    Thank lynned1976
    MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are really pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your trip on the Ferry and visit to the U-Boat Story!

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    Zoe A
    28 August 2019|
    Response from louise3774 | Reviewed this property |
    They have toilets on the ferry but not sure about all the terminals. Enjoy
    Dave G
    12 August 2019|
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    Response from W5494RApetero |
    Yes dogs are ok but not sure if you have to pay. Try the Web site
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    • Mersey Ferries
    • Duration: 50m
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