We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pirate Tours

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Redo Search in Map
See more hotels in your map view
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Dock Maarten Marina | Juancho Yrausquin Blvd., Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: +1 305-879-0941
Website
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.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 228 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 217
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Great trip. Worth the $$$

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Flagolfnut
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

228 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Reviewer
4 reviews 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
2 reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Keller, Texas, United States
2 reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
A TripAdvisor Member
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Irvington, New Jersey
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Pirate Tours also viewed

 
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
 

Been to Pirate Tours? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pirate Tours staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?