Absolutely beautiful open waters surround the area. Chincoteague is the gateway to the Virginia portion of Assateague Island and the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge , home of the famous Chincoteague Wild Ponies . Corolla Wild Horses One of the most unique aspects to Carova Beach is the Wild Horses that roam free, descendents of the Spanish mustangs first brought to the North Carolina shores by Spanish colonizers in … To survive on these islands, the horses dig for freshwater and swim from island to island in search of fresh grazing areas. Chincoteague Island is Virginia's only resort Island. Island Express Ferry Service LLC is the only authorized concessionaire to drop off at Cape Lookout Lighthouse and Shackleford Banks! https://www.outerbanks.org/plan-your-trip/trip-ideas/day-trips/wild-horses For sale: $429,000. Click here for more. Guided Corolla Wild Horse Tours Ponying up the money for a guided Corolla wild horse tour may be the best option for those that are either unfamiliar with the area, not comfortable driving on the beach (or don’t own a four-wheel-drive vehicle) or would like a hassle-free option that requires you to only show up and enjoy the ride. This property is situated directly on a canal that leads to the Knotts Island Bay and then to the Currituck and Albemarle Sound. Horses descended from Spanish mustangs have been living wild here for hundreds of years. The best way to view these Wild Spanish Mustangs is in a 4-wheel drive either on your own or with a tour group. This rental has a private pool, an elevator, and a pool table among many other amenities. Currituck Banks is where you will find wild horses roaming on the 7,500 acres of public and private land north of Corolla. Horses tough enough to survive the scorching heat, abundant mosquitoes, stormy weather and poor quality food found on this remote, windswept barrier island have formed a unique wild horse society. Wild Horses of the Outer Banks The Outer Banks, barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina, are home to some unlikely animals. Wild Horse - T11870 is an Outer Banks Oceanfront vacation rental in Swan Island Estates 4x4 NC that features 23 bedrooms and 20 Full 3 Half bathrooms. Located on Virginia's Eastern Shore, Chincoteague is within easy reach from all major cities on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. The "wild" horses on Assateague are actually feral animals, meaning that they are descendants of domestic animals that have reverted to a wild state. 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