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Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Highlights
  • See Liverpool’s highlights from land and water in one day
  • Combine a hop-on hop-off bus and Mersey boat tour
  • Learn every side of the city’s history via both bus and boat commentary
  • Gain further insight with an admission ticket to the U-Boat Story Museum
  • Flexible sightseeing for personalizing a sightseeing itinerary
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Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Overview
Sightseeing in Liverpool isn’t just about viewing the sights on land, it’s also about admiring the UNESCO-listed waterfront from the River Mersey. This tour lets you do both and more with a hop-on hop-off double-decker tour, a Mersey cruise to see the skyline from the water, and an admission ticket to Woodside’s U-Boat Story Museum. Ideal for first-timers and anyone seeking a hassle-free overview of the city with background on the sights.
What to Expect
River Explorer Cruise (50-minute loop):
Board your River Explorer ferry at River Mersey’s Pier Head. The boats run hourly between 10am and 4pm.
Cruise by the UNESCO-protected waterfront, passing the Royal Liver Building and Albert Dock, and learn about Liverpool’s history from the information zones and commentary. Hear about The Beatles ‘Riverboat Shuffle’ gigs of the 1960s.
Hop off at the Seacombe, Wirral, or Woodside stops, and opt to use your included admission ticket to Woodside’s U-Boat Story Museum to learn about Germany’s World War II U-boats
City Explorer Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour:
At Pier Head, use your 24-hour pass to board the open-top City Explorer double-decker bus, and enjoy a sightseeing drive around attractions such asthe Cavern Quarter and Albert Dock.
Disembark at any stop to explore independently, or stay aboard for the full loop, listening to the onboard commentary. See the Itinerary for listed stops. Buses run every 30 minutes.
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All reviews u boat live guide hop on hop well worth the money local knowledge liver building weather was great great sights quick look your bearings aching feet can't wait to go back real shame city sightseeing bus tour informative tour top deck free entry
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must do tour Dave the driver and Mary the guide kept us well entertained and showed us some great places to go then the river cruise was good and showed us another side of Liverpool well worth it and very good value

Thank louisegregory68
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip on the Ferry with our Do the Double offer!

Reviewed 5 days ago

the stories you hear ,how the Beatles started, the history of an time gone by learning about the culture not to mention a football power. all great to know and admire.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ffilia45
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our first visit to Liverpool this was a great way to see the city with a great guide The Boat trip up The Mersey was a absolute bonus

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Alison E
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are really pleased to hear that your enjoyed your trip on the Ferry with our Do the Double offer!

Reviewed 6 days ago

This experience was the best thing we did on our weekend in Liverpool.We knew there was lots to see and most of it free but at end of tour need to come back for a week not a weekend. Our comentater Tony (I belive) and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank pat c
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We're really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to Liverpool, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We combined the Bus Tour and River Cruise. Thoroughly enjoyed both, making really good use of the hop on / off (bus not ferry). Great local knowledge from guides with plenty of humor thrown in. Excellent value for money.

Date of experience: May 2019
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MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferries, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are really pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip on the Ferry and the Bus Tour!

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ASmity
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17 April 2019|
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Response from Essex66 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they run throughout the day till about 4pm. It's normally on the hour. I think during the summer months may lay on 2 per hour. It's great value for money
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Hello, at the Pier Head area there are a few tour bus companies, so you can pick what tour and route you want, they leave fairly regular so no need to pre-book and if you need to wait there's plenty to look at in the area or... More
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