Published: Oct 18 2019
Halloween is almost here, and that means costumes, haunted houses, candy, and pumpkins. While most Halloween parties take place on land, some people like to take it to the next level - with a haunted Halloween Boat Party. The best venue for a Halloween boat party? A pirate ship of course!
These pirate ships, all available on the GetMyBoat platform, are the perfect venues for hosting a spooky celebration at sea or for an exciting adventure during your travels. Pirate cruises are fantastic for entertaining kids during a tropical vacation, or releasing your inner buccaneer for a day of partying!
Nothing screams “Pirates of the Caribbean” more than this exciting boat tour in the Nassau. Nassau and the Caribbean have a rich, real pirate history dating back to the 17th century, and you can get a taste of it today! Cruise through this incredible part of the Bahamas, sipping on rum punch while soaking up the sun. The “Revenge” is a traditionally rigged sailing vessel with a pirate enthusiast crew looking to provide an unforgettable piracy excursion for buccaneers of all ages. Be prepared for noises, however, as they do shoot off the cannons!
Ready to take on the British Virgin Islands? Liana’s Ransom is waiting for you! This replica of an 18th century Tall Ship is the perfect vessel for a swashbuckling adventure departing from Road Town, Tortola. Once you're cruising, you'll navigate the waters to Norman’s Island, the real-life spot that inspired “Treasure Island” in the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson. If you get too hot from sunbathing onboard, walk the plank and take a refreshing dip in the calm waters of the Caribbean. Snorkeling gear is provided, so enjoy swimming around the fish and coral reef.
Mexico is an excellent place for pirate ship cruises, with experiences in several popular destinations around the country.
Puerto Vallarta is a beloved destination in Mexico for vacationers of all types. A must-do activity, while you’re there, is to get out on the water on a boat. Why not make it a pirate adventure? The “Marigalante” is a stable wood ship that will take you to unique spots around Puerto Vallarta like Mahahuitas Island Nature Reserve.
Families traveling with children will be delighted to know for every two adults, one kid cruises free! It’s a whole-day event consisting of breakfast, water activities, beach walks, drinks, and lunch before you cruise back into port in the late afternoon. Pencil this into your Mexico vacation - you won’t regret it!
Another pirate adventure you can find yourself on in Mexico is in Cabo San Lucas, onboard this pirate ship for a Baja adventure, lunch, and snorkeling.
Spending time on a boat while in Greece is an absolute must. The sun beaming down on the Mediterranean makes it sparkle, and nothing feels more luxurious than enjoying a refreshing drink as you sail past the rugged coastline of the Greek Islands. The Black Rose pirate ship sets off from Crete and is perfect for travelers on a budget. Set sail from the Port of Hersonissos and enjoy a 5-hour boat cruise, complete with sightseeing and lunch onboard.
The gorgeous tropical coastline of Florianopolis, Brazil, makes it the perfect destination to book a boat charter. A piratey adventure cruise is a great way to enjoy a day on the water. Onboard the Corsair Negro, you’ll enjoy a classic sailing adventure with panoramic views of the city. Learn more about the history of this area when you pass by the Great Ratones Island, which holds the Fortress of St. Anthony and the Anhatomirim Island, where the Fortress of Santa Cruz is located. You’ll also cruise to Dolphin Bay marine area, enjoy lunch on board, and enjoy live pirate reenactments from the crew!
Antalya, Turkey, offers several unique pirate ship adventures. Gulet boats are traditional in Turkey and are the perfect vessels for pirate ship adventures. Sail the seas on the Barbossa, host a pirate party onboard for hundreds of guests. You can even add-on experiences like a foam party on board, and spend hours exploring the five decks of this massive ship. Another boat to book is this Pirate Tank, which provides a beautiful sailing experience for travelers on a budget - prices start at $20/person. You'll explore Kemer, a gorgeous seaside village in Turkey, watch live entertainment on board, and dance until your peg leg falls off.
Pirate ship adventures are perfect in the season of Halloween or any time of year. It’s the ideal activity for traveling with kids who need some excitement and entertainment during the day, and who doesn’t love an opportunity to walk the plank? Book yourself on a Pirate Ship adventure with GetMyBoat today!
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