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Black Rose Pirate Boat: 5-Hour Trip from Heraklion

3.9 / 5

69 reviews

Activity provider: MTM D.M.C Ltd

Black Rose Pirate Boat: 5-Hour Trip from Heraklion

Activity provider: MTM D.M.C Ltd
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From US$ 55.94 per person

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Board the ultimate pirate boat for a memorable adventure. Sail from Hersonissos to Sissi. Stop to swim and snorkel, and then enjoy a BBQ meal.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Sail along the sea to Georges Bay, Sissi, Malia and Stalis
  • See dolphins and sea turtles
  • Enjoy a BBQ lunch on board
Full description

Embark on a multi-stop cruise from Heraklion to St. Georges Bay, Sissi, Stalis, and more. Hop on board the Black Rose pirate boat and enjoy a pirate-themed experience with face painting, music, dancing, and a BBQ meal.

The Black Rose sails daily from the Port of Hersonissos through the clear waters of the Cretan Sea. The first stop on the trip is St. Georges Bay. You’ll have around 2 hours to swim and snorkel and explore the area.

By the time you’re back on the boat, the pirate crew will have prepared a delicious BBQ meal for you to enjoy. Later, head for the coast of Malia and Stalis for the second swimming stop.

  • Boat trip
  • BBQ meal
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Towel
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Swimwear

Know before you go

  • The boat is equipped with 4 toilets and there are 2 outside showers and a bar
  • Snorkeling equipment is available on board
  • The free transfer service is only available in certain areas of Crete due to the size of the island
  • An additional charge will be payable at the time of booking for the transfer service for customers staying outside of this area
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 69 reviews

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Was a great boat trip, but took 4 instead of 5 hours as described. Also only 1 stop and "only" along the coast. The caves could be seen from afar, at the stop you could swim there. Show was ok but not more than a little dancing. Initially pirate music, then party music. But kids had a lot of fun.

July 17, 2022

The tour on the Black Rose was really an experience and very nice! We had enough time to swim and look at the Cretan coast! The crew has provided a varied and fun program with acrobatics and a delicious lunch on board the ship. The day was really successful and we can only recommend the excursion!

June 9, 2022

The boat was delayed at 12 noon and along the coast for a while and then turned back to St. George's Bay. We stopped there and snorkeled. We could see a lot of fish really. It's a beautiful place. Then back on board there was a lunch snack, simple but good. Then we drove on to Malia, where there is a nice sandy beach. After a short stay we go back to the home port, on the way there we got a piece of melon. The music on board was fun, something like a party ship and the crew is fun and nonsense with the guests, that was very funny. Had I wished for one more stop then it would have been perfect. 1 star deduction is due to a delay and because there were only 2 stops, this is not clear from the description. This excursion is made for a short snorkeling trip, fun and sunbathing, scenic or cultural you shouldn't expect anything here

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September 7, 2020

Product ID: 81897