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Manchester Water Taxis

Manchester, England
+44 7572 542075
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BEWARE: No show by the water taxi boat or staff at pickup point. Cheated us.

We paid for the Water Taxi and Old Trafford stadium+museum tour in advance for May 13, 2018. No one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
YatinMumbai
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Mumbai, India
Fantastic trip

had a boys day out with 4 year old grandson ... train into Manchester, bus along Deansgate, Waxi... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
wallibobs
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Sit back and relax as you travel to Old Trafford, Hotel Football, intu Trafford Centre, Event City & Sale from central Manchester 364 days a year along England's oldest man-made waterway, The Bridgewater Canal aboard Manchester's newest mode of transport #waxiMCR
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“trafford centre” (51 reviews)
“old trafford” (17 reviews)
“media city” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:40 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Manchester, England
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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 April 2018

had a boys day out with 4 year old grandson ... train into Manchester, bus along Deansgate, Waxi from Spinningfields to Media City and tram back home ... he (and I) loved it ...best was the Waxi.. great to see Manchester from the river ......More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Had a fantastic trip. Spinningfields to Media City. Knowledgeable captain, pointing out the sites with facts for all of them, a very genial host indeed at the helm. Really can't recommend them enough. You seriously have to try a trip on the river

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Had a return trip on the water taxi from castlefield to the trafford centre, what a relaxing way to travel. Enjoyed it very much and will certainly use it again.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I took friends on the Waxi again yesterday - they were very impressed as I have found it the times I have used it in the past. Always a friendly and helpful skipper, and what a way to arrive in the city centre! Can't wait...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

A great alternative to trams, buses and taxis. It's a really relaxing way to travel, and at the same time you get to see parts of city that you wouldn't normally see. The service was excellent and our pilot/guide was friendly and informative. The water...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Wanted something interesting to do with a three year old - this was perfect! He travelled for free and we were taken as close to the Trafford Centre as if we’d driven. Booking was simple and all communications before the journey were speedy and professional....More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Everything was Fantastic and kids enjoyed every single minute, mainly the driver was very kind and lovely (from Castlefield to Trafford centre). I recommend it to everyone.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

used the water taxi as there was a lot of traffic heading into manchester. ordered the ticket on line very quickly and water taxi was pleasant and efficient.

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Not sure....there is room for them but i dont know sorry.
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Sadly, they're no longer trading - I tried to book to travel to the match on Sunday but they messaged me to say the company had ceased trading. It's such a shame as we travelled with them before Christmas and really enjoyed... More
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