Daily River Explorer Cruises

A world-class city. A world-famous ferry. This is THE way to see Liverpool.

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.

River Explorer Cruises depart hourly from the 3 terminals listed below and a return ticket lets you break your journey at any one of them. They can be combined with a visit  our waterfront attractions (see below) and make a great trip for the whole family. So, start planning yours today!

View our famous journey 

Terminals & Riverside Attractions

  • Seacombe Ferry Terminal(Wirral)    
    For Spaceport, our Space themed attraction that currently hosts the incredible Time Travellers exhibition.
  • Woodside Ferry Terminal(Wirral)
    For U-boat Story, our real World War 2 German submarine exhibition
  • Pier Head Ferry Terminal (Liverpool)
    For the Beatles Story, including the Fab 4-D experience, which charts the life of the world-famous Liverpool band.
Mersey Ferries Limited reserves the right to alter, or in the event of adverse weather, curtail or cancel the cruise, whereupon an alternative refund or date will be offered. Save for adverse weather conditions Mersey ferries Limited cannot be held responsible and shall not be liable for the cancellation, delay or curtailment of the cruise caused by events or circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

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