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Jolly Pirates Cruises

Address: J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 230, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: 297 5868107
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Ranked #10 of 80 Activities in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Aruba's most popular Snorkel and Sunset Cruises are aboard the Teak Schooners, Jolly Pirates. The...
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Owner description: 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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Bedford, NY
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116 reviews 116 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We took two cruises with Jolly Pirates: the sunset cruise and the 3 site snorkeling. The Sail, Snorkel, Swim and Swim cruise was great. We thought it would be too crowded, but the ship happily accommodated everyone. The ship sailed calmly to the three sites, while music played and the alcohol flowed. The snorkeling was blah -- if I am... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

my wife and my 2nd time with Jolly Pirates. We did it 3 years ago, too. This was the first time taking our daughters, 12 and 8. They loved it. Only our 12 year old did the snorkeling at the first site (the Antilla shipwreck) since the water is pretty rough. In my opinion, the second site you see more... More 

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Highland, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

An excursion on a pirate ship? Yes, please! Initially not sure how the mix of "pirates poison" and snorkeling would go, but the drinks were safely weak but yummy. The three snorkeling spots were excellent - over a shipwreck, and two others with a huge variety of fish to watch. Lunch was great and very much appreciated after paddling around... More 

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Oak Forest, Illinois, United States
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

36-year-old male and I had so much fun on the jolly pirates boat ride that I could've done it every single day I was in Aruba. If you love water this will be for you. Staff was great.

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Greater Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

IT was a very good trip. The crew was very friendly and the meal they served was very tasty. I have gone on other snorkel trips and they would give you plain sandwiches or nothing at all. The food was catered and brought to the ship at one of the snorkeling sites. I would highly recommend going on this excursion

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Was on this boat a couple years ago and my husband wanted to go again this trip. This time we did the sunset sail so we could spend more time with the Pirates Poison! They do stop once for the rope swing -- which is quite entertaining. The Pirates Poison is the best on the island -- still trying to... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I've been on this boat four differnt times. It's alway fun and the crew is entertaing. Great way to spend a couple hours. Good bag for your $ as well

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Bow, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The captain and crew were great. Beware the Pirates Poison! The snorkeling and rope swing were too much fun. A blast and a half!

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Eaton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our family had an amazing time with the pirates ! Can't wait to visit again! Rope swing , laying on the front of the ship enjyong a drink was fantastic

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Lecanto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had been to Aruba before and we decided that we didn't want to do a cruise ship's excursion this time but we knew that we wanted to snorkel....Aruba has some of the most amazing snorkeling we've ever done. So I researched here on Trip Advisor and as usual, the reviews led us in the right direction..We decided on the... More 

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