The Marigalante Pirate Ship in Puerto Vallarta

If you are visiting Puerto Vallarta on vacation and looking for an adventure, your first choice for family fun should be the Marigalante Pirate Ship with its choice of pirate shows day and night. A tour on the Marigalante Pirate Ship in Puerto Vallarta is more than a booze cruise, more than a family boat trip, more than an experience you will never forget, it is a journey into the wild and wonderful world of Puerto Vallarta’s Pirates of the Bay. And what is more, you will get to ride on a pirate ship that is modeled on the vessel upon which Christopher Columbus sailed when he first came to the Americas, the Santa Maria, known to her sailors as the Marigalante.


The Legacy of the Marigalante

An accurate replica of the famous Santa Maria, which is the name of the ship Columbus sailed on his maiden voyage to the New World, the Marigalante is made of real wood, weighing approximately 700 tons. The stunning Spanish galleon has 3 wooden masts with sails, four decks and the capacity to entertain up to 240 dining passengers.

Food for Thought on the Marigalante

The air-conditioned dining area on the Marigalante Pirate Ship in Puerto Vallarta can host up to 240 guests in two separate sittings whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Marigalante Pirate Ship’s kitchen has all the mod-cons and surpasses all health and safety recommendations to deliver top cuisine and delicious flavors. There is also a fully-stocked bar for serving up to 350 passengers. And, to make sure the daily pirate shows are an incredible success, professional sound and lighting equipment is on hand to set the scene in all its pirate colors.

Pirate Necessities

You will find everything that you need for a wonderful day trip or a raucous nighttime show on the Marigalante pirate ship in Puerto Vallarta. Separate male and female restrooms, a stage, jails cells (for guests and pirate who misbehave!!!), an area for you to rinse off after swimming or snorkeling in the sea during the Day Show, kayaks, boogie boards, motor boats, inflatable banana boats, scuba visors and snorkel tubes, flippers and enough life-jackets for everyone on board and more!

So, next time you are deciding what Puerto Vallarta adventures you are looking for, choose to be a pirate for the day or night!