River Cruise & Sightseeing Bus Tour
Sail the River Mersey on a 50-minute River Explorer sightseeing cruise and travel around Liverpool on the City Explorer Open Top Bus.
Ferry ‘cross the Mersey on our 50-minute River Explorer Cruise for a unique view of Liverpool and Wirral’s spectacular waterfronts on the world-famous Mersey Ferry. Then visit 14 of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks from the City Explorer Liverpool open top bus, including the Royal Albert Dock, the Cavern Quarter and the Chinese Arch. With a live guide on every bus, it is the perfect way to learn about the city’s history and culture.
City Explorer Bus Tours will not operate from Monday 18 December 2023 until Monday 1 January 2024. Tours will restart on Tuesday 2 January 2024.
Over 60s & NUS card holders
2 adults & 3 children
Visitor Information & Ticket Validity
Your City Explorer Bus Tour ticket can be used on both the same day as your cruise and the following day, giving you the maximum sightseeing opportunity! The ferry ticket can only be used once, on the date you have chosen to travel or on the day you have bought it from any of our city outlets. Please check City Explorer Bus Tour for timetable information. Please note we only accept card payments at Mersey Ferry terminals.
You can make a group booking online and a discount will be applied if your group is 20 or more. You can book online for groups up to 30 people. If your group is 31 or more, please contact [email protected]
Please visit our group visit page for more information.
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