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Chesapeake Lights Lighthouse Tours

5907 Tilghman Island Rd, Tilghman, MD 21671-1181
+1 413-835-1630
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Students tour with Captain Gary Culver

Captain Culver was a gracious host and captain as he explained to our students from The Salisbury... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
ronjones11640
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Berlin, Maryland
Wonderful light house tour!

Captain Gary was excellent and full of knowledge of the Chesapeake bay. The tour started with... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
mcaneney2018
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Rochester, New York
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Embark on a trip of discovery aboard the M/V Sharps Island, on excursions that take you back through the storied history of the Chesapeake Bay and its Lighthouses. Four different Chesapeake Lights trips accommodate any schedule and all levels of interest. Each includes a narrated recounting of the the Bays history as well as informed local insights about its beautiful and fragile ecosystem.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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5907 Tilghman Island Rd, Tilghman, MD 21671-1181
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Captain Culver was a gracious host and captain as he explained to our students from The Salisbury School the history of the Chesapeake Bay, the history and reasons for the Thomas Point and Bloody Point lighthouses in the Chesapeake Bay. At the conclusion of our...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Captain Gary was excellent and full of knowledge of the Chesapeake bay. The tour started with captain Gary helping everyone on the boat and making sure we were comfortable with some great boat cushion seats. After exploring the local light houses, Gary gave us a...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Captain Gary and this tour was one of the highlights of 5+ years of lighthouse tours we've been on. We were the first people to cruise this summer, and had a wonderful time with the captain and his kids, who were very helpful. Gary contains...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Through a series of fortunate events and connections, my husband and I were lucky enough to be able to have our wedding on the Thomas Point Lighthouse in October of 2017, in the company of our parents and siblings. Captain Gary and the lighthouse volunteers...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Captain Gary and the Lighthouse Tour was a blast! In addition to being incredibly knowledgeable and a great skipper, Gary makes sure you're having an awesome time. Despite being early December, he was more than happy to fire up the boat for a private cruise...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Took my third trip out on the M/V Sharps Island over Labor Day weekend, and it’s still a total pleasure — worth the drive and the cost. The boat is comfortable (as long as you know what you’re in for — it’s not a cruise...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

From Tilgham Island, we chose to do a sunset boat cruise. Captain Gary took us on a two hour boat cruise to two remote light houses. His wife Shawn showed us many points of interest, gave us some of the history of the Chesapeake Bay...More

1  Thank Irma J
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The tour was awesome thanks to Captain Gary and his first mate! Due to weather we weren’t sure if we would be able to go but Captain Gary called me at 6am to confirm that the trip would be going out but depending on weather...More

Thank Tiffany M
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We took a wonderful sunset cruise with Chesapeake Lights on Thursday, August, 10, 2017. Captain Gary and his family were very knowledgeable about the lighthouses and many other goings on in the Chesapeake Bay. Captain Gary invited us to BYOB and bring snacks if we...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This outing was a birthday gift from my sister and our family party of 4 had a fabulous day on the water with Captain Gary and his wife Shawn, the first mate on the . We had not just personal but PERSONABLE attention every step...More

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Response from sturmvogel2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, however, it is really no place for a dog of any size in my opinion. Unless a small dog and a short cruise, say a sunset cruise. You would have to ask Captain Gary to be sure! Enjoy your trip!
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