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Assateague Explorer Wildlife Cruises

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Sunset cruise

We took the sunset cruise and it was a beautiful day, much cooler on the water. The guy who got the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessica Y
Elkton, Maryland
via mobile
Good Tour

Directions were good and we had no trouble finding the right dock or the right tour company (there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arlene M
Atlanta, Georgia
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“kayak trip”(12 reviews)
“wild ponies”(34 reviews)
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South Main Street Chincoteague, Curtis Merritt Harbor, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I did a 10:30am tour with Captain Mark and Steve. Fantastic time and both were very knowledgeable. Can’t wait to come back and do a kayak tour with them!

Thank kap1024
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the morning kayaking and the sunset cruise, we had Shane & Steve for the morning kayak, Shane was very knowledgeable with the birds and the ponies & the area, Steve was in training and did a good job, we had a great time,...More

Thank copper5839
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the boat cruise - wish we had done the kayak tour instead. We booked the morning cruise - arrived early as did most of the passengers - a few arrived just in time and then went to use the bathroom so we left...More

Thank b-burg_girl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the early morning kayaking tour. My husband and I took our children who are eight and 10. W followed the ponies along the beach and saw them for about a half hour. Saw lots of great birds as well. The kayaking was very...More

Thank CMR501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the sunset cruise and it was a beautiful day, much cooler on the water. The guy who got the boat ready and did the majority of talking was great, I wish I remembered his name. He was very knowledgeable and it was worth...More

Thank Jessica Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Directions were good and we had no trouble finding the right dock or the right tour company (there are several). It was raining about an hour before our tour and I called Capt. Mark and he said he was going to try and push the...More

Thank Arlene M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the sunset cruise one night and the kayak tour the next day. Both times we saw ponies but they were too far in the distance to see them very well. Very disappointed that we didn’t get to see the ponies close up. Shane...More

Thank Linda_A_I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the kayak/ boat cruise combo today and want to tell everyone what a time we had kayaking the marshes of Assateague and going on a Misty boat cruise all at a 15% discount. The kayaking was by far one of the most memorable...More

Thank lkg904812
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horses stayed in the distance during our tour, so that was a bit of a disappointment, but a pleasant enough tour with narration by Capt. Mark, an unusual guy with a unique style and local flavor. Nice way to see the area.

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a sunset cruise with this captain today. He is an island native so very knowledgeable about Assateague and the wild ponies. Also, a very experienced photographer that had taken many photos of the area including ponies. The guide with him new all about...More

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