Father’s Day Cruise

The Quays, Salford, Manchester M50 3AZ, UK (0)
from/per person 10
  • City sightseeing
  • Audio guide
  • Bar on Board
  • Dogs allowed
  • Toilets


Free BEER for Dad on our Father’s Day mini cruises!

Hop aboard the Isabella for one of our boat trips around the Salford Quays and Manchester Ship Canal.  This 50 min river trip gives you an insight into the history of the area and a unique view of Manchester including Media City, Old Trafford and the disused dry docks.

Salford Quays is quickly becoming a must do on the list of Manchester’s places to visit with the Imperial War Museum, Lowry Arts Theatre, BBC & Granada studios. There is also the Quayside Shopping Centre and a host of bars and restaurants it’s the perfect place to spend the day.

Tea and coffee is available on all our sightseeing boat trips while you cruise along the waterway as well as something stronger from the onboard bar.. The boat departs from Salford Quays only.

All tickets are return from just outside the Pier 8 restaurant in the Lowry Theatre at Salford Quays. 

  • Old Trafford Football Ground
  • Pomona Docks
  • Mode Wheel Locks
  • Round trip only, there is no city centre stop on these trips
  • Passenger boat Isabella
  • Toilets
  • Seating on the inside with some space on at the aft deck

Free BEER for Dad!

Bring Dad along and he gets a free beer on the boat, dad identification such dad dance moves, corny dad jokes may be required… 

Maximum 1 beer for member of group identified as ‘Dad’ further drinks can be purchased from the onboard bar. This offer is only available aboard the tours labelled ‘Father’s Day Cruise’ and not any other trips that may be running on that date.


The Isabella does not have disabled access. There is one step up and four steps down in order to board the vessel. 


The Isabella is fully heated, equipped with toilets facilities.

Departing Salford Quays:

Pier 8, M50 3RB, just by the Pier 8 Restaurant underneath the Millennium Lift Footbridge

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All sailings are subject to the weather and the levels of the River Irwell.

There is no stop at the city centre on these trips.