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Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Cape May

From US$45.00
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  • See dolphins and whales in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Family friendly
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Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Cape May
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Overview
Take a break from the beach on a sightseeing cruise off the coast of Cape May. As your captain navigates to the best locations for spotting whales, dolphins, and porpoises, your certified naturalist guide offers live commentary about the area’s ocean life and the animals’ natural habitat. The boat is fully equipped with wheelchair access, bathrooms, and a snack bar for your convenience.
What to Expect
After meeting and embarking your boat with a capacity of 405 passengers at Miss Chris Marina in Cape May, you'll head out to the Delaware Bay, which combines a unique confluence of fresh and saltwater and make for a nutrient rich area teeming with life and conducive to whale and dolphin activity. Enjoy the captain's commentary and potential sightings as you navigate between the estuary, Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Unlike other areas where the whales are far away, many sightings occur within the Delaware Bay or within ten miles of land.
What's included on the whale and dolphin cruise:
• Free Parking at Miss Chris Marina
• 3-hour cruise aboard one of the largest and fastest boats in South Jersey
• Fully-narrated history and nature cruise by experienced, licensed captain and naturalists
• Marine mammals guaranteed (whales, dolphins or porpoises)
• ADA compliant boarding ramps, vessel and restrooms
• United States Coast Guard inspected vessel
• Whale Sense Certified Naturalist and Captain and Crew
• Access to local flavors at the Snack Bar (cash or credit accepted) like Cape May Brewery Beer, Yuengling, and local vineyards like Cape May Winery and Hawk Haven as well as a full-service bar with Grey Goose, Bacardi, Captain Morgan, Johnny Walker Black, etc. along with Good Humor ice cream, Hers Chips, Dietz and Watson Hot Dogs, and Tony's Pizza.
At the end of the cruise, you'll return to Miss Chris Marina around 4pm.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friendly staff with good facts about the Marine sea life. Fun and lovely views of the Atlantic ocean. Loved the experience

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lcruzsalas
Reviewed 19 March 2019

Saw lots of dolphins and two whales on our 3-hour trip. It was very cold so dress warm and bring gloves (we were there mid-March). The inside is warm but to really see, you'll want to be outside. It was a "calm" day with 2...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank MplsChapman
Reviewed 25 October 2018

The dolphin watch was the highlight of our trip. Everyone was pleasant, the weather was beautiful, it was fun and relaxing to be out on the water enjoying the sights, the sun and the ocean breeze. We saw dozens of dolphins on both sides of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carrieann0179
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Our party of 8 included adults and children. The boat 🚢 was clean, excellently maintained and safety procedures were reviewed by crew. All crew members knowledgeable, friendly & ready to make our trip as comfortable and educational as possible, answering all questions. We could freely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The staff is very nice and very informative. It's a great way to get out on the water. They do their best to make certain you see, at the least, dolphins. Don't forget to look for a coupon on the Cape May map or in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Stuyves
15 February 2019|
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Response from Gene H | Reviewed this property |
Hello Stuyves. I suggest you call the excursion company and ask specifically, based on if you want to see whales or Dolphins. I think they have different seasonal times near Cape May marina district. As for a place to stay... More
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Philip G
21 August 2018|
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Response from Gene H | Reviewed this property |
Philip G., I suggest you give the Cruise Ship a call directly. Am not a Marine Biologist but am guessing that late in the season, the Dolphins might be thinking about heading south into warmer waters. The staff are very well... More
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