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“St. Maarten Island Sensation Adventure Tour (PIRATE TOURS)” 5 of 5 stars
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Pirate Tours
Dock Maarten Marina | Juancho Yrausquin Blvd., Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
305-879-0941
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Ranked #5 of 51 Activities in Philipsburg
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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.
Toronto, Canada
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“St. Maarten Island Sensation Adventure Tour (PIRATE TOURS)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

If you have a day to explore (we came in by cruise ship) and are wondering what to do in St. Maarten, be sure to contact Pirate Tours Captain "Chris" for an unbelievable boat ride on a 36 ft scarab. He'll take you around the entire island, stop at two sites for snorkeling in crystal clear waters, one with the Turtles. A stop at a remarkably small but beautiful island that you wade from the boat to shore where you can enjoy a bite to eat, drink or just take in the beauty and watch the Iguana's. On to a restaurant for lunch where Chris takes your order in advance & within 10 minutes of arrival we were eating a gourmet meal (included in the tour). Thanks to Chris and his tour, we found St. Maarten to be our island of choice. Be sure to request PIRATE TOURS 'CHRIS', It will be a memorable excursion and one that we would do again.

Visited February 2014
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New York City, New York
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“Great excursion boat trip(nygotham82)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

My buddy & myself had great time on this boat trip. Well worth the money spent on it. It was almost a chartered boat for us, 4 of us altogether. Leaves 9:30am and will stop to few of the most beautiful beaches on the island, and since the captain is local, he has taken to some secret places only locals know about. Make sure to check it out if you visit the island.

Visited February 2014
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Matthews, North Carolina
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“Best tour ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

My husband and I have been on the island for 11 days for our honeymoon. This tour lead by captain Chris was by far the best day we had here! He is so knowledgable about everywhere we went, and was so much fun! We had about 7 other people with us, so it was very comfortable, not overwhelming or crowded. He supplied us with beverages all day on the boat, lunch on an amazing beach , all included with our tour. We had the opportunity to snorkel at two different locations, where we saw sea turtles and beautiful tropical fish. I will absolutely take this tour every time we come back to our time share in St Maarten! Thank you for an amazing day captain Chris!

Visited February 2014
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Ontario
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“Captain Chris your the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

this tour is a must do , you get the biggest bang for your buck , we had an awesome time and will be back next year, Make sure to ask for Capt Chris , he made our trip the best, Thanks Chris

Visited January 2014
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Sunset Beach. NC
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“Hold on to your hats!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Great high speed trip around St. Maarten but hold on to your hats and belongings. Snorkel with the turtles, eat a world class creole lunch, snorkel with the eels, stop on Pinel Beach and see airplanes landing and taking off within a few feet from the boat. Exciting and exhilarating adventure at high speed!!

Visited December 2013
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