Chincoteague’s Crown Jewels – Overnight Tour!
  • September 14, 2024
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • 350 Independence Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Time: From: 10:30 AM to 02:30 PM

Embark on an overnight Nature Bus journey led by birding expert James Abbott to explore Chincoteague and its National Wildlife Refuge, blending education, scenic exploration, and group socializing amid the natural wonders of Virginia’s eastern shore.

This is a public tour. It is also available as a private customizable group tour for up to 16 people. Email to arrange.

TOUR DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 14, 2024 at 9:30 am through Sunday, September 15 at 7:30 pm 

PRICE: $160/person + 2.6% credit card fee = $164.16 (34 hour tour)

*Important Note: We do not offer ANY refunds after tour is booked.

DEPARTURE LOCATION: REI 350 Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA  (Private groups can choose the pick-up location.

DESCRIPTION: Join us on an enchanting journey with The Nature Bus as we venture on an extraordinary overnight tour to the captivating town of Chincoteague and the renowned National Wildlife Refuge. Guiding us through this immersive experience is the esteemed birding expert, James Abbott. 

While the bus ride spans over two hours in each direction, fear not, for James Abbott will transform this journey into an enlightening educational program. As we traverse the eastern shore of Virginia and cross the picturesque marsh causeway, you’ll be treated to a wealth of knowledge and captivating insights.

Our destination, the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, stands as one of Virginia’s natural treasures, nestled on the southern end of Assateague Island. Serving as a vital haven for waterfowl along the Atlantic flyway, the refuge offers an unparalleled opportunity for observation and appreciation.

Prepare to be fascinated as we embark on the refuge’s wildlife drive, journeying into the marsh to witness the majestic Chincoteague Ponies and the elusive Delmarva Fox Squirrel. Our exploration will extend to the Atlantic Ocean shoreline, completing a comprehensive and unforgettable experience.

Amidst our adventure, we’ll have our meals in the charming town of Chincoteague, adding a touch of group socializing to this nature-infused escapade. Join us on this carefully crafted tour that seamlessly blends education, exploration, and the natural beauty of Chincoteague and its surrounding wonders.