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6200 Park Blvd, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-1366
+1 609-729-3275
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 8, 2013

We bought this as a living social deal. Tips first: Bring your kids a change of clothes in case they get wet. Get there early to find parking on the street. Get there early to get the kids faces painted and get yourself situated. Bring...More

5  Thank Jshoen
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We have little children and have done other Pirate Cruises in the past. We figured, while we were in Wildwood, why not try the Dark Star Pirate Cruises. It started very lively and fun for both children and adults. That was until the Captain came...More

3  Thank AROP64
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Our family wanted to try something a little different during our annual trip to Cape May. My son is in love with all things pirate so we jumped at purchasing tickets on Groupon. The kids loved the face paint and water cannons! My 9 year...More

1  Thank beccafin
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the Dark Star Pirate Cruise. The entire experience was very interactive. I highly recommend this place. It’s one of the best attractions we’ve been to down the shore.

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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This outing was a highlight of our Wildwood trip. Kids and grown ups alike loved it! I definitely recommend booking this boat trip. You don’t actually go out into the water very far- it is not a sightseeing cruise by any means- but you do...More

Thank Kcgirl14
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The crew did such a great job despite the terrible weather. It poured the entire boat ride but they still had so much energy and made it fun. My only wish is that they cancelled it and we were able to reschedule for a different...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

What a great afternoon! The ship’s crew is extremely dedicated to providing a fun, interactive cruise, especially for the kids. Get some sun while enjoying the pirate antics or choose a shady seat back near the navigator if you’ve had enough sun already. We even...More

Thank LisaT08055
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

My 5 and 8yr old had a great time, as did I. It was a fun, interactive 1hr boat ride. At first, I was thinking an hour wasn't a very long adventure, but it turned out to be a perfect amount of time. I'm glad...More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Very fun adventure for the whole family. The cast/crew were very engaged with the kids and parents. You can see they like their job. I have a 9 yr old and a 3 yr old. Both enjoyed the experience.

Thank Fenimore M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a really cute experience for little kids (and adults!). The "pirates" remain in character even between cruises! They definitely go out of their way to ensure a great experience for all on board.

Thank Leanne K
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The whole family had a great times. The conga line, the eeyepatch, the water canons, the treasure, certificate, costumes and actors, everything was perfection.

Thank Cynthia Q
Reviewed August 24, 2018

The actors(captain and first mate) were really great. They were informative and extremely funny. We were attacked by another boat and we were able to squirt water back at them. They really got everyone involved. The kids got treasure that we fount. Well worth the...More

1  Thank Kevin G
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August 23, 2018|
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Response from Mike R | Reviewed this property |
That would be a long walk, especially with little kids.
Donna W
September 3, 2017|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
There is a restaurant there, so there is a parking lot. I wasn't sure if it was only for the restaurant, so I parked on the street. You might want to call and ask. The area is mostly residential, so finding street parking... More