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Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

1121 Route 109, Utsch's Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204
609-898-0055
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Ranked #15 of 22 attractions in Cape May
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East Butler, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We saw some great dolphin tails, actually lots but none above the water. And the sunset on our night was not existent. Nice night n the water but a lot of money to spend for it.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I took a group of sixteen on the Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center Whale, Birds and Dolphins (aka The Big One) Tour on July 12, 2014. The crew was great. The galley crew were polite and quick with the drinks, the naturalist kept everyone informed on the animals around the vessel including the large groups of dolphins, birds,... More

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A definite must for water lovers! We saw at least 75 dolphins swimming right alongside us. In addition to the dolphin watching, we also got an excellent tour of the Cape May Coast and learned a lot of interesting things that we definitely would have missed without the tour! The people were friendly and knowledgeable. Next time we go, we... More

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Staten Island, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We decided to do this spur of the moment, and were able to get tickets online. Check groupon as well, I heard quite a few people got good deals there. We had a great time. The boat was clean, and the crew was great, very nice and very knowledgable. They have a galley on board with drinks, snacks, hot dogs,... More

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Cumberland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had a great trip yesterday with a fantastic crew and captain. The dolphin pod that we got to see was apparently one of the largest they have seen this year. The water was calm and the dolphins were moving sort of slowly all around us. It was amazing! There were also tons of sea birds including Least Tern and... More

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My husband and I took the morning 2 hour Dolphin watch tour recently and really enjoyed our experience. The weather happened to be perfect that day, though I can't give credit to Cape May Whale Watch for that! We saw many dolphins, too many to count, and learned a great deal about dolphins in general and some interesting history about... More

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Glenolden, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went on the sunset dinner cruise and were pleased at the excellent narration from a marine biology student. She was very knowledgeable about the wildlife. Several pods of dolphins were spotted along the cruise. Onboard staff made the trip both fun and educational. We had a great time!

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I selected the two hour sunset dolphin cruise when looking for something new and different to do on an annual weekend outing to the Cape May area because I found a Groupon and was worried the other/longer cruises would be too much for my kids (2 & 6). The two hour sunset dolphin cruise was just right...the kids enjoyed it,... More

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Oro Valley, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Didn't see any whales at this time of year, but saw LOTS of bottle nosed dolphins. Also, learned a lot about them from the excellent narrator. It's a nice trip all the way around the island.

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went on the 1pm sailing on a whim. A little pricey, but it was a good trip even if it was over narrarated at times. Lucky for us the boat wasn't full, so we were able to walk around from side to side and see the dolphins. Captain Matt did a great job.

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