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Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Overview
See the best of Liverpool's unique views and explore its fascinating history with this combo-sightseeing ticket. Join us for a River Explorer Cruise aboard the world-famous Mersey Ferry. For just under an hour, you can sit back, relax and soak in the riverside scenery and landmarks that put Liverpool on the map. The cruise gives you the opportunity to see the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront from the river.

Following the cruise take the City Explorer Open Top Bus Tour and discover the best sights of this fascinating city. The hop-on hop-off bus provides access to all of the main sights and attractions.Your City Explorer Bus Tour can be used on the same day as your cruise and the following day giving you maximum sightseeing opportunity.

The ticket also includes free entry to U-boat Story at Woodside. Here you can view the amazing life on board a real German U-boat. The U-534 is one of only four German World War II submarines in preserved condition remaining in the world
Highlights
  • See Liverpool’s highlights from land and water in one day
  • Combine a hop-on hop-off bus and Mersey boat tour
  • Learn every side of the city’s history via both bus and boat commentary
  • Gain further insight with an admission ticket to the U-Boat Story Museum
  • Flexible sightseeing for personalizing a sightseeing itinerary
What to Expect
River Explorer Cruise: Board your River Explorer ferry at River Mersey’s Pier Head. The boats run regularly throughout the day. Cruise by the UNESCO-protected waterfront, passing the Royal Liver Building and Albert Dock, and learn about Liverpool’s history from the information zones and commentary. Hear about The Beatles ‘Riverboat Shuffle’ gigs of the 1960s. Hop off at the Seacombe, Wirral, or Woodside stops, and opt to use your included admission ticket to Woodside’s U-Boat Story Museum to learn about Germany’s World War II U-boats City Explorer Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: At Pier Head, use your 24-hour pass to board the open-top City Explorer double-decker bus, and enjoy a sightseeing drive around attractions such as Chinatown and Albert Dock. Disembark at any stop to explore independently, or stay aboard for the full loop, listening to the onboard commentary. See the Itinerary for listed stops.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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Duration
2h
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Inclusions
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A coffee shop & restrooms can be found onboard the ferry
  • The ferry is accessible on the main deck for wheelchairs
  • Your tickets will be held at Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal for collection on the day of the cruise
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Fantastic service and great experience got a little more knowledgeable of the city and the u boat at Woodside is a must very interesting and enjoyable would recommend doing the bus tour as well but try to pick a dry day the guides are very knowledgeable and friendly
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Response from MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for the great review Mr P. We are glad you enjoyed day and made full use of the Do the Double ticket. We will pass on your compliments to our team.
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The Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour is a very enjoyable day tour which we were entertained all the way along the trip by Damion our Guide who played his guitar and sang Beatles songs. Well worth the money.
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Response from MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Anil, thank you for your review. You have left this on the Ferries page and not the hop-on-hop-off bus i'm assuming you have purchased one of the deals on offer. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.
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Such fun and good value commentary was great- very helpful and gave us ample knowledge and history of this amazing city.
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Response from MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.
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The boat trip was enjoyable and relaxing and we enjoyed seeing more of Liverpool. Excellent value for money
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Response from MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hi, thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.
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Excellent friendly knowledgeable local people 👍. Would recommend to anyone. Nice to see people who are passionate about their own city and heritage
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Response from MTAttractions, General Manager at Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 5 weeks ago
Hi Graham, thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope you visit again soon.
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By: Mersey Ferries
Paula W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
5629
Brilliant way to start Liverpool stay
The bus tour gives you a 50 minute guided tour of Liverpool and is a great at to decide what you want to do. Do
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lindymck07
Glasgow, United Kingdom
12365
Ferry across the Mersey
You can’t visit Liverpool and not ferry across the Mersey! Sure, it was windy and freezing, but it was really
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Ronnie p
Walsall, United Kingdom
32
Mr p
Fantastic service and great experience got a little more knowledgeable of the city and the u boat at Woodside is a
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Liverpool
10
Reunion
Fantastic , weather a bit unsettled but apart for that a really good time was had by all, we will return.
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LDunlop
Saltcoats, United Kingdom
14571
Very Enjoyable Boat Trip
Great trip on the Mersey. It lasted about 50 minutes and commentary on board. We would have loved to have gotten
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Mrs Jacq
60
A absolute must
We did the 3 parts separately as already had ferry tickets but can’t recommend enough. The bus was so informative
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RosebudTraveller
Guildford, United Kingdom
9347
Ferry trip with extra bonuses
Took the Dazzle Ferry on a sunny February day. Interesting commentary and great views across both banks. The
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KevinTobin467
Bicester, United Kingdom
10943
Does What It Says on the Tin
A 50 minute cruise, with a recorded commentary. Got to see the sites. If you have been on a bus tour, just accept
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Anil V
131
Liverpool Sightseeing Tour
The Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour is a very enjoyable day tour which we were entertained all the way along the trip by
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Hibbsy35
United Kingdom
3015
Dazzle on The Mersey
As other reviewers have said, you can’t visit Liverpool without a trip on the Mersey. We weren’t disappointed, how
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