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May 11, 2014
Apr 9, 2014
“5 Stars for Captian Carlton Leo ard”
Island Cruises is a tour company based out of Chincoteague Island, Va (Year round tours!) and Naples, Fl (Jan-Feb) offering luxury boat tours. From Scenic Nature Tours, Sandbar Shuttle, Annual Pony Swim Encounter, Sunset Tours, private parties and...more
Curtis Merritt Harbor, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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Reviewed May 11, 2014

We knew nothing about this company and booked on a whim. Not sure what to expect, we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of our boat tour. We spoke and met with Captain Carlton but we had another Captain for our trip, if I remember...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Subee501
Reviewed April 9, 2014

Our trip was filled with interesting history and beautiful sights. Captian Carlton shared his extensive knowledge and lore of the islands at a leisurely pace. He wasn't satisfied until he found ponies to watch right at the waters edge.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank LCreedo
Reviewed December 15, 2013

We really appreciated the customized trip which focused on finding the wildlife and ponies. He was very knowledgeable and accommodative. While we didn't need them, he also brought along blankets, extra hats, gloves and jackets just in case someone wasn't dressed warmly enough for our...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Jillian C
Reviewed October 20, 2013

We are so lucky to have chosen Island Cruises to tour Chincoteague and Assateague and are greatful for all we learned and saw. Excellent local knowledge and choice spots so we got pictures of all that we wanted and more. We were thankful for the...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Anne D
Reviewed October 19, 2013

We came to spend time at Chincoteague for the purpose of being on the beaches of Assateague and hiking to watch the ponies. The Gov't shutdown meant the refuge was closed, so the only way to see the ponies was to take a pontoon tour....More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Pete G
Reviewed September 20, 2013

We took the Island Cruises boat to the sandbar with our children, ages 3 and 5. They still beg to go back, a year later. What a perfect day. The sandbar is in the middle of the bay. It started out at high tide, but...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank jwrva
Reviewed September 19, 2013

This boat ride around the waters near Chincoteague and Assateague was really nice. Captain Carlton took us to places where he had seen the birds before. He maneuvered the boat so that all the occupants could see all the sights. He was able to give...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank George B
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Our captain was knowledgeable and fun for the sunset cruise. He was intent on showing us what we wanted to see -- and didn't disappoint. He took extra pains to take the pontoon boat into different inlets so we could get a good look at...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

For any size group, this is the cruise to take . The crew was most accommodating and took us to see what we wanted to experience up close! Everyone had fun and the Captain shared personal stories about the island and it's history and local...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank MP12399
Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

We originally were planning to go out on a Thursday evening but received a call from the captain letting us know that the wind was really strong and that while he would take us, it would be better for all to reschedule. I'm so happy...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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