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Weekly Edition - Publication date:- 2017-10-03

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Hop on board a Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise this Easter

THIS Easter and embark on a fun filled family day out that will spark the imaginations of little ones, with a Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise! This fantastic 50 minute cruise shows visitors breath taking views of Liverpool's iconic waterfront, and includes stops at Seacombe and Woodside Ferry Terminals, where families can hop off to visit the fantastic Spaceport and the U-Boat Story attractions, both of which, are on offer for 1 price this Easter when booked online in advance.*

Allow younger sailors to blast off into space at Spaceport, venturing on a voyage across the galaxy in the Explorer 1: space ride simulator taking visitors on a journey through space. Or discover what lies beyond, with the 360? dome which offers a 25 minute experience captivating for all ages. Explore the interactive, hands on exhibitions while also checking out the amazing 360o show:- 'We are Aliens', narrated by Rupert Grint, at the Space Dome Theatre. This ₤10 million attraction is ideal for families who can get interactive while learning about space and science.

Then take a trip back in time with the U-Boat story to capture an insight into what life was like underwater for the crew of the real German WWII U-435, 1 of only 4 U-Boats, and have a go at cracking the Enigma code that contributed to the Allies success in the Battle of the Atlantic.

The River Cruise Explorer is Liverpool's must do attraction and runs all year round. Discover the Cities' musical and maritime history, from The Beatles performing on the Riverboat Shuffle cruises in the early 60's to tales of smuggling! The cruise takes in all the major sights on the River Mersey including the 3 Graces, Albert Dock and the 2 Cathedrals.

Cruisers will be treated to a guided commentary on board, which explores the history of both Liverpool and Wirral. The ferry has plenty of indoor and outdoor seating so you can bring your own picnic along, or choose something from the on board caf? including hot drinks and delicious snacks.

Its worth noting that the Cruise fact sheets available in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Chinese. Entry to the U-boat Story is included in the full River Explorer Cruise ticket?!

A family River Explorer Cruise and Spaceport ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) costs from ₤34 and entry to the U-boat Story at Woodside is FREE with your River Explorer Cruise ticket.

For more information on Mersey Ferries and current timetables please call:- 0151 330 1444.

* Online prices are valid up to 11.59pm, on the day of travel only.


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