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The Pirates of a river attraction at night

The Pirates of a river attraction at night

Pirates of a river

Attraction type: Attraction
Opening date: January 22, 1989
Duration: 13 seconds
Avg. queue length: 15 minutes (or 6 minutes by pretending you're crazy)

Description

"Ignorant men eat no fish!" -- so say the cruelest pirates ever to plunder a river, and that's the saying for Pirates of a river. Aboard your canoe you'll see the bodies of pirates who have lost their skin, and watch as others burn a local town. Scenes include:

Theme Song

The Pirates of a river theme song is often misquoted. It begins:

Ho ho, ho ho, a pirate's life for me.

We pillage, we plunder, we dirty and grime,
Wake up me hearties, ho ho.
We kidnap and ravage and ask for the time,
Wake up me hearties, ho ho.

Ho ho, ho ho, a pirate's life for me.

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