Climb aboard the largest pirate ship in the Carolinas for an engaging adventure your family won’t soon forget. Be on the lookout for unwanted company as you embark on a journey to claim Blackbeard’s infamous treasure. Blast the cannons, ward off the scoundrels, and retrieve the key back from Bad Billy Bones to complete your quest. And that’s only the first part of your voyage!
Where is the ship located?
The ship is located at 141 Fantasy Harbor Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579. Located on the Intracoastal Waterway behind the Boathouse Restaurant and Sheraton 4 Points Resort. Please use designated Blackbeard Parking only.
What time should I arrive?
Arrive at the ticket office no later than 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Due to limited space on the boat, seats cannot be reserved if you are late. Make sure you allow adequate time for traffic and parking.
Does the ship cruise offshore?
No, the cruise navigates the calm waters of the Intracoastal waterway the same as Blackbeard did during his treasure hunting days.
How long is the pirate cruise?
Your pirate adventure will last approximately 60-90 minutes.
What is the capacity and what safety equipment is on board?
Blackbeard’s Pirate Cruise is coast guard certified to carry a maximum of 75 passengers. There is plenty of seating available. Safety equipment on board includes radio, life jackets, state of the art electronics, and full compliance of all USCG required equipment.
What should I wear or bring on board?
Wearing comfortable clothing and bring sunscreen.
Can I purchase pirate gear or merchandise?
They offer a variety of costume pieces for sale including swords, eye patches, hats, telescopes, t-shirts and authentic Caribbean pirate necklaces.
Is alcohol served on board?
No, however, you are allowed to bring a small soft side cooler with the beverage of your choice. Please refrain from opening or consuming beverages while not on board. Consuming beverages anywhere other than the boat is strictly prohibited.
What happens in inclement weather?
The ship sails rain or shine. If Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunter must cancel due to inclement weather, you will notified as soon as possible and rescheduled at your convenience or issued a refund.
Can we take pictures or video?
Absolutely. Guests are encouraged to take as many photos and videos as they like.