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Daisey's Island Cruises

3335 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
+1 757-336-5556
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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, including rarely accessed areas to the north where many of the ponies live, maximizing your potential to encounter the wild ponies close up. It is also common to see dolphins, bald eagles, and an array of other wildlife on our tours.Many of our customers tell us that our cruise was the highlight of their Chincoteague vacation! « less
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Madison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We loved this tour...it was a great way for our family to experience the natural beauty of Chincoteague...especially the ponies! We highly recommend a cruise with Daisey's Island Cruises.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The guides were so friendly and knowledgeable! We have young children and they were very friendly with them, even allowing our son to blow the boat horn! The scenery was fantastic and it is such a wonderful way to see more of the islands and to learn about the historic Eastern Shore community. It was the highlight of our trip... More

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Kent, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Capt. Carlton & Capt. Bill were AWESOME! We really enjoyed our cruise. We saw ponie, duck and eagles. Even though it was only 30 degrees we had a great time.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Captain Carlton knows everything there is to know about the wildlife in the area. He took me and my two friends on a two hour trip around the islands and gave us an incredible, up-close look at the ponies and the birds who live there. I highly suggest giving him a call, he's very flexible about timing and runs tours... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I and a close friend worked with Daisey's to set up a 4-hour tour to Assateague to see the ponies. This was in early February -- very cold outside, and we weren't certain we would actually see the ponies, even though Daisey's had assured us. They were absolutely fantastic! They promised the captain would be at the port to meet... More

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Rochelle Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Captain Carlton was very knowledgeable about all the Chincoteague history and wildlife found there, he is very friendly and personable. We saw many birds and horses while on this tour all of which he knew by name. An overall great experience, will definitely be going again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Our captain took us out for a two-hour tour of the local waters, and gave us a great look at the ponies on Assateague and all kinds of bird life. We saw an eagle, an orange-billed Oyster Catcher and a comorant, plus a lot of others whose names I don't remember. What was even better was the history of the... More

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Sunbury, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Captain Carlton went out of his way to give us a great tour on a cold and windy day. The boat was comfortable and easy to photograph from for everyone on the tour. They went out of their way to make sure we were getting the type of tour we wanted. Very knowledgable about the area and wildlife. Would highly... More

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Sunbury, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Captain Carlton and Fred were the best hosts ever! Went out on a cruise with a group of photographers, and it was chilly beyond chilly (December 7, 2013)... but every second was worth it! Saw such a range of birds and lots of ponies also. They knew the ponies names (many of them were listed in a book they had)...... More

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Lothian, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

y husband & I choose to do this tour based on comments here on trip advisor...and so glad we did. It was very nice, and the guides were very knowledgeable. We didn't get to see any dolphins, but that was ok. And even though guests wore coats, the guides even supplied quilts to help even more. Don't be afraid to... More

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