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Saltwater Pony Tours

2246 Curtis Merritt Harbor Dr, Slip 34, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2810
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Comfortable Boat and Knowledgeable Captain

Capt Henry was great. He has a passion for the ponies and the environment. He shared a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SCADmom
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Indiana
Awesome time with Captain Gene!

Captain Gene takes you on a 3 hour tour of the island to see everything you can see. We saw... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Thai T
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Search the beautiful back bay areas of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands with Captain Henry, aboard his stable flat bottom boat. We search for osprey, eagles, dolphins and the famous Chincoteague Ponies. Come join us and make a memory.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2246 Curtis Merritt Harbor Dr, Slip 34, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2810
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Capt Henry was great. He has a passion for the ponies and the environment. He shared a lot of knowledge on the pony swim and history of the ponies. Our time on his comfortable, top-condition pontoon boat was a highlight of our vacation. A great...More

Thank SCADmom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Captain Gene takes you on a 3 hour tour of the island to see everything you can see. We saw Ponies, Bald Eagles, Egrets, Ospreys while Captain Gene regaled us with the history of the island. It was definitely and awesome time had and we...More

Thank Thai T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend saltwater pony tours. My husband and I, along with our 4 and 8 year old children, took the 6am tour. We saw ponies in two different places, bald eagles, lots of birds and dolphins. The dolphins swam amazingly close to the boat....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour was the highlight of our trip. Our Captain was so informative and made us all feel welcomed and relaxed. We saw many ponies and learned their history; and how the ponies are cared for and what the ponies have done for the economy...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great way to see the wild ponies since we were passing through Chincoteague for the day. We didn't get to walk the trails of the park so I'm really glad we did this tour or we would not have seen them. The...More

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

the Captain was so nice he took us so close to the ponies you could almost touch them. My granddaughter is an real horse fan and it really made her trip to get so close. We were also told some interesting things about the area...More

1  Thank csyassin2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best tour of our trip. This boat can get up close to the ponies. Captain was attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable. Boat was comfortable.

Thank Pat G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Henry was so fantastic! He was very knowledgeable, and we saw so many bands of the wild horses, and so many foals! Obviously, you are not guaranteed this experience since you can't control wildlide, but he did a great job of spotting them and...More

3  Thank Kelly E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took my parents to Chincoteague to see the horses. We thought that the best way to do this was to go out on a boat. We're we ever right! Captain Madison was fantastic. She was very informative and we were able...More

1  Thank Richard L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a Saltwater Pony Tour this past weekend and it was GREAT! Henry is a great tour guide. He found out where there was a great spot to see the ponies and took us there! We stayed at the sight for over 1/2 hour...More

2  Thank Karen S
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MariefromGeorgia
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You can book online now. But you might have been there by now, huh?
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