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Pirate ship excursion

The pirate ship excursion in Djerba is, without a doubt, the most requested trip and especially by families with children!

It is a pirate ship excursion that starts from the port of Houmt Souk to the famous island of flamingos. A getaway with music, dancing and entertainment during the crossing, which lasts about 1h30.

During the trip, you have a good chance of meeting dolphins, yes, dolphins can pass by to say hello when they hear the music.

Arrived at the peninsula of pink flamingos, settle down under the straw huts or palm shelters. Bathe, sunbathe, have lunch, relax and enjoy folk entertainment: games, songs and dances with the participation of customers.

In recent years, this excursion has been considered one of the most popular tourist activities on the island of Djerba and the most requested by families with children!

Depart Travel Services offers you to experience this excursion with the boats with the best reputations and quality of service.

About the pirate ship excursion:

  • Duration: 1 day (departure 8 a.m. and return 3 p.m.)
  • Departure time: 9am
  • Pick-up: Djerba (our team picks you up where you are)
  • Confirmation: immediate
  • Guide: Arabic – French – English – German – Italian
  • Type of transport: Pirate ship
  • Return transfers provided by our team
  • Cancellation: free up to 48 hours before the date of the excursion


  • Enjoy pick-up from your address in Djerba.
  • Enjoy entertainment, music and shows during the journey aboard the pirate ship.
  • Attend a net fishing demonstration during the trip.
  • Bathe in a crystal clear sea and enjoy the best beaches on the island of Djerba.
  • Enjoy a wonderful lunch at Flamingo Island.
  • Book the pirate ship excursion in Djerba at the best rates

Full Description 

On the day of the outing, we pick you up where you are to ensure your transfer from your hotel or guest house to the port of Houmt Souk. At 9 am the boat leaves the tourist port and we head out to sea in a pleasant musical atmosphere.

During the trip, several activities will be offered: dances, music and even sketches.

With a bit of luck it is possible to observe dolphins and take pictures of them!

You will also attend a traditional fishing session: A break of about 15 minutes will be on the program during which the pirates will throw the nets into the sea with all the hope of recovering them loaded on their return!

On site, at the island of flamingos, you will have time to swim or even laze by the beach and enjoy one of the best beaches on the island.

At noon you will be entitled to a good lunch in a very pleasant setting: the menu includes: A Tunisian salad, egg bricks, couscous, grilled fish, mint tea and of course seasonal fruits .

After lunch, you can choose to attend an entertainment session or go swimming again.

Around 2 p.m. will ring the hour of the return, for a little more than an hour of journey before reaching the tourist port of Houmt Souk. A stop, of course, on the way to watch the fishing nets being lifted.

Your agent will be waiting for you at the port to ensure your return to the hotel.

Return to hotels around 5:00 p.m.

The pirate ship trip is highly recommended for families with children.
Don’t forget: bathing suits, bath towel, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Good to know :

  • Do not forget to take your swimsuit, your cream and your sunglasses!
  • Drinks (apart from those for lunch) are payable locally on the boat.
  • Umbrellas at Flamingo Island are available for hire
  • Lunch, water and drinks during this meal are included in the price.
  • On the site, walks are proposed: avoid them since they are not insured!

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This price will change from 01/01/2023. Any booking made before this date will benefit from the current rate even if it is in 2023

WARNING ! It is very rare, but this activity could be canceled (postponed) due to bad weather.

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