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Address: 22 St. Michaels Road, Newquay TR7 1RA, England
Phone Number:
+44 1637 873379
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Get ready to embark on a swashbucklin’ voyage through Cornwall’s pirating...

Get ready to embark on a swashbucklin’ voyage through Cornwall’s pirating past at Pirate’s Quest, Newquay – Come face to face with smugglers, mermaids, and real LIVE buccaneers! A brand new storyline for 2016 will see visitors transported back over 300 years to the Golden Age of Piracy and the dawn of The Republic of Pirates.

A notorious band of buccaneers known as ‘The Flying Gang’ have been sent to Cornwall by their illustrious leader, Captain Blackbeard, in hopes of finding new recruits to join The Republic of Pirates.

A real LIVE pirate from the infamous ‘Flying Gang’ will help you escape a shipwreck then lead you through the mystical caves and murky streets of eighteenth century Cornwall to the crew’s recruitment base; Blackbeard’s Tavern.

Eventually you’ll arrive at the Captain’s Ship, ready to set sail to an exotic Caribbean island and The Republic of Pirates.

The hour-long walk-through experience will allow pirate fans and their crew mates the chance to feel, hear, smell, and see Cornwall’s intriguing legends and exciting history. Every performance is pitched for each individual group making Pirate’s Quest an adventure the whole family can enjoy together

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Fascinating and Entertaining

An unexpectedly interesting and well organised attraction, we all learnt a lot. The actors were true to character and presented the story well, and there were posterboards... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An unexpectedly interesting and well organised attraction, we all learnt a lot. The actors were true to character and presented the story well, and there were posterboards everywhere explaining and giving more details. The props were well made and really helped to create the right mood. Even though we had young children, it was fine to go the 'scary route'... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The quest was a family fun adventure. we went with a 5 year old and an 10 year old and as much as the 5 year old enjoyed it i think it was aimed more towards the older child as its more of an educational adventure.

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Tetbury
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this. The whole thing was brilliant. The setting was really good, the actors were brilliant. It was interesting informative and funny! Oh and in places scary(I did squeak a couple of times but nobody else did!!) , It's only scary if you wanted it to be as you can choose the non scary route! I would definitely recommend... More 

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Thank you - we love your review!! I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience and really appreciate the feedback. Best wishes, Nikki Smith More 

Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with our 7 year old enjoyed it a lot. Staff very welcoming. At first my daughter was nervous but she was shown around and then enjoyed it..lots of banter from the pirates.educational.would definitely visit again

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being one of our first visitors for 2017 and for taking the time to post a review. We really appreciate the feedback and glad you all enjoyed the tour. We hope you do come again. Best wishes, Nikki Smith More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Really great for the kids, but with the knowledge on pirates narrated by the pirates I learnt a lot. The Pirate actors really get involved and put there hearts into It. Our 4 year old was transfixed by them and the scary part was great fun.

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Apologies for delay in replying to your lovely review! I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tour -even the scary section - with the pirate crew. We are now open again for 2017 and i do hope you'll get chance to return. Best wishes, Nikki Smith More 

Dubai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to PirateQuest, the Pirated made it educational and fun. Our 4 year old was engrossed and it was good that it could appeal to all ages.

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting a review about your visit to Pirate's Quest - apologies for delay in responding! I'm pleased that your 4 year old found it enjoyable - we do our best to ensure that there's plenty in the tour to appeal to all ages. We are now open again for 2017 and I do hope you'll... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Fun for all the family, would definitely recommend. Very imformative in a very light hearted way, that had children and adults laughing along. And the atmosphere is really great, all the pirates stay in character the entire time - not a single slip up! My daughter (4) and my mum (60something) both loved it and came out with equally big... More 

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely review and the recommendation. I'm so pleased everyone enjoyed the tour and the pirates will love to know that they were a highlight of your holiday! We have a new story for 2017 - so I do hope you will come back and see us. Best wishes, Nikki Smith More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Don't be put off if you're two adults without children - it's just as much fun this way! Initially we both thought this would be on an actual boat and were disappointed when we realised it's in a warehouse of sorts. However, once inside you forget. Great acting, great atmosphere and loads of fun! Would recommend.

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Pirate's Quest - we have tried to make the tour so it's of interest for all ages - and with some humour for adults! I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience and would recommend - we really appreciate the feedback. Best wishes, Nikki Smith More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We visited Pirate's Quest last week and loved it! The original plan was to go to their adult-only themed Halloween event, but being a massive wuss, I obviously convinced the boyf to take me to the family friendly version instead... And I'm so glad we did! It was definitely more my level! The actors were great and we loved learning... More 

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Pirate's Quest - I'm really pleased to hear you enjoyed the 'daytime' experience - and we all really appreciate the feedback and recommendation. We have a new story for 2017 and also a few more adult only scare nights if you feel braver this year! Best wishes, Nikki Smith More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We Went here in half term with a 4yr old and baby in a carrier We weren't really sure what to expect and really hoped it would be good as a bad version of pirate actor led tours could have been dire Really pleased with the experience, we thought the sets were really good too. Reminded me of similar experiences... More 

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PiratesQuest, Owner at Pirate's Quest, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting a review about your visit at Half Term to Pirate's Quest. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the pirating experience and do hope you'll get chance to return. Best wishes, Nikki Smith More 

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