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Manchester Water Taxis

Manchester, England
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Manchester Water Taxi Cruise to Old Trafford with Manchester United Stadium Tour
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Sit back and relax as you travel to Old Trafford, Hotel Football, intu Trafford Centre, Event City & Sale from central Manchester 364 days a year along England's oldest man-made waterway, The Bridgewater Canal aboard Manchester's newest mode of transport #waxiMCR
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  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“trafford centre” (52 reviews)
“old trafford” (18 reviews)
“media city” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:40
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Manchester, England
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"trafford centre"
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"old trafford"
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"media city"
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"friendly skipper"
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"hotel football"
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"great journey"
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"bridgewater canal"
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"return journey"
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"pleasant trip"
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"relaxing journey"
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"different perspective"
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"bridge pub"
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"unique view"
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"left promptly"
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"running commentary"
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"wrap up warm"
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"ship canal"
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Thank Pam D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a return trip on the water taxi from castlefield to the trafford centre, what a relaxing way to travel. Enjoyed it very much and will certainly use it again.

Thank 15janets
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took friends on the Waxi again yesterday - they were very impressed as I have found it the times I have used it in the past. Always a friendly and helpful skipper, and what a way to arrive in the city centre! Can't wait...More

Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

A great alternative to trams, buses and taxis. It's a really relaxing way to travel, and at the same time you get to see parts of city that you wouldn't normally see. The service was excellent and our pilot/guide was friendly and informative. The water...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Wanted something interesting to do with a three year old - this was perfect! He travelled for free and we were taken as close to the Trafford Centre as if we’d driven. Booking was simple and all communications before the journey were speedy and professional....More

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Thank Samuel C
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Everything was Fantastic and kids enjoyed every single minute, mainly the driver was very kind and lovely (from Castlefield to Trafford centre). I recommend it to everyone.

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Thank Baherissa
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

used the water taxi as there was a lot of traffic heading into manchester. ordered the ticket on line very quickly and water taxi was pleasant and efficient.

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Thank PhOebe2010
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Really enjoyed the trip on the water taxi, it was a lovely, relaxing way to get into Manchester. I travelled with friends from New Zealand who loved seeing sights of Manchester from the canal viewpoint. Would definitely use them again.

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Thank Bev G
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Punctual and very pleasant trip from the city to Media City with added narration. Definitely recommend it

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Thank LowtonTravellers
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

We used the water taxi to travel to Media City with our 4 year old grandson. We were taking him to see 'the Gruffalo' at The Lowry for a pre Christmas treat. The water taxi was a brilliant way for us to travel to Salford...More

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Thank claret54
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angellei05
10 February 2018|
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Response from waxiMCR | Property representative |
Hi the boarding point at the Trafford Centre is at Barton Square behind Legoland.
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susfuh09
26 January 2018|
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Response from waxiMCR | Property representative |
Hi depends which route. Castlefield to Sale or MediaCityUK to Spinningfields. We look forward to welcoming you on board 😀🛥️
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Veronica B
12 October 2017|
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Response from waxiMCR | Property representative |
Edge Lane, Stretford, M32 8HN - 33 spaces for the Metrolink you could park here
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