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Itinerary

At MooMba beach, board your teak “pirate ship” and sail away from Aruba's picturesque coast, taking in the sights from the deck.

Set sail for the first of your three snorkel stops, Malmok; its shallow, calm waters are great for beginners. Prior to jumping in, you get fitted with a mask, flippers, and snorkel by your experienced crew.

The next stop is Boca Catalina, with similar conditions and tropical fish such as grouper, parrot fish, angelfish, and yellow-striped grunts.

The day’s finale is the shipwreck of the SS Antilla, a German ship sunk during WWII. Paddle around the hulking ship and see the local marine life that has made the ship its underwater home.

Back on board, refuel with a barbecue lunch and drinks from the open bar. Take a turn on the rope swing or simply lounge in the sun on the way back to MooMba beach.

Locations visited
The Antilla
Boca Catalina
Jolly Pirates Cruises
Overview

Travel like the pirates used to—on a teak schooner—during this half-day cruise from Aruba. Combine a sightseeing cruise, a bit of history, and the opportunity to snorkel into a single morning, saving you valuable vacation time. Using the provided snorkel equipment, explore the underwater world at three stops. Take advantage of the all-inclusive experience with a hearty barbecue lunch and open bar.

Highlights
  • Three Aruba snorkel stops make the most of your time on the water
  • Included snorkel instruction and equipment appeal to beginners on up
  • All-inclusive experience with barbecue lunch and open bar on the boat
  • Travel in style on an 85-foot (26-meter) “pirate ship”
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Reviewed yesterday
Wonderful time and experience

We went on Jolly Pirates and had a WONDERFUL time. Captain Ron, Julio, Daniel and Wilfreda...they are the best people, showing us a wonderful time. The snorkeling was super, and jumping off the rope swing was awesome. They even let my boyfriend "steer" the ship!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Very cool tour!

Got to see two ship wrecks, jump off the swing, and got very drunk...great time and the tour guides were awesome !

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour, family friendly

Friendly and fun staff. They provide all the snorkeling gear needed. my 5 year old had an awesome time as well! Food was great and they accommodated special meal requests. The 3 stops for snorkeling & rope swing was very good. Memorable experience.

Thank shalini_rao
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun and amazing cruise

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Aruba. The crew was fantastic and made everything a lot of fun. The spots for snorkeling were great, even for those inexperienced. The rope swing was a fun conclusion to the whole cruise. Highly recommend!

Thank Biggie75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Jolly pirate morning snorkel tour

This was our 3rd tour/excursion so far and definitely our favorite! Snorkeling was good, we had already been snorkeling a lot before this tour but it was cool to be able to see the shipwreck, Antilla. Drinks were good and free during the whole tour....More

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you acctually meet in front of the departure pier. taxi costs I don´t know we had a rental car and there is parking are for free just in front of the pier area br KH
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There have to be almost 50 people on the boat.
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