Liverpool Mersey River Cruise and Open-Top Bus Ticket

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Liverpool
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Tour description

See the best of Liverpool's unique views and explore its fascinating history with this combo ticket. This combination of fantastic 50-minute River Explorer Cruise with a fabulous City Explorer Open Top Bus Tour helps you discover the best sights of this fascinating city.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to sailing to redeem your ticket as the ferry departs on the hour between 10am – 4pm.On board this 50-minute river cruise, visitors will discover the well-loved legacy of Liverpool and the river Mersey, with its musical and maritime history. From The Beatles performing on the Riverboat Shuffle cruises in the early 1960s to tales of smuggling, this ferry carries a cargo of memories. Just sit back and enjoy the fascinating commentary, wonder at the wildlife and absorb the heritage.Departing hourly the 50-minute river experience sails from Liverpool, Pier Head, calling at Seacombe and Woodside, Wirral and then returning to Liverpool Pier Head. The cruise features fantastic commentary, a choice of cruise fact sheets in French, German, Spanish, Italian & Japanese and a route highlighting the Liverpool waterfront a UNESCO world heritage site. Your ticket also includes free entry to the U-boat Story that allows you to view the amazing life on board a real World War II German U-boat at Woodside ferry terminal.Discover the on-board zones and interpretation panels, listen to fascinating commentary and take a picture of the world famous skyline.When you arrive back at Liverpool Pier Head, the City Explorer open top bus tour will be there at Pier Head to continue your journey. The City Explorer brings the best of Liverpool to you. Visit iconic places of interest and learn about the city’s culture and history with a live guide on every bus, which will be calling at: • Albert Dock • Liverpool Pier Head – Unesco world heritage waterfront • Mathew Street – Home of the famous Cavern Club • Walker Art Gallery & St Georges Hall • Metropolitan & Anglican Cathedrals • The Philharmonic Hall & Pub • St Luke's bombed out church • China Town – Chinese arch • Cains Brewery • Liverpool Marina & Echo Arena & Conference Halls 

What's included

  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Entry/Admission - Bombed Out Church

What's not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Family friendly
  • Popular choice with kids