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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

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We travel the ferry often. The trip allows you to unwind before your next journey, and the staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DErealtor
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Milton, Delaware
Easy way to Cape May

The workers are helpful and easy process to get on the ferry. It does cost you a bit but I thought... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
matjaz2002
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Gainesville, Virginia
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Whether you're crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of a long-distance trip, on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, your journey is sure to be a memorable one.Enjoy historic lighthouses, picturesque harbors, oceangoing vessels, unique...more
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43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel the ferry often. The trip allows you to unwind before your next journey, and the staff is there to help. Always clean, there is plenty of seating, bathroom facilities, handicap access, food court, TV, bar and beautiful views. If you happen to pick...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The workers are helpful and easy process to get on the ferry. It does cost you a bit but I thought it was worth the money. I thinking driving might have gotten us there quicker but not worth stress of traffic and putting gas in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Normally I would ride around New Jersey to get to Cape May but not wanting to spend the whole day in the car and get right to the resort for the afternoon I decided to take the ferry for the first time. It was well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of areas to chose from to sit. Bar on top, seating inside and out. Nice leisurely ride. We came early and the Ferry staff asked if we'd like to go on the one jut leaving, so we got to Cape May earlier than planned

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nutrinut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited as a Schell Brothers Corporate guest to the Winter Wonderfest event at the Lewes Ferry Terminal in December 2018. It was terrific. Everything from the catered corporate event tent, Schellville Village, the bus tour through the Cape Henlopen Holiday Light show, live...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

We enjoy every trip on the ferry. Staff is friendly. The ferry is clean and well cared for. Definitely recommend taking the trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carol M
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

My daughter, niece, and I took my sister on the ferry to Cape May in October to celebrate her birthday. Ferry ride was fine; just wish there would have been transportation from Cape May ferry to main town of Cape May. We did manage to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank donnakoval
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Took my grandchildren on the ferry Why did I wait so long It was amazing We will be doing it again Had a great time

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 1956BeckyO
Reviewed December 9, 2018

My wife and I took the ferry from Cape May to Lewes, DE to go down to VA to visit family. First time on the ferry. The terminal on the Cape May side is much more modern and updated than we expected. It was wonderful....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cwhite8181
Reviewed December 3, 2018

We have taken this ferry many times and its always good. Traveling from the Virginia area to Wildwood and points north, we always take this boat ride. Its easy and convenient and the cost is not bad either. It really saves you a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mark L
November 11, 2018|
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Response from LewesProf | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mark — I think you’ll spend more time going out of your way to get to the ferry than if you just sit in traffic on 95. It’s 1.5 hrs from 95 to the ferry. The same if you go over the Bay bridge. Plus the ferry is a pretty... More
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Eva M
November 7, 2018|
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Response from somebodysdream | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how full the ferry is. No more than 20 minutes total for last vehicle to leave.
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john l
August 24, 2018|
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Response from Tulsajohn | Reviewed this property |
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