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5 Pirate Adventures in Myrtle Beach, SC

  By  Katie Hunter

Pirate Adventures in Myrtle Beach

Did you know that pirates used to lurk in the marsh waters near Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island? The inland marshes and creeks were perfect places to hide, instead of staying out in the open sea. There are plenty of pirate-themed adventures for you to explore in the Myrtle Beach Area! Arrrrgh you ready to get started?

1. Visit Drunken Jack's

Some say that the famous pirate, Drunken Jack, can still be seen wandering the coast. The story goes that Drunken Jack was left on an island in Murrells Inlet by his crew with only rum to sustain him. Well, the rum ran out, and his ghost can now be seen looking for rum and food around the coast. The seafood restaurant along the MarshWalk named Drunken Jack's pays homage to the area’s famous pirate ghost.

2. Act like a Pirate at Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show

A trip to Myrtle Beach is not complete without enjoying a spectacular pirate evening at Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show. You will be able to experience pirates, mermaids, and the crew up close while enjoying a 4-course meal and learning how to talk like a pirate. Check out our website for deals on tickets!

3. Find Treasure with Children’s Pirate Adventure

Hop aboard the Sea Gypsy, a real-life pirate ship, to search for sunken treasure along the Murrells Inlet coast. The children – or young pirates – aboard will be decked out in pirate apparel and a curly mustache! The crew will adventure to defeat Pirate Pete, who lurks off the coast guarding his treasure.

4. Go to Neverland at Captain Hook’s Adventure Golf

Play mini golf with the Lost Boys and the Darling family at Captain Hook's Adventure Golf. Each putt-putt hole is designed for you and your family to feel whisked back to Neverland, complete with water features, a skull rock, Captain Hook’s ship, and more.

Captain Hook's Miniature Golf, Myrtle Beach, SC

5. Stay at PirateLand Family Camping Resort

A pirate-themed campground that is also oceanfront? What could be better! PirateLand offers RV campsites and vacation rentals along with a pirate ship-themed pool and other amenities. You can also lease a spot of your own if you want to keep coming back to Myrtle Beach again and again!

Pirate Land Camping Resort, Myrtle Beach

Find out more adventures in the Myrtle Beach area by choosing one of our experience guides and plan your next trip to The Beach! 

Katie Hunter

Katie Hunter recently relocated to Myrtle Beach, SC, but she is a true South Carolinian at heart. Growing up in Charleston, SC and living in the SC Upstate, Katie cherishes the rhythm of southern hospitality and a refreshing sea breeze. Katie has written stories for her friends and family to enjoy ever since she was little and is excited to uncover everything that makes Myrtle Beach, The Beach. Katie loves baking, the beach, and her Clemson Tigers. She can often be found walking her black labrador retriever or checking out a new restaurant in the Grand Strand with her husband.