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Cape May Whale Watcher

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Address: 1218 Wilson Dr, Cape May, NJ 08204-5209
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+1 609-884-5445
09:30 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Cape May Whale Watcher is one of the largest whale and dolphin watching...

Cape May Whale Watcher is one of the largest whale and dolphin watching tourist destinations in Cape May, NJ. Outside of our popular whale and dolphin watching tours, patrons may also choose to experience a lighthouse or sunset tour. Food is available purchase and patrons may purchase tickets for a dinner cruise which includes a delicious prime rib buffet.

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Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Cape May
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An OK boat trip

I bought a groupon for the 3 hour Dolphin and Whale watching cruise for me and my 7 year old daughter. Pros: - Easy Parking - Guaranteed sightings. The captain was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought a groupon for the 3 hour Dolphin and Whale watching cruise for me and my 7 year old daughter. Pros: - Easy Parking - Guaranteed sightings. The captain was very good at finding dolphins, pointing them out and turning the boat for all to see. - There are restrooms and a snack bar on the cruise. Cons -... More 

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the lighthouse cruise of Delaware Bay lights out of Cape May. What was nice is the fact that this is a larger boat which makes for smoother sailing. We have been on lighthouse cruises on smaller boats and sometimes it is a challenge to take a picture with the boat moving. No worries here. They have been doing this... More 

Thank hoppcj
Bismarck, North Dakota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great trip out into the ocean, we didn't see any whales the day that I went out but seen a lot of dolphins and the ride was very enjoyable. I hope to get the chance to go again

Thank delk22
Ocean City, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are the BEST always a great time. The Captain is very informative staff is friendly. They definitely know where to go so that each time we have seen dolphins. One time he was headed way out to sea picking up speed I knew we were going to see something and low and behold it was a whale, amazing. He... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my mother-in-law on the Cape May Whale Watcher excursion. The weather was nice that day, and that made all the difference. We saw a lot of dolphins, but unfortunately, no whales. They don't guarantee that you'll see whales though so I was not expecting to. The boat has bench and large table seating inside with a snack bar... More 

Thank Kathleen B
Bridgeton, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to eat a wonderful dinner and take the time to walk the deck and watch dolphins jumping right next to us. To add to the perfect excursion it was a full moon!.

Thank cormmary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been on several trips with Cape May Whale Watcher and have always had a great day. The Captains, and crew, are very knowledgeable and helpful. Boats are spacious and well equipped. We've always seen dolphins, and we've seen humpback whales, as well. Seeing dolphins in the wild is pure magic, the only way to see them. Our Cape May... More 

Thank Phyllis O
Bushkill, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dolphin Watching in Wildwood and Cape may was Awesome!!!! My family and I really enjoyed it and will be going back this Summer. I would recommend this outing to anyone!!!!!

Thank John R
Sewell, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I had a very good meal and thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and dolphin watching. Crew was very hospitable.

Thank Ivan G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience. The captain was very knowlegeable and stressed conservation and animal welfare. I would definitely do this again.

Thank Dorothy C

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