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“Very pleasant cruise” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cape Water Tours & Taxi

Cape Water Tours & Taxi
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Whether this is your first or 500th visit to the Delaware beaches, you will never have a better view of the uniqueness of the southern Delaware waterways than the view you get when you are on one of the cruises or tours offered by Cape Water Taxi and Tours. Knowledgeable captains and crewmembers will take you out on THE DISCOVERY in comfort and style. Once on board, you will experience the panoramic views of our shorelines, the wonderfully lush landscape of our grassy marshlands, our local water life and birdlife, and the rich history of what was once a major shipping canal for transporting crops and commodities up and down the rivers to major ports such as Philadelphia and Wilmington. Imagine seeing all that with no traffic, no lines, and no crowds of people to dodge. Cape Water Taxi and Tours: your ticket to the wonders of the SOUTHERN DELAWARE WATERWAYS. Our list of experiences include: Water Taxi Service Delaware Bay/ Broadkill RIver Sunset Cruises Delaware Bay Discovery Cruise Delaware State Park Cruise Eco Tours Fireworks Fireworks Cruise sold out History Happened Here Cruise Osprey Banding Cruise Live Music Cruise To the Bay and Back Cruise Charters of any kind, YOU DEFINE IT!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
1 review
“Very pleasant cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

We purchased a cruise from a silent auction and had a very nice time cruising up the waterway with our friends

Visited September 2013
Thank Nhorner
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“Wonderful Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

Spent Saturday evening, 9/7 on a 4 hour cruise with 24 friends. Had a blast! Capt. Steve and Rich were wonderful. Very knowledgeable and just plain fun! Music was great...sunset was awesome...had a great time. We all said we will do this again. Thank you Capt Dave, Capt Steve and Rich for a unique and awesome experience. See you next year for our annual cruise!

Visited September 2013
Thank thebruc
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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“Really enjoyable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

What a fun service! My group went on the sunset cruise out of Lewes, and we had a really nice time.

The trip is a BYOB affair, so we carried on a couple of bottles of wine and some crackers, cheese, and fruit. It was perfect! Our crew really did a terrific job of socializing and helping to make a cruise a lot of fun.

If you're looking to have a relaxing (and reasonably priced) bit of fun one evening, I highly recommend going on the sunset cruise with the Cape Water Taxi folks.

Visited August 2013
Thank Steve G
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Millsboro, Delaware
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Simply Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

This company really knows what customer satisfaction is. And, the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal is something that everybody who visits southern Delaware must experience. It is just beautiful, plenty of wild life, a calm ride and beautiful homes and scenic grasslands. Captain Steve is very knowledgable about the eco system, knows every bird out there and can tell you anything you need to know about them. You get a 90 minute narrated tour for $20...can't beat that anywhere. You have to try it.

Visited August 2013
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Amazing Sunset”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

We took the Sunset Cruise, which is aptly named. The boat leaves Fisherman's Wharf in Lewes and leisurely travels a portion of the Broadkill River. It is a scenic trip that first passes docked boats and residences, and then mostly river grasses and other vegetation on either side of the water. We saw a number of osprey on our hour and a half trip. The highlight, however, is the glorious sunset. It is truly amazing.

We brought some snacks and wine and sat at one of the tables. While the ship is underway you can walk around and stand by the rails to get an even better view if desired.

Visited August 2013
Thank TF86
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