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Address: Dock Maarten Marina | Juancho Yrausquin Blvd., Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: +1 305-879-0941
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Explore St Maarten/Saint Martin in a modern day Pirate Tours Speedboat that...

Explore St Maarten/Saint Martin in a modern day Pirate Tours Speedboat that rips through the water with grace, style and comfort. The Captain will navigate the blue Caribbean waters to explore the beautiful beaches and reefs that both the Dutch and French sides of the island have to offer. Come seek the hidden treasures and jewels of the Caribbean with us.

The Pirate Tour trip provides a boat excursion that is not just sightseeing the island of St.Maarten and Saint Martin, we also bring you to Creole Rock and Tintamarre, only reachable by boat. There you will get the opportunity to sun on the white sand beach or strap on your fins and mask to snorkel with the green and hawksbill turtles native to this Caribbean paradise. Once hunted close to extinction, Tintamarre is now part of the St.Martin Nature Reserve and we ask that you not “ride the turtle” as we wish to preserve the beauty and serenity of the area. Fins, Mask and Snorkel are supplied by the boat but feel free to bring your own if you have the equipment.

Lunch, Drinks & transportation Included

This trip departs every day at 10:00 a.m. returns at 4:00 p.m. from Waterplay Marina in Philipsburg.

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This was one of the best adventures during our cruise. Easy booking and Captain Mike was very informational throughout the excursion. Our lunch meal was fabulous. I couldn't have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2015
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This was one of the best adventures during our cruise. Easy booking and Captain Mike was very informational throughout the excursion. Our lunch meal was fabulous. I couldn't have asked for a better day!!

Thank Wendy816
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

I made reservations for this tour well over a year prior to arriving. I kept in contact with them, just like all my other excursions, to make sure everything was still on and was assured it was. After reading the email confirmation, we found the meeting point and got there early. We waited for over 45 minutes until a security... More 

Thank Justin R
Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Our hotel concierge raved about this tour, so we signed up for it. We were told to get there 30 minutes before the boat left, but when we arrived, the boat wasn't there and no one was telling us anything. After an hour, they announced the boat was late and they were trying to get a captain. I can understand... More 

Thank ehandy13
Hatfield, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Despite the fact that the wind was kicking up "a bit," Captain Eric did a great job taking us around to some of the best snorkel spots around St Martin. This is a great all day trip that should not be missed. While you could go to most of the spots on your own, the cost of this trip, including... More 

Thank John M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour on the water. Our Captain was experienced, friendly, and a great guide. We had a great day feeding iguanas, snorkeling, swimming, and an outstanding lunch at a local restaurant. The kids had a blast!

Thank M S
Johnston, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was a great way to see the island and snorkel too. Captain Jim gave instructions for the novices and was very patient getting us into the water. Mask, snorkel, fins, and beverages were provided. A wonderful boat ride with Captain Jim pointing out places of interest and info. A lot of swimming from and to the boat so on... More 

2 Thank 112EstherW
Enfield, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Fantastic day trip! This is a great way to see all around the island. Youri was a wonderful captain and guide and we had an amazing time snorkeling. We saw several turtles, fish and starfish and Youri had us perfectly positioned on the water just off Maho Beach to watch an incoming plane. Feeding the iguanas was also very very... More 

Thank Michellej838
PigFishBird, Guest Relations Manager at Pirate Tours, responded to this review

Hi Michelle We are so glad you guys had a great time and are looking forward to your next visit to St.Maarten! Feeding the Iguanas is also one of my favorite parts, especially when the "Big Boss" comes out and demands the lion's share (or I guess the Iguana's share in the case LOL). Take care! J More 

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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Took a day trip with Capt Yuri . great day all around plenty of beer,water ,soda. We brought our own snorkel gear but you don't need to they have everything you need but sunblock,towels,camera. Tintamarre,pinel,creole rock were all great places lots of sealife. The lunch was good the chicken was better than the ribs. This is a great day trip... More 

Thank Flagolfnut
PigFishBird, Manager at Pirate Tours, responded to this review

Really appreciate the review, I will pass along to Captain Youri the comments and tell him to keep up the good work. Enjoy the rest of your vacation and we hope you come back soon. May your every day be filled with lots of Caribbean sun! More 

Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Wanted a way to checkout both sides of the island and get some snorkeling in. Swam with a couple Green turtles at Tintamarre island and fed the iguanas at Pinel. Hats off to Captain Kirk who had a smooth hand on the throttle and a ton of stories about the island and it's history. If I knew how close the... More 

Thank jasonstadtlander
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We were on an NCL cruise ship and didn't want the typical shopping experience. We wanted to enjoy the day without 3,000 of our friends! This was perfect! The weather was great, the water was beautiful and Captain Jonathan made certain everyone's needs were met. Lunch was at a local restaurant, not at all the type food we expected and... More 

1 Thank JamieGirl61

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