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Address: 408 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 252-473-2007
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Pirate Adventures of the Outer Banks is a unique attraction for children...

Pirate Adventures of the Outer Banks is a unique attraction for children located on the waterfront in the historic town of Manteo on Roanoake Island. Come aboard for this magical journey on a pirate ship that includes face painting, a real treasure hunt, water cannons, and so much more!

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Better than we imagined!!!

Our children (girls 4&7) thought this was amazing and the parents did too! The kids got to act like pirates, go on a treasure hunt and have a water cannon fight all on a boat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2015
Kkelly1973
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Killingworth, Connecticut
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Killingworth, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Our children (girls 4&7) thought this was amazing and the parents did too! The kids got to act like pirates, go on a treasure hunt and have a water cannon fight all on a boat remodeled to look like a pirate ship.

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Thank Kkelly1973
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Crew was friendly and funny. My 4 year old had a blast. My almost 3 year old did like it but if you don't have any older kids I'd choose something else for that age like the aquarium. The face painting beforehand was kind of a joke...they don't even use face paint, just cheap tempera paint that takes forever to... More 

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Thank Ashley C
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This was by far the best tour we took on our vacation. Even though I read the website and reviews, I had no idea the kids would have such an exciting experience. Finding maps, message in a bottle, and even an actual treasure chest in the water made this a magical trip. My son smiled the entire time. This is... More 

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Thank Dayna W
Hagerstown, Maryland
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We sailed with Pirate Adventures as a group of seven adults and two children. They did call and cancel on us the first day due to a storm coming in but we rescheduled for two days later. I'm so glad we did. My three year old grandson is a pirate fanatic so he had the time of his life fighting... More 

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Thank Southboundin3
buffalo, ny
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

my grandkids 5 & 7 had a blast on this pirate adventure..It was very close to nags head. It last about and hour and half.

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1 Thank pt5373
Leesburg, Virginia
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We brought our 4 & 7 year old boys here and they loved it. If your kids are younger than 4 I wouldn't recommend it since there is some pushing and shoving to get to water cannons. There is a bit of lull time to get out to area where the fun begins. They also give the kids "Grog" which... More 

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4 Thank HBH2336
Philadelphia
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We have two boys under 5 and they absolutely love this outing. They talked about it for days. Each kid is given a pirate name tag and can select a tattoo to be painted on their arm. Then we head onto the ship and the two crew members are great with children. The boat ride provides great views for the... More 

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2 Thank IRun2Eat
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Kids loved it. Kids got dressed up and "tattooed" with face paint. Took us all out on the ship for a treasure hunt. They had a blast.

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2 Thank Matthew D
Yonkers, New York
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My boys, ages 4 and 6, had a blast. It was worth every penny. The adventure starts out with dressing up as pirates, painting on tattoos and then sneaking on board the ship. The ship is a must-see, seriously. The ship embarks on an awesome adventure with tales of pirates, reading the map, finding treasure, "shooting" the bad Pirate Pete... More 

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3 Thank Marie Y
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our grandkids (3 and 5) loved this! It was really well done. The crew was great with the kids, really first rate. If you want to sit in the shade board the boat early. Also arrive early for kids face painting and activities.

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