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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779
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The bar at the Ferry in Lewes is very Old School However, what a view. Even if you are not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
klotzba
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south jersey
great ride

this is a nice ride across the bay about 70 mins. if you can sun rise is the best time for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
letsgetfoodnow
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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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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43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The bar at the Ferry in Lewes is very Old School However, what a view. Even if you are not waiting for someone for come in it is a nice place to have a couple of drinks. We were there over winter when they had...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is a nice ride across the bay about 70 mins. if you can sun rise is the best time for the view. even when it ruff it's not to bad it's a big boat. food on boat. also beer.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Easy to book, quick to load, great facilities, clean boat, helpful and friendly staff. Despite choppy water we made great time and the journey was a pleasure

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Efficient way to navigate from the tip of New Jersey to Lewes Delaware. The ride was efficient. Ferry had a variety of eating options and the views were awesome. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a ferry ride over the summer for something to do with the kids. We enjoyed the ride. Service was good. We should had taken an earlier trip so we have more time in NJ.

Thank melinda14
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rent in cape May every summer and this is the easiest way to travel with young kids from lower DE. Way more relaxing then driving up to Wilmington and back down when you need a car packed full of baby gear for a week....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ferry leaving Cape May to Lewes. We brought our car on and it was very easy to park and the bottom. The ferry ride was very quick and was relaxing. I typically get very sea sick, but was fine coming and going!

Thank Marissa E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has taken the Cape May-Lewes Ferry on numerous occasions and have always enjoyed the rides. No complaints about our ride, the seating, or the snacks but for the life of me I cannot begin to understand why a ferry that is only half...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found it very easy to book our trip online, although I forgot to use my AAA discount. Our standard vehicle was $20, and the driver and the adult over 14 were $8 each. We arrived at 8:45 a.m. and there was already a line....More

Thank Melaney68
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a full service car/passenger ferry connecting Lewes, DE and Cape May, NJ, but it is more than just a convenient passage between them. The seating is ample and comfortable. The food aboard is good and not terrible overpriced (and there is food at...More

1  Thank Edge W
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Joyce H
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Yes, enjoy the ride
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Jack M
15 February 2018|
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Response from Philip R | Reviewed this property |
it depends on what part of New Jersey you're traveling from. if you're from Central to Northern New Jersey clearly driving down 95 is the quicker route. if you're from Southern Jersey, I personally take the ferry.
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cathiconti
1 February 2018|
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Response from joanmike51 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't sure but considering previous reviewers stated they utilized their spacious parking area, that's a plus for me! Although, wanting to leave car more than one night, would definitely check with ticket counter to... More
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