Big Bear Lake, California: Time Bandits Movie Pirate Ship - Sunk

The pirate ship crewed by midgets in the 1981 movie directed by Terry Gilliam is afloat here for daily cruises. The ship sank in a storm in early March 2014, but its owners say it will be afloat and open for the summer.
Address:
398 Edgemoor Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA
Directions:
On the south shore of Big Bear Lake, at Holloway's Marina. From Hwy 18, take Edgemoor Rd north.
Hours:
Sank early March 2014. (Call to verify)
Phone:
909-878-4040
Admission:
Tour charge.
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A ride on this attraction is not free. It was around $19 per adult and $12 per child. Luckily we called ahead to make sure there was room for our larger group and found out then. The tour was fantastic. 90 minutes or so long. Guide was great -- we learned a lot about Big Bear history and the lake. Gorgeous view all around!

[Sara Torabi, 08/14/2012]

Taking a picture of the pirate ship remains free, but thanks for pointing out that a 90 minute tour on the lake requires adequate pirate tribute.

Time Bandits pirate ship sails Big Bear Lake

The Time Bandit, a 1/3-scale replica of a 17th-century English three-masted galleon, is now sailing the waters of Big Bear Lake, CA.

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