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The Pilgrim

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This review isn't about the Pilgrim or the festival (tourist trap). It's about the AWESOME cannon... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Michael H
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The pilgrim as made famous by r.h. Dana in the book two years before the mast in witch he rode... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

This review isn't about the Pilgrim or the festival (tourist trap). It's about the AWESOME cannon battles! I must say, the $70 ticket to sail on and chase down other tall ships shooting cannons at each other for a few hours on the open ocean...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed August 19, 2018

If you have an half-an-hour...it could be a good idea for killing time. Don't go for the specific purpose, unless you're passionate for bad restaured old sailing ships

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Matteo N
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The pilgrim as made famous by r.h. Dana in the book two years before the mast in witch he rode on. Sundays are tour days. The boat is docked right next to the harbor so you can take photos anytime.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

The Pilgrim is a ship that was built after WWII, so although not as old as some other tall ships in other harbors, it is still very interesting. Of course the guide really makes the tour, sharing what life on the ship would have been...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bubuflu
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Cool looking boat, but have seen many of these type before. Only open for tours on Sundays which we weren't there on that day. You can still see all of it from the harbor. It is difficult to take pictures of it as it is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank littlgrn
Reviewed September 9, 2017

The Pilgrim is docked hear the Ocean Institute facilities in Dana Point. Tours of the sailing ship are offered by the institute. Volunteers provide thorough information on the ship.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Chuck8700
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We visited The Pilgrim during the 2016 Tall Ships Festival. This is a festival I would highly recommend for the entire family. A great experience for all young, middle aged and older. Enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank Jeanniene
Reviewed July 20, 2017

She doesn't sail anymore, but if you have the chance to sign up and spend the night, a great adventure. I have spent the night with each of our 4 children 20 years ago, and now they have each stayed there many times with their...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Philip K
Reviewed May 29, 2017

First, I am spoiled. In San Diego, we have the Star of India and other boat tours so this didn't come close. Our guide was nice but we were never fully engaged with stories about the ship. It's a quick tour, mainly for children.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jerry K
Reviewed May 4, 2017

My family visited the Pilgrim, a replica of an old sailing ship. We were amazed how a large group of sailors could live, eat, sleep, etc. on a small ship like the Pilgrim. A very informative tour that I can recommend to visit with small...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Jacobus M
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