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Late Summer is the perfect time to take the family dolphin or whale watching in Cape May when the ocean water is warm and inviting in New Jersey.

WHY WE LOVE DOLPHIN, WHALE WATCHING IN CAPE MAY

Kids can learn all about local dolphins and whales as they cruise around the Delaware Bay and parts of the Atlantic Ocean on the Cape May Whale Watcher in search of marine mammals.

This dolphin, whale watching cruise offers a guarantee so that if no dolphins, whales or porpoises are sighted on the trip, ticket-holders can get passes for another trip that never expire.

There are many different dolphin, whale watching trips offered beginning at 10 a.m. and running until 6 p.m. varying in length from 2 to 3 hours long.

HOURS, PRICES, LOCATION

The two-hour 10 a.m. Dolphin Watch and History cruise offered by Cape May Whale Watcher costs $30 for adults and $20 for children ages 7 to 12 but children under 6 are free. Continental breakfast is included.

The 1 p.m. three-hour Whale and Dolphin Watch Cruise costs $40 for adults and $25 for children 7 to 12 years old and kids under 6 are admitted free.

The two-hour 6:30 p.m. Dolphin Watching and Sunset Cruise costs $30 for adults, $20 for children 7 to 12 and kids under 6 are free. Hot dogs and pizza are included on this cruise.  Get a full list of rates, cruise schedules here.

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