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Pirate Ship Tours

at Holloway's Marina, 398 Edgemoor Rd, Big Bear City, CA 92315
+1 909-878-4040
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Great Tour of Big Bear Lake

We took this tour at 4 pm on a week day. The boat was full and left on time. The captain was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
Fun, informative

The captain/owner is a Big Bear lifer, it seems, and knows a lot of history. He'll take you around... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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at Holloway's Marina, 398 Edgemoor Rd, Big Bear City, CA 92315
+1 909-878-4040
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this tour at 4 pm on a week day. The boat was full and left on time. The captain was very informative and fun. She even turned the ship around to retrieve a passenger's hat that blown off! Really enjoyed the tour and...More

Thank HappyCampers85022
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The captain/owner is a Big Bear lifer, it seems, and knows a lot of history. He'll take you around the lake and tell you stories, anecdotes, and will occasionally stop by the house of Mel Blanc Jr's house who will come out and entertain the...More

Thank jeremydbrooks
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

One ticket gets you into all of the ships. You can get into basically all areas of the ships. This includes the submarine. It's worth the time.

Thank Chelsey A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Time Bandit is a 1/3 scale replica of a Spanish Galleon (Pirate ship) built by a father and son in their backyard (I know hard to believe, but true). It was also later used in the movie "Time Bandit" and took on that name. The...More

1  Thank viperamd64
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Beautiful tour of the lake with music, fun commentary and jokes along the way. We took the 4pm cruise and enjoyed an adult beverage mixed very generously by the "wench" on board. Was the highlight of our trip to Big Bear

1  Thank Marfel53
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

An entertaining 90 min tour of Big Bear Lake has entertainment for visitors of all ages. Beverages served on board and you're welcome to bring your own as well. Sit back with the wind in your hair and take in the scenery, learn a little...More

1  Thank Jason G
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Captain Amazing was awesome on this 90 minute boat tour around the lake. He talked almost the entire time pointing out neat landmarks, telling funny jokes, and fun facts about Big Bear. It is all pirate themed so my kids got a kick out of...More

3  Thank jenniferh1229
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to Big Bear many times & never knew this was here. They must advertise more!! We saw it on the lake by chance in May and came back with our daughter this weekend. We did the 90 minute 4:00 tour and it...More

Thank blueeyes158
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Interesting commentary and great music - wish they didn't serve alcohol because some passengers were a bit loud and obnoxious Learned a lot - not just for kids!

Thank yenta123
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Arg. ... ahoy matee. ... We enjoy a very cold cold pirateship ride. ... it's a experience you don't want to miss. ... but go on a hotter days. ... or bring winter coat 42 degree last Saturday. .... It's a small well maintain pirateship....More

Thank Phia V
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14 October 2016|
Response from viperamd64 | Reviewed this property |
$22 for adults and $14 for kids (12 and under). Yes, they are opened on Sunday, I believe 10am , 12 and 2pm
27 September 2016|
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Response from blueeyes158 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any pets on board. Its a little tight but you might be able to hold them on your lap. You could easily call them ahead of time.
Emily T
2 November 2015|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
No, not really as the ship is on a lake and not in the ocean. The lake doesn't really move all that much.