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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779
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Gorgeous on a Sunny Day!

We took the ferry for a round trip from Cape May to Lewes and back, traveling from New England to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Western Massachusetts
Take A Brake From Driving And Relax!

My wife and I took the ferry to enjoy the beautiful views. We got to walk around the decks for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New York Mills, MN, United States
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Whether you're crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of a long-distance trip, on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, your journey is sure to be a memorable one.Enjoy historic lighthouses, picturesque harbors, oceangoing vessels, unique seabirds and, just maybe, your very own dolphin escort!The 17-mile, 85-minute cruise between New Jersey and Delaware can cut miles off a trip along the Atlantic Coast, connecting points like Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Ocean City and the rest of the Jersey Shore with Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Sussex Shores, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Ocean City, MD, and destinations throughout Virginia.Our welcoming, modern terminals are a destination in and of themselves, with enjoyable restaurants and lounges, and well-stocked gift shops!
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  • Average3%
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43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779

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Reviewed yesterday

We took the ferry for a round trip from Cape May to Lewes and back, traveling from New England to the Ocean City, Maryland area. Our return trip was on a beautiful, sunny day, and sitting outside in the comfortable Adirondack deck chairs was an...More

Thank Peter_01039
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I took the ferry to enjoy the beautiful views. We got to walk around the decks for exercise we also enjoyed some food from the galley. This is a very pleasant way to cross from state to state. This trip is highly...More

Thank BluegooseTraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friends and I took the ferry just to get away for a few hours since the weather was so cold and not much to do outside. The ride was smooth, the staff was super friendly, and the view was beautiful! It was a fun...More

Thank gvan836
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was so fun! My husband and I never been on a ferry before! The process was smooth and staff were very personable! We fixed sandwiches on the ferry and had lunch!!!

Thank TheMrs1014
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE during our vacation on an October weekday. This 85-minute fun ride sure beats hours driving through NJ, Philadelphia and Wilmington! It was only the two of us (one senior) so the rate, considering gas...More

Thank JustaHoosier
Reviewed 6 days ago

Splendid trip at dawn. This was October weekday, hardly anyone on board. We did not need a reservation or to get there an hour early but we did anyway. Food onboard unappealing but sitting on the top deck was great.

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We use the ferry a lot to go to the outlets in Rehobeth an when we go to va beach.living in Millville n j it is so much shorter to take the ferry than the Delaware memorial bridge.The staff is always very friendly and helpful...More

Thank roodboubz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this adventure from start to finish. The port facility is well kept and the personnel are quite professional. The process of driving on/off ferry was well organized. The ferry was fun to walk around and there were so many places to sit,...More

Thank JuniorKP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a fun and relaxing trip. The crew is extremely well organized and it was easy loading and unloading the cars.

Thank vjv49
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from mid-coast to take a trip - first time ever for my grandgirl and me. We did the round trip and enjoyed flitting from deck to deck - inside and outside the entire time. My grandgirl made friends with some of the crew....More

Thank dinerms
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Kathy P
17 October 2017|
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Response from ZiggyPG | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, you can purchase tickets online, by telephone call, or at the facility. You wait for and board the ferry in their building, which has restrooms and a place to purchase a snack. You can also purchase... More
20 September 2017|
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Response from Rhona B | Property representative |
It's based on size of car, day of the week and season. Generally one way ranges from $28-$44 with discounts available for round trip bookings.
5 September 2017|
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Response from Chrissy1113 | Reviewed this property |
You can use on a future trip