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Address: Media City, Salford M50 3AZ, England
Phone Number: 1614080869
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Description: Sightseeing boat trips around Salford Quays and the Manchester Ship Canal.

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It is just a boat trip

I booked a trip as we were visitin Manchester for my partners birthday in June. To be honest, although it was ok, the commentary was very out. It was an MP3 recording that told... read more

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3 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

.The boat trip was very relaxing. Drinks and snacks were served on board. The crew were very informative. Both crew members were very friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I booked a trip as we were visitin Manchester for my partners birthday in June. To be honest, although it was ok, the commentary was very out. It was an MP3 recording that told you about things that you had not seen or had already passed. They should at least keep control so when you are passing things it tells... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This trip is well worth taking. Seeing the quays from a different angle. There is on board commentary, inside or outside seating & crew were friendly. Reasonable price too. An enjoyable way to spend an hour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A very good way of spending 45 minutes having a look at the Salford Quays from the water side with some detailed commentary about the history of the place. The two crew members were extremely pleasant and helpful and the whole experience was both excellent value and very interesting. Highly recommended!

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

While visiting & staying with a friend, I treated her family to the trip for her granddaughters 4th birthday. It was a really good trip with an informative recording being played. We had a bit of a giggle when the skipper let them have a turn at the helm & took pictures wearing a sailors cap. Would definitely recommend this... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Nice little 45 minute cruise around the Salford quays, very friendly crew and an informative dialogue given during the trip.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Booked in advance online for a 2pm cruise. Cost is £10.50 per adult for a 45 minute cruise around Salford Quays, or should I say Media City, as the BBC would like us all to know it as. The friendly crew are very informative and it is very interesting to hear them talk about the history of the quays. Sadly,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Lived in Manchester all my life and was lovely to get a different perspective on the area. Crew friendly and knowledgeable. Best booking in advance as can get busy.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Looking after our grandchildren over the long holidays we were looking for something a little bit different to stop them from getting bored. We had taken some visitors from Kent on the short cruise last summer and they were absolutely surprised as they thought that Salford was the same as depicted in Coronation Street. The boat trip lasts for 45... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Booked in advance online for a midday cruise. Cost is £10.50 per adult for a 45 minute cruise around Salford Quays, or should I say Media City, as the BBC would like us all to know it as. The friendly crew are very informative and it is very interesting to hear them talk about the history of the quays. If... More 

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