Sail away this summer with Mersey Ferries

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Thursday, June 6, 2024

Last month our Evening Cruises got the party started as we sailed down the Mersey watching the sun set with live music. We have had some amazing themed nights already but don't worry, there's still plenty more to come.

We are beyond excited for the rest of our summer programme to launch. From Liverpool Bay Cruises to Fezzy Cross the Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal Cruises to Birdwatching & Wildlife Cruises with RSPB - there's something for everyone!

What's happening this summer...

Liverpool Bay Cruises

The Liverpool Shanty Kings singing on a Liverpool Bay Cruise.


Enjoy stunning scenery and learn more about the fascinating history and geography of the River Mersey and Liverpool Bay, with commentary from a Blue Badge Guide. You can also unwind and enjoy live music provided by the fantastic Liverpool Shanty Kings.

This three hour cruise offers incredible panoramic views of the River Mersey, as you sail past Royal Seaforth Docks, Fort Perch Rock at New Brighton and along the Crosby Channel towards Blundellsands and Formby.

Tickets are £27 per person or £24pp for groups of 20 or more.

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Evening Cruises

Dance the night away on board the iconic Mersey Ferry, with live entertainment, surrounded by the stunning views of Liverpool and Wirral's waterfronts.

This year we have brought back all the favourites from our Evening Cruise with Xebra, 70s Disco Party and our Noughties to Now Party Cruise. Also back by popular demand is our iconic tribute cruises such as our Beatles Tribute Night, Riverboat Shuffle Merseybeat Tribute Cruise and Night at the Movies.

Plus, don’t miss our new to 2024 cruises like our Dance and House Night, Xander and the Peace Pirates, Madonna Tribute Night and Taylor Swift Tribute Night

Tickets are £23 per person or £20pp for groups of 20 or more.

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Group of people enjoying an Evening Cruise with the sun setting in the background.

Manchester Ship Canal Cruises

Ferry cruising the Manchester Ship Canal.


Our Manchester Ship Canal Cruise sails from Liverpool and Wirral, traveling along the captivating Manchester Ship Canal to the historic Latchford Locks and back.

On board you’ll learn about the history of the canal and landmarks from our live commentary. The cruise features live music and the fully licensed bar will be open throughout.

Tickets are £42 per person and £42pp for groups of 20 or more.

Tickets are selling fast for these cruises!

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Bird Watching & Wildlife Cruises with RSPB

We've teamed up with RSPB to host a Bird Watching & Wildlife Cruise on the River Mersey and out into Liverpool Bay. The cruise is perfect for families and both new and experienced watchers. 

There will be lots of fun children's craft activities on board and a Wildlife Bingo game. You could also win some fantastic prizes in the raffle hosted by RSPB.

Adults tickets are £27 and £13.50 for children aged 3-15. 

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Visitors enjoying a spot of wildlife spotting on the ferry.

Fezzy Cross the Mersey

Dazzle Ferry cruising past Liverpool's waterfront on a summers day.


Set sail for 6 hours of live music, as we embark on an afternoon of non-stop dancing. 

This year’s incredible line-up includes 90s dance duo 2Funky2, known for their classic dance anthem ‘Brothers and Sisters’. 

Other acts include electronic dance group K Klass, local singer-songwriter Tricia McTeague and international DJ and Producer Lee Morisson. Plus, one of Mersey Ferries’ most popular Evening Cruise artists, Marc Kenny.

No wellies are needed for this extra special festival. See you on the dance floor!

Tickets are £48 per person.

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