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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were early deliberately, sowe could watch the river activities at the maritime museum, near the departure point of the cuise....relaxing time . got on the ship and set sail out of the river and into the atlantic.... wedidnt get far, took an immediate left...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jollyboyz
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Our afternoon sailing trip around the caves of Algarve and to Benagil was amazing. Captain Bernada was really good and gave us great information as we sailed along the coastline. It was rather cool so the crew offered us coats to stay warm which was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank searchingforalaska
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Booked this trip online via their website, always reassuring to get a good quick acknowledgement of the booking, which I received. Originally had this trip booked for a Wednesday but due to very windy weather, the trip was cancelled, I received a phone call in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jamesbinns2018
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Had a really lovely time on a morning cruise to see the caves .. due to the sea though we were unable to actually go into them on the smaller boat they provide.. still the staff were funny , multi lingual and explained the various...More

Thank RBrello
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We picked the pirate ship for the novetly but quickly realised that it wouldn't fit into the caves, duh! For the first 45mins or so we sailed calmly along at a further distance to allow the smaller ships to go into some of the small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 13abigaill
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A very nice an authentic pirate ship. We were only approx 20 passengers on board and 6 crew members...so it was plenty of space. It was clean and comfortable and the crew was very nice and kind. All the other people on the other boats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paullamar69
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

€70 pp best trip ever! Staff really freindly and informative, funny as well 👍 beach BBQ was amazing, loads of food and alcohol included in the price. I would highly recommend this trip over any other that's available from portimào. The caves are amazing and...More

Thank paulww473
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The German dreamer who switched careers to start this business runs a tight pirate ship! After a relaxed welcome in four languages, you get a narrated tour from the moment you leave the Portimao harbour. All the crew wear hokey pirate outfits. The sails are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank passgaswilltravel
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My family and I had an enjoyable trip onboard the Pirate Ship which included a lunch in a beach area and a trip around the caves (breathtaking). The only negative issue that we had was that once we were dropped off on the beach to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank 74MariaG74
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

From being welcomed aboard to being dropped off it was a truly enjoyable trip. We had a full day i would recommend taking sunscreen water towels flip flops and swimming mask and snorkle to get the most from it! The trip on the pirate boat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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patricia1118
9 April 2017|
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Response from Santa Bernarda ... P | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the delayed answer. Yes, of course we still operate. We are located in Portimao: SANTA BERNARDA CRUZEIROS, LDA. Rua Judice Fialho, 2-4 P-8500-702 Portimão Tel./Fax.: +351 282 422 791... More
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patricia1118
19 March 2017|
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Response from Tom D |
go to the harbour of Portimao, only one pirate ship is out there!
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25 April 2016|
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pay extra
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