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Whitby Old Lifeboat
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14-15 Sandgate | Whitby Harbour, Whitby YO22 4DB, England
+44 7779 318948
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All reviews great trip boat trip friendly crew great fun life boat cracking jokes entertaining captain absolute bargain trip lasts pleasure cruise different perspective amazing man luckily the weather some great photo opportunities harbour entrance swing bridge barry
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

8 of us went in this trip while celebrating my fathers 70th birthday holiday. Oldest aged 71, youngest aged 2. The sea was very choppy and the we got a bit wet and it was bloomin brilliant!! We all really enjoyed it, my niece aged...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CHCBorne
Reviewed March 2, 2019

When ever we go to whitby this is the first thing we go on its only £3 for twenty mlnute trip and we mostly do 2 trips in a row and is very relaxed and barry the captain realy makes it a fun trip will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Explorer45707075140
Reviewed November 3, 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
1  Thank Travel809749
Reviewed October 29, 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
1  Thank Eric51
Reviewed October 27, 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
1  Thank Joan M
Reviewed October 21, 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
1  Thank ThomasL111
Reviewed October 10, 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
2  Thank Van047
Reviewed October 7, 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 September 20, 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 September 4, 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
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April 12, 2019|
Response from Eric51 | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few steep steps up and down to the pontoon from where the boat leaves. It is also quite cramped aboard and I would suggest not really suitable for someone with mobility issues.
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Derbyshireflyboy | Reviewed this property |
not sure, give them a call
Beverley N
May 11, 2018|
Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
£3.00 for adults - not sure about the pricing for children