Mersey Ferry Cruises (Liverpool) Reviews
Description:Wildlife discovery cruises.
Newest Review: ... from. There was a ferry in, which looked like it was about to leave and keen to catch it we scurried off in its direction only to be turned away from the kiosk because we didn't have a ticket. Tickets are purchased from a building about 100 metres further along the pier, which doubles up as a visitor centre/information centre. We dashed over there and found quite a queue which meant we missed ... more
Customer Mersey Ferry Cruises (Liverpool) Reviews (2)
by - written on 06/06/10, updated on 24/06/10 (Very useful, 400 readings)
According to my other half a visit to Liverpool wouldn't be complete without a trip across the Mersey on one of the ferries and I didn't take too much convincing to agree. There have been ferries crossing the short distance from Liverpool to the Wirral peninsula for over 800 years and even today despite the fact that there are now two different tunnels beneath the Mersey these ferries still carry thousands of passengers every year. There are three different ferries that operate the route all of which are owned by the Merseytravel Company. Originally these vessels were called Woodchurch, Overchurch and Mountwood but following extensive renovations they were ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/10/09 (Very useful, 280 readings)
The ferries that cross the Mersey must surely be among the most famous passenger boats in the world. Immortalised in song, and always a feature of the Liverpool waterfront, they have been offering people a route across the river for over 800 years. Despite the opening of two tunnels in the 20th century, today's ferries are still providing the same service and in my opinion, a visit to Liverpool would not be complete without a trip on one of these iconic vessels. What many people do not know is that the Mersey Ferries offer far more than just convenient passage across the river. As befits their historical importance, the ferries are used for many ... Read the complete review
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