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3801 Main St, Docking: 3801 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1809
+1 757-990-4242
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful tour! Well worth the money. Spider is very knowledgeable and takes you to some beautiful of the area! We were able to see dolphins and the ponies! There are no more than 6 guests on board at a time which makes it more personal....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lexielex
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I've only ever been on one other tour and although the first time I went with Daisys they went around the whole island and they were very informative. The 2 other times after that they only took us to the other side of the bay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Capt Spyder is one of two officials that can marry you in Chincoteague. His understanding of the history and the best places to see the wildlife and the ponies is tremendous. The whole family loved his tour and our experience being married on his boat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rdscottusaf
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We booked a tour of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands with Captain Spider based on the recommendation of our hotel desk clerk. Wow, he was right on the mark! Captain Spider is an extremely knowledgeable guide and left us with a memory of a lifetime. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 3 July 2017

25yrs experience is great. Spider takes you where others do not. Remember this is a nature exploration so no 2 trips are alike. Personal treatment and great explanation of the area. Definatelly worth going with him.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Wanda M
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Previous TA reviews of Captain Spider encouraged us to make contact with Captain Spider and book a sunset trip. The day before we arrived he made contact to tell us that he had a problem with his main boat, but as there were only two...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We took our tour with Captain Spider. We saw so much and learned even more. He carries a photo album covering the information told to us.He went the extra mile to answer every question and ride by every possible attraction. A very enjoyable trip. Yes...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 1331carson
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Captain Spider was recommended by a couple sitting next to us at breakfast as they heard us talking about a boat tour. We wanted to see the island by boat before we left and Captain Spider agreed to an early morning tour before the heat...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Bigtimespender
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Very much enjoyed Capt Spider and his extensive knowledge of the island and it's history. Definitely a must GO-TO person for an island tour

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We used Capt Spider several years ago for a sunset cruise and enjoyed our experience so much that we sought him out again this year. His cruises are not packed, I believe he is licensed for six and our cruises have both been just two...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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27 March 2017|
Response from 1331carson | Reviewed this property |
No. This is about a 25 ft pontoon boat. Seating around the front and side. Go before you go.