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Address: 1218 Wilson Dr, Miss Chris Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204-5209
Phone Number: 609-898-3500
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Birding By Boat from Cape May. We run eco-tours of Cape May Harbor and the...

Birding By Boat from Cape May. We run eco-tours of Cape May Harbor and the coastal salt marsh with up close views of local wildlife. We see many Osprey, migrating shorebirds, herons and egrets, nesting colonies of gulls and terns and many other species as we cruise through the tranquil back bays. Evening trips have the added beauty of sunset along with a local heron rookery. Come join us on one of these special trips.

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Birding, binoculars and fun.

We were a group of 9 women who meet every year for a beach vacation. We were looking for something different to do and happened upon the Birding by Boat on the Osprey. I booked it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 9 women who meet every year for a beach vacation. We were looking for something different to do and happened upon the Birding by Boat on the Osprey. I booked it online and when I missed the discount I called the captain and he deducted the discount for all 9 tickets purchase. Thanks captain! We... More 

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Thank pear3150
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I aren't birders, but we thought it might be fun to take this cruise. We had a great time, saw lots of birds, took pictures, and enjoyed the boat ride. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. There weren't any children on the cruise we took, and I'm not sure young children would stay interested for the... More 

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Thank 859jay
State College, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to see birds for both the seasoned birder and the novice. Very experienced captain and naturalist knew all the right places to look and pointed out many birds I have not seen before and would probably have great difficulty finding on my own. Very worthwhile.

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Thank djstames
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 4th trip for us. We always enjoy seeing and photographing the shore birds. Very knowledgeable staff.

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Thank Matthew M
Metro DC area
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful trip --we saw many birds (eg black-bellied plovers, night herons) we otherwise would not have seen. Both Bob the captain and Vince the naturalist were terrific guides (experienced, knowledgeable, good humor). The boat was very comfortable as it was covered so there was shade with lots of big windows that opened wide, seating, and an open deck outside where... More 

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Thank kenanwy
Dresher, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we took this boat tour to observe birds. It's really great. Both times were very different so you can go on it multiple times.

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Thank dbizbender
New Jersey
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a nice cruise on the waterway and spotted some interesting birds. The boat was slowed down so we could look with binoculars which were provided or take pictures

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Thank elmfeld
Clinton, New Jersey
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104 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you aren't interested in birding at all, that is, you find it really boring, I'd not recommend the tour. But if you are a birder or want to learn more, this is a great boat tour of local Cape May waterways targeting birds based on knowledge. We saw many birds, and many different types of birds. We also saw... More 

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Thank 2rh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great boat trip. The captain and the naturalist are very friendly. You will see lots of interesting birds. We will definitely come back again.

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Thank Susan P
Reading, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

The captain and the naturalist very personable and professional and knowledgable. Got great photos of a bald eagle, the ospreys, and 4000 other birds.

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