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Summer sightseeing trips from Media City at Salford Quays running from end of July to early September.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Pier 8 The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 7906 301222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been using this service for many, many years and it is great. Because we are regulars we have made several friends through the boat which is an added bonus. It sails down the river after picking up at the tax office exactly 1...More

Thank OfftheirP
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Irwell River cruise. My friend purchased this as a little Sunday evening surprise and what an experience it was. The Captain was good and informative. You were meant to have a cocktail, but you were able to have anything you wanted, which i thought was...More

Thank Ferrona B
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Booked a deal got this for 10.00pp omg what an amazing time we had. we boarded in Spinningfelds just across from the Slug and Lettuce bit hard to find but there are two blue flags to look out for that is where you are picked...More

Thank blondi225
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The evening could have started better with the boat arriving late at the departure point.. would recommend having a representative of the company on the Quay to welcome travellers at the departure point (which quite isolated) and explain if there are delays ... however that...More

Thank Clive C
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Went on the 2 hour evening cruise . What an enjoyable experience. Staff were brilliant. Cocktails and nibbles were served. Bar prices were reasonable. I will be booking my next trip very soon.

Thank tommo53
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We paid nine pound each for a short tour of River Irwell. We unfortunately were disappointed the staff were lovely, the boat ok. But information sparse. And for a large section of the trip you are seeing the same part of the river. We would...More

Thank Maree S
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We did this two hour evening cruise on Sunday and what an unbelievably good time we had. We started with a complimentary drink from the bar, then was offered various breads and dips followed by local pies and chutneys. I would definitely recommend this.

Thank Farmers_7
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the cruise up the canal with commentary. Good service and had a cafe/bar area. Good value so pleased we did it.

Thank AlanW_23
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We took the one hour round trip cruise and paid £9.00 per person which was absolutely brilliant value. It's well worth taking the trip on this great boat. The bar is well stocked and the prices are amazing. The commentary was very good indeed and...More

Thank davey102001
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Went from Peoples History Museum to Salford Quays and back. Cruise lasts an hour, no commentary on the way there but did get one on the way back. Could make it a bit more interesting. On the whole though it was ok except for the...More

Thank Kathleen W
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19 September 2016|
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