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Mersey Ferry

Pier Head | Georges Parade, Liverpool L3 1DR, England
+44 151 330 1444
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Pier Head | Georges Parade, Liverpool L3 1DR, England
Central Liverpool
+44 151 330 1444
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Here today woth my two girls aged 8 and 9 and my partner. This was more of a trio down memory lane for us as we had the same day out/visit with our parents many years ago. It is a nice little half hour ish...More

Thank SeanC1970
Reviewed yesterday

the ferry tour is well worth the money ,we was lucky to have had a scorching hot day so it's quite a relief when the ferry gets going as you get a nice cool breeze , sitting or standing on the right hand side seems...More

Thank martinvickers17
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had wanted to do the twilight 2 hour cruise but that was booked out so we opted for the 50minute round trip, across the river and back. On the Royal Iris. Seated inside we could not hear the commentary, so we moved outside and...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very pleasant sail up the river to seacombe were we got off and visited spaceport,if you like space into this is the place to visit . After a lovely cup of coffee and ice-cream,we got another ferry back to pierhead and on leaving the...More

Thank 173websites
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a nice way to see the city. There are a couple of stops that you can get off on the other side or you can just stay on for the ride. It would've been better if the sun was out!

Thank jo l
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great hour spent on the mersey. Well worth the money with a recorded commentary and short bursts of ..ferry cross the mersey song Crew friendly and efficient...

Thank _helenbholden
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Mersey Ferry is a lovely & informative trip. Nice little refreshment bar on board, seating inside or on deck. Landing jetty can be very steep at low tide with assistance offered for those that need it. Trip can be done in conjunction with 'Tourist...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband went to school In Birkenhead, lived in Wallasey and has travelled across to Liverpool on the Mersey Ferry many,many times in the past but with Jerry and the Pacemakers going round in my head I wanted to go across. We were on holiday...More

Thank 563sue
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ferry cross the Mersey... this song was stuck in my head all day after taking this trip. Visiting friends in Wirral, the fab five took the ferry from Seacombe to Liverpool's Pier Head on a beautiful and bright Sunday. It was a packed vessel and...More

Thank CarolyneC19
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Carolyne, thanks for leaving your review. We're glad you enjoyed your trip on the Mersey Ferry - the artwork really is brilliant, isn't it?

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to see the city and the architecture but much of the commentary was designed for those sitting / standing on one side of the boat which was not ideal for elderly visitors.

Thank Lauren T
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Lauren, thanks for leaving your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the views of the city. I'm sorry that you were disappointed with the commentary; I will pass this on to the Operations Team.

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Cheryl M
27 July 2017|
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Response from Gillian B | Reviewed this property |
I would say you need to check with the ferry company and the Mersey authorities, but start with the ferry company they might be able to arrange everything if its possible. They all seem so helpful.
Tim D
21 May 2017|
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Response from Patrick N | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, it is a flat fee of 9 pounds and you can turn up any time, ferries are every half hour or so
Ariel G
10 April 2017|
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Response from Silvia D | Reviewed this property |
During the afternoon / or late afternoon is the best for photographs. If you want to hop off & visit the space exhibition then go during the morning- as it will give you more time.