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“kayak trip”(13 reviews)
“wild ponies”(34 reviews)
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South Main Street Chincoteague, Curtis Merritt Harbor, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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All reviews captain mark kayak trip wild ponies sunset cruise morning kayak available for purchase great kayaking wonderful pictures weather was perfect got lucky bald eagles nice tour great trip pony penning local history saw dolphins oysters
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Would give 1/4 * if able. Beware of this guide service. They are nothing more than a service to go view wild ponies but mask themselves as waterfowl guides. We were taken 2 public land on the side of the road with about a hundred...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Sky P
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend seeing Chincoteague Island by kayak with Assateague explorer! The island is beautiful and our guide, Shane, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the wildlife. Had a great time and it made my experience on the island even better.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bethlawyer417
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had tried to find the wild horses on Chincoteague Island by car and on foot, that didn't go well. We decided to try Assateague Explorer. It was a fun trip with a very knowledgeable and friendly crew. We got a great view of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My husband and I booked a kayak tour on our anniversary weekend and it was quite a challenge but Jake was more than patient and accommodating. Jake was also very knowledgeable about the area and where the ponies would be and knew the waters and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Shane took us on a great trip! We got up close to the ponies! It was a easy trip, not like we like had to paddle like crazy to keep up. Slow & steady so you could enjoy the view.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank columbiacabin
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Our awesome guide, Shane, took us out on a kayak tour on sept. 19th. It was only my family of 4 (2 12 yr old girls) as this was right after Hurricane Florence hit NC/SC area, so wasn't crowded at all. We had a beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank meganmargolis12
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Te folks who run this organization are very laid back. The cruise was very pleasant, a nice way to end the day with a little local history thrown in. The kayaking trip was perfect! A storm blew in and so we had to wait for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cyndi011
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed both the sunset cruise and the morning kayak tour. Both were excellent! Shane was a phenomenal tour guide full of information about the birds and the ponies as well as local stories. The photos say it all.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NancyLCarpenter
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a trip today with the Captain and Steve. Had a great trip... saw a bunch of dolphins and the herd of wild horses. Thanks for the great time gentlemen!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We were scheduled for a 6pm sunset tour and due to weather the office had tried to contact us at 445 to ask us to come earlier. I called back at 5 when I saw message walking out the door of my hotel 10 minutes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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