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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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ny
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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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Rockwood, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you like the water and want to see Dolphins come here these Guy's are knowlegable and friendly they take there time to make sure you enjoy your trip we did it twice they were so good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great 3 hr boat ride, you can buy food drinks, and ice cream for you family. Take your camera you will see dolphins. We missed the whales maybe you can catch them on your trip.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

That cruises was great despite the fog! We were hoping to see whales but did not see any. Despite that we had a great time as a family. We could not believe how many Dolphins we saw, even babies. The crew was fantastic and extremely knowledgeable. The kids loved the crab pool on the upper deck and the snack bar... More 

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Edgewood, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Wife and I went on the Whale and Dolphin watch on March 21. While it was cold the staff kept us informed . We did not see any Whales Dolphins and tickets where stamped for a free return trip at anytime of our choosing. Yes folks they do live up too the promise! Clean ship , great staff on board!

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Dallastown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went on the Whale & dolphin watch 3 hour cruise and had a blast. The captain was awesome and kept us informed and laughing during the entire cruise. Saw numerous dolphins and at least 3 different whales during our cruise. The weather was great for the first weekend of November with blue skies even though it was a tad... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Boat ride was OK - But they scammed us on the price. There was a promotion to buy one ticket at $30 get the second 1/2 off. So for two adults it would be $45 instead of $60. A TOTAL SCAM!!! Our credit card statement showed $60 was charged. Our own fault for not noticing at the time we bought... More 

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Muskegon, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

First of all...there are two whale watch companies in Cape May. The other company is much flashier, but this company is dedicated to the science and preservation of the environment. With resident scientists on board, and a plethora of interns, there was a wealth of knowledge on board. The staff kept up a running commentary on the various birds and... More 

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Additional Information about Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

Address: 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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