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Address: 3335 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
Phone Number:
+1 757-336-5556
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

On our nature cruises you will experience Assateague Island in a way that...

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 and memorable experience. Customer satisfaction is very important to us. We hope that you will take time to read our customer reviews and explore our web site. You will see why cruising with Daisey's Island Cruises is the right choice! Your Captain will fill you in on all the local knowledge as you explore the remote backbays and expansive coastline of Assateague Island. We cruise all the best areas of Assateague Island for pony viewing. It is also common to see dolphins, bald eagles, and an array of other wildlife on our sightseeing boat tours.Many of our customers tell us that our cruise was the highlight of their Chincoteague vacation!

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Best Island/Pony Cruise going

We are visiting from Buffalo, NY this week and today we did our Island tour. We came to see the pony's and we saw plenty. Carlton & Bill shared lots of information about the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are visiting from Buffalo, NY this week and today we did our Island tour. We came to see the pony's and we saw plenty. Carlton & Bill shared lots of information about the Pony's, Conch fishing, the various clam & oyster farms and loads of history about the area. Today was sunny but chilly. But have no fear, they... More 

Thank christinebwalker
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Chincoteague Island for a relaxing holiday get-away and to see the Assateague refuge and famous ponies. And that is exactly what Captain Carlton delivered! Highly professional and accommodating, Capt Carlton got us out to see the sights despite the challenging weather and shared his extensive knowledge of the area and the wildlife for a very personal tour.... More 

Thank Dereks12s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have both my mother-in-law and brother-in-law in visiting; and my brother-in-law had this idea to take a boat ride around the islands to see the ponies and ponies we saw. Captain Carlson gave us a great tour and lesson of the ponies and island. Even through it was 44 degrees we have a great time. So glad that Daisey's... More 

Thank Douglas P
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Check in was simple, simple instructions to get to the alternate pick up locations (changed due to weather conditions), and an excellent guide (Bill) who was very knowledgeable on ponies, wildlife, and island history. While we had prepared for the cold & windy conditions by bringing our own foul weather gear, the other couple on our boat was a little... More 

Thank tbweber
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A must-do when in Chincoteague! Great Captain - very informative - comfortable! Took us right to the ponies! Can't wait to go back and cruise with them again!

Thank Kheniges
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great trip, reasonable price, knowledgeable courteous captain and mate, and blankets for a chilly trip back to the dock. Really wonderful service.

Thank Kirsten F
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Our number one goal of our group was to see the ponies. Their service and knowledge of the area is impeccable. And we found ponies! They also have extra blankets for this time of year.... But still bundle up either way. We have used Miss Daisy before and no doubt we will again.

Thank Jillian C
Ballston Spa, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

First of all my experience with Daisey's was with a private group. It was a 2 hour tour with about 20 of us (all photographers) with the goal to see as many horses as we could. They did not disappoint!!! We went straight to where the ponies were complete with the history, stories and identities of most of the horses... More 

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Clinton Corners, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit to Chincoteague and, once again, my fellow photographers and I were treated to an amazing boat tour by Daiseys! Everything was perfect, nice "vessel", pleasant, knowledgeable staff, wonderful trip. A trip to Chincoteague will not be complete, for me, without a Daisey's boat tour!

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Beautiful cruise (did 2 this week alone). Captain Carlton and Captain Nate. Fantastic. Friendly and super knowledgeable Captains who know the island and waters surrounding, the wildlife and very importantly - what their passengers are interested in. Super friendly always fantastic! Most wonder Island cruise you can take. Greg

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