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“captain mark”(29 reviews)
“kayak trip”(13 reviews)
“wild ponies”(32 reviews)
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South Main Street Chincoteague, Curtis Merritt Harbor, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend seeing Chincoteague Island by kayak with Assateague explorer! The island is beautiful and our guide, Shane, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the wildlife. Had a great time and it made my experience on the island even better.

Thank bethlawyer417
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had tried to find the wild horses on Chincoteague Island by car and on foot, that didn't go well. We decided to try Assateague Explorer. It was a fun trip with a very knowledgeable and friendly crew. We got a great view of the...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a kayak tour on our anniversary weekend and it was quite a challenge but Jake was more than patient and accommodating. Jake was also very knowledgeable about the area and where the ponies would be and knew the waters and...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shane took us on a great trip! We got up close to the ponies! It was a easy trip, not like we like had to paddle like crazy to keep up. Slow & steady so you could enjoy the view.

1  Thank columbiacabin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our awesome guide, Shane, took us out on a kayak tour on sept. 19th. It was only my family of 4 (2 12 yr old girls) as this was right after Hurricane Florence hit NC/SC area, so wasn't crowded at all. We had a beautiful...More

Thank meganmargolis12
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Te folks who run this organization are very laid back. The cruise was very pleasant, a nice way to end the day with a little local history thrown in. The kayaking trip was perfect! A storm blew in and so we had to wait for...More

Thank cyndi011
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed both the sunset cruise and the morning kayak tour. Both were excellent! Shane was a phenomenal tour guide full of information about the birds and the ponies as well as local stories. The photos say it all.

Thank NancyLCarpenter
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a trip today with the Captain and Steve. Had a great trip... saw a bunch of dolphins and the herd of wild horses. Thanks for the great time gentlemen!

1  Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We were scheduled for a 6pm sunset tour and due to weather the office had tried to contact us at 445 to ask us to come earlier. I called back at 5 when I saw message walking out the door of my hotel 10 minutes...More

Thank jennifershiels
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We took a sunset cruise with Captain Mark and tour guide, Jake. It was a beautiful evening and our boat departed at exactly 6:30...right on time. Jake was extremely knowledgeable about the area, taking the time to point out a variety of bird species and...More

Thank sue1birch
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