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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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No Whales!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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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 NEW 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I have been wanting to check this out for a year. We went yesterday for my 50th birthday. The boat is about what you would expect (good size, has some snacks and drinks for sale, a few decks, etc. Nothing fancy but wouldn't expect it to be) We did see quite a bit of dolphins (about 4... More 

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Guttenberg, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Went on a Saturday during Memorial Day Weekend. I was highly anticipating this trip since our twin toddlers were coming too. I had booked the sunset dolphin trip. We arrived 30-40 minutes prior to departure in order to ensure a boarding pass. The parking lot is across the street from dock. I asked one of the parking attendants which side... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Had a great time in the cruise. We were on a cruise with lots of room which was nice because you could move around if you wanted. Saw tons of Dolphins including baby Dolphins and had great views as we cruised along the coast. Spent a good chunk of time near the Dolphins but started out to sea for the... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Quality of boat and service is very high. Staff friendly and helpful, but the excursion chased dolphins around for most of the allotted time, and spent very little time in deeper water where whales may have been spotted. If I had to guess, operators probably knew there were no whales around (something they cannot control), and made the best of... 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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