Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Liverpool: River Cruise and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Do The Double (11 stops)

Route Duration: 2 hours

Stops on the Do The Double (11 stops):
  • Pier Head - Ferries depart every hour on the hour between 10am - 4pm
  • Mathew Street - Home of the famous Cavern Club
  • Walker Art Gallery - Home of Museums and Galleries of Liverpool
  • Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Liverpool Cathedral
  • Chinatown Gate - Chinese arch
  • Cains Brewery Village - Baltic Market, independent bars, coffee shops and stalls
  • M&S Bank Arena
  • Albert Dock
Attractions on the Do The Double (11 stops):

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool / St. George's Hall / Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool / Walker Art Gallery / Chinatown / Pier Head / Bombed Out Church / Mersey Ferries / Mathew Street

Operates: 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, Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, St Luke's bombed out church,China Town – Chinese arch, Cains Brewery, Liverpool Marina & Echo Arena & Conference Halls. Your City Explorer bus tour can be used on the same day as your cruise and the following day giving you maximum sightseeing opportunity.

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  • Hop-on hop-off tour
Not included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • Your tickets will be held at Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal for collection on the day of the cruise
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Flloyd K
4 | 2019-08-14

This is a great way to get the flavour and tempo and pulse of Liverpool. The river cruise opens it up, The gbus uides and drivers are excellently well-informed and entertaining.

lee m
5 | 2019-05-01

Had a great day would recommend this to anyone first class we did the river boat first then the bus trip.

Adrian L
5 | 2019-03-29

The combined river cruise and bus allows you to see the best sites of Liverpool. Having been a major port, you need to go on the estuary to appreciate the multiple docks, the ferry and the shipyard. You can then use bus for 24 hours to take you around the main city sites with a very colourful commentary. The option to get off and re-board later is useful to spend some time at any site you wish as well as to spread the 24 hours over 2 consecutive days..

Jonathan M
5 | 2018-09-05

Great bus tour. River cruise was very nice as well.

Rainer H
1 | 2018-08-22

This was the worst tour we have ever taken. The bus did not having proper lower level seating to see the city and there were less than 20 seats. And, some of the seats did not face a window which were to small to see some of the buildings. The tour guide was on the top of the bus. One could not understand most of what he said due to the poor sound system on the bus. And, it did not have the latest equipment on the bus for people to have ear plugs to listen to the narration. Awful tour and I would NOT recommend this from Viator. As far as I'm concerned, Viator should be returning our money for a tour that was substandard including the equipment used. City Explorer Bus Tour. Voucher PH245237701/0003.

Sarah C
5 | 2017-11-07

Value for money! Loved the trips. The bus tour had a tour guide pointing out the sites and explaining about Liverpool. You can get off at certain points and back on over 24 hrs. Loved Liverpool definitely going back. Would do both trips again hopefully when its a bit warmer.



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