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Chesapeake Lights Lighthouse Tours

5907 Tilghman Island Rd, Tilghman, MD 21671-1181
+1 800-690-5080
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Spend a great day on the bay

Took my third trip out on the M/V Sharps Island over Labor Day weekend, and it’s still a total... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Gorgeous sunset cruise with Captain Gary, his wife Shawn and their kids! Great team!

From Tilgham Island, we chose to do a sunset boat cruise. Captain Gary took us on a two hour boat... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Irma J
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Embark on a trip of discovery aboard the M/V Sharps Island, on excursions that take you back through the storied history of the Chesapeake Bay and its Lighthouses. Four different Chesapeake Lights trips accommodate any schedule and all levels of interest. Each includes a narrated recounting of the the Bays history as well as informed local insights about its beautiful and fragile ecosystem.
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5907 Tilghman Island Rd, Tilghman, MD 21671-1181
+1 800-690-5080
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Took my third trip out on the M/V Sharps Island over Labor Day weekend, and it’s still a total pleasure — worth the drive and the cost. The boat is comfortable (as long as you know what you’re in for — it’s not a cruise...More

1  Thank joeyconway
Reviewed 16 August 2017

From Tilgham Island, we chose to do a sunset boat cruise. Captain Gary took us on a two hour boat cruise to two remote light houses. His wife Shawn showed us many points of interest, gave us some of the history of the Chesapeake Bay...More

1  Thank Irma J
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The tour was awesome thanks to Captain Gary and his first mate! Due to weather we weren’t sure if we would be able to go but Captain Gary called me at 6am to confirm that the trip would be going out but depending on weather...More

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We took a wonderful sunset cruise with Chesapeake Lights on Thursday, August, 10, 2017. Captain Gary and his family were very knowledgeable about the lighthouses and many other goings on in the Chesapeake Bay. Captain Gary invited us to BYOB and bring snacks if we...More

Thank anjy2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This outing was a birthday gift from my sister and our family party of 4 had a fabulous day on the water with Captain Gary and his wife Shawn, the first mate on the . We had not just personal but PERSONABLE attention every step...More

Thank sturmvogel2016
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I am incredibly disappointed with my interaction with Chesapeake Lights. Things started out well enough. I live in Washington state and was wanting to purchase a gift certificate for my parents who live in Virginia. I called the phone number on the website, provided by...More

1  Thank MoreSky89
Michael R, Owner at Chesapeake Lights Lighthouse Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

We are very sorry that we were unable to meet your needs in this instance. Please accept our apology.

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our sunset lighthouse tour! Great way to get out on the water, enjoy the stunning Eastern Shore sunsets and learn the history of the lighthouses. Highly recommended for all ages! Thanks Gary!!

Thank jnwg
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful cruise with Captain Gary & First Mate Shawn - loved learning about the history of the boat & how they came to take over the business! Charming, informative and entertaining, the crew got us close to the lighthouses for some stellar...More

Thank blondephotog
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a top notch cruise. The vessel is stable yet powerful enough to REALLY move you around so that you can experience what the Chesapeake has to offer. Captain Gary and his crew really care about your experience. Personal attention from the get-go (at...More

1  Thank Dave F
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We signed up for the 5 hour tour. While the sights were awesome and the captain and helper were great the boat was a little lacking. It was very noisy and much smaller than what we were anticipating for a 5 hour tour of 5...More

2  Thank dlmorrow
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1 September 2017|
Response from sturmvogel2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, however, it is really no place for a dog of any size in my opinion. Unless a small dog and a short cruise, say a sunset cruise. You would have to ask Captain Gary to be sure! Enjoy your trip!