Best Summer Tours in Puerto Vallarta – Marigalante

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If you are looking for incredible fun and an exciting adventure this summer upon the Pacific Ocean in Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta, then a trip aboard the Pirate Ship – the “Marigalante” is the one for you. This will be one of the highlights of your summer vacation as you will be able to take part in a swashbuckling show involving outlaws, bandits and buccaneers.

Summer Tours and Family Fun in Puerto Vallarta

Jump aboard the superb pirate ship, the “Marigalante”, a replica of the Santa Maria which was part of Christopher Columbus’s fleet that sailed to the Americas in the 16th century, and you can enjoy a thrilling step back in time tinged with modern day comforts and amenities. This is an awesome family-friendly summer tour in Puerto Vallarta for all ages and the children are encouraged to take part in the search for lost treasure. You will be served by your very own pirate waiter serving up unlimited drinks and food chosen from a number of tempting meal options.

Great Summer Tours in Puerto Vallarta on the Marigalante


The summer tours around Banderas Bay on the pirate ship lasts for three and a half hours and you will be entertained in spectacular fashion by the “pirates” and includes dining, drinking, dancing and fireworks.

When you arrive in the port at sunset, the majestic “Marigalante” pirate ship will be awaiting you to board for your summer tour. After a commemorative photo is taken to remind you later of the fun you had, you will be ushered on deck and the fun will begin. A selection of alcoholic drinks is available such as beer, wine and cocktails along with other non-alcoholic beverages served by your own pirate. This is the lead up to the night’s excellent entertainment in Puerto Vallarta. Once you are under way, the partying can begin with drinks and dancing helping you to work up your appetite for the first-rate food that is on the menu.

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There is an excellent 3 course meal served in the galley, down in the belly of the ship and includes white or red wine. The standard menu on the Marigalante summer tours has five meal choices and there are two options suitable for vegetarians. If you fancy something more exotic, you can upgrade to the Premium dining menu which includes surf & turf (lobster tail and filet mignon) or grilled lobster tail with buttery garlic sauce. All the food is accompanied by an excellent salad bar, freshly baked breads and various amazing garnishes.

Summer fun and show!

Once the scrumptious meal is over, it is time for action to commence on this top summer tour in Puerto Vallarta. Out in Banderas Bay, with Puerto Vallarta’s malecon as a backdrop, the pirate show will begin. The feuding pirates fight in bitter warfare as cannons are blazing. There are swordfights, special effects, acrobatics, wild rope swinging, and stunning fireworks that actually bring the ship to life. There are thrilling story plots and subplots intermingled with many funny interludes resulting in enormous fun for all in Puerto Vallarta.

The Marigalante pirate ship experience in Puerto Vallarta is a summer tour not to be missed and is enjoyed by all who take part, young or old and is highly recommended. The memories generated will stay with you long after your vacation is over.