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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

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Address: 43 Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
Phone Number: 800-643-3779
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Description: Whether you're crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of...
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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Fun trek to Cape May, New Jersey.

Nice ferry ride to Cape May New Jersey. There was a bus on the other side that took us to Cape May, New Jersey. Nice, comfortable seating, both inside and out. Inside ferry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Nice ferry ride to Cape May New Jersey. There was a bus on the other side that took us to Cape May, New Jersey. Nice, comfortable seating, both inside and out. Inside ferry seats recline for a comfortable trip. Reasonably priced treats and drinks. When we went to purchase a ticket, the lady selling tickets gave us a bogo coupon.... More 

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Tuckahoe, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Another good trip across the Delaware Bay. Trips are always prompt. Light food and coffee are good! Sure beats driving around. Reasonable rates.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived in time for last ferry to go to Delaware from the Maryland side. We went into the area where ship docks to go to restroom and get literature, which they had well arranged.

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Auburndale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The lady I spoke with to make our reservation was VERY friendly as was the lady at the gate when we checked in. My husband and I had a 10:30 reservation but arrived around 9:30 and was given the option to board at that time. I loved the deck chairs in the front of the ferry and enjoyed relaxing in... More 

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BOWIE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Was a great day trip with the kids! Very well organized; plenty of room to spread out, and even had a wonderful bartender on board. Was a fun little excursion for the day & we enjoyed visiting Cape May.

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Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent trip on the New Jersey with family. The ferry is clean and the crew friendly and professional. The best part of the trip was when a gentleman from the Navy refolded the flag with my niece at sunset and explained the process to her. Thank you.

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Berryville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Although the ferry website could be more user-friendly, everything about the ferry itself was professional and easy. The ticket taker was friendly and corrected my overpayment from the website, the ferry facility in Cape May was easy to find and had clean bathrooms, the ship was the nicest ferry I have been on in the US - really, it was... More 

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Savannah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A park ranger in Washington, DC suggested we take the ferry across from Lewes to Cape May,NJ. It was a wonderful trip. The seas were calm. a light breeze and plenty of sunshine. The staff was great at both the ticketing and onboard the vessel. On the return trip there was entertainment, a guitarist playing and singing on the upper... More 

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northern michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The workers were all nice. The entire process was well organized. Everything was clean. Thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience

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Vestal, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our ferry ride on a beautiful day. The staff is helpful and the cost is well worth it - it sure beats driving from Lewes to Cape May. The terminal is well organized and the bathroom facilities are immaculate. The ferry is very comfortable. There is outdoor seating on several decks, food concession, a television inside with very... More 

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