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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.
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  • 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

When on here on a sunny saturday afternoon the ferry is quite large and you could probably stop all day on it for the price of a supersaver ticket (£5.20 ) which also allows you to go to southport of chester on the train ,...More

Thank Peter e
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok, so it was informative bit disappointing at the same time. Wanted to experience hearing "the song" and I was assured that yes they did play Ferry 'Cross the Mersey, but as we found out, it was only about six bars of music a couple...More

Thank lovechocolatecake
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ferry Cross the Mersey ! I thought it was Freddie and the Dreamers, it was Gerry and the Pacemakers. They play it every time you're leaving a pier, but only for 20 seconds or so. Must drive them as mad as it might have done...More

Thank RBM056
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Ferry on the Mersey is well known for my generation even if we were not in Liverpool. Gary and the Pacemakers mad the freey famous. The port is at Pier Head jus some steps from the Beatles statue. Waiting for the ferry you can...More

Thank Istvan G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The ferry across the mersey as the song goes is well worth the trip. a hop-on hop-off tour on the river mersey with opportunities to visit locations on the far side of the river. All part of the nostalgia surrounding mersey side.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lot of fun riding the Ferry. We got the Daily Double ticket which was a combination of riding the Hop ON Hop Off and The Mersey Ferry for a discount price. It is not well advertised so make sure you ask for...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Liverpool with my mother yesterday and bought a double ticket which gave us access to a return ferry crossing, the Liverpool sightseeing bus and the Uboat museum in Birkenhead. I parked in Birkenhead right outside the terminal for £1 an hour. Both the...More

Thank Suefolks
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday morning at 10am ready for the 10:20am boat from Seacombe. Free parking was great. Centre only opened at 10am. On arrival we were told the ferry would not be running at 10:20am and unlikely for the 11:20am as it was...More

Thank poppies111
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're sorry you experienced some problems on Saturday. Unfortunately the ferry was delayed coming out of the dock where she berths overnight. This was out of our control. Our Customer Service phone lines are open from 8am at weekends and so you can always check...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting ferry ride with good commentary .Stop off at Birkenhead to visit the last UBoat to be sunk in 2nd World war .The museum is included in the ferry ride, The grandkids found it interesting particularly deciphering the code sent to the touch screen.

Thank Jeremy594
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad you were able to fit in a visit to U-Boat Story as well as the cruise.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby and I went for a trip on Snowdrop. We paid for the package tour which included the Spaceport and U boat tours. We really enjoyed our trip across the Mersey which included some great commentary on the History of Liverpool and the surrounding...More

Thank MrsF01
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Mersey Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

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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.