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Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

Whale, Bird & Dolphin Watch - Weekend Special

(Mid-June to Mid-September)
: 10:00 AM       Duration: 2 ½ Hours
Adults: $40.00      Juniors: $30.00 (7-12)      Extra Child: $12.00
Child: Complimentary (6 and under, 1 free with each full fare paying adult)

Complimentary Donuts, Juice & Coffee

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Whales, Dolphins & Birds

Cape May Whale & Research Center’s Whale, Dolphin & Bird Watch • Weekend Special • is an abbreviated version of our afternoon trip • The “Big One” that runs from mid June to mid September on Saturday and Sunday only. Your experienced naturalist will guide all aspects of the tour, identifying and educating you on marine mammal and bird species, any other wildlife sited along the way, as well as historical structures and landmarks.  This 2 ½  hour Whale, Dolphin, and Bird Cruise has an on board touch tank filled with live local sea creatures, as well as a marine debris station and a baleen presentation for unique hands-on learning. You will have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with our naturalists and interns as they share their knowledge and passion for the field of Marine Biology with you.

As a member of Whale SENSE, a voluntary program which trains all of our captains and naturalists on responsible marine mammal viewing techniques, you can be sure the American Star sets the example for all other vessels on the water
As with all of our cruises, you can always rest assured with Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center’s Marine Mammal Guarantee. In the event of no Marine Mammal sightings, including whales or dolphins, you will receive a free return trip because we value your experience with us and want you to witness all that our Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay ecosystem has to offer.

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  • Fully stocked GALLEY on board with snacks, hotdogs, pizza, sliders, ice cream, bottled water, soda, and a variety of adult beverages. (cash or credit)
  • We have a waiting area with picnic tables if you would like to enjoy lunch before boarding.
  • Boarding begins at least 30 minutes prior to sailing on all trips.
  • Parking is always free.
  • Make sure you are at the correct location Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center - 1121 Route 109 at Utsch’s Marina, Cape May, NJ 08204 before parking your car.
  • Parking permits are not needed for bus tours.
  • The boat promptly departs at the scheduled trip time. We are very sorry, but we cannot hold the boat.
  • Strollers are welcomed and advised especially for children two and under.
  • GROUP RATES- Reduced rates are available for groups of 25 to 149 passengers.
  • Fundraising trips for non-profits are also available.
Advance Purchase Strongly Recommended... Trips Often Sell Out!
*Our guarantee applies if no marine mammals are sighted. In the event that no marine mammals are sighted, we offer another trip. Subject to space availability.
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