Mersey Ferries continues to follow government advice about essential travel and helping to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus and we are reviewing our services in light of this advice.

Update Tuesday 31 March: From Monday 6 April the morning and evening commuter services will be temporarily suspended due to a significant fall in demand but this will be monitored on a regular basis. If your journey is essential and you need to travel cross river please consider bus and rail options.

All River Explorer Cruises and weekend services have been cancelled and U-boat Story is closed.

We have also made the decision to cancel all Evening Cruises and Manchester Ship Canal Cruises in April and May 2020. If you have purchased a ticket for any of these cruises, we will be in touch shortly to arrange a refund. If you have booked a cruise using a gift voucher, we will refund you with a gift voucher.

If you have already bought a ticket for an Evening Cruise, Manchester Ship Canal Cruise or Liverpool Bay Cruise in June or beyond, we are currently planning for these cruises to take place. However, we are monitoring the situation closely and have suspended any further bookings in June.

We strongly advise people to follow the advice about non-essential travel and social distancing and more information is available online.

Customers who are key workers can visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk and rail and bus operator websites for the latest service information.

Manchester Ship Canal Cruise

Manchester Ship Canal Cruises 2020 & 2021

Manchester Ship Canal Cruises are extremely popular for group day trips in England’s Northwest. Why not consider adding this excursion to your programme for 2020 & 2021?

Take in Britain’s grandest canal as you journey between Liverpool and the vibrant Salford. Mersey Ferries fascinating Manchester Ship Canal Cruise offers you a North West day out to remember. Come aboard with us for a six hour trip* that’s as awe inspiring as it is relaxing.

You’ll travel the 35-miles of the canal, enjoying spectacular scenery and a lively commentary along the way. We’ll tell the story of how this magnificent waterway shaped the city of Manchester and the North West of England; take you through locks and bridges that have remained largely unchanged since their construction over 100 years ago; plus show you some of the region’s most stunning architectural and natural sights.

To make your journey even more enjoyable our licensed bar and servery are available on board, selling refreshments and snacks throughout the cruise.

When it comes to the direction of travel the choice is yours, so start your trip at Salford or at the opposite end of the route from either our Seacombe (Wirral CH44 6QY) or Liverpool (L3 1DP) terminals.
Once you’ve finished your day of cruising we’ll return to your point of departure by dedicated coach transfer. Alternatively you can arrange to drop your group at the departure point and then collect them at the other end of the canal six hours later.

Manchester Ship Canal Cruise 2020 & 2021 Group Rates

Mersey Ferries offers special rates for group visits. Prices are for groups of 20 or more adult visitors. To take advantage of these group rates, please pre-book by calling our team on 0151 330 1420 (Monday – Friday 9am – 4.30pm) or alternatively email groups@merseyferries.co.uk ‚Äč

2020 & 2021 Rates
£39 per person for groups of 20 or more organising your own transport
£42 per person for groups of 20 or more using our return coach transfer

 

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