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Nature Center of Cape May

1600 Delaware Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
609-898-8848
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Ranked #8 of 19 Attractions in Cape May
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Owner description: Located on the Harbor in Cape May City, this learning center and exhibit aquaria is dedicated to providing environmental education for people of all ages.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was surprised at the unbeatable selection and prices of birding binoculars! The bird guise selection is unparalleled.

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Columbus, Indiana
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98 reviews 98 reviews
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The girls that are there to help name the birds are very helpful and knowledgeable. It made our experience much better. There were many Audubon people there with their cameras and telescopes.

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews 71 reviews
5 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Visited with the grandchildren to introduce them to this walk through park and observe nature. There are many things to see, birds, plants, and other things at all scales of you know where to look and take the time. Very convenient boardwalk type access which is maintained well. The museum is adjacent as well as if you go the right... More

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Falling Waters, West Virginia, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you enjoy going back to nature this is the place to come.. It is a learning center. Much to see and do. A must visit to Cape may, NJ.

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Trooper, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Not very much to say, it's a neat learning experience. You get a real feel for what is involved in the preservation of the area and the wildlife that is indigenous to the Cape. If you love Cape May and all it has to offer, this is a hidden stop that is a must do.

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Did not really know what to expect but after we found Delaware and the location of the Center, thanks to the map in our resort guide, it was relaxing, entertaining (the staff at the counter are very helpful) and educational.

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Milltown, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Make sure you have a couple hours to walk through all the trails if that's your plans. Make sure to take your time and look hard for the turtle in one of the ponds, he is hard to see!

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Naples, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Interesting and educational place to visit. Has store with books and quality items. They had a Night Ghost Crab event on beach that was fun for every age group. I stop here every year.

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Philadelphia, PA
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163 reviews 163 reviews
5 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This Center has a continual list of activities that you should check out. The Center itself is nice and has a beautiful deck that overlooks the Cape May Harbour with binoculars for all. There is also a small nature area with the story of an estuary. We have been on two tours offered by this organization and they have been... More

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sarasota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

While the exhibits are geared for young kids, I enjoyed the 3rd floor lookout for a great view of the harbor.( they are happy to loan people binoculars) Then I sat on the 2nd floor deck and enjoyed the view in comfort, reading my book while my daughter did stand-up paddleboarding. The rental place shares the premises which made it... More

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