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Address: Dock Maarten Marina | Juancho Yrausquin Blvd., Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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+1 305-879-0941

Explore St Maarten/Saint Martin in a modern day Pirate Tours Speedboat that...

Explore St Maarten/Saint Martin in a modern day Pirate Tours Speedboat that rips through the water with grace, style and comfort. The Captain will navigate the blue Caribbean waters to explore the beautiful beaches and reefs that both the Dutch and French sides of the island have to offer. Come seek the hidden treasures and jewels of the Caribbean with us.

The Pirate Tour trip provides a boat excursion that is not just sightseeing the island of St.Maarten and Saint Martin, we also bring you to Creole Rock and Tintamarre, only reachable by boat. There you will get the opportunity to sun on the white sand beach or strap on your fins and mask to snorkel with the green and hawksbill turtles native to this Caribbean paradise. Once hunted close to extinction, Tintamarre is now part of the St.Martin Nature Reserve and we ask that you not “ride the turtle” as we wish to preserve the beauty and serenity of the area. Fins, Mask and Snorkel are supplied by the boat but feel free to bring your own if you have the equipment.

Lunch, Drinks & transportation Included

This trip departs every day at 10:00 a.m. returns at 4:00 p.m. from Waterplay Marina in Philipsburg.

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Pirate Tour is a must!

Pirate Boat Tour will show you the in's and out's of everything on the island itself. Amazing captains with great senses of humor and extensive knowledge of the beaches... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Rovena M
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Pirate Boat Tour will show you the in's and out's of everything on the island itself. Amazing captains with great senses of humor and extensive knowledge of the beaches, neighboring islands, and history of St. Martin is one of the many things that you will definitely take away from this experience. The free lunch that comes with the trip is... More 

1 Thank Rovena M
St. Catharines, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

This was the most exhilarating adventure the we have ever been on!!! Our two teenage boys were absolutely enthralled. However, this is not for everyone. You have to be in relatively good shape and really enjoy the water. The day we went it started off pretty overcast so when we reached the Atlantic ocean to head to the first snorkeling... More 

1 Thank thefords2
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Everything was right on schedule, however, this is not for the faint of heart. The boat moves quickly and it can get rough! My husband and I loved it and we just loved the snorkeling. Lunch in Grand Case was excellent. Captain was very pleasant and gave us a lot of inside info on some of the sights. It was... More 

Thank Sweensterc
Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was one of the best adventures during our cruise. Easy booking and Captain Mike was very informational throughout the excursion. Our lunch meal was fabulous. I couldn't have asked for a better day!!

Thank Wendy816
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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I made reservations for this tour well over a year prior to arriving. I kept in contact with them, just like all my other excursions, to make sure everything was still on and was assured it was. After reading the email confirmation, we found the meeting point and got there early. We waited for over 45 minutes until a security... More 

3 Thank Justin R
Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Our hotel concierge raved about this tour, so we signed up for it. We were told to get there 30 minutes before the boat left, but when we arrived, the boat wasn't there and no one was telling us anything. After an hour, they announced the boat was late and they were trying to get a captain. I can understand... More 

Thank ehandy13
Hatfield, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Despite the fact that the wind was kicking up "a bit," Captain Eric did a great job taking us around to some of the best snorkel spots around St Martin. This is a great all day trip that should not be missed. While you could go to most of the spots on your own, the cost of this trip, including... More 

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Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour on the water. Our Captain was experienced, friendly, and a great guide. We had a great day feeding iguanas, snorkeling, swimming, and an outstanding lunch at a local restaurant. The kids had a blast!

1 Thank M S
Johnston, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 7 June 2015

This was a great way to see the island and snorkel too. Captain Jim gave instructions for the novices and was very patient getting us into the water. Mask, snorkel, fins, and beverages were provided. A wonderful boat ride with Captain Jim pointing out places of interest and info. A lot of swimming from and to the boat so on... More 

2 Thank 112EstherW
Enfield, New Hampshire
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Fantastic day trip! This is a great way to see all around the island. Youri was a wonderful captain and guide and we had an amazing time snorkeling. We saw several turtles, fish and starfish and Youri had us perfectly positioned on the water just off Maho Beach to watch an incoming plane. Feeding the iguanas was also very very... More 

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PigFishBird, Guest Relations Manager at Pirate Tours, responded to this review

Hi Michelle We are so glad you guys had a great time and are looking forward to your next visit to St.Maarten! Feeding the Iguanas is also one of my favorite parts, especially when the "Big Boss" comes out and demands the lion's share (or I guess the Iguana's share in the case LOL). Take care! J More 

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