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Cape May Carriage Company

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Address: 315 Ocean St, Cape May, Cape May, NJ 08204-2340
Phone Number:
+1 609-884-4466
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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We are a horse-drawn carriage company.We provide guided tours through...

We are a horse-drawn carriage company.We provide guided tours through Historic district of Cape May.We would like to fully explain why we do not accept credit cards.We are located at the corner of Ocean and Washington St. we have a small unprotected mobile table that has no power,no phone and no protection from the weather.We cannot get a phone jack which is needed to take credit cards because we do not have a store front.Cape May is an island with terrible satellite and cell reception therefore the mobile credit card devices also do not help us.There are other very expensive mobile devices that are weather sensitive and do to the fact that we have no protection from the elements ,that is not an option either.We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause to some .There is an ATM located directly behind where we are parked.We hope that you enjoy the horse and carriages and the joy, and beauty they bring to the hundreds of people who ride each year.

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Christmas present for my kids, Mom, and nephews. Great experience as always - driver was VERY informative!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Christmas present for my kids, Mom, and nephews. Great experience as always - driver was VERY informative!!

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Thank wsparks101
Hampton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not inexpensive, but a fun way to see the lights...knowledgeable hosts, comfortable carriage, warm throw for a cold evening.

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Thank Nancy M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The ride itself was informative, fun, and cozy. My children enjoyed it. That being said once we arrived to check in the gentleman working the booth was beyond RUDE and very unwelcoming. It's a festive time of year in Cape May and with him greeting people that definitely changes your spirit for a second. Scrooge would be proud!

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Thank Funkyme1972
921Beachgirl, Guest Relations Manager at Cape May Carriage Company, responded to this review

I'm sorry you felt unwelcome,that is the LAST thing we want our guests to be thinking.Glad the ride itself was all you hoped it would be and your children had a wonderful time. More 

Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I have to say I always feel sorry for the horses especially on summer visits! However this being said tey just so much fit in and belong here!! They are the icing on the cake!! With the Victorian houses and gas lamps as a background! Little girls will love the Cinderella carriage that changes colors--book it after 6 or 7... More 

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Thank Theresa C
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Have done this a few times with my granddaughters. They have a Cinderella carriage that changes colors--book it after 6 or 7 when it's dark. A fun and memorable experience.

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Clayton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My daughter and I came to Cape May for our mother daughter/ birthday getaway and the Horse Carriage Tour is one of our favorite activities to do. Devin was fantastic with the tour. She was so informative with the history of the tour and could not have been any friendlier. Thank you Devin for also wishing my daughter a Happy... More 

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Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a wonderful tour of the town and the tour guide was very informative! Besides the tour, there are lots of things to do, i.e., the wonderful beaches, the fabulous dining, and shopping!

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Kresgeville, pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We did the New Orleans Carriage ride, this one was much longer and way more pleasant, our driver was friendly and really informative, She didn't treat us as tourist and really connected, I would recommend and do it again!

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Enjoyed a great carriage ride through the historic district of Cape May with a well-informed driver. Great for young and old!

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Thank catalina25096
Cape May, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A fabulous way to travel through Cape May with a knowledgeable driver. One gets to see the homes and architecture of buildings at a slower pace. The anicdotes and explanation of the history of Cape May is so very interesting.

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Thank Wendy307

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