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Salt Marsh Safari-The Skimmer

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Cape May Inlet Marina, Ocean Drive Between Cape May and Wildwood, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Enjoyable & Informative!

Great for the kids! Crew was pleasant and knowledgeable. The captain is patient and truly enjoys... read more

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Tracy F
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Narvon, Pennsylvania
Wonderful cape may treat

Fabulous time with my grandkids ages 4 and 6. The captain was great as well as the naturalist... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Peggy1232018
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Cape May Inlet Marina, Ocean Drive Between Cape May and Wildwood, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Reviewed yesterday

Great for the kids! Crew was pleasant and knowledgeable. The captain is patient and truly enjoys his job. We saw and learned much about the local salt marsh birds and other animals.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous time with my grandkids ages 4 and 6. The captain was great as well as the naturalist, Josh! Would def do again and highly recommend

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of us all in our thirties went just to try something different. Even the ones who didn’t really want to go left really happy they went. Cool and spacious inside the skimmer with panoramic views. Options to stand outside. Captian super nice, informative and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

captain courteous and skilled, naturalist on board very knowledgeable and helpful.the boat was very clean, the weather was PERFECT! and we saw so much, many little babies in the wild

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this excursion for 2nd year in a tow.. Once again had Capt Bill. Last year we had Allison as naturalist, this year was Josh. Both very good, pointing out bird varieties & how to distinguish between them, as well as sharing info on them...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a beautiful afternoon on the Skimmer with a very knowledgeable captain and naturalist. It was educational for the children and adults as well. A cloudy day became an adventure filled with sunshine and a new appreciation of nature. Very worthwhile.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a fun time on the salt marsh safari with the family, the capt and naturalist really know their stuff and are full of information about the area/wildlife that i never knew. we took the first trip of the day 10am, it was cloudy but...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took this safari boatride on The Skimmer. The experience was absolutely exceptional. How easy it is to ride by such wonderful spots of nature without tuning into the micro and mezzo ecosystem and how it connects with the bigger system. The...More

Thank kis
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travelingwinds, Owner at Salt Marsh Safari-The Skimmer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the nice review!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Skimmer Salt Marsh Safari provided an amazing look at the shire bird life of the salt marsh, the importance of the marsh to sea life and ecology, and was just an over all enjoyable time. Our guides were an ornithologist and a marine biologist....More

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travelingwinds, Owner at Salt Marsh Safari-The Skimmer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review! We really enjoy the trips and it helps knowing that our guests are just as passionate about wildlife as we are. Hope to see you again sometime... either from The Wetlands Institute or our Cape May location.

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Four hour boat tour of the marsh areas around Cape May and Wildwood. We saw many different types of marsh birds that were either migrating and residents of the area. The Naturalist aboard pointed out the various types of birds and the background of the...More

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mammamia914
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Response from travelingwinds | Property representative |
Hi Sorry, I just saw this question. Yes, for the most part we can accommodate most handicap issues but we would need to go over details so we can be sure. Give us a call at 609-884-3100 to discuss. Thanks for the interest!
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