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Address: 4391 Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: +1 757-710-1783
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Search the beautiful back bay areas of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands...

Search the beautiful back bay areas of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands with Captain Henry, aboard his stable flat bottom boat. We search for osprey, eagles, dolphins and the famous Chincoteague Ponies. Come join us and make a memory.

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Family-friendly crusing with ponies, dolphins, sunsets, and moonlight

We took our family on Captain Henry's sunset cruise in late August. Our daughters, ages 10 and 5, along with my husband and I, had an amazing time. Captain Henry took us into the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We took our family on Captain Henry's sunset cruise in late August. Our daughters, ages 10 and 5, along with my husband and I, had an amazing time. Captain Henry took us into the nooks and crannies of the island while giving us a detailed history of the island and its inhabitants. While he wasn't able to promise we would... More 

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Baldwin Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Captain Henry waited patiently for us, as we were running minutes late, and we thank him for doing so. This cruise was a magical ride around Chincoteague, with the sunset setting, the eagles perching, the dolphins playing, the ponies grazing and captain Henry being an enjoyable guide for all ages. His stories were captivating, especially when he shared one about... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Folks, I just cross the Atlantic Ocean by rowboat from the coast of West Africa (goreechallenge.com). Heading home (New York) on Virginia Inside Passage, I took shelter in Parkers Creek. Unknowingly, I docked at the home of Saltwater Pony Tours proprietor. I sought local knowledge in rowing up to Chincoteague. Captain Henry took me on a ride, which turned into... More 

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Thank Victor091315
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Henry is very knowledgeable of the Chincoteague area and goes out of his way to find different kinds of wildlife for the tour participants. He's also very friendly and accommodating. Best to book and confirm tour time with him in advance.

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Thank Benjamin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

This is the best boat tour I have ever been on. Captain Henry is extremely friendly and knowledgable on the island! We saw a big heard of ponies and he got as close as possible. He has a great boat for getting into shallow areas of the water to see everything closer. My boyfriend and I will definitely be back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Captain Henry was accommodating and so knowledgable about the island and the surrounding sites & history. He took his time with our tour and let us really enjoy our experience-especially with the little pod of dolphins we encountered! Highly Highly recommend Captain Henry for your boat tour, it was THE perfect end to our Chincoteague vacation.

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We took the sunset tour around the island and were pleasantly surprised to see horses, bald eagle and dolphins! It was one of the highlights of our vacation for sure. Great value and wonderful tour guide. We couldn't have been happier with this Saltwater Pony Tour!!

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Flanders, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had an awesome tour with Captain Henry! We saw Dolphins, Pony's and had a great tour of the Island. I would highly recommend this tour!!

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Thank Megan C
Townsend, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Hands down the best boat tour I've ever been on! Captain Madison was very personable and extremely knowledgable about the island. She took us on an amazing trip. We saw dolphins, the wild ponies and so much wildlife! I definitely recommend the saltwater pony tour excursion for all visitors to the area!

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Chincoteague Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Captain Henry maneuvers his boat very well through all types of water and is very respectful to other boaters and kayakers. He is able to bring his boat into such shallow water he brought us within reaching distance to Rip Tide a stallion and his harem while other tour boats remained in the deeper water. He is very knowledgeable of... More 

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