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The Pirate Ship At John's Pass

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Address: 140 Boardwalk Place West, Johns Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, FL 33708
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+1 727-423-7824

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Really good time!

Even though its a geared towards kids it was a great girls trip adventure! And free beer!! Great location and guides were really informative and fun to hang out with.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you have kids this is a nice cruise if no kids than just free drinks not worth the money . My husband and I enjoyed it but like I said no kids why go ? It was interesting if you never saw a pirate ship up close .the deck was very small . Wheather was great so we still... More 

Thank Maha M
Seminole, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Complete disappointment. I purchased a groupon to use. Called in January to book a cruise and was told that boat was being repaired/inspected by coast guard, but I could book for Feb. Saturdays were booked and my groupon was expiring mid-February, so my husband and I took a Friday off work and took the kids out of school. I called... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even though its a geared towards kids it was a great girls trip adventure! And free beer!! Great location and guides were really informative and fun to hang out with.

Thank asuppa2
Fredericktown, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The sailors make this a really fun Cruise! The scenery is beautiful. Highly recommend this. Great family atmosphere.

Thank Glen K
St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Entertaining, clean safe fun for whole family. Made our daughter special birthday experience. I recommend to bring extra clothing for kids to change and Îlots of 1$ bills. Beer and wine is free as are soft drinks. Take extra time to find parking

Thank pkrivanek
Jefferson, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I agree with all the other 5 star reviews! We did not have reservations, as we stumbled upon the pirate ship while we were walking the boardwalk. My 4 year old son was begging me to go on it, but they were already boarding. So I ran to the ticket office to see if there was another cruise that afternoon,... More 

Thank Katherine R
Port Richey, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This excursion was perfect. I have lived in Florida nearly 30 years and never went before this weekend. We will be going again! It is an. experience for any age! The crew were great with the kids, telling stories, face painting, hosting water gun fights. Endless beer, wine and soda was nice. Highly recommended for Florida residents AND visitors.

Thank amyfaltraco
Charlotte, Iowa, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is very reasonably priced, also can receive a AAA discount of $3 per person. Free beer,wine and pop. The kids have an absolute blast being entertained by the pirates while the adults sit back enjoy wathching the kids while drinking their favorite drink!!!

Thank Karen0908
Seminole, Florida
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We wanted something inexpensive to do for our grandson's last weekend with us so we decided we would try this. I have to say it was a lot more than I expected. The kids were entertained from the moment we sailed away from the dock until we redocked at the end of the cruise. The cruise was a full 2... More 

Thank FlBroomie
Warren, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We decided to do something a little different this year instead of the average dolphin cruise. We booked passage on The Pirate Ship at John's Pass. We couldn't have been more pleased. Traveling with our four year old granddaughter and she was delighted with the cruise. The crew (Pirates) kept the children busy throughout the cruise telling pirate stories, face... More 

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