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Daisey's Island Cruises

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Address: 3335 Main St, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1547
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Fun way explore the island.

Highly recommend the smaller boat tour. My wife and I and our two young sons had the chance to take a tour in late May 2017 with a total of 6 passengers and the captain. The... read more

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Highly recommend the smaller boat tour. My wife and I and our two young sons had the chance to take a tour in late May 2017 with a total of 6 passengers and the captain. The captain was incredibly kind, knowledgeable and hospitable. We saw dolphins, horses, and many different species of birds. He even took us to the northern... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

20 reviews 5.0 star rating 5/19/2017 We had the most wonderful experience with Daisey's Island Cruises! All of the employees are really friendly, and we loved our Captain, Reggie! We booked a noon cruise on the pontoon boat, which was very comfortable. (They do have covers if you want to sit in the shade). Capt. Reggie was very down to... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My grandson and I found this tour's brochure at our hotel and decided on taking the sunset tour. The boat was clean and very comfortable. Our guide was great with his knowledge and detail of the area and in talking about the ponies. At times he would even pull out books with photos and articles which made the trip even... More 

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a last minute excursion, and turned out to be the highlight of our short getaway. Nate was our captain, and was fantastic. He was so knowledgeable and made us feel like long time friends. While on this trip , we were fortunate to see dolphins right in front of us. Nate really gave us the time to just... More 

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Daiseys23336, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

Capt. Nate does love to entertain! We are soo happy to be the highlight of your short getaway. We do hope to get you out on the water again. Thank you for your great review. More 

Hughesville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had an awesome time. I took a morning cruise and the sunset cruise! Both were awesome! In the morning we were able to get very close to see the ponies! It was Mothers Day so it was very special to see all the moms and babies! The sunset cruise was just as awesome got to see dolphins! All the... More 

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Daiseys23336, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

And we "love!" that you had an awesome time cruising with Daisey's Island Cruises ; let's do it again soon! More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was so cold I wanted to turn back after an hour as the horses were too far away to get good pictures of unless you had a professional camera. The boat couldn't get close enough because of the dense marshland. Our guide did his best to find the horses and get as close as he did. When I wanted... More 

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Thank Linda M
Daiseys23336, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

Shew..cold and rainy, April and May have had quite a few of those. Thank goodness mother natures mood has improved and it is currently warm and sunny on the island. I do hope that you try one of our warmer tours in the future. Thank you for sharing. More 

Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to miss the crowds and found a brisk evening tour that was awesome. Our guide found us dolphins, Bald Eagles, the horses (of course) and let the kiddos steer, found us some conch shells, had good info on everything from navigation to birds and marine life and even had pictures to back stuff up if we couldn't see/find... More 

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Thank NRAGuy4Life
Daiseys23336, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

You are soo correct..I've said it many times and I will say it again...We have the absolute best Captains!!! Thank you for sharing your experience..I'll let Capt. Fred know he scored an "A"! More 

Ashland, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Sunday with captain Scott. Despite the unseasonably cold weather we had a great time! We saw a few bald eagles, osprey, oystercatchers, willets, cormorants, ruddy turnstones, fosters and lesser terms, and of course the ponies!! Two of the young foals stole the show! Racing, bucking, and rearing up! The captain picked up on the fact that I was... More 

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Daiseys23336, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

Yeah!!!! We will make sure that Capt. Scott gets to read this great review. Sounds like you had an amazing experience on the water...we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the 9am cruise in the 6 passenger boat - best $40 spent, ever. The Captain had great stories and we came upon 2 herds and saw newborn foals in their natural habitat. The Captain was incredibly thoughtful and not disruptive to the wildlife but gave us a view that I was not expecting. When we're on the... More 

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Daiseys23336, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

nice title "Lifetime memories actualized" What a wonderful review..Thank you for sharing; we look forward to getting you out on the water again soon. More 

New Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very nice tour even though cold.learned alot from Nate.He was very informative and friendly. I would go again1

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Daiseys23336, Guest Relations Manager at Daisey's Island Cruises, responded to this review

Good news..it is finally warming up here! If you enjoyed the cruise in the cold you really should come back and cruise with us when it is warm, Thank you for sharing; we hope to see you again on a warm and balmy day. More 

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