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Check out iconic attractions this Half Term with Mersey Ferries

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By The Guide Liverpool

Check out iconic attractions this Half Term with Mersey Ferries
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Experience the world-famous Mersey Ferry, combine your river cruise with a visit to another top attraction and enjoy a day packed full of learning, spectacular views and most of all… fun!

If you’re looking for exciting ways to keep the kids entertained this half term, Mersey Ferries has you covered with a whole host of experiences this October. 

River Explorer Cruise 

The ever-popular River Explorer Cruise is running as normal every day throughout October and is the perfect day out for all the family this half term whatever the weather!

Guided by fascinating commentary throughout the 50-minute trip, the River Explorer Cruise offers passengers unrivalled views of Liverpool and Wirral’s world-famous waterfront with both indoor and outdoor seating

As you relax and take in the views, you will be captivated by the rich and fascinating history of the world-famous Waterfront. The expert commentary reveals many surprising facts about the ferry and the River Mersey’s history – ideal for learning about our city. 

River Explorer Cruise ticket prices: 

Adult: £12.00

Child (5 – 15 years): £8.00

Concession: £10.50

Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children): £34.00

Family ticket (2 adults & 3 children): £37.00

Tickets are available online on the website:

River Cruise & The Beatles Story

Embark on a 50-minute River Explorer Cruise departing from Liverpool Gerry Marsden (Pier Head) Ferry Terminal or Seacombe Ferry Terminal. Discover Liverpool and Wirral’s scenic waterfront while learning about Mersey Ferries’ connection to The Beatles and the city’s maritime and musical history through expert commentary.

Nearby, at The Royal Albert Dock, delve into The Beatles Story exhibition, immersing yourself in the world of the Fab Four. Explore key moments and memorabilia, including George Harrison’s first guitar and original handwritten lyrics.

River Cruise & The Beatles Story combination ticket prices:

Adult: £28.00

Child (5 – 15 years): £16.50

Concession: £22.50

Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children): £82.50

To book, and find out more, visit: . Terms and conditions apply.

River Explorer Cruise & Eureka! Science + Discovery

Eureka! - Birkenhead - Attractions
Credit: Eureka! Science + Discovery

At Seacombe Ferry Terminal, you will find the newly opened Eureka! Science + Discovery visitor attraction. Why not make a day of your trip on the ferry and explore how Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics influence and shape our lives – connecting the everyday with the extraordinary. To enjoy Wirral’s newest attraction, you need to pre-book tickets in advance on the Eureka! Science + Discovery website.

To find out more visit

Terms and conditions apply.

River Cruise & Sightseeing Bus Tour

Set sail ‘cross the Mersey on our 50-minute River Explorer Cruise, an experience that unveils Liverpool and Wirral’s breathtaking waterfronts aboard the world-famous Mersey Ferry. Then, hop aboard the City Explorer Liverpool open-top bus and discover 14 of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks, including the Royal Albert Dock, the Cavern Quarter, and the Chinese Arch. With a knowledgeable guide on every bus, you’ll immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and vibrant culture.

River Cruise & Sightseeing Bus Tour combination ticket prices: 

Adult: £22.50

Child (5 – 15 years): £13.50

Concession: £18.00

Family ticket (2 adults & 3 children): £66.00

For more info on Mersey Ferries click HERE.



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