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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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Description: Explore St Maarten/Saint Martin in a modern day Pirate Tours Speedboat...
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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What a great day on the water!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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!

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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11 helpful votes 11 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 

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Enfield, New Hampshire
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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 

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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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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 

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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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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 

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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 

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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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Address: Address: Dock Maarten Marina | Juancho Yrausquin Blvd., Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: +1 305-879-0941
Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg

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