Spanish tall ship El Galeon Andalucia to transform into Haunted Pirate Ship @ Savannah River Street

EL GALEON ANDALUCIA Tall Ship in Savannah Oct 24- Nov. 2 2014 Spanish tall ship El Galeón Andalucía will visit historic River Street on Oct. 24 – Nov. 2 2014 during its five-month tour of the east coast sponsored by the National Air, Sea & Space Foundation.

The foundation also will invite school groups to the El Galeón for complimentary tours & the chance to participate in the “Future Explorers Education Program,” part of the nonprofit foundation’s mission to educate youth. Details here. 

For Halloween, the ship will transform into a Haunted Pirate Ship. Details below. 

The 170-foot, 500-ton ship is the only Galeón class vessel sailing today. Five of the seven decks will be available for the public to tour.

It carries an all-Spanish crew of 25 sailors, several of which will welcome visitors aboard when they tour this one-of-a-kind vessel.

El Galeón Andalucía was featured in the NBC series “Crossbones” starring John Malkovich as the legendary pirate Blackbeard which aired this summer.

Some more of the featured family events throughout the two week tall ship visit include:

*Tours of the ship, Oct. 24-Nov. 1.
* Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunt (through downtown Savannah) – Sat. Oct. 25
* Pre-Treat on River Street (with a family friendly Haunted Pirate Ship) –Thurs. Oct. 30
* Haunted Pirate Ship – the ship will pay homage to Savannah, one of the most haunted cities in America, when it is transformed into a haunted pirate ship Oct. 31. For ages 18 & older.

More info including tickets here. 


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