Halloween is almost here, and that means costumes, haunted houses, candy, and pumpkins. While most Halloween parties take place on land, some people like to take it to the next level - with a haunted Halloween Boat Party. The best venue for a Halloween boat party? A pirate ship of course!

Halloween parties are the perfect excuse to dress up and get together with friends, and taking your party to the next level with a boat charter is a way to guarantee everyone will have a good time. Tall ships are excellent venues, as they set the mood with a vintage pirate atmosphere.  Coordinate with your captain to plan the perfect event; from Halloween-themed games onboard, costume contests, special spooky dishes, and other entertainment, you can plan an epic boating experience to enjoy the festivities.

These pirate ships, all available on GetMyBoat, are the perfect venues for hosting a spooky celebration at sea or for an exciting adventure during your travels. Pirate cruises are fantastic for entertaining kids during a tropical vacation, or releasing your inner buccaneer for a day of partying! 

Nassau, Bahamas Pirate Boat Tours

Nothing screams “Pirates of the Caribbean” more than this exciting boat tour in the Nassau. Nassau and the Caribbean have a rich, real pirate history dating back to the 17th century, and you can get a taste of it today! A pirate cruise in the Bahamas is a great activity to enjoy with kids. Cruise through this incredible part of the Bahamas, sipping on rum punch while soaking up the sun. The “Revenge” is a traditionally rigged sailing vessel with a pirate enthusiast crew looking to provide an unforgettable piracy excursion for buccaneers of all ages. Be prepared for noises, however, as they do shoot off the cannons! 

Nassau Bahamas pirate boat trip

Pirate Boat Tours in the British Virgin Islands

Ready to take on the British Virgin Islands? Liana’s Ransom is waiting for you! This replica of an 18th century Tall Ship is the perfect vessel for a swashbuckling adventure departing from Road Town, Tortola. Once you're cruising, you'll navigate the waters to Norman’s Island, the real-life spot that inspired “Treasure Island” in the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson. If you get too hot from sunbathing onboard, walk the plank and take a refreshing dip in the calm waters of the Caribbean. Snorkeling gear is provided, so enjoy swimming around the fish and coral reef.  

The British Virgin Islands pirate ship

Pirate Boat Tours in Mexico 

Mexico is an excellent place for pirate ship cruises, with experiences in several popular destinations around the country.  

mexico pirate ship trip

Puerto Vallarta is a beloved destination in Mexico for vacationers of all types. A must-do activity, while you’re there, is to get out on the water on a boat. Why not make it a pirate adventure? The “Marigalante” is a stable wood ship that will take you to unique spots around Puerto Vallarta like Mahahuitas Island Nature Reserve. 

Families traveling with children will be delighted to know for every two adults, one kid cruises free! It’s a whole-day event consisting of breakfast, water activities, beach walks, drinks, and lunch before you cruise back into port in the late afternoon. Pencil this into your Mexico vacation - you won’t regret it! 

Another pirate adventure you can find yourself on in Mexico is in Cabo San Lucas, onboard this pirate ship for a Baja adventure, lunch, and snorkeling. 

Greece Pirate Ship Tours

Spending time on a boat while in Greece is an absolute must. The sun beaming down on the Mediterranean makes it sparkle, and nothing feels more luxurious than enjoying a refreshing drink as you sail past the rugged coastline of the Greek Islands. The Black Rose pirate ship sets off from Crete and is perfect for travelers on a budget. Set sail from the Port of Hersonissos and enjoy a 5-hour boat cruise, complete with sightseeing and lunch onboard. 

greece pirate ship

Brazil Pirate Ship and Boat Tours

The gorgeous tropical coastline of Florianopolis, Brazil, makes it the perfect destination to book a boat charter. A pirate adventure cruise is a great way to enjoy a day on the water. Onboard the Corsair Negro, you’ll enjoy a classic sailing adventure with panoramic views of the city. Learn more about the history of this area when you pass by the Great Ratones Island, which holds the Fortress of St. Anthony and the Anhatomirim Island, where the Fortress of Santa Cruz is located. You’ll also cruise to Dolphin Bay marine area, enjoy lunch on board, and enjoy live pirate reenactments from the crew! 

