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Whale's Tale

312 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1424
+1 609-884-4808
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Pretty little souvenir shop

You can find a nice selection of souvenirs and decorational items here. We really liked to browse... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Steinhagen, Germany
Rude, expensive, hot, employees seemed too good for us shoppers

Walked in and many employees but none greeted any customers, and it was quiet in the store. 2nd... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Margate City, New Jersey
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For over 40 years Whale's Tale has offered carefully selected gifts, jewelry, nature themed toys and greeting cards. Open year round on the Washington Street Mall in Historic Cape May, NJ.
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  • Very good10%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible30%
8 Nov 2017
“Pretty little souvenir shop”
5 Sep 2017
“Rude, expensive, hot, employees seemed too good for us shoppers”
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312 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204-1424
+1 609-884-4808
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

You can find a nice selection of souvenirs and decorational items here. We really liked to browse the store and found a few things to take with us. In the middle part you also have a quite big toy section where you can find cute...More

Thank Herr_KO
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Walked in and many employees but none greeted any customers, and it was quiet in the store. 2nd thing I noticed was it was quite warm in the store and it was a warm day, seemed to have no air on. I saw many items...More

3  Thank beachbums132017
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I went into this store and a woman behind the jewelry counter was assisting me. She was very kind and knowledgeable but once I declined the necklace, she became short with me. I went to look at other pieces and I heard her mumble under...More

3  Thank OstranderG
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I've been going to the Whale's Tale for decades! The store offers delicate jewelry, toys and games, and very unique greeting cards. I always end up spending $30 or more just on cards. While many other shops have come and gone, the Whale's Tale continues...More

Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Over priced junk store. Will not return. Jewelry was not good quality! Too much perfume smell smacks you in the face when entering.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I stock up on cards for the upcoming year at the Whale's Tale. So many times, I laugh out loud (and hear other patrons doing the same!) while shopping in the store's back room. There is a large variety of nature-oriented gifts like polished shells...More

Thank foodieg982
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Love this "beachy" feel shop- but not your over done super lame beach shop. Lots of good quality beach decore, fun kids toys and great high quality Cape May gifts!

Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We lived in Cape May Point about a decade ago and Whale's Tale was my favorite shop then and it is my favorite now. Every time we come back and like to visit it. There are so many types of neat treasures to find. I...More

Thank SeaDog39
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The toy room at The Whales Tale is unique. Toys that you see for the first time. and super cool ones. I find myself trying the old school ones. My kids whenever were in Cape May always ask to go to The Whales Tale because...More

Thank madisonhsteacher
Reviewed 10 January 2017

My house is beach themed and when I am in Cape May I always stop there to get more things to add to my house. They have very nice staff and a good selection of gifts and things.

Thank Katie A
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