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Spider's Explorer

3801 Main St, Docking: 3801 South Main Street (between the Anchor Inn and the U.S. Coast Guard), Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1809
+1 757-990-4242
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2013 Visit

Excellent tour. Loved the birds and ponies! Very thorough tour, takes you to all the good spots to... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2015
Tyler G
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Elkridge, Maryland
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True Exploration

Spider went above + beyond on our tour of the islands. He gave us so much detail + history about... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2015
Melanie B
via mobile
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3801 Main St, Docking: 3801 South Main Street (between the Anchor Inn and the U.S. Coast Guard), Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1809
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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent tour. Loved the birds and ponies! Very thorough tour, takes you to all the good spots to see the ponies.

Thank Tyler G
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Spider went above + beyond on our tour of the islands. He gave us so much detail + history about the islands that we learned so much. It was a true leisure trip with the added pleasure of seeing Dolphins + wild ponies. He went...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 17 May 2015

You will love Capt Spider and his great tour all the way around Chincoteague. He only has room for 6 people, so book early & be on time! He clearly loves the island, wildlife and history of the area. And he's not scarey like his...More

Thank aprabbit7
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Spider provides a complete tour of Chincoteague Island. Best to go at hight tide. Very informative. Fabulous scenery. Lots of ponies & birds to be seen. Highly recommended. Good for all ages.

Thank Nellie144
Reviewed 28 September 2014

we had a Friday morning boat tour, beautiful weather and saw eagles, herons and the horses....but no dolphins or turtles...shucks. The tour was still great with lots of history and a comfy boat. Highly recommend

Thank SGTAS
Reviewed 27 September 2014

I had a most enjoyable 2 1/2 hour ride yesterday. It was a scenic tour all around Chincoteague Island, Virginia on Spider's pontoon boat. Spider is the captain and tour guide of this cruise. He pointing out various places of interest such a local landmarks...More

1  Thank cns66
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Great sight seeing tour by Capt. Spider. He was very knowledgeable about the Island, it's begining, it's stories and he knows were to find the wild ponies for you. It is a 2 hour tour but he extends it to find the wild ponies for...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 24 September 2014

While on Chincoteague, you must go for a boat ride with Captain Spider. He is funny, full of information and knows where all the wildlife is, especially the ponies. We saw about 35 or 40 ponies on our trip, some as close as ten feet...More

1  Thank cslu1
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Mr spider was extremely considerate of our time and very knowledgeable about the things he showed us on our tour. He went out of his way to show us ponies and bald eagles. His boat was very comfortable.

Thank idanora
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The hostess at Miss Molly's recommended Spider to us, and I was a little apprehensive, since I did not do any Tripadvisor research before booking the trip. I was very pleasantly surprised; the trip could not have been better. While we were lucky and we...More

1  Thank kmkessler
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