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Snug Harbor Marina Boat Rentals

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Address: 7536 Eastside Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1701
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+1 757-336-6176
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Snug Harbor Marina on Chincoteague Island offers motor boat rentals, kayak...

Snug Harbor Marina on Chincoteague Island offers motor boat rentals, kayak and canoe rentals and island tours. Snug Harbor Marina is located close to Assateague Wildlife Refuge and is the best location for rentals to explore the islands. Snug Harbor has a wide selection of boat rentals to pick from, they offer Carolina Skiffs and pontoon boats.

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Great island adventure

My family rented a boat and explored the islands, found the ponies and all kinds of birds. We have been going to Chincoteague for 10 years and never rented a boat until last year... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
petegibson968
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Glen Allen, Virginia
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Glen Allen, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family rented a boat and explored the islands, found the ponies and all kinds of birds. We have been going to Chincoteague for 10 years and never rented a boat until last year and it was the best thing we ever did in Chincoteague.

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Thank petegibson968
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented a Carolina Skiff in the morning and had a very fun day on the water. We upgraded for deluxe Skiff was was a little more money but more space for all our gear and deeper bottom which made us feel safer and more comfortable. Snug Harbor stuff gave us instructions how to operate the boat which was pretty... More 

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Rented a small boat while visiting Chincoteague. The owners were very accomodating and nice. Would recommend.

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Thank Backr0adsTraveler
Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The tour was absolutely amazing! So much more than what we were expecting. Capt.John was very informative and entertaining. We learnt a lot about the islands and the surrounding wildlife. He broughtus very close to the ponies and wesaw all kinds of birds including egrets, bold eagle andoyster catchers. But then....dolphins showed up! It was like icing on the cake!... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

First I will say I had a fun day fishing with my partner on a 14ft skiff with a bimini top. We each caught a couple and I caught two crabs by fluke. The skiffs are very stable compared to v bottom boats. But I would advise against getting a skiff here. We wanted a 6hp one for $100 a... More 

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Thank David R
CaptJohnchincoteague, Manager at Snug Harbor Marina Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Snug Harbor has been renting boats for over 50 years and we take great pride in giving all customers a world class experience. I am so sorry that you wanted a 6hp motor but the bad news is that we don't rent those any longer only the 9.9hp and the 8hp motors. It does seem... More 

Narragansett, Rhode Island
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I went to Snug Harbor to inquire about boat rentals.The gal who helped us was friendly enough and gave us all the info on the skiff rentals. Then came the pressure.She told us how booked they were and we needed to reserve the boat that minute with a substantial non refundable deposit.She went on to tell us... More 

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2 Thank beverly z
CaptJohnchincoteague, Manager at Snug Harbor Marina Boat Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback we really do enjoy reading the profound story about your experience, I have to say it made me chuckle a little when reading the title, (Pressure, Pressure, Pressure ). I am so sorry that the manager that is about 4 feet tall and weighs about 90 lbs. made you feel pressured. She was giving you... More 

Palmyra, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

My husband and I decided we wanted to rent a two-person kayak for the day instead of take a boat tour and we were so glad we did. We rented the kayak and it was $62 and we opted for the $15 upgrade so we could have it after 5PM (just get it back before dark as there were no... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

In June 2016, I was both blessed and fortunate enough to be a guest of Snug Harbor for the entire month for a dream fishing vacation. My only request was for a clean boat and a reliable outboard motor. The staff at Snug Harbor delivered on both ends for me the entire month. Thanks to owners John and Basia, I... More 

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1 Thank mlgibbons1959
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been going to Chincoteague for several years and Snug harbor is our favorite place to go and hangout. You can always have a good time there whether you are sitting done watching the water or going on one of the boat rides. Either way, you'll surely have a good time. Everyone that works there is... More 

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1 Thank Kate D
Woodsboro, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Well, we didn't rent the pontoon this year - but- we have! We've also rented (and enjoyed it) the kayaks. One daughter tried the paddle board! This year, my husband, 2 teenage daughters & one of their friends, went out on one of the Carolina skiffs to an area they call Little Beach. We had the boat from 10 a... More 

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