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Old Town Canoe and Kayak Assateague Island Tours

7503 Eastside Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1702
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What a great way to see the islands!

This was our second visit on the island. We did the boat tour with Capt. John before which was... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
marthawashington32
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Easton, Maryland
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Great trip

Loved the trip. Basha took us right to the ponies and told us all about the area and wildlife. We... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Zachary B
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Assateague Tours is the best tour company on Chincoteague island. Assateague Tours provide sightseeing tours to see the wild Chincoteague ponies! We also offer private kayak tours for couples and groups. Call us today for your grand island adventure.
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7503 Eastside Rd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1702
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit on the island. We did the boat tour with Capt. John before which was great and this time we wanted to go kayaking, just to do something different. I would never expect to see so many things during our 1.5...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Loved the trip. Basha took us right to the ponies and told us all about the area and wildlife. We would definitely recommend this to friends

Thank Zachary B
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We took the morning kayak trip. Our guide Basia first fully explained the trip and gave a thorough paddling lesson. It was a windy day so the trip took a little work but, we all did great. We were able to see many types of...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We went on a morning kayak tour today that was absolutely fantastic! Basia was so friendly and full of information, and our young daughter loved her! I had made reservations weeks before over the phone, and everything was very simple! We checked in about 10...More

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We went on the morning kayak tour with Basia. It was perfect. The weather was nice, the water was calm and the nature was out :) Basia- our guide took us to the places we would never see on our own. She knew which creeks...More

1  Thank j0ansilver
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

A weekend in Chincoteague is not about fancy hotels,spa and restaurants. It's all about hiking -biking -fishing and kayaking . It's about local fishmarket and your own best grill recipes. It's about the best homemade ice cream place . It's riding the bike to the...More

2  Thank Olena L
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

So much fun and you get to see such beautiful wildlife and views! On the kayak tour Basia will take you to the wild ponies along the marsh lands. They are just beautiful to see. The lighthouse was close by which still works today. You...More

1  Thank CathyCox
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

I usually skip bad reviews and focus my reviews to highlighting really great experiences. However, renting a double kayak here really left me feeling like I was mislead and overcharged and I wanted to warn others. First, They rent whole day and half day. So,...More

12  Thank Mary B
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CaptJohnchincoteague, Manager at Old Town Canoe and Kayak Assateague Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2016

Thank you Mary from New Jersey for your feedback. Let me say that people never stop surprising me. Let me give a little feedback on Ms. Mary from New Jersey. From the start the staff complained about the customer being very rude and disrespectful and...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2015

We were told by friends that this was one of the best tours in Chincoteague and took a chance. We started our grand adventure at sunrise and considering we were on vacation it was very hard for me to get the family motivated that early...More

4  Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Let me start off by saying I would have given them 4 or 5 stars had they not been sketchy with the pricing. This kind of thing just bothers me. I called in the morning to inquire about a canoe rental. I was informed that...More

8  Thank Jennifer T
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CaptJohnchincoteague, Manager at Old Town Canoe and Kayak Assateague Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2015

Thank you for your feedback. Assateague Tours is one of the longest running tour companies in Chincoteague and we take your concerns very seriously. We are so glad that overall you had a great experience with us but was concerned about the pricing. The kayak...More

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