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Address: 2500 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL
Phone Number: (239) 765-7272
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Pieces of Eight is a 90 minute swashbuckling pirate show aboard a 65ft...
Pieces of Eight is a 90 minute swashbuckling pirate show aboard a 65ft replica Spanish galleon. Buccaneers young and old will experience a real-life pirate voyage back through the Golden Age of Piracy and have a jolly roger of a good time on this "fun for all ages" interactive attraction. Let our friendly and sometimes downright scurvy crew of costumed pirates entertain you while enjoying a sail around the intracoastal islands and pristine beaches of Southwest Florida. Adult Cruise sails Fridays at 7pm!
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Ahoy, matey! Do NOT miss this!

In July, 2013, six of us boarded the pirate ship and had a FANTASTIC time. Last year, on our annual trip to FL, the weather did not cooperate. We are attempting to go tonight... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Cape Girardeau, MO
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Cape Girardeau, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In July, 2013, six of us boarded the pirate ship and had a FANTASTIC time. Last year, on our annual trip to FL, the weather did not cooperate. We are attempting to go tonight (July 2015), and we hope the weather clears. The Friday night cruise is for adults. There are pirate jokes, games, prizes, and great interactive fun with... More 

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

ARRRR! We hope you had a GRRRREAT time on board the ship! I wanted to thank you for taking the time to post a review. It is unfortunate that you could not go out last year, but I hope this year was great and we all hope to see you back soon! More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My family and I have done this cruise for the past 4 years over the July 4th weekend and it has always been AWESOME! However, the best part of it is "pick pocket Pete". He is great at interacting with the crowd, yet makes each child feel special. My son looks forward to this cruise every year. Definitely a must... More 

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

Amy P, We love the 4th of July cruises, everyone has such a great time! It is so great to hear that you have been coming back to ride the ship for 4 years! Pick Pocket Pete is very serious about his pirate ways, so he will be glad to know that everyone had a great time. Thank you for... More 

Bloomington, Illinois
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120 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was a much more fun time than I expected. Probably the highlight of vacation for the kids. To address some complaints I've read: Yes, the cruise doesn't go out into the gulf, but do you really want to take your kids into open water? Some say the cruise is short, but I think it's the perfect amount of time,... More 

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

dustyzz75, ARRRR! I am so glad to hear that this was a highlight of your vacation. You bring up some very good points about the cruise and I hope that others will read your review before coming out on the water with us. I wanted to thank you for writing the review and sharing you experience with everyone. Reviews like... More 

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Went on the Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise with my daughter, son-in-law and 7 year old grandson. We took the Saturday, 11am cruise; being the end of June, we wanted to go before the heat of the day. I ordered our tickets online, and for children, there are 3 choices: the least expensive being for the cruise alone, the Buccaneer... More 

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

Ahoy there! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with our pirates aboard the Pieces of Eight Our pirates really do take their job seriously and reviews like this make it all worth it for them! I wanted to thank you for taking the time out to write up the great review and we can't wait... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We took a group of 13 kids under the age of 9 and 13 adults. It was a nice boat. Show was boring. I thought there would be more interaction with the kids. Plus so stinkin hot! No breeze whatsoever because you don't go fast enough. Everyone was anxious to get off the boat. OBX pirate cruise in Manteo is... More 

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that your experience was less than perfect. We definitely understand that it can get very hot down here in South West Florida. With kids up and about on board the ship we unfortunately would not be able to have a show and play games with the boat moving faster. If you come back during some... More 

Hurricane, West Virginia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We took our 5 year old daughter on evening trip. She had a blast very funny and interactive for everyone. We appreciated the gift shop prices and drink prices both were affordable. I would do this trip on our next visit to FL. Thanks for making our ocean experiences one of a kind. Love from WV

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

Ahoy Matey! Thank you for letting us know how your cruise went. We are so glad to hear that you had an awesome time on the water! The pirates love to know how their doing and reviews like yours really make their day. Thanks again and we hope to see you again on your next trip. More 

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This review is for the Adults Only Cruise but I have also been on the Family Cruise which was also a lot of fun for the kids. The Adults Only Cruise is for 21 and over and risque, but a whole lot of fun with games and plenty of jokes. You will hurt from laughing!

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

The Adult Pirate Cruise is always a great time on the water! We are glad that you enjoyed yourself. Thank you for posting your review and hopefully we will see you back in the future. More 

Jonesborough, Tennessee
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Three pirates acting cheesy. Ok for kids 4-7 much more than that and they will be bored. The kids acted as though they enjoyed themselves. Pirates kept promoting the bar and drinking. One quote was to go to the bar and get a drink it "will make this ride more fun" I thought references were very inappropriate for a family... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I brought our family visiting from Maine. We used coupons I found in the flyers. Our 8yr. old Granddaughter was resisting the idea. Within 5 min. she had a big smile on her face & was having a ball! We all had some pirate gear on ( Hat, necklaces, Scarfs) when we arrived that I got at the dollar tree... More 

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SaltySams, Public Relations Manager at Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you and the little ones had a great time! Thank you for taking the time out to put a review up, it means a lot to us when people enjoy the experience and share with others. Hopefully we will see you out again on another visit! More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Great time being a pirate. Went out and had a great time dancing and pretending to be a pirate. I would call it a win win

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Additional Information about Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise

Address: 2500 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL
Phone Number: (239) 765-7272
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25

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