Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island

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Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island

Please Pardon Our Dust

As part of our continuing efforts to create magical experiences for our Guests, Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer's Island will be closed for refurbishment.

Discover a rustic island overrun by thick wilderness foliage ... and pirate treasure! Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island recalls the plucky adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn when they ran away to a remote island to live the carefree life of a pirate. Sail across the Rivers of America on a raft, wander forest trails, explore secret hideouts and brave mysterious caves rumored to contain cursed treasures left by generations of greedy rogues.


In a lush setting reminiscent of the Missouri wilderness, you'll encounter numerous landmarks that are perfect for pirate adventures:

  • Enter, if you dare, a dark and foreboding cavern haunted by ghastly apparitions inside Dead Man's Grotto.
  • Get a scenic view from atop the secret hideout of Tom and Huck's Tree House.
  • Bounce across a rope bridges and uncover hidden secrets in Smuggler's Cove.
  • Climb to the peaks of Castle Rock or descend below the surface to find a subterranean treasure trove.
  • Unearth a mass of pirate loot at the Treasure Dig.
  • Inspect the ingenious gears and inner workings of the Blacksmith Shop.

Hours of Operation

Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island closes at dusk to protect your cargo from wanton acts of piracy.

Guest Policies

  • Supervise children at all times. Children under age 7 years must be accompanied by a person age 14 years or older.
  • Wheelchair Access: To board one of the rafts, enter through the standard queue. Many pathways are accessible for wheelchairs and ECVs.

    To fully experience Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island, Guests must navigate dirt trails, bridges, steep inclines and narrow passages. Rest rooms are wheelchair accessible. For your safety, stay on trails.

    As an alternative, Guests using wheelchairs or Electric Conveyance Vehicles (ECVs) may request a round-trip raft ride or disembark at Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island and wait for their party.



Today's Park Hours:

Thursday, July 27, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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