Tour code: 5296FERRY

Maximize your time in Liverpool with a hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise along the Mersey River! Aboard a colorful ‘dazzle ferry,’ pass main city attractions and disembark at any of the port stops to check out the sites up close. Upgrade your tour to include entry to Spaceport, an interactive space center, and the U-Boat Story for a look at an authentic WWII German submarine. Guaranteed fun for the whole family!  


  • 50-minute standard hop-on hop-off Mersey River Explorer Cruise
  • Optional upgrades to family-friendly Liverpool attractions
  • Audio commentary on board the River Mersey cruise
  • Visit the three main Liverpool ports - Pier Head, Seacombe and Birkenhead Woodside
  • Save money by upgrading your ticket to include visits to the Spaceport or U-Boat Story
  • Purchase an all-inclusive ticket, to see the best of Liverpool in one day

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What You Can Expect

Mersey River Explorer Cruise from Liverpool

Mersey River Explorer Cruise from Liverpool

Discover Liverpool’s best activities and sites by boat with a single-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing pass! To start your exciting Mersey River adventure, head to any of the three embarkation points: Pier Head Port, Seacombe Port or Woodside Port. Enjoy the family-friendly attractions and the flexibility of determining you own itinerary and pace. 

Along the 50-minute roundtrip cruise, listen to colorful audio commentary about Liverpool’s riverside history, speckled with stories of smuggling, war and music – all influential players in the city's development. Catch impressive views of Liverpool’s key riverside landmarks and hop off wherever you’d like to explore – another boat will be by to pick you up shortly. 

Enrich the day by combining your river tour with an access pass to Liverpool’s out-of-this-world Spaceport attraction, located near Seacombe Port. Kids and adults alike will love the interactive space exhibits, the planetarium and the cosmic coaster space ride. History buffs may choose the U-Boat Story upgrade for a fascinating tour inside a real WWII German submarine. For the full adventure, choose the all-inclusive pass and see it all!

To end your tour, simple disembark at any of the stops. Easy!

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

fantastic morning ferry across the mersey cruise, my friend and i just did the stay on trip but you can get off and explore...would recommend to all traveling to liverpool,,great time had

Noreen D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great tour to see and hear historical facts about the city!

john n j

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Thoroughly enjoyable

Helen H United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Really enjoyable

Richard C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Very well done! Enjoyed it immensely.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

This tour was amazing!

Mrs J Somerton S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Loved the experience of The Mersey river ferry also went to the U Boat museum which is a boys thing really and I thought it was excellent very informative and somewhere I would recommend to my friends. Love Liverpool as one of the best cities to visit in the UK.

Lisa G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

A must for anyone visiting Liverpool for the 1st time. Good value for money. Great way to spend an hour or so. Great information provided on the boat.

vachnal USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Nice way to see the area

Murtaza P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Nice. Bargain. Quick to book and smooth deal. Highly recommend

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