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Cape May: Cape May Island Sunset Cruise & Dolphin Watching

1. Cape May: Cape May Island Sunset Cruise & Dolphin Watching

End your day in style on a relaxing sunset cruise suitable for all ages and group sizes. Search for bottlenose dolphins with an expert guide, and check out the sights of Cape May, New Jersey, such as the historic lighthouse and waterfront Victorian houses. During your evening cruise, listen to your guide’s informative commentary or enjoy foot-tapping music on the deck. Witness and marvel at a magical sunset on the Delaware Bay, right off Cape May Point. Feel free to enjoy a cold or hot beverage and a snack from the ship's snack bar. Draft or canned beer, wine by the glass or bottle, and both signature and classic cocktails are available for purchase. Pizza and hot dogs are included, and other foods may be purchased directly aboard.

Cape May: Jersey Shore Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

2. Cape May: Jersey Shore Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

Discover the scenic area around Cape May and spot whales and dolphins in their natural habitat on a scenic cruise. Cruise along the waterfront as you watch local marine life and see historic Victorian buildings along the shorefront. Your expert guide will point out sites of historical interest and as you keep watch for whales, dolphins, and other sea creatures. Admire the stunning views as you sail out into the Delaware Bay, and onwards to the Atlantic Ocean. You can also purchse a cold or hot beverage and a snack from the ship’s snack bar during the tour.

Cape May: 2-Hour Dolphin Watching Cruise

3. Cape May: 2-Hour Dolphin Watching Cruise

Set sail around the island of Cape May, NJ on the first trip of the day. Discover Victorian homes and the Cape May Lighthouse. Relax on the state's largest and fastest whale watching boat as you enjoy a continental breakfast. Choose to sit outside on the deck under the covering, or inside in the climate-controlled salon. On this 2-hour sightseeing cruise, you will learn about the history of the island and the surrounding area. Look for dolphins in their natural environment and learn about their habits while enjoying the large, comfortable super cruiser.

Cape May: Weekend Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

4. Cape May: Weekend Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

Experience the island of Cape May as you sail along the coastline and enjoy a 2-hour guided cruise. Experience the beautiful morning as you savor a light breakfast along with a cup of coffee or juice. Marvel at dolphins as they jump out of the ocean and ride the waves alongside the boat. See Victorian homes, the Cape May Lighthouse, and other interesting buildings on the waterfront, as your expert guide narrates facts about the historic area. The local dolphins are the highlight of the trip as they come up to the boat and join the fun. Learn about their local habitat as you watch these magnificent creatures.

Cape May: Scenic Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

5. Cape May: Scenic Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

Embark on an unforgettable Cape May whale-watching adventure. The journey begins with scanning the shoreline for charming Coastal Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. As the voyage continues, the focus shifts to spotting magnificent migrating whales such as the Humpback, Fin, Minke, and critically endangered Right Whales. A knowledgeable guide leads the expedition, highlighting historic sites, including intricate Victorian architecture. They also serve as a marine life expert, helping identify whales, dolphins, and other captivating sea creatures. Enjoy breathtaking views as the excursion sails toward Delaware Bay and the vast Atlantic Ocean beyond.

Cape May: Sunset Dolphin Watching Cruise with Food

6. Cape May: Sunset Dolphin Watching Cruise with Food

Take in the magic of Cape May on a mesmerizing sunset cruise with delicious pizza and hot dogs to snack on as you navigate. Admire the fascinating scenery of the island and look out for the cherished Atlantic bottlenose dolphins and an array of captivating bird species. Climb aboard and set sail to discover the charming Cape May. As the sun sets, watch in awe as the dolphins gracefully navigate their natural habitat. Allow your guide to share insights into their behavior, habitat, and their crucial role in the ecosystem. Additionally, catch glimpses of Victorian homes, the iconic Cape May Point Lighthouse, the enlightening Science Center, the storied Congress Hall, and other charming historic waterfront structures. Munch on some pizza and hot dogs during your trip, then finally make your way back to the port.

Cape May: Dolphin and Bird Watching Cruise

7. Cape May: Dolphin and Bird Watching Cruise

Start your day with a complimentary breakfast and embark on an incredible adventure. Explore the rich history and witness stunning wildlife while cruising around Cape May Island. This tour focuses on the captivating Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin residents and various bird species. During the excursion, you'll also get a glimpse of Victorian homes, the Cape May Point Lighthouse, the Science Center, Congress Hall, Sunset Beach, and other historic waterfront buildings. A memorable journey for all ages that combines nature's beauty with Cape May's fascinating heritage.

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What people are saying about Cape May

Crew was fabulous…boat was clean and comfortable. And the best part, we saw dolphins and the bonus…we saw whales!! Absolutely fabulous…perfect!

Wonderful experience. We saw six humpback whales and it was really great! Definitely highly recommend this excursion!

We saw some dolphins at the beginning, then several whales. It was an awesome experience!

It was a great experience! We got to see both dolphins and humpback whales!

Dolphin sighting was well done, sunset as scheduled, crew was very helpful.