Liverpool, United Kingdom

Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise

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Embark on a Mersey River cruise and enjoy Liverpool's world-famous waterfront from a whole new perspective. This jaunt aboard the well-known Mersey Ferry allows you to take in the rich history of the Liverpool Waterfront, and a full commentary provides the lowdown on what you're looking at for the whole 50 minutes.


During your ride, discover the well-loved legacy of Liverpool and the river Mersey, with its musical and maritime history. While you take in the sight of Liverpool's riverside architecture, enjoy entertaining audio commentary that tell tales of smuggling, music and war – three diverse influences that have touched this city over the years and give...

What's Included

  • * Mersey Ferry River Explorer Tour (one loop)
  • * Hot drinks and refreshments served at the onboard cafe

Important informations

  • * Please note that the last ferry departs at 16:00. It is not possible to take any cruises afterwards. * Kids under 5 go free. Pick up a free ticket upon arrival * Reduced tickets for seniors 60+ * River Explorer Cruise: One loop only, but you can get off at any of the three terminals and hop back on Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at Mersey Ferries Liverpool: The Gerry Marsden Ferry Terminal. * You can only do 1 tour, but you can disembark and re-join the cruise at any of the 3 stops * Terminals: Pier Head/Liverpool - Seacombe/Wallasey - Woodside/Birkenhead * Pier Head: During Feb-Mar: Monday-Sunday: first boat at 10:00, last at 16:00. During Apr-Aug: Monday-Friday: first boat at 10:00, last at 16:00. Saturday & Sunday: last boat at 16:00. Boats depart hourly * Woodside: Closed for refurbishments until September 2024 * Seacombe: Boats depart at 20 minutes past the hour (10:20-15:20). Saturday & Sunday: last boat at 16:20 * To find out more about what you can see during the River Explorer Cruise, check out the free onboard mobile tour guide by using your phone or tablet. Look out for the posters on board the ferry which provide instructions and login details. No internet connection is required, as your phone or tablet will connect to local transmitters positioned on the ferry * In the unlikely event that the ferry is cancelled due to weather or mechanical issues, please contact Tiqets for a refund
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.

Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

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