Do I need a reservation?
No, reservations are recommended to secure the date and time you wish to sail but are not required.
We suggest purchasing tickets online in advance or a few days prior at our ticket booth. You may call 843-231-0088 to book with our office staff.
Where do I park?
From 82nd Avenue North to 2nd Avenue North, take Hwy 501 N from Myrtle Beach. Exit onto the RIVER OAKS DR/HARD ROCK PKY ramp.
Turn right at the 1st traffic light, Waccamaw Boulevard.
Follow Waccamaw Boulevard around bend and under the 501 Bridge.
Myrtle Beach Water Sports will be on your left, Behind the Clarion Inn.
What time should I arrive?
Arrive at the ticket office no later than 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time!!! Due to limited space on the boat, seats cannot be reserved if you are late. Make sure you allow adequate time for traffic and parking.
Do you cruise offshore?
No, our cruise navigates the calm waters of the Intracoastal waterway the same as Blackbeard did during his treasure hunting days.
How long is the pirate cruise?
Your pirate adventure will last approximately 60-90 minutes.
What is the capacity and what safety equipment is on board?
Blackbeard’s Pirate Cruise is coast guard certified to carry a maximum of 75 passengers. There is plenty of seating available. We have safety equipment on board, including radio, life jackets, state of the art electronics, and full compliance of all USCG required equipment.
What should I wear or bring on board?
We suggest wearing comfortable clothing. You may want to bring sunscreen.
Do you sell pirate gear or merchandise?
We offer a variety of costume pieces for sale including swords, eye patches, hats, telescopes, t-shirts and authentic Caribbean pirate necklaces.
Is alcohol served on board?
No, however you are allowed to bring a small softside cooler with the beverage of your choice. Please refrain from opening or consuming beverages while not on board. Consuming beverages anywhere other than the boat is strictly prohibited on the property at Barefoot.
What happens in inclement weather?
Swabs are tough and we sail rain or shine. If Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunter must cancel due to inclement weather, you will notified as soon as possible and rescheduled at your convenience or issued a refund. Please ensure you provide us your contact information for the day of your scheduled departure so we may contact you directly.
What payment methods do you accept?
We accept cash and all major credit cards.
What is Blackbeard’s Pirate Cruise Cancellation Policy?
Ticket holders have 24 hours prior to their scheduled departure to cancel their reservation and receive a full refund. Cancellations within 24 hours will receive full refund less 20% reservation fee. In the event of a ‘no show’ no monies will be refunded.
Can we take pictures or video?
Unlike our competitors we encourage you to take as many photos and videos as you would like. This is your vacation and your memories. We are happy to be able to be a part of them..