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Jolly Pirates Cruises

J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 230, Oranjestad, Aruba
297 5868107
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Ranked #8 of 68 Activities in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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... more » 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I was a little chicken before getting on that ship. I told my husband I would never ever not in a million years snorkel or heck even swim in the ocean that far out! BUT Jolly Pirates made sure I had enough alcohol in me to do all the crazy things I was scared of, yet made sure I did... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We did this activity on a Saturday in mid September. It was lots of fun. I skipped the rope swing because I had a feeling I wouldn't let go. The first stop is the most beautiful so make sure you get enough of it when you go. The other two are just okay as far as fish but it's still... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We all loved it! The crew was great, the waters were amazing. The shipwreck was incredible anD's the food was delicious! A+ ALL THE WAY AROUND!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had a great time. Took the sunset trip. Set off, and right away greeted warmly with the funny crew members. Git to swing from the rope swing which was a blast. Had drinks at their open bar with my wife while watching the sunset. The three crew members were extremely hilarious and fun.

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Sacramento, California
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife, daughter (7 yrs) and myself were just in Aruba for a day off of a cruise ship. We decided to go out on the Jolly pirates snorkel/party boat. As soon as we got off the cruise ship we took a taxi directly to Palm Beach where the Jolly Pirates leaves from. After we boarded the pirate ship they... More

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Newcastle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

2nd time on this boat trip and always great fun, we love the the crew, the boat, lunch and the snorkelling stops. You stop 3 times for approx 25 mins and view some fab places, fish and underwater life including a old German shipwreck. The lunch is filling and nice and the drinks are free flowing and generous. The crew... More

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My mom and I took the sail, snorkel and swing tour on Thursday, October 2, 2014. We arrived in Aruba on the Carnival Breeze, but I had previously booked this excursion on my own. I am so happy I did! All the excursions through Carnival were much more expensive and did not sound at all inticing. Booking this online could... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and family went on this snorkeling tour and it was loads of fun. We went to three different sites and we saw lots of fish and coral. They keep the drinks coming and the crew is very entertaining. The morning tour is good for families and older folks like us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Having read previous reviews I was nervous about this trip. We did the afternoon 3 hour trip and it was fantastic. But people, this trip is what YOU make of it. We spent every possible minute we could snorkeling, we hit the rope swing several times, frequented the admittedly limited open bar and made friends with our fellow tour-goers. The... More

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I am putting in another review because I read thru some peoples experiences and it just boggles my mind at their reactions. Disclaimer: You are on a pirate ship...Pirate Ship = FUN! If you want your sea cruise to mainly be about the snorkeling this is probably not the best option. If you want to be on a cruise with... More

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