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Address: 4391 Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: +1 757-710-1783
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Description: 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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Lovely Tour of the Island and the Wildlife!

If you're looking for a boat tour at Chincoteague, we recommend Captain Henry's Saltwater Pony Tours! The boat was comfortable and just the right size for skimming over the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a boat tour at Chincoteague, we recommend Captain Henry's Saltwater Pony Tours! The boat was comfortable and just the right size for skimming over the swells, cruising through the channel, and floating right up to the wildlife. Captain Henry was friendly, kind, accommodating, and informative. It was great to listen to his stories of Pony Penning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We have typically felt obligated to do guided tours at various places with our kids (4 and 7) to see the highlights. We often feel disappointed (and usually tired) after tours but Captain Henry offers simply the best guided tour, on or off the water, we have ever taken. He engaged with the kids that made it fun for them... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This cruise was awesome! The captain was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Chincoteague and the wildlife. He was very friendly and made us feel comfortable asking questions. The cruise lasted for 2 hours and was beautiful. We saw so many dolphins we lost count and they were extremely close to our boat. We also so a bald eagle and... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I can't say enough about this boat tour and about Captain Henry. His boat was the perfect size for our group of 5, with comfortable seats. It was a gorgeous 9am trip with perfect weather, our first full day on the island. Almost immediately we found a group of dolphins and Henry took plenty of time to let us enjoy... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We went on a 2 hour tour all the way around Chincoteague Island, and had perfect weather, great company, got to see animals - including ponies and birds, and learned lots about the local wildlife and the island in general. Captain Henry was so friendly and we just had an amazing time. I liked that the boat is small and... More 

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Colonial Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What an amazing day! We booked this Captain after our first choice was booked up and on the recommendation of our hotel (Comfort Suites) and we are very glad that we did! We are a family of four and we had Captain Henry all to ourselves. We never felt rushed, plenty of time was allowed for pictures and questions and... More 

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

On our first night on the island, we signed up for a sunset tour with Captain Henry. It was FANTASTIC. What a great way to get a grasp on the island. We were lucky enough to be the only family on this particular tour--lucky us! The Captain was very personable & even made a "pit stop" to accommodate a small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Captain Henry gave us the best experience of our vacation in Chincoteague! We saw lots of wild ponies up close, Eagles, turtles, and Henry provided all the info and history we could've hoped for. We highly recommend his tours and will definitely go out with him again next time we're in town. Thanks Henry!

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This was a fantastic trip. Very personable and tailored to our group. We took the sun set tour, saw an eagle, several osprey, dolphins, pelicans and of course the ponies. Was very worth the money and we will do this again with Cpt. Henry!

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Ashford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We took a 6 pm sunset tour with a total of 6 passengers and the captain. Captain Henry was pleasant and very relaxed, generously taking time to really search for Dolphins, which sadly did not show themselves. He gave plenty of time for pictures, provided information of interest, answered our questions, and got us up to two pony herds grazing... More 

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Additional Information about Saltwater Pony Tours

Address: 4391 Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number: +1 757-710-1783
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chincoteague Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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