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Jolly Roger Pirate Boat

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The Jolly Roger is just one of the five boats under the house of Yacoob Yachts in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa. Providing guests with a full-blown pirate experience, it frequently runs kiddies birthday parties and memorable private...more
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5 Shop 8 Quay | V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 0909
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

The trip was very enjoyable, but very loud. Could not really have a conversation because of the loud music. The view was beautiful. I also expected more "pirate-related" activities.

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We have a lot of jokes in our family, one is my husband is a pirate at heart so when I saw this tour boat in the V&A harbor we had to do it. The boat is totally campy but it would be a lot...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I took the Jolly Roger Cruise as part of the iVenture card. Service at the main desk was appalling: limited communication; rudeness rather than language differences. Late start to tour. Service aboard the boat was adequate. Champagne was of poor quality (FlippenNice)...More

1  Thank Erica L
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I booked on another charter for a sunset champagne cruise. We have been seeing the Jolly Roger motoring around the waterfront over the time of our vacation. It always seems like it’s in a hurry to go somewhere. Last evening, March 3,...More

3  Thank Gofly2
Reviewed February 22, 2018

The most stupid activity in Cancun. It is noise polution for the whole bay. Insipid and meaningless.

Thank paroux
Reviewed February 2, 2018

We were so disappointed with the supposed Pirate Ship. Nothing but the design of the ship was about Pirates. The crew were not dressed as pirates and all one does is sit on the boat, leave the harbour and return. When we first left, the...More

2  Thank Anita C
Reviewed January 7, 2018

First, it's just a 1-hour cruise - there's no pirate show for kids or anything like that on board - and it's expensive compared to other cruises (R175 for adults, R85 for kids). We thought the crew would act like pirates or something, but they...More

1  Thank Doug K
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

I seriously underestimated this cruise. We booked a different boat but it was cancelled due to high winds at the last minute so by chance we were transferred to the Jolly Roger. It was awesome! Great atmosphere, great staff, great champagne, great tunes, unbeatable sunset....More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We attended a birthday party on the boat and had a great time. The staff where awesome and kept the kids entertained all the time. The sail into Table bay was excellent, as there was a bit of swell, which had everybody hanging on, but...More

Thank Shaun F
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We came all the way to the V and A for a boat ride and the kids were so excited, but once on board (and had paid) were told that there was not enough power to preform the pirate show. Surly good actors don't need...More

2  Thank rpaul_uk
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