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“Well suited for what they do” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Salt Marsh Safari-The Skimmer

Salt Marsh Safari-The Skimmer
Dolphin Cove Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-884-3100
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Ranked #2 of 30 Activities in Cape May
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Adventure
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Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Well suited for what they do”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

The owners and guides are extremely well suited for the tour your are taken on. They are knowledgable without being stuffy. Their sense of humor with themselves and their passengers is exceptional. You learn and see alot and the 2 hours goes by way too quickly. This is a must do while in Cape May. You might just learn something as well !!

Visited September 2012
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Hillsborough & Villas NJ
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111 reviews 111 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“On the Salt Marsh's for Bird Watchers and Nature Lovers alike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is an excursion of the inner salt marsh's around Cape May in a pontoon boat. The tour was designed as an educational experience for those that appreciate nature and wish to learn about the wildlife of the wetlands. Its a slower paced, calm water boat trip that makes many stops along the way. The guides provide an overview of the wetlands their role in nature and lots of information on bird species and their migration patterns. This trip should appeal to school age children, adults and seniors alike as the guides are not only knowledgeable but entertaining and even humorous at times. While this was not designed to be an exciting boat ride, the guides keep the trip upbeat and interesting. We enjoyed it and I believe that most people who are interested in nature would too.

Visited June 2012
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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Educational - not the least bit stuffy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Can't say enough about how much we learned and how much fun we had on the Skimmer. Captains Ginny and Ed are an excellent team - they are exceptionally knowledgable and have a very entertaining way of sharing what they have learned. It's a very smooth trip and very safe for adults and (well-behaved) children. @LK - we must have been on the same trip - I would have helped you throw those two boys overboard. Lucky for them Ginny seems to have a real handle on how to deal with kids. (There are facilities and binoculars on board - they've thought of everything.)
I will certainly be booking another trip when we visit Cape May again.
Thanks Ginny & Ed!

Visited September 2012
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“Great for the whole family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

Great way to enjoy nature with a group. Well done and apprpriate for all ages. Ginny and Ed kept everyone fully engaged. They are true nature lovers and it shines through.

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“Educational and fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

The operators, Ginny and Ed, were exceptional. Nothing phony and a wealth of information. The give and take between them and the customers was fun. They kept it fresh and interesting. It's apparent they love what they do and want to share their experiences with others.

Visited September 2012
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