Sponsorship Opportunities

Dazzle Ferry at night

‚ÄčA unique opportunity to partner with one of Britain's most iconic brands

Mersey Ferries is one of the top paid for visitor attractions in the Liverpool City Region and has one of the most recognisable images and associations with Liverpool. As part of our long term strategy, plans are currently underway for a new Mersey Ferry, the first in 60 years with an anticipated launch date during 2021. This will provide the opportunity to partner not only with an iconic brand but to be an integral part of the momentous launch of a new Mersey Ferry.

Our products and services consist of:

  • Providing over 2000 ferry sailings a year, the River Explorer Cruise is the core ferry product offering a 50 minute sightseeing cruise between Liverpool and Wirral terminals.
  • Delivering a weekday commuter service between Wirral and Liverpool early morning and late afternoon/evening
  • Scheduling between 40 and 60 Manchester Ship Canal Cruises a year which travel between Liverpool and Salford
  • Special Cruises throughout the year including commemoration, celebratory and wildlife events
  • Summer Evening Cruises featuring live music from the best local talent
  • Joint ticketing with Liverpool attractions including The Beatles Story, City Explorer Open Top Bus and the Liverpool Anglian Cathedral

Now your business can benefit from association with one of the country's most recognisable, visible and loved brands:

  • Associate your business with over 800 years of history and success
  • Increase your brand's visibility locally, nationally and internationally
  • Raise your profile by association with a world-famous heritage brand
  • Exposure opportunities with visitor numbers in Liverpool increasing to 34.8m per year
  • Influence through 550,000 passenger journeys made each year on Mersey Ferries
  • Be part of a unique experience - the only way to see Liverpool's UNESCO World Heritage waterfront up close and in entirety is aboard a Mersey Ferry
  • Participation in world class events held in the city
  • Approximately 15,000 visitors travel on the Mersey Ferries' Manchester Ship Canal Cruise each year, a six hour leisure tour of the country's grandest canal
  • An ideal opportunity to target a wide demographic, including; commuters, adults visitors, families, travel groups and business visitors

For further information or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Jonathan Lamkin - Commercial Development Manager
Merseytravel
Jonathan.lamkin@merseytravel.gov.uk
0151 330 1036