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Cruise on the famous Mersey Ferry

1/10: Cruise on the famous Mersey Ferry

  • Cruise on the famous Mersey Ferry
  • See Liverpool's iconic waterfront
  • Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Take a sightseeing bus tour around Liverpool's best sights and attractions
  • Liverpool Cathedral is one of the biggest in the world
  • U-534 is one of only four U-Boats on display around the world
  • See iconic landmarks from the Mersey Ferry
  • The exhibition includes artefacts and items belonging to the crew
  • Liverpool waterfront is a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Explore different sections of the U-Boat
  • U-534 was sunk in 1945 and salvaged in 1993
  • Choose from a range of ticket options including attractions and sightseeing
  • A great day out for families
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Mersey Ferries - River Explorer Cruise and U-Boat Story Breaks

See the best of Liverpool’s world-renowned waterfront with a trip on the famous Mersey Ferry.

Hop aboard one of Liverpool's daily Mersey River Explorer Cruises for stunning views, fascinating history and unlimited sea air. An iconic Mersey Ferry will take you on a 50-minute journey with a commentary that lets you explore the River Mersey's rich past and present. You'll see world-renowned architecture and Mersey wildlife; hear stories of smuggling, music and war; and be touched by the lives of city's famously friendly people.

Choose from a range of ticket types which let you see even more of Liverpool’s sights.

Do The Double - River Cruise & Open Top Bus Tour: As well as a River Explorer Cruise, this ticket includes a sightseeing bus trip where you’ll get to see even more of the city including the Royal Albert Dock, Cavern Quarter, Liverpool One and the city’s museums, galleries and cathedrals.

Do The Treble - River Cruise, Open Top Bus & Cathedral Tour: Choose this ticket and add a trip to the top of the tower of Liverpool Cathedral. The tower stands at over 100 metres and gives great views of the city and beyond; on a clear day you may be able to spot Blackpool Tower and the mountains of Snowdonia.

River Explorer Cruise & Spaceport: Step off the ferry at Seacombe and experience life beyond the stars at Spaceport. With a host of interactive, hands-on exhibits you’ll be able to discover more about the planets and space exploration. There is also a collection of Star Wars costumes and props which will fascinate fans of the epic film series!

River Explorer Cruise & U-Boat Story: The U-boat Story is a visitor attraction telling the story of World War II German submarine U-534. You will see into the cross-sectioned submarine and discover its amazing story through a highly interactive and exciting exhibition.

Mersey Ferries Highlights

  • River Explorer Cruises depart hourly from the Pier Head Terminal
  • See some of Liverpool's famous landmarks such as the cathedrals, the Liver Building and the Albert Dock
  • The U-Boat Story is located at Woodside ferry terminal, just step off the boat and you're there!
  • Liverpool Cathedral’s tower stands at over 100 metres, one of the tallest church towers in the world.


What Makes it Super

A great way to see the sights of Liverpool while cruising on an iconic Mersey ferry. The accompanying commentary is informative and amusing and tells some great stories about Liverpool's past and its colourful characters. The U-Boat story is built around U-534, a real life WW2 German submarine which was sunk during the war and raised from the depths to be put on display. It is one of only 4 U-Boats on display around the world.


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