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We offer boat tours around Assateague and Chincoteague Islands in Virginia to see the famous Chincoteague Ponies, dolphins, American bald eagles and the beautiful, serene waters surrounding the islands.
Curtis Merritt Harbor slip #72, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
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My wife and I did this tour on the spur of the moment, based on a pamphlet we saw at our hotel. we had some time to kill before the tour started, so we drove to the dock to get a look at the boat....More
Barnacle Bill is a treasure! A native waterman with a family history going back generations, it was a delight to take his tour. Both my husband and daughter were equally fascinated and we all immensely enjoyed the stories he told about growing up in the...More
We haven’t been to see the ponies ever before and because I was in a cast we chose to go via boat. It was an informative trip w a bit of history and interesting facts and fun things that Capt Billy knew because he has...More
Bill is born and raised in the area so he has a lot of knowledge to share. Well worth it. Because of a miscommunication and lack of people wanting to take the tour he was going to cancel the trip but because we were there...More
Barnacle Bill's Wild Pony Boat Tours is a fun time for all. We've returned several times to ride with Barnacle Bill to the point I consider him a personal friend. As a lifelong resident Barnacle Bill is a living legend and an encyclopedia of knowledge...More
My family and I took a last minute tour with Bill and had a blast! We’ve got two teenagers and an 8 yr old daughter who was initially afraid and had anxiety. Within the first couple minutes she wouldn’t stop asking Bill questions! One awesome...More
Captain Bill and boat tour were wonderful and memorable. Captain Bill knows the island, its wildlife, and fascinating history. He shared about his time as a saltwater cowboy and his life on the island. We saw a dolphin from a distance, ospreys and other sea...More
I have been on a boat tour in Chincoteague, but this was my first time with Captain Bill. He was knowledgeable and gave a lovely tour of the area, discussing the wildlife and history, as well as life on the island, interspersed with wit. My...More
Wonderful and very educational! Bill was raised on the island and is very informative. Gave an amazing tour and catered toward the experience we were looking for. We saw everything from eagles, dolphins, sunsets, to... More
Wonderful and very educational! Bill was raised on the island and is very informative. Gave an amazing tour and catered toward the experience we were looking for. We saw everything from eagles, dolphins, sunsets, to lighthouse! Bill knew where to find everything! I highly recommend Barnacle Bill tour!