About the Islands of Chincoteague & Assateague

Chincoteague Island of the Eastern Shore of Virginia is truly (as the indians said) "The beautiful land across the water".  Ever since the first settlers migrated to the island in the 1700's Chincoteague has been thriving and has recently been named Coastal Living's, "America's Happiest Seaside Town" in 2014,  AOL TRAVEL.com's, "America's No. One Beach Town" in 2010, and Budget Travel's, "America's Coolest Small Towns" in 2015. 


The reason why our little island is the happiest, coolest, and number one is because it is one of the BEST places to vacation. Being on the island truly gives you an unforgettable experience and being able to tour the waters surrounding our islands will definitely make your vacation a lot more pleasant. 

Navigate the waters with Barnacle Bill, he will truly give you a great experience! 

Let him tell you all the history and interesting facts about the islands and the wildlife.

Let Barnacle Bill tell you all about the old indian tribe that inhabited the island, and helped give the islands their names.

Let Bill talk about Misty of Chincoteague or the Flood of 1962.

His stories truly amaze, and captivate your imagination to make you almost feel like you're there back in time.  His abilities to spot wildlife are incredible so make sure you bring your camera!

Call us now to book:

Linda Melvin: 1-757-894-3746
Barnacle Bill's Wild Pony Boat Tours
Curtis Merritt Harbor- SLIP #37 & #38
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

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