Evening and Special Cruises

People on summer evening cruise

Looking for something totally different to do in Liverpool? Maybe you're planning a staff night out, an evening with your friends or going on a date? If so, we've got the perfect idea! Spend an evening sailing the Mersey aboard the Mersey Ferry, listening to live music from local talent or dancing the night away ABBA and The Beatles!

Please note: no dogs (except guide dogs) are allowed on our evening cruises. 


Summer Evening Cruises 2019: May - September

Our Summer Evening Cruises feature live music from the best local talent, a fully licensed bar and stunning views of the Liverpool and Wirral waterfronts. Get your tickets here.​

Themed Evening Cruises

This year, we've got more artists and events than ever before! As well as our most popular tribute nights like ABBA and The Beatles, we've got some brand new events on the calendar too... from Rock & Roll and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, to Sounds of the 70s and the Spice Girls!​​

Liverpool Bay Sightseeing Cruises

Experience breath-taking views from the deck of an iconic Mersey Ferry, as you sail into Liverpool Bay on this brand new sightseeing cruise. During the three-hour cruise, you’ll enjoy incredible scenery and learn more about the fascinating history and geography of the River Mersey and Liverpool Bay with expert commentary from a Blue Badge Guide. Find out more.​

​​RSPB Bird watching & Nature discovery cruise

Mersey Ferries and the RSPB are hosting a Bird Watching & Nature Discovery Cruise on the River Mersey and out into the bay. The cruise is perfect for families and both new and experienced watchers alike.​ 

Cruise ship visits 2019 

The Cruise Liverpool terminal welcomes many magnificent cruise liners and the perfect way to view the cruises is from aboard the famous Mersey Ferry! Cruises call throughout the year from April until December and all dates are available online.​​​​

Join us on a River Explorer Cruise on 16 July to see the impressive Queen Mary 2 in Liverpool! Ferries set sail throughout the day and offer the best views of this incredible ship. ​Book online​.


A free celebration of music, art, food and more on Liverpool’s iconic Waterfront. This maritime event will cover Pier Head, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Salthouse Dock, the paved area of The Strand and Mann Island with a whole raft of free family friendly activities​. The festival will celebrate the Port of Liverpool as an arrival and departure base for world class culture, music, food, wine and art. ​

We'll be running our River Explorer Cruises throughout the weekend, so you can see all the action from the heart of the Mersey! 

Find out more: theriverfestival.co.uk​ ​


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