Mersey Ferries Tickets & Deals

Mersey Ferries Tickets & Deals

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Embark on a ferry across the Mersey and take in the iconic sights of Liverpool

There are two Mersey Ferry ticket options to choose from:

Mersey ferries are symbols of Liverpool

The ferry service across the River Mersey has a history dating back to the 12th century. With the modern Mersey Ferries services beginning in the mid-1800s.

The ferries played a crucial role in transporting people and goods across the river.

Over time, the ferry service expanded and became an integral part of Liverpool's transportation network, and today have become a symbol of Liverpool's rich history and culture.

So if you're visiting Liverpool and wondering if a Mersey Ferry cruise is worth it, we say 'yes'!

1960's history of Mersey Ferries and The Beatles

The Beatles performed four times on-board the ‘The Royal Iris Ferry’ during the 1960's.

These performances were quite the unique set of shows because they span three distinct periods in the development of The Beatles:

  • Riverboat Shuffle Cruise 25th August 1961 – Pre-Epstein when The Beatles were still wearing leather suits!
  • Riverboat Shuffle Cruise August 1962 – Epstein was their manager by which time he had changed their image and changed the leathers for suits, shirts, and ties! Four days after their 10th August appearance on the Ferry, Pete Best was sacked and replaced by Ringo Starr.
  • Their final show on the ferry on 28th September 1962 featured Ringo on drums. By this time they had completed recording their first single ‘Love Me Do’ at Abbey Road studios. One week after the show ‘Love Me Do’ was released.

River Explorer Cruise Tickets

Book your 50-minute sightseeing cruise with commentary tickets here

Available to 31 December 2024

River Explorer Cruise & Sightseeing Bus Tour

50-minute sightseeing cruise & hop on hop off sightseeing bus!

Available to 14 December 2024
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Pick-up points

Board Mersey Ferries:

Pier Head
Georges Parade
L3 1DP

  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible - toilets on main deck so accessible for wheelchairs
  • Recorded commentary in English – telling you the story of Liverpool and it’s waterfront heritage
  • Cruise fact sheets in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese & Mandarin
  • Coffee Shop & Bar on-board

Board Mersey Ferries:

Pier Head
Georges Parade
L3 1DP

Yes, well-behaved dogs are welcome on Mersey Ferries

Yes, Mersey Ferries are pushchair friendly. 

Smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, is strictly prohibited whilst travelling. 

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