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Address: 1218 Wilson Drive, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: 609-884-5445
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Description: Sailing Weekends March- December. 1PM Whale and Dolphin Watch May-October...
Sailing Weekends March- December. 1PM Whale and Dolphin Watch May-October Sailing Daily 10am Dolphin Watch/Around Cape Island Sightseeing, and 1 PM Whale and Dolphin Watch. Memorial Day to Labor Day 10AM Dolphin Watch/ Around Cape Island Sightseeing 1PM Whale and Dolphin Watch 6:30PM Dolphin Watch/ Sunset Cruise (Marine Mammals-Whales, Dolphins, Porpoise Guaranteed Since 1993, Honored since 1993) Dinner Cruising/ Cocktail Cruising Coming Soon Private Charter Available
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Great Trip, but no whales

We took the afternoon Whale and Dolphin trip. While we did not see whales, we did see lots of dolphins. The boat was fully supplied and the captain was informative. We would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Jersey Village, Texas
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Jersey Village, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We took the afternoon Whale and Dolphin trip. While we did not see whales, we did see lots of dolphins. The boat was fully supplied and the captain was informative. We would take the trip again.

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Newburgh, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We saw a bunch of dolphins including several babies which was pretty cool. The staff on board is very friendly and knowledgeable. They also have a boat that leaves right out of Wildwood now which looks to be a bit newer.

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Berwick, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was an awesome boat ride. The captain went above and beyond trying to find whales for us but they weren't there. The dolphins were and very plentiful, must have see at least a hundred dolphins and tons of babies. Well worth the money. The food bar was very economical also. Must for animal loving families.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, it was not the best day to go on this cruise because it was a really bad storm brewing. As we got out on the water, you could see the storm ahead so the captain turned us around. However, the kids enjoyed the free hot dogs and pizza. We saw several dolphins on the cruise which was great. Overall... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Can't blame the Cape May Whale Watcher for that! They are a nice crew they tried to find them! They guarantee sightings although we did not get to see any. They do however give you a free pass to return anytime! So all in all it was a nice tour for free! We did see bottle nose dolphins!

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wildwood crest nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

This is our second time on this boat (we did last year)and a must do when staying within comfortable driving distance of cape may. I purchased tickets online thru their site for sunset 2 hour cruise. I received a reduced rate (buy one get one half off) and found it to be a great deal for a nice experience! We... More 

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We booked the sunset cruise, and what a wonderful experience. We sighted at least 75 dolphins. Not to mention the Captain was very knowledgeable about the marine life and history of Cape May, and was happy to impart this knowledge to his passengers. Very romantic for couples (like us). They also served complimentary hot dogs and pizza, which was a... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A must see for the entire family. 2 hours boat ride with endless viewing of dolphins. Please walk with a camera.

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Madison, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We've been coming back to the Whale Watcher every year for the past 16 years. The Captain puts on a great tour. He guarantees multiple dolphin and wildlife sightings and we've not been disappointed yet. The Spirit of Cape May (the boat/vessel) was custom designed for the job. It's kept in beautiful, fast, and spotless condition. It's got an air... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This company has the largest boat in the area for whale/dolphin watching. The crew were pleasant and the captain very informative. Saw lots of dolphins. Personally, I prefer the smaller vessel of another local company for a more intimate experience but this was wonderful. Very good sound quality, even upstairs at the back of the boat, I could hear clearly.... More 

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Additional Information about Cape May Whale Watcher

Address: Address: 1218 Wilson Drive, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: 609-884-5445
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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