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Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

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Address: 1121 Route 109, Utsch's Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: 609-898-0055
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8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Nice dolphin cruise

Took my son for his first Dolphin and whale watching trip. I have been on board with them before and they never fail to deliver. They are very informative about the marine and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
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Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Took my son for his first Dolphin and whale watching trip. I have been on board with them before and they never fail to deliver. They are very informative about the marine and bird life. The vessel is very clean and they offer complimentary juice and you can purchase other food and drinks. Will go out with them again for... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our day whale watching. We were very lucky to see a juvenile humpback swimming with dolphins. It also breached twice for us which was amazing and something I never thought we would see. We were prepared to not see anything but we were so fortunate to see what we did. The staff were very knowledgable and plesant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Very nice boat, nice staff, and helpful naturalists. We enjoyed watching the dolphins playing around and also saw a bunch of rays. I think whale sightings are relatively rare, but this was still a nice way to spend an afternoon in Cape May.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was fun. Got to see humpbacks and bottle nose Dolphins. The trip was 4-5 hours and exciting when you see the animals. Also provided some history of Cape May

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Davie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The staff was great and the boat was very clean! We learned a lot about the marine life and birds and also about some of the sites along the Cape May shoreline. There was free pizza and hotdogs along the way in addition to a snack and drink bar. Bathrooms were clean. We saw quite a few dolphin and learned... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had been on the 1PM Whales, Dolphin and Birds tour. We did not see Whales, saw very few types of birds and lots of Dolphins. Apparently, Cape May is not the best place to see whales. Massachusetts, new Hampshire are better places to see whales as its closer to feeding grounds. The trip was long, spent 1.30 hours looking... More 

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Rockaway, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took the 1pm Whale, Dolphin and Bird trip. Not too many birds to see (2 kinds), lots of dolphins, and an hour looking for a whale that was sighted in the am. We appreciated the staff's effort to find the whale again, but it was just too long (they said we were 12 miles away from Delaware). By the... More 

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I purchased 7 vouchers from Groupon for a dolphin watching experience. I had NO IDEA what I was in for! I called to book a month and a half ahead of time, also called to confirm 2 weeks prior. I was driving an hour and a half to get there and my sister was coming from Southern MD with her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

great for kids but adults also enjoy kids loved counting the animals they saw family type and elders also enjoy

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Pearl River, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a great way to learn about the marine life around Cape May! The operators are professional and do everything they can to make sure you have a good time. We saw many dolphins and learned how to look for the signs that they are in the vicinity. I would recommend this tour to people of all ages who... More 

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Additional Information about Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

Address: 1121 Route 109, Utsch's Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: 609-898-0055
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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