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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

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Address: 43 Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
Phone Number: +1 800-643-3779
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Whether you're crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of a...

Whether you're crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of a long-distance trip, on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, your journey is sure to be a memorable one.Enjoy historic lighthouses, picturesque harbors, oceangoing vessels, unique seabirds and, just maybe, your very own dolphin escort!The 17-mile, 85-minute cruise between New Jersey and Delaware can cut miles off a trip along the Atlantic Coast, connecting points like Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Ocean City and the rest of the Jersey Shore with Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Sussex Shores, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Ocean City, MD, and destinations throughout Virginia.Our welcoming, modern terminals are a destination in and of themselves, with enjoyable restaurants and lounges, and well-stocked gift shops!

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A lovely way to spend the day

My husband and friends and I took a ride on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It was a comfortable trip and all the staff were warm and friendly. Wandered around Lewes and had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
jmh414
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Collingswood, New Jersey
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Collingswood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and friends and I took a ride on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It was a comfortable trip and all the staff were warm and friendly. Wandered around Lewes and had lunch and came back. The shuttle driver was very friendly too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't think there is anything negative to say about our experience at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry in Lewes, Delaware. From the lady at the gate to the bartender who explained all of the different tap beers to us...we were totally impressed by everyone. The fish and chips is a must. We took ours to-go and ate it on the... More 

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Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made our reservations on line and it couldn't have been easier! Just follow directions that are posted online and you won't have any problems! We were going from Cape May to Lewes with our car. We arrived early as suggested and had time to park and walk around the the terminal, go to the bathroom, etc. They make an... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel the ferry about twice a year and love it. Reasonable price for walk on or vehicle. Great way to visit Cape May for the day .

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Thank seabreez11
CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us multiple times per year! That is great news! We're looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took 2 trips on the ferry this summer and found the staff to be very helpful and accommodating. Would definitely recommend!

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CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope to have you back again soon! More 

Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was visiting Cape May when I decided to head over to Rehoboth Beach! Took the Ferry and enjoyed the evening ride. Sure beats the drive around the bay.

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Thank tahass
CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a good trip! Thank you for cruising with us over riding around! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoy the "Rock the Boat" special trips. From Lewes the band is the Glass Onion, they are fantastic! Beautiful cruise round trip to Cape May! Highly recommend.

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Thank 33052Pam
CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Glass Onion is fantastic! We are huge fans. Thank you for riding with us and we hope to see you for next year's "Rock The Boat" Cruises! More 

Wildwood, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took 7 teens from cape may to Lewes,DE and hiked to cape Henlopen. The ride was pleasant and the passengers were friendly. The vessel was very clean and all staff was helpful, From booking to check-in and boarding. The food court had a nice variety of food options, and the coffee is good. Best ferry experience. Thank you Delaware... More 

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Thank localeater64
CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us! Glad to hear everything went smoothly! More 

Chesapeake, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was close to Atlantic City and had to return home to VA. This was the only logical choice. It saved me approx 2 hours of driving and was a very relaxing ride.

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CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for traveling with us! It's always a positive to find a relaxing, shortcut along your route! Hope to see you again sometime! More 

Northfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The call center was very helpful.....and so was the ticket booth operator. The ride was beautiful. Highly recommended!

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CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for traveling with us, Glenn! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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