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“captain john”(5 reviews)
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Assateague Boat tours provide boat tours and kayak tours around Chincoteague and Assateague islands. Chincoteague and Assateague have diverse ecosystems unlike anywhere else on the east coast. Assateague boat tours will highlight all the natural...more
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Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1701
+1 757-336-6176
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

The adventure of the year! This kayak trip was my first and now I can say definitely not my last! As a beginner I didn't know what to expect and was a little apprehensive. Well thanks to our guide Jake (no khakis or car insurance...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time! I would recommend this tour to anyone. Of course I LOVED the ponies, but, the dolphins were the life of the party.

Thank thomasfuror2002
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We stayed at Snug Harbor in June for an extended fishing trip. One day the weather was not cooperative for fishing so we decided to take a pony tour with Captain John instead. Excellent decision! We saw many ponies with their babies and a large...More

1  Thank mlgibbons1959
Reviewed 4 July 2018

If you really want to enjoy the Island and the beautiful views, then reward yourselves by booking a boat tour with Captain John with Assateague Tours. You will not only enjoy the sights but his knowledge that he shared with us about the Island was...More

Thank blueeyed357
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our pontoon boat tour with Captain John at Snug Harbor Marina! He is so knowledgeable and kind, sharing so much knowledge about the local history, seafood industry, and the different birds. He also keeps the number of passengers well below the capacity...More

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

It was the best thing we did during our vacation in Chincoteague! Our guided kayak tour was great! We took the morning tour and it was so worth getting up early. We saw a large herd of ponies from very close and that is what...More

Thank Esterka D
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We went on our boat tour with Capt. John. He was highly recommended to us by some other hotel guests so we signed up with him. He really made our trip! He was very entertaining and extremely knowledgeable about the islands and the history of...More

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John S, Manager at Assateague Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review, it was a great pleasure taking you on your tour of Chincoteague. Please the next time you are in town give us a call, we book up fast so call a few days before you come. Thank you...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Highly recommend the boat excursion through Assateague Channel with Captain John. He's highly knowledgeable about the local waters and wildlife. The boat is very comfortable and clean, and the location is great. We saw ponies on the island, dolphin in the water, and ospreys in...More

2  Thank Kathy3456
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

On August 10th a friend and I took this boat tour. We had the most awesome time. Captain John was so nice. We saw a dolphin and he was so patient while we took (tried to take) pictures. While on the trip we saw a...More

1  Thank RLH1956
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We always wanted to see the famous ponies and Capt.John made sure we did. He spotted them from the distance and then he found a spot where we could get to them very close. It was great. I thought we have 50/50 chance of seeing...More

1  Thank j0ansilver
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