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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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A Great Few Hours

The Mersey Ferry is as always for me brilliant. Very cold at the moment but its Winter!! The ferries have had a torrid time lately with problems but I know they have all worked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Mersey Ferry is as always for me brilliant. Very cold at the moment but its Winter!! The ferries have had a torrid time lately with problems but I know they have all worked very very hard to get back to normal. Its a brilliant trip especially on a nice day and getting off at Seacombe and then Woodside is... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well you have to do it, don't you, if only to hear that song again! It was a good trip with a good commentary.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole purpose of our trip to Liverpool was to capture the spirit of the Beatles and the era. This ferry ride fulfilled that aim. The commentary was good. Having Gerry & The Pacemakers serenade as we departed and returned to the dock at Liverpool was memory jogger.

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad that your trip on the ferry helped bring back some happy memories, and hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Liverpool. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy the Mersey ferry, it's quite cheap if you purchase a saveaway type ticket before travel. The views from the Mersey are lovely , I've not lost the enjoyment of watching the tyres get squished as the ferry docks. As someone who lives close to the terminal it's a shame they are not more frequent and the cost... More 

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! If you would like a slightly longer cruise, why not join us on a Manchester Ship Canal Cruise? This 6-hour cruise between Liverpool and Salford, is a great chance to spend a full day on the ferry and enjoy some beautiful scenery at the same time. Gift vouchers are available for our 2017 sailing dates. Find... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mersey ferry trip is a MUST do thing to do. I have to let you in on a little secret. If you do the River Cruise , then obviously, do enjoy it ( the bowl of Scouse on the ferry is almost as good as mine ) ,but the must do is get off at Woodside ferry terminal. In here... 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, and also your visit to Woodside. We hope you were able to visit the U-boat Story at Woodside, entry to which is included in the price of your River Explorer Cruise ticket. More 

Silverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mersey Ferries have been runnung for decades. I remember using them before WW2 and travelling to New Brighton on a luggage boat which was pressed ointo service because of the volume of folki wanting to use them. I used them for work for manyyears and latterly for just a comfortable cruise to Wallasey and Birkenhead to refresh many memories.... More 

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! It's great to hear your memories of using the ferry, thank you for sharing them with us. More 

Howell,NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ferry takes you to both sides of the Mersey and you can disembark if you choose to. The commentary was both informative and interesting. The skyline view of Liverpool and Albert Dock was amazing. I never realized Liverpool was such a cultural city.

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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, and that you got some great views of the Liverpool waterfront. More 

Cambridge
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Couldn't believe that Liverpool has let the ferries get in the state where neither of them can run - they are an iconic part of the city and we were looking forward to our first trip on the ferries for over 10 years. A real shame this has been allowed to happen.

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MTAttractions, Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were not able to enjoy a trip on the ferry. We know this is disappointing for passengers, and we are working hard to make sure that the ferries return to service as soon as possible. More 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Excellent trip and a must do for first timers to Liverpool. Lots of history is explained to you over the intercom as you chug past the buildings on the Mersey. Included in the price is also the U-Boat Museum, which is interesting in and of itself.

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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. More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Absolutely loved it!! A great experience on the only working 'dazzle boat' in the world. Commentary was good and interesting and the view across the Mersey is second to none.

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Thanks for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your trip on the Mersey Ferry. More 

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