Unique Seafood & Pony Tours Now Available

May 7, 2021 | All Posts, news

The Leonard Family is proud to announce a new island experience, Cowboy Cruise Company, opening in May 2021. Choose from three tour options:

Pony Tour: This tour visits the North and South grazing pastures of the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. to see the legendary herds of wild Chincoteague Ponies. Your guide is Hunter Leonard, one of the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Saltwater Cowboys, whose knowledge of the ponies is unparalleled.

Seafood Tour: This tour visits our clam and oyster grow out locations where guests can get the full aquafarm experience. Dig your own clams to inspecting and picking your oysters in our floats. We supply the rakes, gloves, and bags at no charge for you to dig up some clams and take them home with you to steam. Like oysters raw? How about learning how to shuck an oyster? Enjoying one of our salt oysters is one of the tastiest treats you’ll ever enjoy! You are welcome to take up to a dozen oysters and 25 clams to enjoy yourself.

Teaguer’s Tour: Encompassing all that Chincoteague and Assateague have to offer, this comprehensive island journey takes passengers all the way around Chincoteague Island (weather permitting) and makes many stops to view herds of ponies, spot wildlife, hear some local history, and visit our clam and oyster grounds to harvest, shuck, and sample some of our clams and oysters.

Booking in advance is highly recommended! Visit their website to book your tour.

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Chincoteague, VA 23336


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