brazil pirate ships

Turkey Boat Tours and Cruises

Antalya in Turkey offers several unique pirate ship adventures. Gulet boats are traditional in Turkey and are the perfect vessels for pirate ship adventures. Sail the seas on the Barbossa, host a pirate party onboard for hundreds of guests. You can even add-on experiences like a foam party on board, and spend hours exploring the five decks of this massive ship. Another boat to book is this Pirate Tank, which provides beautiful sailing experience for travelers on a budget - prices start at $20/person. You'll explore Kemer, a gorgeous seaside village in Turkey, watch live entertainment on board, and dance until your peg leg falls off. 

turkey pirate ship

Sydney, Australia Pirate Ship Tours

Looking to get a taste of the movies during your epic Halloween party? Experience the beautifully crafted and maintained Soren Larsen on Sydney Harbour! Bring up to 75 people on this epic boat and sail for a day. The Soren Larsen was one of the last cargo-carrying sailing ships. This ship has achieved international fame as a star of the BBC's classic series The Onedin Line, French Lieutenant's Woman, and Shackleton. During filming, she became the first wooden sailing ship to reach Arctic Greenland in seventy years.

Based on the Sydney Harbour, Australia, she now provides daily harbor sails, charters, and voyages to remote tropical destinations in the Pacific and around the world.

sydney tall ship

Long Beach Pirate Ship Tours

Planning a Halloween party in SoCal? Charter Tiama, a beautiful schooner ship. Let a captain take you on adventure charters to the Channel Islands, Mexico, and coastal California.

Want to enjoy a “Pirates at the Pier” cannon battle? You can do that on a charter of Tiama with Captain Ed.

Key West Boat Tours

Enjoy Sailing the beautiful Key West aboard the Sailing Schooner "Alden" to enjoy a wonderful day on the waves. Put on your costumes and enjoy a day of sailing on this ship. As the wind fills her sails and she picks up speed the boat will heel over, she’s designed to move faster leaning over to one side – hop up to the high side to enjoy the view and experience a sailor’s life on a lean! Watch out for that sea spray as she runs the waves.

key west schooner

San Diego Pirate Cruises

Enjoy this epic pirate ship for up to 25 guests! Come aboard San Diego’s only pirate ship and experience a swashbuckling adventure of a lifetime. Bring food and drinks onboard and pick out a spooky playlist to set the mood.

san diego pirate ship

San Juan, Puerto Rico Sailboat Tours

Embark on a spectacular sail aboard the “Amazing Grace” Topsail Schooner. If you’re in Puerto Rico during a fall vacation, enjoy breathtaking views of the city and the San Juan Bay. Sunset Charters include a premium open bar and appetizers from local restaurants. The captain and crew will ensure your comfort and safety and serve as tourist guides.

san juan schooner

Swanage, England Sailboat Tours

Celebrating Halloween in England? Trick or Treat yourself and your guests onboard this epic sailing ship for a Halloween party. Enjoy a real opportunity for both novice and sailor to try your hand at classic tall-ship sailing around Southern England’s Jurassic coastline. Stop at incredible places like the Isle of Purbeck and the Isle of Wight. Host a Halloween party onboard with ease by arranging with the captain and crew all the details before.

england classic tall-ship

New York City Sailboat Tours

Shake up some spooky cocktails and sail around New York City on this Schooner for an epic Halloween party. Enjoy the backdrop of the big apple with up to 28 guests onboard. Continue the party once you dock at some of the best bars throwing Halloween bashes in the city, right off the Hudson.

new york schooner

Want to book a pirate cruise when traveling with kids, or need a spooky pirate ship for a Halloween party at sea? Download the GetMyBoat app and search through dozens of options in top sailing destinations around the world.

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