Step aboard the American Star and start your day with a 2hr cruise featuring Cape May’s mascot, the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin.
Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center Est.1987. Research. Education. Conservation
The Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center began in 1987 as Cape May’s original eco-tour operation. What makes the Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center stand out from others is a strong emphasis on science, research, education, and conservation. The operation is family-owned and operated by Captains Matt and Melissa. The American Star offers an unparalleled experience aboard a floating marine Research Center where onboard marine biologists and naturalists give an in-depth narration of both the biological and historical significance of everything occurring right before your eyes. Undergraduate research interns collect data on all of our trips and lead hands-on learning stations. Our passengers become part of the research team on board and through their patronage, support our ongoing research and conservation efforts. Join us in Cape May to explore the wonders of the marine life all around us. Book your eco tour online today!