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“capt john”(4 reviews)
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...more
7536 Eastside Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1701
+1 757-336-6176
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We go to Chincoteague island every year and always stop by to Snug Harbor Marina. It is located across the waterway from the National Park and very close to all the wildlife. If you love to kayak this is the number one launch area because...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We traveled back to Chincoteague Island for a long weekend and arranged a boat tour thru Snug Harbor Marina. Capt John was our guide and offered up plenty of information on both Chincoteague and Assateague while viewing much of the island via a comfortable pontoon...More

1  Thank mlgibbons1959
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We rented a small motor boat at Snug Harbor and we had a very fun day on the water with the family. We never driven a boat before so we were a little nervous but Snug Harbor stuff gave us a lesson how to operate...More

1  Thank MarlenaD118
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling with some friends and her lovely 18 months daughter for the weekend. We wanted to visit the Chincoteague island, so we book the boat rental service. I wasn’t expecting much as it was cloudy and the weather was not the best. However,...More

1  Thank Sergio J
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Pony Swim boat tour with Capt. John a dream come true! It was by far the best expiereince of my life! I love horses so I was so excited to finally come to Chincoteague for the Pony Swim. Going on a boat tour with Capt....More

Thank Estera E
Reviewed September 6, 2018

If you are a water lover or just enjoy beautiful scenery, then you will love Snug Harbor Marina! We love to fish and go crabbing so we rented a boat from Capt. John which was very clean and in excellent running condition for our fishing...More

1  Thank CathyCox
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Snug Harbor boat rentals is located at the entrance to the national park. If you want to explore around the islands this is the best choice. They offer boat rentals and boat tours to see the wildlife and you don't have to go far for...More

1  Thank petegibson968
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Instruction on basic kayaking techniques before the tour so beginners book here do not hesitate. Basia is an excellent guide. Patient and knowledgeable. She shared the history of the area, it's wildlife and ecosystem. Her love of the island shines through. Tour is unhurried. She...More

1  Thank mcsnyder
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The boat from Snug Harbor watches the swim from the North side of the channel which is pretty far away from where the ponies actually swim. You don't leave early enough to get over the the South side where you could be much closer to...More

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CaptJohnchincoteague, Manager at Snug Harbor Marina Boat Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your business. Snug Harbor is one of the longest running companies on Chincoteague Island and has been in business for about 60 years and this is the first complaint we have ever received about the Pony Swim Tour. We are...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Many thanks to Basha for the excellent Kayak tour of the Assateague wild ponies. She was very knowledgeable and we were able to get close to the ponies and go where other boats could not. I recommend this tour for families who really want to...More

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Owen D
May 7, 2015|
Response from CaptJohnchincoteague | Property representative |
Hi there, We are open 7am and all the boats need to back by 5pm. We have Carolina Skiffs, pontoon boats, kayaks, canoes, stand up paddle boards as well as guided eco kayak tours and nature boat tours, Pony Tours and sunset... More