City River Tour - Manchester River Cruises

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Experience some of the best boat trips with Manchester River Cruises

Enjoy the ultimate tour experience when you sail with Manchester River Cruises! Witness unrivalled sights of Manchester's skyline whilst seeing unique views of the surrounding areas and listen to commentary to accompany your tour.

There's so many things to do with Manchester River Cruises

Offering a range of tours, trips and cruises across the beautiful city of Manchester, you can now look forward to seeing all the sights from the comfort of your seat as you glide along the serene waters of Manchester's river. 

Salford Quays is rapidly becoming one of the most must-visit areas of the iconic city, with the Imperial War Museum, Lowry Arts Theatre, ITV and BBC studios all on its doorstep. Surrounded by a plethora of bars and restaurants, it's the perfect place to spend a family-friendly day in the big city. 

With Manchester River Cruises being a family-built business with a heritage of working Manchester's waterways over 100 years, the knowledgeable guides and experts will help you make the most of any tour. 

Manchester's premier river & canal tour company offers you Experiences, not Trips

  • Bespoke Experiences: Enjoy your tour with Manchester River Cruises catering and customising the experience just for you. 
  • Friendly Crew: The friendly staff are dedicated to providing exceptional service, creating a warm and welcome atmosphere for all visitors. 
  • Alcohol Onboard: Enjoy a sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere with the on-board alcohol selection, curated to elevate your journey. 
  • 10+ Years Experience: The team are well-equipped to deliver top-notch service and expertise tailored to meet your specific needs. 
  • Pets Allowed: Take your furry friend along with you on your cruising adventure.

Book Manchester River Cruises now and experience some of the best boat tours in Manchester!

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Salford Quays - Manchester River Cruises

Enjoy one of the best Salford Quays boat trips with Manchester River Cruises comfortable vessels, knowledgeable guides and incredible views

Available to 29 June 2025
Manchester River Cruises,
The Quays,
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How to find us

Address: Manchester River Cruises, The Quays, Salford, Manchester, M50 3AZ

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  • Toilets
  • Food and drink
  • Parking nearby
  • Public transport accessible

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the vessels, the Manchester River Cruises aren't wheelchair accessible at this current time. 

Yes, you are able to purchase food and drink onboard the Manchester River Cruises vessels.

  • There is a fully stocked licensed bar onboard.
  • There are facilities for making hot drinks.
  • There is a range of light snacks such as crisps and chocolate.

Please note: The Manchester River Cruises departure point may vary, depending on which trip you have purchased.

Salford Quays Boarding Point:

  • Under the Millenium Footbridge in front of the Lowry Outlet Mall.
  • Once you are in the plaza between the Lowry Theatre and the shopping centre you will see the two white pillars of the Millennium Footbridge, head down the side of the bridge and you will see the vessel moored up.

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