This 50 minute River Cruise is a great way to see Liverpool, with audio commentary you can hear tales of smuggling and music that have touched this friendly city over the years and given it a unique charm.
The Cruise departs on the hour every hour from Liverpool Pier Head (Gerry Marsden) Terminal.
11th April - 30th Sept 2023
Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays: 10am – 6pm
1st Oct 2023 onwards:To be confirmed.
24th -26th of December
1st of January
Mersey Ferries Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal, (Gerry Marsden) Liverpool L 3 1DP
Please ensure your exchange at any of the bus stops with the driver. Your ticket is valid for 48hours once it has been redeemed.
Calling at :
Liverpool Pier Head
Mathew Street – Home of the famous Cavern Club
Walker Art Gallery & St Georges Hall
Metropolitan & Anglican Cathedrals
The Philharmonic Hall & Pub
St Lukes bombed out church
China Town – Chinese arch
Liverpool Marina & M&S Arena & Conference Halls
Royal Albert Dock
Tickets may be cancelled up to 7 days before travel to receive a full refund.
Mersey Ferries is a ‘must do’ North West attraction and the only way to see the world famous, unrivalled Liverpool waterfront. On board the 50 minute river cruise, visitors will discover the well-loved legacy of Liverpool and the river Mersey, with its musical and maritime history. While taking in views of Liverpool's riverside architecture and wildlife, you can listen to entertaining audio commentary about the River Mersey's fascinating maritime history. Hear tales of smuggling, music and war - three diverse influences that have touched this friendly city over the years and given it a unique charm.
Departing hourly, the 50 minute river experience sails from Liverpool, Pier Head, calling at Seacombe and *Woodside, Wirral. There is simply no better way to witness and enjoy Liverpool’s iconic waterfront and heritage. (*Please note that Woodside is now closed for refurbishment)
Liverpool River Cruise & Sightseeing Bus Tour – The Best Way to Experience the City!
Take advantage of our most popular tourism trip and experience Liverpool form both water and land! Ferry’cross the Mersey on our 50minute River Explorer Cruise and then visit 14 of the city’s most famous landmarks from Liverpool’s City Explorer open top bus including The Royal Albert Dock, The Cavern Quarter, Cathedrals and Chinese Arch with a guide on each bus it’s a perfect way to learn about Liverpool’s history and culture.
With so much to see and do in Liverpool it can be hard to make the most of the city’s unique views and fascinating history, so if you’re in the mood to discover some of the best sights in the world.
When you return back to Liverpool Pier Head from the River Cruise the City Explorer open top bus tour will be there at Pier Head to continue your journey. Your ticket is valid for 48hours once it has been redeemed – so you can continue your journey in your own time.