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CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, VIRGINIA Located by ASSATEAGUE ISLAND. Driving Directions to the Boat Tour and Kayak Tour.

The Assateague Explorer Pony Express Nature Cruise, Kayak Tour & Sunset Cruise are located in Chincoteague Island, Virginia, right beside the best part of Assateague Island.

Chincoteague is located next to the beautiful southern half of Assateague Island with the Assateague Lighthouse, National Wildlife Refuge, approx. 80 new pony foals born each summer, dolphins, migratory birds and the most scenic areas. 

Chincoteague is 1 hour south of Ocean City, Maryland, 2 hours north of Virginia Beach and about 3 hours from Washington D.C.

Chincoteague is only 20 minutes south of the MD/VA state line on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and it is only 10 minutes off of US Rt. 13. 

Chincoteague is a scenic town with lodging, restaurants, shops and various attractions nearby the 37 mile National Park beach at Assateague. We are near the hotels in Chincoteague, about 5-10 minutes by car. RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW.

Closest Airport:
SBY (1 h), ORF (2 h), BWI (3 h)

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CRUISE departs from:

Chincoteague Island, Virginia at the Town Boat Harbor.

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 As soon as you arrive onto Chincoteague Island over the bridge: Turn Right at light onto Main St. heading South.  

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Go to the very end of South Main St. (approx. 3 miles).  

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Turn left into the Town Curtis Harbor. PARK IMMEDIATELY as soon as you enter the harbor. Assateague Explorer dock #71 is located by the first parking lot as you enter the harbor. Free parking & restrooms.

Map - Directions to Assateague Explorer Cruise
Assateague Explorer boat tour departs from Chincoteague Town Harbor

Kayak tour departs from:

Chincoteague Island, Virginia at the Town Veteran’s Memorial Park, the closest dock to Assateague.

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As soon as you arrive over the bridge onto Chincoteague Island: Turn Right at light onto Main St. heading South.

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Drive approx. 1 mile, Turn left onto Bunting Rd.  

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Merge Right onto Ridge Road. Very soon Turn left onto East Side Rd. Very soon Turn Right into Chincoteague Veteran’s Memorial Park. Pass the playground, then park at the parking lot on the left by a cross and a kayak launch dock. We have a white Ford truck with Assateague Explorer sign. Free parking & restroom.  

Map - Directions to Assateague Explorer Kayak Tour

Directions from Ocean City, MD

Take Rt. 50 or Rt. 90 out of Ocean City

Then take Rt.113 S, Rt.12 S and Rt.175 E to Chincoteague Island

Directions from Assateague State Park, MD

Take Rt. 611, Rt. 376, Rt.113 S, Rt.12 S

Then Rt.175 E to Chincoteague Island

Kayak tour to see wild ponies along Assateague Island
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