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Cape May Whale Watcher

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Cape May, NJ, USA
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About Cape May Whale Watcher
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 available purchase and patrons may purchase tickets for a dinner cruise which includes a delicious prime rib buffet.
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18 reviews
Keep your eyes peeled bottlenose dolphins as the sun sinks into the water on a 2-hour boat tour around Cape May. The evening excursion is a great option for a family-friendly nighttime activity, romantic date, or simply to relax at the end of a long work day. In between wildlife sightings, enjoy exceptional views of the Cape May Lighthouse, along with Sunset, Wildwood, and Higbee Beaches.
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$35.00 per adult
315 reviews
Take a sightseeing cruise off the coast of Cape May to the best locations for spotting whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Your certified naturalist guide offers live commentary about the area’s ocean life and the animals’ natural habitat. The boat is fully equipped with wheelchair access, bathrooms, and a snack bar for your convenience.
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$45.00 per adult
6 reviews
Get the chance to see dolphins off the coast of Cape May on this dolphin-watching cruise. Make yourself comfortable on the boat and keep a close watch on the water for jumping and swimming dolphins, in pods that can number from five to 500. Listen as your captain narrates the tour with facts and figures about Cape May, as well as dolphin biology and behavior.
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$35.00 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Captain and crew of this vessel were professionals in every sense of the word. It was a fantastic evening with temps in the low 70s. Dolphin activity was great as the Captain found several schools of dolphins. The kids were excited to see the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the 3 hour watch. Crew did a great job. We saw a pod of dolphins and then headed further out to look for whales. Didn't find any but on the way in the sister ship spoted some humpback whales and we raced over. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second time on the sunset cruise and both times it exceeded expectations. The captain runs a tight ship and makes sure people keep their kids safe and under control. The boat is comfortable with plenty of seating and clean bathrooms. The commentator...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our first trip to Cape May and naturally had to try and see some whales. On our trip we didn’t see any whales but we did see a lot of dolphins, including a baby dolphin that the Captain said was only a few...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Hafa44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time on the dolphin and whale watching tour! The crew was fantastic- especially Gary who was very friendly and helpful!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting from Ohio for a dance competition in June. I knew this was a must do for me, so I recruited some of our dance family to join. I called the company and told them how many and they offered us a great...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Meag1205
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the money, fun experience and we saw many different pods of dolphins. We were even able to see a humpback whale

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tadria
Reviewed 1 week ago

After bringing the family to Cape May for years, we finally got around to doing this after reading positive reviews online. It didn't disappoint. The ship accommodated the crowds nicely, the crew were courteous and efficient, and cruise itself was fantastic. We were out on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the 1pm whale watcher on 8/10 with my family. Boat seemed at capacity when we boarded with no where to sit. The young crew member on the dock pointed to the top and said there are seats up there. We started to climb...More

Date of experience: August 2019
5  Thank juliehT3284PD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fantastic trip!! It was relaxing. The captain narrated the whole trip telling us interesting information. I highly recommend this business. We really want to take the whale cruise.

Date of experience: June 2019
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ginalorraine
June 19, 2019|
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Response from CaptainCuda | Property representative |
No alcoholic beverages are permitted aboard as there a bar to purchase drinks. You may bring lunch and beverages. No coolers are permitted.
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CaPaMa24
February 10, 2019|
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March April May and June have been excellent with Humpback Whales so far in 2019.
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athyv
July 19, 2018|
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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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