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Rua Judice Fialho 4, Portimao 8500-702, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank jamesbinns2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Abigail L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank paullamar69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 paul w w
Reviewed September 1, 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

1  Thank Ken K
Reviewed August 15, 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

3  Thank Maria G
Reviewed August 12, 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

Thank Colin H
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Greeted by rude and moody captain and unfortunately found staff to be generally disengaged and “just wanting to get their jobs over with”. Very hard to get a smile out of any of them with the exception of one pirate who made an effort to...More

7  Thank trine_m_u23
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

if you're staying in portimao i highly recommend to take this cruise. you get to go on a real pirate ship. it'a a 3 hour tour along the coastline of the algarve. it includes getting on smaller boats to visit the inside of the caves....More

Thank rita a
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patricia1118
April 9, 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
March 19, 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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Anthony_S550
April 25, 2016|
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pay extra
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