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Spider's Explorer

3801 Main St, Docking: 3801 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1809
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Wonderful way to see the island.

We had an amazing time on the tour around the entire island. We saw ponies, birds, homes and more... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2011
aspc1234
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
we were guided to all the wildlife we wanted to see

what a great boat trip... spider is very knowledgeable. the island is very beautiful.

Reviewed 19 June 2011
marbo
,
las vegas nv
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3801 Main St, Docking: 3801 South Main Street, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-1809
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Reviewed 20 June 2011

We had an amazing time on the tour around the entire island. We saw ponies, birds, homes and more. Spider gave us a great historical and present day sense of the island. I would highly recommend this !

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Reviewed 19 June 2011

what a great boat trip... spider is very knowledgeable. the island is very beautiful.

Thank marbo
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Reviewed 16 June 2011

Grandparents with a 13 year old granddaughter enjoyed Captain Spider's tour around Chincoteague Island!! Next time, we would have our granddaughter sit closer to the captain so she could hear better!! Captain Spider is very easy going and knows a great deal about the history...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2011

We took the sunset cruse around the Island, very nice, lots of wild life and Spider gives lots of info about the Islands history. The trip is a little over two hours as you watch the sunset at the end. Be sure to bring your...More

Thank sherlockdoc
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Reviewed 3 June 2011

This boat tour was highly recommended by a couple staying at the same B&B we were (Miss Molly's- highly recommend too!) Captain Spider takes 6-8 people out on his pontoon boat for ~ 2.5 hours. He is super knowledgeable and shares stories and anecdotes in...More

Thank LisaWayneNJ
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Reviewed 29 May 2011

We book a pontoon trip with Spider's Explorer on a Sunday morning and completely satisfied with our selection. Capt. Spider listened to our request to view birds and ponies, and enjoy a trip without the "cutesy jokes". The narrative of the area showed knowledge but...More

Thank vssummy
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Reviewed 11 May 2011

My mom and I participated in one of this boat ride/tour's around Chincoteague by Spider's boat. This was the most beautiful thing J had ever experienced; after being to Chincoteague almost 20 times, I can't believe we had never taken a boat trip. We were...More

Thank WranglerAngel05
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Reviewed 29 October 2010

Called another tour boat company (Daisy's) to book a tour for a weekday excursion. The captain told me he was not going out but said his friend and fellow Captain Spider would be able to accomodate us. Spoke to Capt. Spider and arranged to meet...More

Thank hanoverfist26
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Reviewed 28 October 2010

Owner Operator is an exceptionally knowledgeable tour guide. The experience was one NOT TO MISSED. He took extended time with us and we got all the photos one might want. "Spider" is an excellent tour operator that you will not want to miss.

Thank enaip1937
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Reviewed 16 October 2010

We had no previous knowledge of chincoteague island and its history. Spider gave us a lot of worderful history about the people, major storms, ponies, fishing cottages in the middle of the bay, satellite launches and his own story of loving the area from first...More

Thank emerson302
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guihern
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Response from 1331carson | Reviewed this property |
No. This is about a 25 ft pontoon boat. Seating around the front and side. Go before you go.
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