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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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Fun Tour

A 90 minute tour of Big Bear Lake on the pirate ship. Great fun and lots of local history. Got to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RLHINCA
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Victorville, California
Yo Ho, Yo Ho, it’s a Pirates Life for Us!

Hosted an event for our corvette club aboard The Time Bandit over the weekend. What a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gina M
,
Mission Viejo, California
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at Holloway's Marina, 398 Edgemoor Rd, Big Bear City, CA 92315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

1  Thank RLHINCA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Gina M
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 19 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
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Reviewed 27 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
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Patricia M
7 July 2018|
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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.
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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.
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jdaskren
15 October 2016|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are $22 general admission, $20 Seniors
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