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Manchester River Cruises

Pier 8 The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 7906 301222
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Very Good!

For the price we paid this is a must do attraction on a sunny day in Manchester! We missed the boat... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andy K
Joint birthday boat trip

My friend and I hired this boat to celebrate our birthdays. There was 25 of us in total and we set... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fairyk85
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Summer sightseeing trips from Media City at Salford Quays running from end of July to early September.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible22%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Pier 8 The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
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+44 7906 301222
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For the price we paid this is a must do attraction on a sunny day in Manchester! We missed the boat due to roadworks blocking the path, but as they were turning around they saw us and let us on! We will recommend this to...More

Thank Andy K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I hired this boat to celebrate our birthdays. There was 25 of us in total and we set sail down the river irwell. For 2 hrs we laughed and danced to our playlist whilst enjoying drinks in the sun on the top...More

Thank fairyk85
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff and well stocked bar! Great for something a bit different in Manchester. Perfect on a sunny day with a gin and tonic 😉

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We came across this by chance and had a fabulous, relaxing time on the 2 hour trip. The staff were incredibly friendly and informative and a drink and delicious food was included in the price. Well worth a trip

Thank Hilary C
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Simon S, Manager at Manchester River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Hilary, it was lovely having you aboard.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

My mom and I went to the pick up spot (Ralli Quays) for the Canal Cruises at 1.30 as advertised. We waited and waited and no boat arrived. I checked the Facebook page and website and the brochure the company were advertised in and there...More

Thank Siobhan O
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Simon S, Manager at Manchester River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Siobhan, We don't run trips everyday, nor do we advertise that we do, we have a detailed schedule online where you can see what trips are running and which you can buy tickets for. We didn't have any trips scheduled on the day that...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We did the Manchester ship canal cruise the boat was very clean and tidy with a well stocked bar the only let down was the coffee was instant . The commentary was informative and at times comical. The included tour around The Boat Museum was...More

Thank john c
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Simon S, Manager at Manchester River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi John, Thank you for your review, it was great to have you aboard!

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were a group of U3A members on a coach outing, with a pre-booked one hour boat trip around Salford Quays. On a chilly day, the boat was warm and comfortable. The commentary gave interesting information about the surrounding area and its history. The staff...More

Thank susanproctor385
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

What an amazing cruise! Went at 4pm so was dark by 430 and it's beautiful to see manchester all lit up! We booked the Christmas cruise which came with a mince pie and hot drink (mulled wine, hot choc with Bailey's/Rum) Staff on board very...More

Thank TheVegetarian85
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

My friend and I took my 2 little grandson on the Christmas cruise, we all really enjoyed it. The boat was lit up with fairy lights and lovely and warm on a very cold day. The waitress very friendly and efficient and the captain even...More

Thank ChristineHD1969
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Turned up to find the Santa cruise had been cancelled last minute email went to spam folder and not everyone checks emails every day,I had very upset 7 yr old.i am waiting for a refund and still had to find funds to do something else...More

Thank Clare M
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chav18
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Response from Simon_at_MRC | Property representative |
Hi Chav, Our standard rate is £230 an hour for hire, if you contact us through our website we can better discuss what you are after. Simon
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