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Saltwater Pony Tours

4391 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2810
+1 757-710-1783
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Sweet way to get close to the island and ponies, wildlife!

We had a lovely time with captain Gene on his clean and simple pontoon boat. We toured the entire... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Allentown PA
via mobile
Fab boat tour

We wanted to get up close to the chincoteague ponies and captain Henry provided just that! It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laura R
via mobile
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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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4391 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2810
+1 757-710-1783
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely time with captain Gene on his clean and simple pontoon boat. We toured the entire island, seeing ponies up close, and in groups further away. Gene was able to give us time to find the ponies discussing how they survive, live,...More

Thank MESAllentownPA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to get up close to the chincoteague ponies and captain Henry provided just that! It was the highlight of our trip to be so close to the ponies. Our girls 11,12 and 14 were awestruck! It was breathtaking! Highly recommend for pony viewing!

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Gene is very knowledgeable as he is a volunteer fireman who helps take care of the ponies year round. His local water knowledge and skills are a huge advantage. He did a great job with our granddaughter, including letting her steer. It is an...More

Thank jpalmatier
Reviewed 1 week ago

The three of us booked this tour which was delayed on suggestion of the owner due to less then ideal weather conditions. Thankfully we agreed and received an exciting boat ride hosted by an extremely knowledgeable and courteous guide. He supplied blankets and binoculars and...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had Captain Henry who's local and takes you out on his own boat. Very roomy/spacious and personal, with only 6 people on the tour and even pet-friendly - my friend was able to bring her dog. Price is $40/person for a 2-hour tour - cash...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the sunset cruise with our 3 children (grades 3-8). We had a wonderful cruise around the island. We got to see two nests of ospreys, a heron, a bald eagle, and lots of ponies. Even if we had not been able to...More

Thank astaloo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capt Gene was informative and entertaining! He maneuvered us so close to the ponies it was fabulous!!! This tour will get into places to see the ponies where some of the other tours can not do. If you want a tour, this one is a...More

Thank L C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got off a Saltwater Pony Boat Tour with Captain Gene. It was Fabulous!!!! Captain Gene took us all around Chincoteague Island, where we saw at LEAST 5 herds and 50 + ponies!!!! Captain Gene is part of the Chicoteague Pony Committee, so he had...More

Thank CJRidler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Henry brought us right to the horses! There was a stallion and 4 mares, each one had foal! Friendly guy, knowledgeable about the area and its history. Thanks, Capt. Henry!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a perfect day on the water with Captain Henry. He was very knowledgeable about the island and the surrounding areas. We saw a bald eagle and got fairly close to the horses, which was awesome. The boat seemed to be brand new and...More

Thank Jhn
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