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Pirate Ship Tours

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Pirate Ship Tours
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  • Average6%
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“mel blanc”(6 reviews)
“great tour”(3 reviews)
“bugs bunny”(2 reviews)
1.5 hour-long lake tours on a scaled replica of a 16th Spanish Galleon. Crew serves in full pirate regalia, we offer full bar service, and there's a treasure chest for the wee scoundrels! Come along if ye dare to learn about our grizzly beginnings...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
at Holloway's Marina, 398 Edgemoor Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
+1 909-866-5706
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is the best! I’m not one to sit on a boat and take a tour but it was recommended by a local to take the tour and the kids really wanted to see the ship. I was pleasantly surprised and The history of Big...More

2  Thank Vacationer793651
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a great, fun, inexpensive way to see Big Bear Lake and learn some of the history behind the homes surrounding the lake without having to rent a pontoon boat. During the tour, we encountered a "rival" tour company which we fired canons upon....More

1  Thank jbusby76
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A 90 minute tour of Big Bear Lake on the pirate ship. Great fun and lots of local history. Got to hear Mel Blanc's son do a few impressions. Wish the lak wasn't so low!!! Nice and relaxing cruise!!! I recommend!

2  Thank RLHINCA
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Hosted an event for our corvette club aboard The Time Bandit over the weekend. What a great adventure. “Captain Spectacular” did a great job telling us the history of Big Bear Valley and Big Bear Lake. It seems many early movie stars, Roy Rogers, Andy...More

1  Thank Gina M
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This was so much fun to do with the kids and for us. The captain had lots of information about the history and the town and lake. It took about an hour or maybe more to do the lap but it was really nice to...More

1  Thank Michellbee
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This was a perfect family outing and our kid still talks about the Lady Pirate Captain! The captain and crew were excellent tour guides, we enjoyed firing cannons at their friends and the general casual, fun vibe of the boat and the lake. My husband...More

1  Thank Parthenia_512
Reviewed 25 July 2017

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

1  Thank HappyCampers85022
Reviewed 11 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 24 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
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Patricia M
7 July 2018|
Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
Price is $22 general admission, $20 for seniors. Not sure what the price is for kids except it is free for 2 years and younger. The tour last for an hour and a half.
Ramon M
11 September 2017|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
This attraction is not wheelchair accessible. You have to climb stairs and cross a ramp.
15 October 2016|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are $22 general admission, $20 Seniors