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Black Dragon Cruises

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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, Pier 19, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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Voted top cruise attraction in the state of Texas. When planning your...

Voted top cruise attraction in the state of Texas. When planning your things to do activities in the South Padre Island area, a pirate adventure cruise aboard the Black Dragon is a must. Activities includepre-board entertainment, mock cannon battles, face painting, water pistol fights, dolphin watching, sword duels, treasure raids, sightseeing, general hi-jinks, fun and more fun. We'll be looking for you. AARRGGHH!

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Fun for the whole family

We took the 5:00 cruise with our 10 and 12 year olds. Everyone had a great time. Crew made sure everyone felt included and laughed. There was sword fighting, facepainting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dawn K
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took the 5:00 cruise with our 10 and 12 year olds. Everyone had a great time. Crew made sure everyone felt included and laughed. There was sword fighting, facepainting, treasure hunt, dancing, silly jokes. We even had dolphin spotting and the first mate netted an ink fish out of the ocean for us to see. Crew was knowledgeable about... More 

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Thank Dawn K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me my husband 4 year old and 2 year had a blast on the blackbeard pirate ship. All the crew were wonderful with the children my 2 year old little boy is normally shy but he even say on a pirate's knee. Ever since we left he has been saying I'm a pirate and we are going on a adventure... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience for my husband and I. Robatodo made sure to keep everyone on board entertained...made us laugh throughout the entire cruise. Shorty and the rest of the staff were very professional and caring with everyone. They made sure to involve every single person in their activities. Definitely going back and taking our kids. I highly recommend... More 

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1 Thank Carmen R
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great Cruise for children.. The staff was very professional and catered to the children. They learned to sword fight and swab the deck. They won prizes. They had their faces painted like pirates and got hats and booty. All in all it was a good experience

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Thank Nancy D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great experienced. My kids having so much fun. The crews are very entertaining. Definitely come back again. Highly recommended.

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Thank Carmie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All of us had a great time. The kids loved it and the crew interaction with everyone was awesome. The "Mexican" pirate that talked a lot was very entertaining. And all the crew were very genuine and caring with everyone on board. Sometimes in a tourist's environment like this you may not be treated that great by the staff. But... More 

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Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was lots of fun it's a little more for kids but it was very entertaining. Had a very lovely time.

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Richardson
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lots of fun on our pirate cruise. An older member of our party is mentally handicapped and the crew was absolutely wonderful with him. He had the best time we could have ever imagined and the rest of us enjoyed watching him have such a great experience!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a few dolphins. Definitely entertaining if you have children. Adults had fun as well. The crew was funny and entertaining.

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Thank Dnc6471
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful and fun time!!! The crew was interactive with everyone, very funny and entertaining!!! I would recommend this adventure to all!

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