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What to expect

Get on a hop-on-hop-off river cruise for sightseeing in Liverpool and take in the famous Mersey River. It's all here for you to explore aboard the Mersey Ferry. Listen to an audio guide about the history of the waterfront. On this cruise, they will also give you the opportunity to see many of the attractions along the Liverpool waterfront and much more. Learn about the fascinating history of the city of Liverpool as you cruise past the city and see landmarks like Tate Liverpool, the Royal Albert Dock, and more. Get a whole new perspective of the city from the world-famous waterfront of Liverpool on this cruise. For the whole 50 minutes, you get full commentary to understand the maritime and musical history of the place. Hear the stories of music, smuggling, and war through the audio commentary. Book your Liverpool River Cruise ticket and get to Pier Head today.

About The Liverpool Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise

What are the locations and sights on a Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise?

Get on the boat and enjoy bliss seating inside or outside. At Mersey Ferries Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal, get your paper ticket and embark on a journey on the Mersey River. You can just do a single tour, but you have the option to re-join the trip at any of the three stops of the tour.

While listening to the brilliant audio commentary telling tales of Liverpool's history of war, music, and smuggling, check out the many attractions this northern city in the United Kingdom has to offer from a different perspective. Pass by several places such as the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Tate Liverpool and many more.

How does the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise work?

Board the cruise at the Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal and take the journey on the boat for a trip around the Mersey River. You can also rejoin the cruise from any of the three stops along the cruise. The terminals in the tour are Pier Head in Liverpool, Seacombe/Wallasey, and Woodside/Birkenhead. Boats depart every hour from Pier Head. The time of the cruise from Pier Head is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from February to March every day of the week. From April to August, take the boat at 10 a.m. from Monday to Friday with the last boat at 4 p.m. The last boat on Saturday and Sunday is at 4 p.m.

From Woodside Ferry Terminal, every boat leaves the pier 20 minutes past the hour. The first tour starts at 10:20 a.m. On Saturday and Sunday, the last boat leaves at 4:20 p.m. Check out Woodside Ferry Village while you're at the Woodside terminal.

Sit inside or outside on the deck and enjoy all that Liverpool has to offer. Take your ticket and start your journey from the pier today.

What can I expect from this cruise?

Expect to be blown away by all the city of Liverpool has to offer on this cruise aboard the Mersey River. See attractions from a different perspective and discover the history of how Liverpool came to be.

You may get to check out Dazzle Ferry, which is the only operating Dazzle ship in the United Kingdom. Sir Peter Blake designed this spectacular ship. You may also get to check out MV Royal Iris, which was built by William Denny & Brothers. Get your ticket for the cruise today.

What age is this cruise suitable for?

This cruise is suitable for visitors of all ages. Adults need to accompany children on this tour.

How long does the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise take?

The duration of this tour is 50 minutes.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where does the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise start and end?

The tour starts from Pier Head Liverpool Ferry Terminal. The address of the starting point is Pier Head, Georges Parade, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1DR, United Kingdom. You will return to the same address after the tour.

How do I get to the cruise's departure point?

If you're travelling from London to the starting point of the tour, take the M1 and M6 to reach the destination in around four hours.

James Street is the nearest train station and is two minutes away from the starting point.

You can also choose to fly to the destination. Liverpool airport is just 30 minutes away.

When should I arrive at the departure point?

Arrive at least 20-30 minutes before the start of your cruise.

Where can I park?

Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is the nearest parking to the location. There is also parking at Woodside Ferry Terminal.

Where are the toilet facilities on the cruise?

There are toilets in the terminals. You will also find accessible toilets at all ferry terminals. Accessible restrooms are available onboard.

What facilities are available on the cruise?

There is outside and inside seating along with a cafe and restrooms.

Is this cruise accessible?

The cruise is wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Where can I eat during the cruise?

You can eat near the various terminals on the tour. You can also buy refreshments at the cafe aboard the cruise.

Some popular restaurants near Pier Head Terminal in Liverpool are The Fab4 Cafe, Matou, The Waterfront Cafe, and Brasco Lounge.

Book Liverpool River Cruise tickets and get to Pier Head today.

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