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Cape May Whale Watcher

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Closes in 24 min: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Cape May Whale Watcher is one of the largest whale and dolphin watching tourist destinations in Cape May, NJ. Outside of our popular whale and dolphin watching tours, patrons may also choose to experience a lighthouse or sunset tour. Food is...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1218 Wilson Dr, Cape May, NJ 08204-5209
+1 609-884-5445
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Fun experience for the kids! Attentive staff, plenty of dolphins to be seen and having food available for purchase was a nice perk. We would definitely do it again!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 420mindyt
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Just as we are familiar with the migrating birds, so too the Dolphins and whales move thru the Cape May coastal sanctuary area. Check with the crew before you go so you know what to expect to see. We really enjoyed the Dolphins splashing about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gene H
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The dolphin watch was the highlight of our trip. Everyone was pleasant, the weather was beautiful, it was fun and relaxing to be out on the water enjoying the sights, the sun and the ocean breeze. We saw dozens of dolphins on both sides of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carrieann0179
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Our party of 8 included adults and children. The boat 🚢 was clean, excellently maintained and safety procedures were reviewed by crew. All crew members knowledgeable, friendly & ready to make our trip as comfortable and educational as possible, answering all questions. We could freely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Be aware that they guarantee you'll see sea mammals, but that doesn't mean you'll see a whale. On our trip, we did see a couple pods of dolphins, including baby ones with their mommas. They were at the mouth of the Cape May inlet, which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brian K
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The staff is very nice and very informative. It's a great way to get out on the water. They do their best to make certain you see, at the least, dolphins. Don't forget to look for a coupon on the Cape May map or in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelerJillJ
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We had this tour on a warm, sunny day in September. The beautiful weather made up for the lack of sightings. We saw less than a dozen dolphins and no whales. However, the cruise was very relaxing and provided great views of the Cape May...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is one of the best things we have experienced in a long time! Although it was a bit cloudy and windy, the trip to see the dolphins and whales was outstanding! We first saw dolphins along the coast and the captain and crew were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank BekHeck
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Perhaps because of rain and strong winds couldn’t see any whales or dolphins, but enjoyed the cruise trip as it was the last trip of the day, anyway they gave us free passes for next trip , hope to see next time

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank VPReehl
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We took the 3 hour tour and had a beautiful day for it. We did see dolphins but no whales. The boat ride was very enjoyable, people up front got soaked when we were out in the Atlantic. Bar service, food and snacks on board....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 19, 2018|
Response from CaptainCuda | Property representative |
Our dinner cruise is a buffet. We serve the following: Fresh Mixed Green Salad Hearth Baked Focaccia Bread Herb Encrusted Hand Carved Prime Rib au Jus Baked Chicken Breast with Mushroom Sauce Penne Pasta marinara with... More
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August 15, 2017|
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Response from CaptainCuda | Property representative |
Our tour goes to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay. It depends on when and where we receive reports of whale and dolphin activity and what our weather conditions are. Some conditions are better for going to the... More
August 8, 2017|
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