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Planning your vacation to Assateague with Assateague Explorer.


Please select an option below to make a reservation for the nature cruise, kayak tour or the combo tour. An advanced reservation is highly recommended. Please read our Cancellation Policy before you make a reservation.

  1. Online Reservations - Reserve and securely pay by credit card or PayPal. (A Paypal account is not required, you can use your credit card through the Paypal secured system).
  2. PayPal Online Reservations

  3. Telephone - Call (757) 336-5956 and we will hold your reservation with a credit card for any of our daily tours. Reservation Hours: 7 am - 10 pm, 7 days a week (Off Season: Sept 8 - May 15, 12pm-10pm). A 6% processing fee will apply for the card payment.

  4. By Mail - Call or email us for tour availability, print the reservation form, fill it out and mail it to the address along with your payment by Check or Money Order. Once your payment is received, a confirmation and more detailed information will be sent to you via email.


Thank you for planning a nature cruise or kayaking adventure with Assateague Explorer. We have been sharing Assateague's wild ponies and pristine areas with the world since 2001. Enjoy the perfect Virginia family vacation along the best of Assateague. Discover this beautiful area in Virginia and Virginia's famous herds of wild ponies at Assateague. Experience a variety of birds and remarkable waterways nestled in this part of Virginia. Our Assateague cruises and kayaking trips provide memories for a lifetime. For information on a place to stay, visit our Accommodations page. Be sure to see the Driving Directions page for our convenient, scenic departure location on Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Photos taken on the tour of Assateague, Chincoteague wild ponies, wildlife & scenery.

Watch Us on YouTube

Video Gallery

Videos of the cruise & kayaking along Assateague & Chincoteague.

Tour Brochures

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Media Coverage

Assateague Explorer featured on the ABC Good Morning America Show.

Cruise or Kayak: March 15th - November

7 days a week.
Reserve now, the reservation office is open all year.
Advanced reservations are recommended.

Wildlife Art Prints