Manchester: Salford Quays River Cruise

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Manchester: Salford Quays River Cruise

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Enjoy a 1-hour cruise departing from Salford Quays taking in Media City, the Imperial War Museum, and Old Trafford.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • See Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United Football Club
  • Learn about the industrial history of Manchester
  • See modern developments on the quays such as Media City
Full description
Discover a different side of Manchester on a cruise along the city's historic waterway. Departing from the former docks at Salford Quays, sail past the striking architecture of the modern developments now dominating the area. Enjoy the views of the city from the comfort of the heated cabin or get a better advantage from the open top deck. Enjoy live commentary onboard from the skipper who describes many of the sights along the trip as well as the history of the waterway which helped to transform Manchester into the industrial powerhouse of Europe.
  • English commentary
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

The boarding point is under the lift bridge outside the Lowry Theatre. The closest tram stop is at Media City, closest public parking is at the Lowry Outlet Mall. Please arrive five minutes before the time stated on your ticket

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Important information

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  • There is a step up and four steps down in order to board the vessel
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 8 reviews

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June 22, 2021

All good. Polite and on time. Offered bar drinks. Only slight issue was we couldn't always hear the guide talking. We sat downstairs my daughters sat up top. Good trip on a sunny and hot day. Perfect to just chill for an hour with some interesting facts.

June 1, 2021

May 31, 2021

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