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Daisey's Island Cruises

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Address: 3335 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: +1 757-336-5556
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Description: On our nature cruises you will experience Assateague Island in a way that...
On our nature cruises you will experience Assateague Island in a way that is simply not possible from land. Let us show you the hidden beauty and wildlife of Assateague Island. At Daisey's Island Cruises our main goal is for you to have an enjoyable and memorable experience. Customer satisfaction is very important to us. We hope that you will take time to read our customer reviews and explore our web site. You will see why cruising with Daisey's Island Cruises is the right choice! Your Captain will fill you in on all the local knowledge as you explore the remote backbays and expansive coastline of Assateague Island.We cruise all the best areas of Assateague Island for pony viewing. It is also common to see dolphins, bald eagles, and an array of other wildlife on our sightseeing boat tours.Many of our customers tell us that our cruise was the highlight of their Chincoteague vacation!
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Great cruise! I loved the people. They were so friendly and helpful. They made the experiences. We saw & learned a lot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great cruise! I loved the people. They were so friendly and helpful. They made the experiences. We saw & learned a lot.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Clean boat, safe looking, on-time, and the staff were very impressive. The tour was not rushed at all, we covered a lot of items. An unexpected plus, our captain was one of the island cowboys and his insight on that aspect of the island was great. You can choose private (small boats) or a larger, family friendly boat with toilet... More 

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West Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It was amazing! We saw dolphins, shore birds and the Assateague ponies up close! Captain Bill connected the history of Assateague with the history of Chincoteague in a way that made it come alive for my son. We have taken other tours that are offered on the island. However, Daisey's stands out for their professionalism and vast knowledge of both... More 

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Washington, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The views were wonderful. The pontoon was comfy and not overly crowded...plenty of room to get up and walk around. The Capitan was very knowledgeable and have lots of interesting and useful info about the islands, pony swim, and wildlife. Loved it!!!

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My family of 5 did a day time tour of the island. Arthur was our captain and a wealth of information about the area. The day was warm and sunny but the pontoon boat was shaded and very comfortable. He made sure that we saw the wild ponies and other wild life. He shared information about the care of the... More 

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have been on six nature cruises with Daisey's. They used to be a small operation and the tours were wonderful. This year, we did the same, but Daisey's has been sold to another operator. They are now the Wal-Mart of nature tours. We left from a dock we had never been to, which they did not... More 

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scottde1983, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

We are glad the Captain gave you a nice tour as he did before. More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a party of 6 (including 2 kids, ages 8 & 10), so we had the entire boat to ourselves during our sunset cruise. Our captain, Bill, was great -- got us very close to the ponies, had lots of stories about the pony swim, snatched us a few fresh clams, and was kind and patient with my kids.... More 

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scottde1983, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

Leave it to Capt. Bill to make everyone happy. I swear he can spot a Bald Eagle from a mile away..lol. Super special for your daughter. The ponies seem to love to play in the water just for him....I do not know his secrete but I'm glad he is a Captain for Daisey's! Thank you for sharing this great review!... More 

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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Captain Bill took us on a great cruise. He was raised on the island so had deep knowledge and shared it freely. He maneuvered us closely to the ponies and allowed us plenty of time to take it all in. The boat seated 6 and was covered to provide shade on a hot day - not all cruise lines are... More 

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scottde1983, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

Capt. Bill is true born here, lives here, loves here kinda guy that enjoys nothing more than sharing his knowledge of Chincotague Island and Assateague. I will be sure to share this review with him (makes him blush every time). Thank you for taking the time to share your experience while cruising the Islands with Daisey's. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Shared a pontoon boat with a family of four. Six total in the pontoon. Our captain Fred gave a really nice tour of the area. Answered a lot of questions and gave a lot of information and history. Even had bug spray available! We saw the wild ponies at a few different places and Fred made sure we were able... More 

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scottde1983, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

Capt. Fred came thru for ya! Fantastic! I will be sure to let him read this review. Thank you for taking the time to share you experience while cruising on the water with Daisey's! More 

Ashburn
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We choose Daisey's Island Cruises based on recommendations from our hotel owner and the great reviews of people seeing the horses. It was a beautiful day to be on the water and the weather was perfect. While the tour was very informative, and we did see a bald eagle and an osprey, it was very disappointing that we did not... More 

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scottde1983, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

We are sorry that you didn't have an awesome experience while cruising with Daisey's. We hope you give us a second chance and perhaps book one of our smaller boats that only hold 6 people...the Captain doesn't need a mic at all and the cruise tends to be more personable due to the fewer amount of people. Thanks your review...we... More 

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Additional Information about Daisey's Island Cruises

Address: 3335 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: +1 757-336-5556
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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