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ASSATEAGUE EXPLORER

Nature Cruise & Kayak Tour

Chincoteague to Assateague boat and kayak tours
Chincoteague to Assateague boat and kayak tours

Chincoteague to Assateague Boat Tour & Kayak Tour Adventure

Discover Assateague on the Assateague Explorer boat tour or kayak tour from Chincoteague, Virginia. Wild pony tour, dolphin cruise and kayaking on your vacation. 

Chincoteague to Assateague Boat Tour & Kayak Tour

Discover Assateague on the Assateague Explorer boat tour or kayak tour from Chincoteague, Virginia. Wild pony tour, dolphin cruise and kayaking on your vacation.

Assateague Explorer

Assateague Boat Tour & Kayak Tour

Wild Ponies. Vast Terrain. No Crowds. Complete Bliss.

Wild Ponies. Vast Terrain. No Crowds. Complete Bliss.

PONY EXPRESS NATURE CRUISE

9:30am • 12:30pm • 2:30pm • Sunset
Experience pristine places only accessible by boat along Assateague where wild ponies live and wildlife roams free. The fully narrated Assateague cruise takes you to explore the best areas. 

ASSATEAGUE KAYAK TOUR

8:30am • 1:30pm • Sunset
You will love kayaking where Assateague’s wild horses & wildlife live. Enjoy spectacular scenery on the guided kayak tour that offers unique memories.

SUNSET WILDLIFE CRUISE

Explore scenic coastal areas of Chincoteague Island and Assateague, where a wonderland of spectacular unspoiled waterways await you with a spectacular sunset. Relax and take in the local scenery and natural splendor here in Virginia.

NATURE COMBO TOUR

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Visit Assateague and see the best areas for pony watching, bird watching and dolphin watching with Assateague Explorer. Join the scenic cruise or kayaking adventure to discover a hidden treasure perfect for your family.
Assateague pony tour

ASSATEAGUE CRUISE & KAYAK TOUR

Since 2001, we have taken thousands of visitors to enjoy this beautiful barrier island of Assateague that many people fall in love with. The Assateague cruise & kayak tour is located in the historic town of Chincoteague Island, Virginia, which is right next to the scenic southern half of Assateague Island and the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. The tour is operated between Assateague & Chincoteague Island in the protected Assateague Channel, taking you to the best spots for wild ponies, eagles and other shorebirds. Assateague Lighthouse & dolphins that are frequently seen during summer/fall are a nice addition to our expedition. Explore the sheltered waterways along the backside of Assateague and discover the areas where you can only access by boat.

Assateague ponies in front of the Assateague Lighthouse

EXPERIENCE WILD PONIES

Visit Chincoteague, Virginia during your vacation to Ocean City, Maryland, Virginia Beach or Washington D.C. The Assateague Explorer nature cruise and kayak tour along Assateague Island make your visit to Assateague the trip of a lifetime. We are located just 1 hour south of Ocean City, Maryland, 2 hours north of Virginia Beach and 3 1/2 hours south of Washington D.C. Explore the wonders and beauty that make this area in Virginia so special. Join the Assateague cruise & kayak tour to experience wild ponies and Assateague’ s wildlife. We love sharing Assateague’s ponies and natural resources with the world. Relax and take in the spectacular scenery. Each day offers unique memories. There are many places to stay and eat nearby the National Park, beach and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Assateague and Chincoteague are different from any other destination in Virginia. 

Best Chance to See Wild Ponies

“Assateague Explorer is your best chance to see wild ponies because you are able to go along the waterways where wild ponies live.”

Annett Thompson - Southern Living Magazine
Visitors holding art print of wild horses
Assateague Wild Ponies
A family tour at Chincoteague to Assateague
Natioal Park, U.S. Wildlife Service, Nature Conservancy
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