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.

Liverpool Bay Cruises

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. 

We have 14 sailings from June to August in 2020, so get ready to enjoy incredible panoramic views of the river as you sail past Royal Seaforth Docks, Fort Perch Rock at New Brighton and along the Crosby Channel towards Blundellsands and Formby. 

This special sightseeing cruise will also give you the chance to experience Anthony Gormley’s spectacular Another Place art installation at Crosby Beach from the river, and enjoy incredible views of the 100 cast-iron life-sized figures spread across the foreshore, stretching out into the sea.  

As you sail back into Liverpool from the mouth of the river and the Irish Sea, you’ll follow the journey of many cruise liners and ships, past and present. 

The cruise features live music from talented local artists, and the fully licensed bar will be open throughout, so you can buy snacks and drinks. This one-of-a-kind sightseeing cruise is the perfect day trip for everyone to enjoy this summer.  
 
For groups of 20 or more please call 0151 330 1420 or email groups@merseyferries.co.uk

Sailing Dates

  • Departs Seacombe

    Departs Pier Head

  • 13 June

    Saturday

    10:15
    14:15
    10:25
    14:25
  • 14 June

    Sunday

    10:15
    14:15
    10:25
    14:25
  • 28 June

    Sunday

    10:15
    14:15
    10:25
    14:25
  • 12 July

    Sunday

    10:15
    14:15
    10:25
    14:25
  • 15 July

    Wednesday

    10:15
    14:15
    10:25
    14:25
  • 14 August

    Friday

    10:15
    14:15
    10:25
    14:25
  • 15 August

    Saturday

    10:15
    14:15
    10:25
    14:25

Pricing

  • Adult

    16+

    £19.00

  • Child

    3-15 yrs

    £9.50

  • Infant

    0-2 yrs

    Free

Other important information

Views can be subject to weather and tides. We reserve the right to change the advertised music artist. The live music performance area is situated on the upper deck, which is accessible by stairs only. The main deck of the vessel is fully accessible and includes accessible toilet and bar area. Any alcohol must be bought on board the ferry. Light refreshments and snacks will be available to buy on board.