Essential Whitby: Discover the town’s legends on a self-guided audio tour

Whitby, United Kingdom

From $7.99

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Make the most of your time in Whitby, and discover the seaside town’s legends and tucked-away treasures with an audio tour. This self-guided GPS experience is designed to help you see Whitby in a new light while orienting you to classic attractions such as Whitby Abbey and the Captain Cook Memorial Museum.
  • Book online, and enjoy lifetime access to the Whitby GPS tour
  • Learn quirky facts about Whitby’s local legends as you explore
  • Get access to the VoiceMap App for Android and iOS cellphones
  • Use the provided maps and audio information when you are offline

What's Included

  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Captain Cook Memorial
    Whitby YO21 3PZ, UK

    Before arrival, please install the VoiceMap mobile app and use the code provided on your confirmation ticket. This is a self-guided audio tour that you can start, pause, or restart at any time and complete at your own pace. Detailed starting point instructions are available after downloading.

Start time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.

Opening hours

  • 7/9/2020 - 5/8/2024

    Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

End point

  • Whitby Abbey
    Abbey Ln, Whitby YO22 4JT, UK

    The tour ends outside the Whitby Abbey.

What To Expect

Captain Cook Statue (Pass By)

The Granby (Pass By)

Pannett Park (Pass By)

Church of Saint John the Evangelist (Pass By)

Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby (Pass By)

Tate Hill Pier (Pass By)

199 Steps (Pass By)

Church of St Mary (Pass By)

Whitby Abbey (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Operated by VoiceMap

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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28 reviews
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Super Whitby
traci_p, Apr 2022
Whitby is a lovely town with a lot to do and see. Great atmosphere and great fish and chips! Beware the seagulls, they like them too!
Professional tour at your own pace
Dafydd_W, Mar 2022
The whole experience was amazing, knowing where to go and what it is we were looking at. We rely got to see the hidden bits of Whitby that without the tour we'd struggle to find.
Very interesting and exhaustive tour and very prepared guide!
Chiara_C, Dec 2021
The tour was really interesting, the right mix of history and curiosities about Whitby. It was a pleasure to listen to the guide
Great place to visit
James_S, Jul 2021
Whitby is amazing, lots of little shops, pubs and restaurant/cafes, busy times of the year or weekends expect a bit of a queue, will be going again. Plenty of B&B's or camping options.

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