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Saltwater Pony Tours

Curtis Merritt Harbor Drive, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
757 710-1783
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Search the beautiful back bay areas of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands with Captain Henry, aboard his stable flat bottom boat. We search for... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Fort Belvoir, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We needed something to do on our last day in Chincoteague and this was it! We were able to book a trip same day. It turned out to be the BEST way we could've ended our stay. We took our three girls, 7, 6 & 1, on a flat-bottom boat tour around Chincoteague Island. The boat operator/tour guide, Henry, was... More

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Greensboro, Maryland, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I heard through friends that the Saltwater Pony Tour was great and they were so right!!!! Captain Henry was a great tour guide, his knowledge of Chincoteague and the wildlife. We saw ponies and a group of them were so close. I didn't expect that. I really enjoy myself. Looking forward to another ride!! Virginia P.

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Aylett, Virginia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Capt. Henry was great….friendly, knowledgeable….everything a guide should be. He took the time to find out what we were interested in seeing and then made it happen. The highlight for us was seeing, not one, but two foals. It was a great trip and we would book again without a second thought.

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The first Saltwater Pony Tour was so good — beautiful views, a bit of insight into the history and character of Chincoteague, not to mention the close-ups of ponies and dolphins — my husband and I came back for a second tour. And it was even better. We saw even wildlife, even an immature eagle and a sweet foal with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

captain henry took my family on a informative, educational and scenic tour. he has a great personality and extremely knowledge regarding the wildlife and the wonderful town.

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Camden, Delaware, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My husband and I took this boat tour in August of 2014. We had been to Chincoteague many times, but this was by far the best boat tour we have ever taken. His knowledge of the island (and obvious love of nature) was outstanding and his stories were very enjoyable. If you take a boat tour, this is the one... More

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Mount Vernon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Captain Henry gave us a tour beyond our expectations. He was not satisfied that we just saw a few dolphins and went back to see if we could find some more and - oh boy - did we ever. It was incredible - the highlight of the trip! And we saw wild ponies too as well as lots of birds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Captain Henry was phenomenal. My family had a blast and enjoyed every single minute of our 2+ hour trip around the island. If we ever come back for vacation, will definitely do again. Is a must-do !!!

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Five of us enjoyed a Noon cruise with our guide captain Henry. We had a good view of ponies, stops for birds whenever we were interested, and lots of good views of dolphins. Henry lingered where we were interested, maneuvered the boat so we had just the right angle for dolphin photos, and shared interesting background on the ponies and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I took our three young girls on Captain Henry's boat tour today. We all had a blast - even our 11 month old really enjoyed the ride. We saw pods of dolphins, a grazing pony along the water, and other incredible wildlife, as well as beautiful scenery, oyster farms and the lighthouse. In addition to being friendly,... More

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