Whale or Dolphin Watching from Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center (Up to 54% Off). Four Options Available.

Utsch's Marina, Cape May

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Just like humans, whales bring their young along on thousand-mile journeys and never, ever let them stop to see the World’s Longest Piece of Kelp. Do some seaborne bonding with this Groupon.

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During two- or three-hour tours, experienced captains ferry passengers into the thick of where whales breach and dolphins play for an intimate and exciting viewing experience. As the boat circles the island of Cape May, a knowledgeable naturalist guide helps passengers spot breaching dolphins or whales and alerts them to passing sea birds and other creatures. The 10 a.m. cruise includes complimentary juice, coffee, and donuts, and the 6 p.m. cruise includes complimentary pizza and hot dogs. Snacks and drinks including soda, water, and adult beverages will be available for purchase on each cruise. Children ages 6 and younger are admitted for free, one child per paying adult.

Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

In 2012, after more than two decades studying marine mammals off the New Jersey coast, the founders of the Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center welcomed the American Star into port. The whale-watching vessel journeyed more than 8,700 nautical miles from Seward, Alaska to Cape May, allowing the opportunistic research team to expand its private-exploration and public-sightseeing operations.

Today, the Research Center’s captains and guides effectively welcome up to 150 passengers on the opportunistic research team, relaying the basics of wildlife scouting before boogying into Poseidon's ballroom to scope out dolphins, whales, and birds around the island of Cape May. An enclosed, climate-controlled cabin keeps passengers comfortable during misty weather, and multiple, spacious sundecks allow for up-close views of migrating whale pods. On-board sonar, radar, cameras, and GPS capabilities facilitate up-close, unobtrusive sightings of nature in action.


The boat was clean with friendly and educated staff.Nice snack bar should you get hungry.

momcat6, TripAdvisor, 11/5/12
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    Utsch's Marina

    1121 Rte. 109

    Cape May, New Jersey 08204


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In a Nutshell

Boats ride up alongside playful dolphins and graceful whales for up-close viewing, and a guide points out marine life and historical sites

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 4 per person. May buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 4 per visit. Subject to availability. 24 hour cancellation policy. Reservation required. Subject to weather conditions. Children under 6 are free with paid adult, Groupon is valid 48 hours after purchasing & can be redeemed at that time. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • Utsch's Marina

    1121 Rte. 109

    Cape May, New Jersey 08204

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