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Red Dragon Pirate Cruise

You came to Port A for Texas warmth, fun, and the sand and water at the beach along the Gulf of Mexico. Sail the high seas like the pirates of old. The captain and crew of the Red Dragon Pirate Cruise offers a special experience the whole family is sure to remember. The boat sets sail from the docks at 440 West Cotter Ave in Port A. Call 361-749-AHOY (2469) for reservations or get tickets online. Experience the pirate life seven days a week, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Red Dragon Pirate Cruise Ship

The ship transports you back to the pirate days of old with a galleon hull configuration, ten “cannons,” and plenty of pirate fun. The boat rides like a luxury liner, meaning you won’t get seasick, and she’s so nimble she turns on her own radius and can perform at 360-degree turn with her mainmast fixed in position. Top speed is 12 knots, and you’ll cruise at 8 knots. There are life jackets aboard for all passengers, as well as men’s and women’s restrooms. While the boat doesn’t stray far from land, it’s equipped with state-of-the-art navigational electronics including, GPS, radar, and sonar systems.


As the ship cruises the Lydia Ann Channel, new crew members of all ages will take part in sword fighting, treasure hunting, firing the cannons, and searching for sea life. There’s even pre-cruise entertainment in the summer months before departure.


Every pirate needs energy to continue sailing. The ship is equipped with a full-service bar serving beer, wine, pina coladas, rum, tequila, and whiskey-based drinks, as well as water and soft drinks along. Various snacks keep hunger at bay so you can concentrate on the pirate life.

Special Events

Board the ship for a special event. There are adults only cruises, holiday-themed events, and more. You can book a private tour for you and your crew, celebrate your birthday, or honor another special occasion.

Sail the High Seas of Port A

When you stay in a vacation rental in Port Aransas provided by The Dunes, you’ll enjoy easy access to the beach and the crashing waves of the Gulf. We’re also close to the Red Dragon Pirate Cruise and many other activities, attractions, shopping, and dining the area has to offer. We offer units all the way up to three bedrooms for all your pirate pals. Prepare a delicious home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, spread out in an open living space for a movie or to relax. Enjoy the view from the private balcony or patio or spend some time near the pool.

Contact us today book your stay in Port Aransas full of pirate fun and memories!

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