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Spider's Explorer

3801 Main St, Docking: 3801 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1809
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Great Boat Tour!

Our family took a ride with Spider on our last day there. He is so funny and enjoyable to talk to... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2016
gap03
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Orange, Virginia
Marriage + Sunset Boat Tour

Captain Spider married me and my now husband this past Friday, then took us on a boat tour of the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
Leanne M
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3801 Main St, Docking: 3801 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1809
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Our family took a ride with Spider on our last day there. He is so funny and enjoyable to talk to. He has tons of knowledge about the island and does his very best to get you a great photo of the wild ponies. Book...More

Thank gap03
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Captain Spider married me and my now husband this past Friday, then took us on a boat tour of the island. He was very easy to work with, went out of his way to make sure our ceremony and sunset tour was exactly what we...More

Thank Leanne M
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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guihern
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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.
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