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Bark Endeavour (Captain Cook Experience)


Step aboard the Bark Endeavour for a trip back in time to the days when Captain Cook set sail on many of his voyages, from the harbourside of the historic port of Whitby, North Yorkshire, down to Sandsend.

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Taking a trip on the Bark Endeavour is simply a voyage back in time for all who set sail. Step aboard, sit back and enjoy fantastic views of North Yorkshire’s amazing Jurassic coastline. You’ll be taken on a voyage around Whitby Harbour which sails along the coast to Sandsend, following in the path of Whitby’s most famous son, Captain James Cook, re-living his life at sea.

This authentic replica of the HMS Endeavour (sailed by Captain Cook during his scientific expedition of 1768) has been traditionally built by Whitby Craftsmen and stands to 40% of the ship’s original size.

Enjoy listening to traditional Whitby sea shanties and learn about the life of Captain Cook, the history of Whitby and much more.

You can be assured you’re in safe hands. Your Captain is a highly experienced ex-fisherman and life-boat man, having a wealth of knowledge about the local coastline. You’re guaranteed a wonderful trip to remember for many years to come.

  • Authentic replica of HMS Endeavour (sailed by Captain James Cook)
  • Learn of the history of Whitby and the life of Captain Cook
  • Enjoy singing along to traditional sea shanties
  • Plenty of seating 
  • Boat built by Whitby time served craftsmen to 40% of the original boat's dimensions
  • Captain experienced with many years as both a fisherman and lifeboatman


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