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Spectacular Scenic Cruises

Tours running April 1 through October 31 call for price.


  • Captain Spider has been exploring the waterways around Assateague & Chincoteague Islands for years. Being USCG licensed, Captain Spider owns and pilots his inspected and insured boat.

  • Spider's Explorer is a proud member of the Chincoteague Island Charter boat Association and The Maritime Consortium.

  • Captain Spider is a Commonwealth of Virginia Marriage Celebrant which means that, yes, you can even be married on a cruise or anywhere else in Accomack County, Virginia, providing you have a valid Commonwealth of Virginia Marriage License.

  • Flexible tour times available.

  • Payable by cash or good check.

Please call 757-990-4242 to arrange a first-hand Chincoteague Island experience.

We specialize in around-the-island tours and limit our passengers to six for a personalized in-depth guide.

Sunset Tours

Sunset tours are some of our most popular!

The famous Assateague Ponies

Wildlife viewing on every tour