Enjoy the fresh air and incredible views of Liverpool’s skyline with our 10 minute commuter and cross river sailings. Our Commuter Service departs from Pier Head and Seacombe each weekday morning and evening. Cross river services operate all week, and depart from Pier Head and Seacombe.
Face coverings must be worn at all times on the ferry and in the terminals to help keep everyone safe. Don’t forget to leave extra time for your journey and keep your distance from your fellow passengers. Find more information and prices on our Current Service Information page.

Gift Vouchers

Manchester Ship Canal Cruise Gift Vouchers

If you're looking for a unique gift for someone special how about a Mersey Ferries gift voucher! 

Our fascinating Manchester Ship Canal Cruise takes passengers on a journey of over 125 years of martime history, sailing through peaceful Cheshire countryside and passing iconic industrial landmarks along the way.

This six-hour day cruise is the perfect present for both history buffs and wildlife watchers alike, and is a truly memorable, special gift.

Gift vouchers are £46 per person and can be used on any 2021 sailing (the gift recipient can choose when to travel after receiving the voucher!) 

Due to the cancellation of bookings for the 2020 Manchester Ship Canal season we are unable to exchange gift vouchers at this current time.

Customers with Manchester Ship Canal gift vouchers will be able to exchange the vouchers for a sailing in 2021.

Vouchers do not need to be re-issued, please keep gift vouchers safe until the opportunity is available to exchange the vouchers for a future cruise.   



Important sailing information 

  • Cruises depart from Liverpool / Wirral or Salford Quays
  • The cruise lasts 5-6 hours
  • On board commentary along the way
  • Snacks and drinks are available to buy on board
  • Return coach transfer is included to starting point
Manchester Ship Canal Cruise Gift Vouchers
Royal Iris sailing under a bridge
Royal Iris passing a swing brige
Customers taking photographs of the canal

River Explorer Cruise Gift Vouchers

We also offer gift vouchers for our 50-minute sightseeing cruises. 

Our River Explorer Cruise is the perfect way to see the very best sights of Liverpool and Wirral from the water! All River Explorer Cruise gift vouchers include entrance to U-boat Story at Woodside ferry terminal too.

River Explorer Cruise vouchers are valid until 31 December 2021.

River Explorer Cruise Gift Vouchers

Important Information 

Manchester Ship Canal gift vouchers are vaild until October 2021. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 season we are unable to exchange Manchester Ship Canal Cruise gift vouchers at this time. All spaces on Mersey Ferries cruises must be booked in advance. Please note that all cruises are subject to availability, so please book early to avoid disappointment. All Mersey Ferries vouchers are sent in a presentation wallet. Gift vouchers cannot be replaced, refunded or exchanged on the day. If you live outside the UK and wish to purchase gift vouchers, please call 0151 330 1003 and order by phone. An admin/postal charge of £1.50 will be applied for Europe and £2.25 for the rest of the world. The charge will apply to each order. Please note phone bookings for gift vouchers are currently suspended.