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Black Dragon Cruises
Black Dragon Cruises

Black Dragon Cruises

8.813 reviews
Outdoors, Cruise, Tour Company
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  • 8.2
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  • 7.7
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  • 5.5
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501 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578
(956) 943-6283
http://www.ospreycruises.com/the-black-dragon-pirate-ship/
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Odessa

The crew was absolutely amazing, I definitely recommend. It's a two hour cruise and it flew by. The drinks they served may have something to do with that however. Lol.

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San Antonio

Young children will get a get out of this if you're looking to entertain them for a couple hours. They serve drinks to the adults, which helps.

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Denver
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I researched my trip to SPI and had high expectations for this cruise.

The pre show was not at all what I would consider authentic or amazing. The female pirate had a bad fake accent, and was very disorganized. She interacted with the kids and that was nice, but overall not all what I thought it would be.

Getting on the boat was a chaotic cattle call at best. If you have ever flown Southwest Airlines you know what I mean. Once on board, there was limited space to sit, and you are REQUIRED sit when departing or arriving at the dock. We ended up sitting on the deck. I am NOT happy with that.

From there it pretty much went downhill. The pirates are mostly improvising some lines they learned and interact with some of the kids and they YELL INTO THEIR MICS AND ITS VERY LOUD AND LOTS OF FEEDBACK....... But when most of the audience is rolling their eyes at your act, it's time to change it up. It didn't feel very pirate like to me. Bits and pieces of pirate language, small bits of what you'd expect pirates to do, but based on reviews I read on the internet, I was expecting a small scale Pirates of the Caribbean with swinging around, jumping around, pirate talk and general Pirate fun. It was not bad, just not very good.

For the price of the ticket I can NOT recommend this attraction for what it is worth. If money is of no object to you then the pirates got what they were looking for and you might even enjoy the cruise.

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San Antonio

Great crew. Great show. Best value on south padre.

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Austin

Great for the kids!

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Fun for the whole family!

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Yo Ho and a Barrel of Fun!

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Montreal
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McAllen
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Eugene
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