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Address: J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 230, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: 297 5868107
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Description: Aruba's most popular Snorkel and Sunset Cruises are aboard the Teak...
Aruba's most popular Snorkel and Sunset Cruises are aboard the Teak Schooners, Jolly Pirates. The Jolly Pirates talented crew will perform back flips, literally to keep their guests returning year after year.
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See what I did there? Some pirate humor to start this off. We weren't sure what to expect but my sister-in-law and her BF wanted to treat us to this fun excursion as part of our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

See what I did there? Some pirate humor to start this off. We weren't sure what to expect but my sister-in-law and her BF wanted to treat us to this fun excursion as part of our wedding celebration. We took a taxi to the high-rise area and filled out some paperwork before getting our boarding pass. We all headed out... More 

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Thorndale, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This was my favorite part of our girls trip to Aruba!! If you don't sign up for this you are truly missing out on the most memorable experience. We did the 9am trip which included an open bar, lunch, snorkeling and rope swings off the boat. To say the staff is fun and attentive is an understatement. I was one... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We are a family of five (kids under 8) and booked the morning snorkel trip. It's only about a fifteen minute sail to the first snorkel spot and about 5min in between the other two stops so you're not going very far. I was glad we booked the four hour trip instead of the three hour one because you don't... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The crew made it a lot of fun. They are hilarious and really go out of their way to make sure you're having a great time. Three snorkeling trips, the first one they say is for strong swimmers. The other two were very calm waters. Lots of fish and coral. Good bbq lunch. Drinks were just ok. My advice is... More 

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Arlington, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My husband picked this for our first snorkeling adventure. The staff was great. They really seemed to enjoy what they were doing. The two places we snorkeled were full of fish. I especially enjoyed the wreck tour.

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Oceanside, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This excursion is outstanding! The ship stops at three great snorkel sights. We saw colorful fish at each stop. The BBQ lunch was absolutely delicious, and they have an open bar! The crew were very friendly, fun, and informative. The ship also has a really fun "Pirate swing" you can use to dive off of the ship. I highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We took the afternoon snorkeling cruise and it was a BLAST! Captain Juan and the crew made this a ton of fun. The tour was about 3 hours and included 2 snorkeling dives and a chance to use the rope swing to and swim. My friend snorkeled and she found it to be great, the crew made sure she understood... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We did the sunset sail and it was amazing! the staff was very friendly and the drinks were outstanding. The rope swing was great as well.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great time! The staff on board were super friendly. Open bar (mixed drinks and wine) Javier was a great m/c! Very funny, he kept us laughing the whole time. Snorkeling was great. The first stop at the Antilles was a bit rough out in the open sea but overall we got some great photos. Awesome day all around!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The ship resembles and old sail boat. During about 3 hours the tour takes you to a ship wreck and a second snorkeling site. Ends in a third site where they serve barbeque with rice, potato salad and fruir. As we are vegetarians they accomodated a very nice vegan meal. At the end you can do a fun tope swing.... More 

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