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Black Dragon Cruises

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Address: 1 Padre Blvd, Pier 19, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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Voted top cruise attraction in the state of Texas. When planning your...

Voted top cruise attraction in the state of Texas. When planning your things to do activities in the South Padre Island area, a pirate adventure cruise aboard the Black Dragon is a must. Activities includepre-board entertainment, mock cannon battles, face painting, water pistol fights, dolphin watching, sword duels, treasure raids, sightseeing, general hi-jinks, fun and more fun. We'll be looking for you. AARRGGHH!

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Awesome trip!!

I would recommend this to anyone looking to have a lot of laughs and fun. Those two hours went by so fast because we were having a great time!

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Port Isabel, Texas

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Port Isabel, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would recommend this to anyone looking to have a lot of laughs and fun. Those two hours went by so fast because we were having a great time!

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Thank cherrie17
Laguna Vista, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took 2 of our 3 grandchildren on this as well as our 14 year old daughter. . 4 year old girl and 1 year old boy, teenager had a good time but the little ones loved it. The crew was awesome! Shorty was great with our granddaughter and she is usually pretty shy but he got her having a... More 

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Tea, South Dakota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The pirate ship cruise was the first thing we did on our trip to SPI and it was hard to beat! The interactive live show was phenomenal. It was entertaining for adults and kids. The kids (ages 2 to 12) were busy and happy the entire 2 hour trip. We saw lots of dolphins so I'm glad I didn't book... More 

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Thank ILovetheTitans
League City, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can definitely see this as being fun for a family--If I had brought my kids they would have had a blast... but in the description on their site it says fun for kids and adults alike. I was expecting a little something different with it. I've been on pirate cruises in other vacation locations before that were actually entertaining... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew of this ship will have people of any age enjoying themselves throughout the entire voyage. My wife and youngest daughter usually have motion sickness issues. They were so focused on tue show and hpw much fun they were having that it never came up once...no pun intended.

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Thank Donald W
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent activity for the kids. The actors on the ship were awesome at getting the kids involved. There is a bar onboard for the "big kids" too! We had a blast. Go during the week when it is not too busy.

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Thank arwhitejd
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time on the Black Pirate boat cruise with our 5 year old daughter. Crew was entertaining, saw a few dolphins and had a great time on board! Would recommend for those with kiddos and looking for something to do.

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Port Isabel, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These people make you feel at home no matter what your age. The actors dress realistically, and make it a great time for all. Don't leave Port Isabel without stopping.

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Thank Mike W
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of the whole ship, our kids were 4 of the six aboard, so they were spoiled and gots LOTS of the crews attention ( and from the grandmas and grandpas aboard, who were missing their grandkids). The Pirates had a great way, of including the shy kids, who weren't so sure if they wanted to participate. I loved how... More 

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New Haven, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 5 year old had a lot of fun interacting with the pirates. The cruise was entertaining for all, and we were very lucky to view several dolphins.

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