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Mersey Ferry

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Address: Pier Head | Georges Parade, Liverpool L3 1DR, England
Phone Number: +44 151 330 1444
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Hop aboard one of our daily River Explorer Cruises for stunning views,...

Hop aboard one of our daily River Explorer Cruises for stunning views, fascinating history and unlimited sea air.

An iconic Mersey Ferry will take you on a 50-minute journey that lets you explore the River Mersey's rich past... And present. You'll see the unrivalled and ever evolving UNESCO world heritage waterfront from the deck of this famous ferry.

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Mersey River Explorer Cruise from Liverpool
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The ferry provides a round trip ticket allowing you to hop on and off the ferry as you like. The ferry has a very good and informative commentary and the free visit to the German... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The ferry provides a round trip ticket allowing you to hop on and off the ferry as you like. The ferry has a very good and informative commentary and the free visit to the German U boat an added bonus. We combined this with entry to the Beatles Exhibition which was also very good. A great way to see some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

With a family of 13 year old and 6 year old everyone was take. By the ferry trip! Very formative commentary on board! Fab time had by all!!

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Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the ferry from Birkenhead on a grey day in August and our day was brightened. Snowdrop is brightly painted as a tribute to WW1 naval vessels and she looks glorious. The recorded commentary is informative and fun and, of course, "Ferry across the Mersey" just has to be played. This is the way to arrive in the city... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

cracking trip on the ferry...lots of information about Liverpool i didn`t know..well organised 50 minute trip thanks

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Anyone familiar with the Beatles, will know of the ferry across the Mersey. This ferry, called Snowdrop, is painted in wartime dazzle. A recorded commentary is played for the complete journey which lasts just under an hour. Try to get an early crossing (say 10am) as it gets very packed later in the day. The ferry departs on the hour... More 

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your trip on the ferry. We look forward to welcoming you aboard again soon. More 

cumbria england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we can to liverpool and did the ferry what a good day it was everyone on board was really friendly we have neaver done this before and i would do it again thanks everyone

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip on the Mersey Ferry. We look forward to welcoming you aboard again soon. More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

"Ferry Across the Mersey" is a song you will not be able to get out of your head after this little sail. Every time the ferry takes off, it blasts and it is hard not to sing along... Remembering the original Royal Iris and Royal Daffodil, the boat being used now is a bit too funky and jarring to the... More 

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your trip on the Mersey Ferry. We hope you will join us aboard again soon! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Today myself and family ( approx 20 adults and children) went on The Snowdrop ferry.. The main reason for going was to spread my mums ashes in the Mersey which was her wish. I cannot express my gratitude more than I can for the wonderful staff at the ticket office to the crew on board who couldn't do enough for... More 

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Please accept our sincere sympathies at the loss of your mother, but we are glad that we were able to make the day a bit easier for you and your family. We will pass your comments onto our staff. More 

Ulverston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the razzle dazzle boat The kids thought it was fun, the views were great, it was our first time here, loved the Beatles statues, lovely views at Seacombe, would do this again

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your trip on the Mersey Ferry, and that you liked the Dazzle Ferry. We look forward to welcoming you aboard again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During Liverpool's arts biennial, everyday there was the treat of a ride on a multi-coloured, psychedelic-looking ferry called 'Snowdrop' from Birkenhead to Liverpool. It was designed by Peter Blake (who also designed the front cover of The Beatles' Sergeant Peppers album). The trip by ferry in practical terms is slower than the usual travel between the centres of Birkenhead and... More 

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Thanks for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your trip on the Mersey Ferry. We look forward to welcoming you aboard again soon. More 

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