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Daisey's Island Cruises

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Captain Nate took us on great tour today. We saw dolphins, oyster catchers, herons, egrets and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Thank you Captain Russell!

My husband and I booked the sunset cruise on the smaller boat. The third couple was a no show so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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...more
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3335 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1547
+1 757-336-5556
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Captain Nate took us on great tour today. We saw dolphins, oyster catchers, herons, egrets and ponies. We learned the names of some ponies, lineage and saw pictures of them up close. We were given time to see all and take pictures. A most enjoyable...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I booked the sunset cruise on the smaller boat. The third couple was a no show so it ended up being just us and one other couple. Captain Russell did a fantastic job making us all feel relaxed and ready for a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Chincoteague and booked 4 trips with Daisey's Island Cruises primarily based on Trip Advisor reviews. I first called Carlton last September to inquire. He explained to me the various options. For the pony swims they run two boats. One anchors in the...More

Thank rpcec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mom and I went on the boat ride and Capt Bill (and sadly I forgot the other gentleman’s name) was able to bring us to see dolphins, lots of birds including eagles, and we twice saw herds of ponies from a distance. We were on...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the heat, we had a wonderful time on our cruise. Captain Russell was great about finding dolphins. We saw so many! We saw the ponies from afar because every time we headed to their last known location, they moved on! The captain was knowledgeable...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was perfect. Our guide Nate was very friendly informative and adventurous. He took us as close as possible to the ponies to get great pics and views!! Also so plenty of wildlife and had a beautiful ride.... would definitely go again !

Thank BethR222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My companion and I booked a "sunset cruise" on the six person boat. First of all, if you do this type of cruise, I HIGHLY recommend the smaller boat, it is much more personal in terms of the interaction with the captain and other passengers....More

Thank isirota1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first trip to Chincoteague Island. This cruise was The Refuge Inn recommendation .. I am so glad we did it! Worth Every penny! Beautiful bay and ocean wildlife plus the ponies!!!!!! Ask for Captain Bill!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great tour. Our Captain was knowledgeable and a great guy. We saw dolphins, eagles, and lots of ponies! Lovely tour from start to finish.

Thank judithanncarlton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a pleasant day for this boat tour of the ponies of Assateague and Chincoteague Islands. We thorough enjoyed the scenery and the stories of this region which were shared by our tour guide. The tour even includes a peek at lighthouse on Assateague...More

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August 11, 2018|
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Response from spacefry | Reviewed this property |
We did the sunset cruise and brought food but were too busy to eat. I think snacks and water/drinks would be best. We had a soft sided cooler and so did the other couple on our boat. One thing to note is that we struggled a... More
Lucy G
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Scott L | Property representative |
Yes we take kids of all ages. Our 10 time in season is the most affordable for families. It is an educational fun tour. We also do custom tours as well if you want to book a private cruise.
Sabrina B
April 23, 2018|
Response from Scott L | Property representative |
Most of our boats are handicap accessible. We would pick up from Curtis Merritt Harbor where they have a floating dock. It is there for the sole purpose of helping to load and unload those who need a little extra help to... More