Where does the ship depart from?
We are located at Cabrillo Isle Marina on Harbor Island Get directions
1450 Harbor Island Drive, Gate (H)
San Diego, CA 92101
Is there parking available?
Yes, free, but only for the duration of the cruise, also, it is limited, so it is very important that you arrive early.
Is there a bathroom aboard the ship?
Yes, but we sailor’s refer to it as the “head”.
We strongly recommend that you use the land base facilities prior to boarding the ship.
Can we purchase pirate hats on-board the ship?
You bet! Ranging from simple to more elaborate hats.
What about eye patches and other gear?
Eye patches, swords, bandanas, shirts, and other piratical accessories are all available on-board.
Will we actually find treasure?
Aye... that is what being a pirate is all about!
Will we get wet?
Anytime you are on the ocean there is a chance that you may get wet, but on this ship it is a slight chance.
How long does the adventure last?
Cruises are 1.5 hours long unless otherwise noted.
How many passengers can come along?
The ship holds up to 49 passengers.
Can we bring our own camera?
Sure! You may want it handy if we see seals, sea lions, or the occasional dolphin. (At your own risk, you are responsible for the safety and integrity of your camera equipment)
Do we have to participate in the action or can we just watch?
It’s your choice. You can just sit back and enjoy the fresh, ocean air or join in on the fun and games.
Is there an age limit?
No. All pirates are welcome. It may not be as comfortable as his recliner but even Grandpa will enjoy a Pirate Ship Adventure on San Diego Bay.
Will we get sea sick?
Not likely. Most of our cruises take place in the calm waters of San Diego Bay and we only go out into the open ocean on special occasions, so chances are very slim that you would take ill. If you are subject to motion sickness, then taking some preemptive actions may be a good idea. (check with your physician)
Is the adventure safe?
Yes! Safety is our number one concern at Pirate Ship Adventures.
Are there food and drinks available aboard the ship?
We have a stock of sodas, waters, snacks, juices, and adult beverages available for purchase at the snack bar.
Do we need a reservation?
Voyages do sell out, so to guarantee your spot(s) we recommend that you make reservations in advance.
How early must we arrive?
No later than 30 minutes prior to your voyages scheduled departure time. (Example: for a 1:00pm voyage we ask that you arrive no later than 12:30pm)
What if we arrive late?
We run a tight schedule and cannot return to the dock to pick up late passengers, so make sure to allow plenty of time to park and prepare, don't take a chance of being left behind, as we offer no refunds if you miss the boat.
How should we prepare and what should we bring?
That depends on the weather. We suggest you wear comfortable clothing. High heels are not recommended, and bring some sunscreen, a sweatshirt, or a jacket. Keep in mind that you are NOT allowed to bring any alcoholic beverages on board.