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Nosy Boraha, Madagascar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's just a cemetary, but our guide made it a great experience. He knew so much history of the pirates and it was a fun little hike to get there too!

Thank K F
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Good walk thru local island areas up to the cemetery on the rocky outcrop. Fascinating tales of pirates & adventurers and some were women!!!

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Not every country has a pirate cemetery. Although it's weathered and been robbed of treasures, pun intended, it's still worth the visit. The ticket includes the guide, who will explain the history of the area and various pirates buried at the cemetery. Not all died...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We had hired a scooter and toured the island and looked for this place as we had read about it. It's a gem really. The guide at the ticket office ( a very ramshackle hut) led us to the graveyard through mangrove swamps on a...More

Thank robert a
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

I would recommend a visit here. The ticket 'office' is just off the main road. You have to buy a ticket to attend. I think it was 12,000 Ariary. They lead you a LONG way and over rocks/up a small slippy slope to the graveyard....More

Thank Jingram30
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Interesting historical site to visit on Ile Santa Marie. Fun, 'off the beaten track' path leading to the cemetary and a great view of the bay once you're there

Thank Dan L
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We visit pirate cemetery when we in St.Marie, it was interesting to see the history even not very organized...but we had local tour guide for this trip so very helpful for understanding the story of pirate.

Thank Happiness810480
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Interesting historical attraction with great views of the sea, tour guide gives good information. A must see!

Thank Desiree P
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Loved this excursion! Although was hell hot when we visited! And be sure to use lots of bug spray!! We did the pirate cemetery and added on a trip through the mangroves to eat crab at Boraha village! Book this ahead of time if you...More

Thank Lizziehide
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting place but don't go out of your way to visit it. There is quite a hike to the actual cemetery which is quite small but perched on a little hill with nice views of the sea and the Catholic Church.

Thank Penny C
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