Liverpool : River Cruise with Open-Top Bus City Tour and Cathedral Tower Tour

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What You'll Get

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to sailing to redeem your ticket as the ferry departs on the hour between 10am – 4pm.
On board this 50-minute river cruise, visitors will discover the well-loved legacy of Liverpool and the river Mersey, with its musical and maritime history. From The Beatles performing on the Riverboat Shuffle cruises in the early 1960s to tales of smuggling, this ferry carries a cargo of memories. Just sit back and enjoy the fascinating commentary, wonder at the wildlife and absorb the heritage.
Departing hourly the 50-minute river experience sails from Liverpool, Pier Head, calling at Seacombe and Woodside, Wirral and then returning to Liverpool Pier Head. The cruise features fantastic commentary, a choice of cruise fact sheets in French, German, Spanish, Italian & Japanese and a route highlighting the Liverpool waterfront a UNESCO world heritage site. Your ticket also includes free entry to the U-boat Story that allows you to view the amazing life on board a real World War II German U-boat at Woodside ferry terminal.
Discover the on-board zones and interpretation panels, listen to fascinating commentary and take a picture of the world famous skyline.
When you arrive back at Liverpool Pier Head, the City Explorer open top bus tour will be there at Pier Head to continue your journey. The City Explorer brings the best of Liverpool to you. Visit iconic places of interest and learn about the city’s culture and history with a live guide on every bus. The bus will be calling at:
• Albert Dock
• Liverpool Pier Head – Unesco world heritage waterfront
• Mathew Street – Home of the famous Cavern Club
• Walker Art Gallery & St Georges Hall, Metropolitan Cathedral
Then hop off at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. The Cathedral Tower is accessible by two consecutive lifts followed by 108 stairs; the panoramic views of the city are amazing!
Once you've had a good look around the Cathedral hop back onto the open top bus tour again, now calling at:
• St Luke's bombed out church
• China Town – Chinese arch
• Cains Brewery
• Liverpool Marina & Echo Arena & Conference Halls 
There really is no better way to discover the city than with the Liverpool Experience.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • The tower tour is not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved going up the 108 stairs up the tower
  • The tower tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • There are no external views of the city available at the intermediary levels
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Entry/Admission - Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
  • Entry/Admission - Bombed Out Church
  • Entry/Admission - Liverpool Cathedral

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase

Departure Point
St. George's Hall

Departure Time
10:00 AM


Voucher Info

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The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.

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