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Pirate Tours

Address: Dock Maarten Marina | Juancho Yrausquin Blvd., Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: 305-879-0941
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Ranked #6 of 58 Activities in Philipsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Departing from Dock Maarten Marina in Philipsburg, venture out into the beautiful Caribbean Sea and...
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Owner description: Departing from Dock Maarten Marina in Philipsburg, venture out into the beautiful Caribbean Sea and get scenic views of both the Dutch side (Sint Maarten) and French side of (Saint Maarten). Your trip begins by making its way past the Dutch side of the island, under the bridge and into the Simpson Bay Lagoon, the largest lagoon in the Caribbean. There you will see multi-million dollar yachts such as Victoria Secret's "Limitless" and the French Governor's family home. Exit the Lagoon on the French side of the island in the capital of Marigot and follow the coast line all the way to our first stop, "Tintamarre Island" where the myth of hidden treasures still exists. Explore Tintamarre, take beautiful photos as you walk along age old paths to see the historical slave walls built in the eighteen hundreds. Wander the pristine white sand beach while looking for hidden treasure; finders keepers...but don't tell anyone! The adventure continues with another gem only obtainable by boat, Pinel Island. Walk along this beautiful sand bar beach, sit down and relax in the crystal clear shallow water and have a drink. We'll treat you to lunch followed by the best snorkeling St.Martin has to offer! Get back in the boat and see the other side of the island where hidden behind the walls and gates of the French and Dutch Low Lands are the beautiful estate homes of the rich and famous. As the day winds down our last stop is at Sunset Beach Bar where you watch the planes come in overhead and then ride the oncoming waves of the Caribbean Sea back to Dock Maarten.

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Glendale, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Hi All, I used to be a huge fan of this tour, taking it (3x) in the past, it was amazing. Something must have happened with management because when my husband and I went just 1-1/2 weeks ago in January, 2015, it wasn't the same. Instead of walking to Dock Maarten, a van picks you up from the pier and... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We took this tour 12/17 after I read the great reviews here on Tripadvisor. I can say this tour lived up to my expectations. We were going on a family reunion cruise and I wanted a private tour for some of us to go on. There were 22 of us all together. I was nervous booking for so many of... More 

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Keller, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My girl and I booked this excursion while in port off Celebrity Reflection. There was another group of 5 that cancelled...so we ended up with a private tour. Most other companies would have just cancelled the day....was very impressed that they took us out anyways even though it was just the 2 of us. Ken was our captain....he was absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Spent the day on a 33 ft donzi with Ken at the controls.its like being on ur own private boat.saw some amazing beaches,sea turtles at tinamarre and had a delicious lunch at Grand Case.A day well spent best way to see the island.thanks ken.

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Irvington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Johnathan was exceptional. This was my second trip to Sint Maarten and I loved the Pirate tour so much, it was a must do again....I couldn't imagine it being better than the first and it was. Thanks Perry for booking it for us and Johnathan for an adventurous tour.

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Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went on this high speed 36 footer ,with capt ken at the helm ! He was a great capt and tour guide . Well worth the money and will go again on our next trip . great snorkeling spots small island visit ,and a nice lunch in a small town I can't remember it s name . GREAT TRIP... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We are returning to St Marrten in a few weeks. Toured with Chris in January of 2014 . We are trying connect with Chris for a tour in December. Anyone have an email on this guy? Took care of us made us feel welcome

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We took this trip with a family we traveled with to St. Marteen, and loved every second of the tour. We had five kids between the ages of 6-14 and they all thought it was amazing. Capt. Mike and Patricia were great to be with and were very knowledgeable of the island and the surrounding areas. It was more of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We recently visited St Maarten for the second time and went on this tour. We had gone on a tour with a different company before this and thought that was good. This tour blew the previous one out of the water. If you have teenage sons or daughters, you must give this tour a try. It is head and shoulders... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in St. Maarten for 8 days and the day my family and I did this tour was truly the best day. You get to see so many beautiful places one of them being the secret place that was unreal! Our tour guide Michael made the experience so much more fun and he was just another reason why I'd... More 

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