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Whitby Old Lifeboat
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14-15 Sandgate | Whitby Harbour, Whitby YO22 4DB, England
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The crew are fantastic!- really friendly and welcoming. The captain had us all laughing. Great value, great boat and fab crew.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travel809749
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Can thoroughly recommend a trip on the old lifeboat. Only £3 each and you venture quite a way out to sea, which in a heavy swell is quite an experience. We were well looked after by the skipper and his mate who was dressed up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eric51
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Had a great trip on board the Old Whitby Lifeboat. Great value for the money, which I believe goes to the RNLI. This is a trip well worth taking. Can highly recommend it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joan M
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

What a great time we had our son who is 3 absolutely loved it was given a pirates hat and gun and was playing pirates with 1 of the crew who was dressed as a pirate. Our daughter who is 2 stood at the front...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThomasL111
Reviewed 11 October 2018

In Whitby for only £3 a head, you can have the unique experience of a short sea trip on board the former lifeboat, a beautiful girl who's saved hundreds of lives and earned her "retirement" as a pleasure boat. "And," as the skipper says, as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Van047
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This was a great boat ride around the harbour in the historic Mary Ann Hepworth life boat, and only £3 per person it's a bargain. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank darrenzo
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Lovely short sea trip on the former lifeboat. Really enjoyed the trip, lovely to see Whitby from a different perspective. Very reasonably priced. The crew were lovely and friendly too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sylvie M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Best £3 we have ever spent. Very entertaining captain. Knowledgeable crew. Everybody enjoyed the trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 3 September 2018

It seemed a lovely afternoon for a short boat trip through the harbour and a mile or so out to sea. We had read reviews about this being a good £3.00's worth and so we decided to give it a try. Initially we were entertained...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank citizencvw
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

For £3 you get to spend a good amount of time on the boat and seems to be the longest boat ride. To maintain a part of Whitby history it is well worth the money!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Derbyshireflyboy | Reviewed this property |
not sure, give them a call
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Beverley N
11 May 2018|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
£3.00 for adults - not sure about the pricing for children
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Sarah W
10 February 2018|
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Response from Louise J | Reviewed this property |
Absoluteely no idea as im not the one doing the tripa
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