SpongeBob and Patrick are on a ship. In order to get started, the player click to get SpongeBob jumping. Then, when he falls Patrick jumps on the opposite side. Use the mouse to guide SpongeBob and Patrick into the flying doubloons. Collecting doubloons help reduce the timer. The time left is displayed at the top of the screen. Be careful for the little ghost. Touching the little ghost cause the player to lose time. However, the player can click to activate ghost powers which makes the player invincible to the ghost for a few short seconds. Keep in mind that the player only have a certain amount of ghost powers displayed at the bottom of the screen. If the player lets timer run out, the game ends.
On the "Game Over" screen, SpongeBob's side holes are miscolored.