Our Tours & Events

Here are tours and events with Manchester River Cruises from historical tours along Manchester Ship Canal, live music events or drinks and foods events.

Other Popular tours and things to do in Manchester

Manchester is a great city for museums, nightlife and sightseeing. Here are some other things to do in and around Manchester.

Imperial War Museum North

Imperial War Museum

Just across the water from our Salford Quays landing stage, the Imperial War museum provides a multimedia experience and explores the impact of modern conflict on people and society.

People's History Museum

People's History Musuem

Just a two minute walk from our City Centre pick up, this makes a great addition to a day out with our City River Tour


Old Trafford Museum & Stadium Tour

Manchester United Experience

Take a tour of one of the UK’s largest & most famous stadiums and see where dreams are made. Just ten to fifteen minute walk from our Salford Quays stop, a great option for those wanting to hop off on our City River Tour


Manchester Ship Canal, Rivers Irwell & Weaver

Private hire for tours and parties

Manchester River Cruises provides a unique venue for hosting your event. From birthday parties, wedding receptions or private tours for your group, Manchester River Cruise is the premier boat company in the Northwest.

+70 Passengers

Depending on your event we can host 70+ guests

Read more

+Catering available for all Private Functions

Local caterers South Catering or Impact Catering can provide the perfect buffet for your event. You are also welcome to provide your own catering but not drinks.

Read more

DJ or Live Music

We can host a number of different entertainment options for your event from DJ’s to live acts. We work with agents Unit One Entertainment who have a number of great acts on their books for your party.

Read more

Take a tour with us!

Come with us to gain a unique view of Manchester as we cruise along the city’s historical waterways.

  • 1Select your preferred tours
  • 2Purchase tickets online
  • 3tickets are emailed to you

Start now