Marigalante Galleon
Marigalante Galleon

Marigalante Galleon

Tours depart at 9am and 5:30pm
Puerto Vallarta Marine Terminal, Puerto Vallarta, 48354

The basics

Also known as Pirate Ship Vallarta, the Marigalante features all-inclusive experiences on Banderas Bay (Bahia de Banderas). Tickets can be purchased online for the daytime tour to Majahuitas Island or dinner tours that include live entertainment, games, fireworks, and an open bar. Choose the theme that interests you—either pirates (including a night dedicated to Canadian pirates) or Mexican folklore.

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Things to know before you go

  • The Marigalante has capacity for 240 passengers.
  • Vegetarian dishes are available if requested at check-in, and kids’ menus are provided.
  • The boat is wheelchair accessible, and transport to the boat can be organized from the gate of the Maritime Terminal.
  • There is a gift shop on board, and souvenir photos and videos are available for purchase.
  • The day tour includes water activities such as snorkeling and kayaking; kayaks, boogie boards, life jackets, banana boats, snorkeling masks, and fins are all provided.
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How to get there

The Marigalante sets sail from the Maritime Terminal toward the northern end of Puerto Vallarta. Local buses stop in front of the pier.

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When to get there

The day tour departs midmorning and lasts six hours; dinner tours depart midevening and last roughly four hours. Arrive early, as you must exchange your online ticket for a boarding pass.

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About the ship

Constructed in the 1980s from 30 different types of tropical wood, the Marigalante has four decks and three masts. Today, it also includes an air-conditioned dining area, a professional sound and lighting system for the pirate shows, and a bar.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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