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Lovely views

There are some great photos of the Ship Canal to be taken from the Quays . Sunset can be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
prguru2015
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Salford, United Kingdom
Good day out

We went Manchester to Liverpool. Surprised how many people were on the boat but there was space to... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
catherineb690
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Marsden, United Kingdom
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Take the canal trip from Salford to Liverpool - it is a great way to spend a day. Excellent commentary

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WhatNoBiscuits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some great photos of the Ship Canal to be taken from the Quays . Sunset can be particularly lovely.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank prguru2015
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Did the cruise from Liverpool to Manchester with a group of friends. We had a very entertaining and informative guide who told us all about what was on and around the canal, and its history.The boat was large and well equipped with refreshments. The only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Souwester147
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We went Manchester to Liverpool. Surprised how many people were on the boat but there was space to sit and walk around. Go for the upper deck as more to see, especially when sailing parallel to the Mersey. Took 6 hours on the boat with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank catherineb690
Reviewed 14 September 2018

For every mile from Eastham to Manchester this is a marvel. The whole distance there are things to look at - quays, sluices, bridges, other ships, locks and the list goes on - there isnt a moment of boredom travelling on the canal. See Mersey...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Me and my partner went on this trip on the 28/8/2018,, A lot of the trip was cut off due to a bridge been down,,No mention of part refund,,The food sold on the ferry was out of date that day and stale,My girlfriend took the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jane m
Reviewed 29 August 2018

You pick up a coach at the Imperial War Museum car park for a short drive to the dock to pick up the boat, actually a Mersey Ferry, unfortunately a lock gate had failed and we had to start a little further along at Irlam...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julian G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Coach from IWM North to dock, six hour cruise along the canal to Liverpool. Coach back. £42, wow, great value. Wonderful views of wildlife and industry.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul7499
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I've read other reviews and can see their point of view. The only thing that I disagree with is that it is the fault of the tour company that the scenery is disappointing in places.Not sure how anyone can alter that. Yes we had delays...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hellothereitsmehere
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was my first trip out after a sudden illness, I did request medical assistance before the trip, whilst on the vessel T S M Royal ISIS..The company had been informed I might need help, I was greeted by the captain ,he took me to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Maureen B
2 April 2018|
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No it's a full length one way trip with coach return.
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Response from Praful S | Reviewed this property |
There is café, which serves light lunches, snacks and hot drinks. Not sure about alcoholic drinks. But I am sure, one would not die of hunger or thirst on board!
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