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Whitby Old Lifeboat

14-15 Sandgate | Whitby Harbour, Whitby YO22 4DB, England
+44 7779 318948
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Great little trip

This was our second time on this boat and the staff were just as friendly as the first. We didn't... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linda M
via mobile
Fun little trip to sea

This was great fun. The captain was great with his jokes. Relaxed and enjoyable. It was a great day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tisa B
Lincoln, United Kingdom
via mobile
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14-15 Sandgate | Whitby Harbour, Whitby YO22 4DB, England
+44 7779 318948

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second time on this boat and the staff were just as friendly as the first. We didn't pick the best day as it started raining as we set off. A great way to look around the harbour, great fun.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was great fun. The captain was great with his jokes. Relaxed and enjoyable. It was a great day to go out. £3 pp well spent.

Thank Tisa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a day trip to Whitby with young kids. On a sunny day we decided on a boat ride and chose the old lifeboat. The cost was only £3 each for a 30 minute ride out to the sea and back. Well worth it.

Thank Sitnam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to see the harbour and Whitby from the water as you sail out to sea. There is some great history to the boat and the captain and all the other people working on the boat and on the harbour are...More

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this last year and are going to Whitby again soon. Well worth the money, a great little boat trip, the captain is very funny and the scenery from out to sea looking back at Whitby and the Abbey is gorgeous. Highly recommended !!

Thank maria1bjt
Reviewed 5 May 2017

really enjoyed this £3 river experience on the old lifeboat. lovely views of whitby harbour and the river. the return trip through the harbour wall was the scary bit as the sea was quite rough coming into the harbour. very good trip but not for...More

1  Thank Edward345
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

A great trip out to sea for an amazing view of Whitby. The captain was very entertaining and personable. The second time we've been on this trip and definitely not the last!

1  Thank scribble86
Reviewed 16 April 2017

£3 a shot. Bargain. Spent half hour on the boat. What a great half hour. The Captain was very funny. Made the trip more special giving us laughs. You really appreciate the hard work put in by the Life boat people. I could not imagine...More

1  Thank boo59Leicester
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had a trip with my partner and two boys. Barry the captain is a genuinely warm and funny man who made my boys laugh. Felt safe and sturdy and was brilliant value for money, which in Whitby is surprising where everything else is overpriced. 35...More

Thank mattandbek
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A great little old lifeboat that served at sea but is now retired you get a great picture of what it was like to be on a real shout and what they had to put up with especially if you go on a day with...More

1  Thank Bigbobpower
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Can you book this trip in advance?
17 August 2015|
Response from Andy_C_70 | Reviewed this property |
There's no real need to book in advance as you can get on pretty much whenever you want. You can get a ticket and come back later if you don't want to wait for the lifeboat to come back though and the guys will give you a... More