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Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

#4 of 21 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cape May Features Animals
1121 Route 109, Utsch's Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204-5204
+1 609-898-0055
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Unfortunately we did not see any dolphins or whales

We went on the three hour tour and unfortunately saw nothing. they said that is very rare and they... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
Barto, PA
One Whale and many dolphins

We went for a 3 hour, whale, dolphin and bird watching tour. We spent most of the time in following... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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  • Average9%
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“hot dog” (20 reviews)
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1121 Route 109, Utsch's Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204-5204
+1 609-898-0055
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

We went on the three hour tour and unfortunately saw nothing. they said that is very rare and they did honor the free ticket to go again anytime. Without having seen anything the three hours was kind of boring. they should have underwater cameras activated...More

Thank cookingallday
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We went for a 3 hour, whale, dolphin and bird watching tour. We spent most of the time in following one whale, which was re-surfacing intermittently (about 10 times in 1.5 hours)...But it was interesting and exciting for the kids. Since the kids are not...More

Thank Mehul_Desai
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

I have lived in South Jersey for 60 years. Never in my life have I ever saw such a large pod of dolphins. There were around 50 jumping and playing together. It was beautiful! Plus to top it off there was a humpback whale less...More

Thank rlb551
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The tour was wonderful. We went on the sunset tour . They also offered pizza and hot dogs free. We seen alot of dalphins and that made our night. And this sunset was absolutely gorgeous.

Thank shizzy53
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was a pretty pleasant surprise! The whale and dolphin tour lasts 2 1/2 hours, and is a nice ride around Cape May. There is a naturalist that does quite a bit of narration during the trip. Some of it was pretty entertaining and informative,...More

Thank Beachbum2473
Reviewed 5 September 2015

None of the whale watching ships that sailed on 9/3 caught sight of any whales but you can't blame them. Nature didn't cooperate. We saw plenty of dolphins and their young off the coast at Wildwood. The crew was great, especially Mr. Bass who I...More

Thank landofar
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We agonized over who to sail with - after all, there are soooo many reviews and unfortunately it's the bad ones that stay with you the longest, but our family of 8, ranging in age from 24 - 95, all had a good time. We...More

Thank DLWheeler
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went on the dolphin and whale watch in August. We saw a lot of dolphins and a whale that would come up about every 2 minutes. The boat we were on was one that did research on mammals. The boat had...More

Thank rafraven10
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This is one of those things that we always wanted to do and finally did. This was another Trip Advisor find...thanks to all the reviewers! This is a great facility. They not are only great with the tourists/passengers...they are extremely knowledgable. And are very respectful...More

Thank Griff2266
Reviewed 22 August 2015

It was just amazing experience for all of us. We were so lucky to grab a groupon few weeks ago. Try to get seats around the bow (front of the boat) or on the sides, lower deck for better viewing. If you think you might...More

Thank kmiggiani
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Amanda W
Are you open all year? When are the tours? We are planning on August 25-28th this summer.
20 June 2016|
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what are the times for June 14,15,16.n What are the prices. and which whale watching company would you suggest to see the most whales.
16 April 2016|
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