City Centre Cruises, Manchester

4.5
#2 of 22 in Outdoors in Manchester
Our family-run company has operated passenger boats in Manchester for over 25 years and our two vessels, LS Lowry and Emmeline Pankhurst, are named after famous local people who were born, lived and worked in Manchester and Salford, the very areas we operate in.

Our restaurant and party boats cruise all year round for groups and individuals, providing unique venues to celebrate your occasion whilst discovering the world famous historic Manchester Ship Canal and Bridgewater Canal which in 2011 celebrated its 250th Anniversary.

During your privately chartered cruise you have the best views of the exciting waterside developments from Castlefield in Manchester City Centre to Salford Quays with a great view of Manchester United’s 'Theatre of Dreams’, Media City UK, home of the BBC in the north, The Lowry and the Imperial War Museum North.

Our restaurant and party boats provide the perfect venues to celebrate your occasion, which may be a Birthday, Hen Party, Anniversary or Corporate event that can be customised to your needs.

Whether you decide to dine, dance, drink, or all three, you can be confident that whatever your requests, we will deliver, meet and go beyond your expectations.
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  • Absolutely brilliant day out with family and friends. The food was exquisite and the trip around Salford Quays was wonderful. The price was reasonable and service was great. A 5 star rating doesn’t...  more »
  • Excellent afternoon tea, scones were lovely with plenty of jam and clotted cream, plenty of hot drink refills (lovely cup of tea) and alcohol at additional cost. A lovely idea for a family...  more »
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  • Great Cruise lovely lunch at very reasonable prices with very good running commentary on tour of Manchester ship canal with very attentive staff
  • Could do with better gathering spot information nice helpful staff shame about the weather
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