Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are reservations required?
A: Yes, a reservation will guarantee a clean, fully charged boat awaiting your arrival. Walk ups are welcome, please stop by anytime and check our availability.

Q: How early should we arrive for our reservation?
A: At least 15 minutes prior to your reservation. Be sure all guests are present and ready to board.

Q: What if I need to cancel my reservation?
A: NO problem! Just send us an email, 48 hours in advance and leave a message and we will happily reschedule at your convenience.

Q: What if it rains?
A: All reservations are subject to safe weather conditions.

Q: Is the boat easy to drive?
A: Yes! Very simple, no boating experience is necessary. We go over the operations of the boat and provide a simple map to navigate yourself easily. 

Q: How many people are allowed on our boat?
A: Our 18 foot Duffys accommodate 8 people comfortably. 

Q: Does the 8 people limit include small children?
A: Yes kids are people too!  Each child counts as one passenger regardless of age or size.

Q:  How fast do our boats go?
A: The safe legal speed limit of Newport Harbor is 3 – 5 mph.

Q:  Do your boats have stereo's on board?
A:  Yes all our boats have a stereo which comes with an auxiliary cord for your convenience.

Q:  Can we bring our own picnic?
A: Of course! Although, we do offer special catering packages to make your experience even better.

Q: Can we bring alcohol?
A: Yes, however all guest must be 21 with a valid ID.

Q:  Are dogs allowed?
A: Yes, small lap dogs are welcome. Although heavy shedding may incur an extra cleaning fee.

Q: Who can drive the boat?
A: Anyone the age of 21 and older with a valid driver's license and credit card. Just complete a simple rental agreement!
Coupon/ Voucher Policies

Vouchers have two separate values:
 1. the amount paid and 
2. the promotional value 
The promotional value is the additional value beyond the amount paid.

Vouchers:  the promotional value will EXPIRE on the date specified in the offer. The amount paid WILL NEVER EXPIRE and will be honored by us after the promotional value expires. The amount paid will be applied toward a full fare reservation. Promotional value can’t be combined with other offers. Doesn’t cover tax or gratuity. Not reloadable. Fully transferable.

CALL (949) 200-9355 
EMAIL info@pirateslifeboatrental.com 
TEXT 714-486-9608
3408 Via Oporto Ste 102, Newport Beach, CA 92663

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