Activities in Ocean City

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

Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center

Utsch's Marina

$60 $30

(52)

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

Harlem Globetrotters Game at Wildwood Convention Center on August 6, 7, 8, or 9 at 7 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Wildwood Convention Center

$55 $33

(6370)
Live_logo

Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

Three-Hour Whale- and Dolphin-Watching Tour for Two or Four (Up to 53% Off) 

Starlight Fleet

Wildwood Crest

$80 $40

(8)

See dolphins, whales, birds, and sea turtles on a three-hour afternoon cruise aboard a ship with a touch tank filled with sea creatures

Perseid Meteor Shower or Explore the Stars Boat Cruise for Two or Four from Mark's Tree Farm (Up to 65% Off)

Mark's Tree Farm

The Cape May Whale Watcher

$300 $109

High-powered laser pointer showcases planets, galaxies, constellations, giant red stars, and nebulae during guided astronomy boat tour

Visit to Cape May Lighthouse and World War II Lookout Tower for Two or Four (Up to 54% Off)

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities MAC

Multiple Locations

$28 $14

Get a sense of East Coast history with a visit to the Cape May Lighthouse which was built in 1859 and the World War II Lookout Tower

Four-Hour Fishing Trip with Gear for Two from Cape May Lady ($90 Value)

Cape May Lady

Cape May

$90 $51.99

Captain pilots 70 ft. vessel on four-hour fishing trip that supplies up to 60 participants with rods, reels, bait, tackle & ice for catches

One or Two Months of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Razor (Up to 75% Off)

CrossFit Razor

Ocean

$129 $39

CrossFit athletes gain strength, stamina, and muscle tone in ever-changing workouts

Winery Tour for Two or Four with Tasting, Cheese Tray, and Souvenir Glasses at Cape May Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Cape May Winery

Cape May

$40 $20

(193)

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the wine-making process, then enjoy a cheese tray paired with wine tastings straight from oak barrels

$75 for $150 Groupon — CrossFit 609

Crossfit 609

Upper

$150 $75

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Movie with Popcorn for 2 or 4 or a Birthday-Party Package for Up to 20 at 7D Adventure (Up to 50% Off)

7D Adventures

Wildwood

$28 $15

Take in a thrilling movie adventure, complete with moving seats, 3-D glasses, and hands-on elements, such as smoke, water, and bubbles

Whale- and Dolphin-Watching Cruise for Two, Four, or Six from Sightseer Whale & Dolphin Trips (Up to 63% Off)

Big Blue Sightseer

Wildwood

$76 $35

Marine biologist narrates three-hour tours that traverse waters around Wildwood in search of dolphins & whales

30-Minute Jetpack Flight for One or Two at Nimbus Flyboarding (51% Off)

Nimbus Flyboarding

Stone Harbor Bridge

$200 $99

Plunge beneath the water or reach heights of 60-feet on a jetpack propelled by spraying water

Colorful 5K Race Entry for One at Run or Dye ($35 Value)

Run or Dye

Beachcomber Resort

$35 $22.75

This lively 5K race douses its participants in colorful dyes as they cross the finish line

Kayak Rental from Miss Chris Kayak Rentals and Tours in Cape May (Up to 48% Off). Two Options Available.

Miss Chris Kayak Rentals and Tours

Cape May

$25 $13

(37)

Kayakers explore Cape Island Creek, the harbor, as well as salt marshes, witnessing local sites and wildlife for up to four hours

Ocean City Nor'easters Soccer Game for Two or Four at Carey Stadium (Up to 52% Off)

Ocean City Nor'easters

Carey Stadium

$21 $11

Live_logo

One of the Premier Development League's top teams showcases elite college soccer players

Wetlands Wildlife Safari for Two or Four from Birding By Boat on the Osprey (Up to 48% Off)

Birding By Boat on the Osprey

Cape May

$56 $30

Binoculars help spot laughing gulls and ospreys throughout Cape Island Creek Preserve and the calm waters of the Intracoastal Waterway

Select Local Merchants

While waiting for a group of tour participants aboard his kayak on Cape Island Creek, Bob Lubberman made a new acquaintance when a 4-foot great blue heron landed on the nose of his boat. It's not an entirely new experience for the owner of Miss Chris Kayak Rentals and Tours, as opportunities to commune with nature came often as he crabbed and fished as a child from his grandmother's dock. Now he's able to connect visitors to this ecosystem as they independently paddle rented sit-on-top kayaks or as they participate in guided kayak or boat tours.

Paddlers on kayak tours often catch close-ups of ospreys, terns, and other birds, and see diamondback terrapin turtles sunning themselves on the shore or trying to hold their own ice-cream cones. Day and sunset tours let guests explore the wildlife-rich salt marshes, and night tours led during high tide let them paddle over grassy terrain to otherwise inaccessible areas. Guests explore similar territory on tours aboard the Osprey as they watch migrating shore birds or look out on the harbor's historic buildings. Kayak tour guides include an associate naturalist and a Cape May Bird Observatory field associate, and land-based staffers maintain a touch tank on the Miss Chris mooring dock, which they temporarily fill with conches, eels, and other sea life pulled up using open-sided conservation traps.

1212 Wilson Drive
Cape May,
NJ
US

Taking over Morey's Piers & Beachfront Waterparks for the weekends of October, Morey’s Fears Terror on the Boardwalk shoots chills down unsuspecting spines with five frightful attractions. Terror Trench dares scare-seekers to venture beneath the park into a noxious pit inhabited by the mutant mole progeny of waterpark construction workers lost decades ago. Those brave enough to tiptoe through The Other Side might lock eyes with the ghosts of souls lost at sea as they roam under the Wildwood boardwalk, and the CornStalkers maze threatens guests with supernatural dangers from the countryside, such as killer scarecrows and murderous corn subsidies. Modeled out of a multilevel miniature-golf course, Ghost Ship 2.0 ensconces landlubbers on a decaying vessel haunted by mad sailors and spooky ghouls, and CarnEvil infects the park's regular attractions with a macabre atmosphere, replacing the regular barkers with sinister clowns.

3501 Boardwalk
Wildwood,
NJ
US

The ships that comprise Starlight Fleet's squadron of vessels each transport passengers across the waves on a variety of sea adventures. The Starlight ferries fisherman on four-hour excursions to hook sea bass, flounder, croakers and triggerfish, the captain using sonar, GPS, and a knowledge of the currents to identify prime fishing real estate. The Atlantic Star typically serves as a whale-watching vessel and is kitted out with a snack-filled galley and a touch tank filled with horseshoe crabs and other local sea life.

The company even boasts its very own pirate ship, The Dark Star, a custom-designed vessel built by Naval Architect Michael LeMole. It takes passengers on swashbuckling adventures during which they learn what a swash is and how to buckle it, as well as participate in treasure hunts and face painting.

1121 Rte. 109
Cape May,
NJ
US

Nestled within the South Jersey Marina, the boats and charters of Cape May Lady traverse local waters under the steady hands of an experienced crew. From April to December, seafaring personnel whisk clientele away on four- to eight-hour daytime and, depending on the season and mood of the moon, nighttime voyages. During excursions, guests may see aquatic critters such as striped bass, weakfish, and drum fish. Each trek supplies guests with necessary gear, such as fishing licenses, rods, reels, bait, and tackle. In addition to fish-hunting excursions, Cape May Lady’s charters can accommodate burials at sea or private dolphin-watching trips.

1121 Route 109
Cape May,
NJ
US

Surfside Fitness hosts health-seekers in their gyms and on beaches, touting mats, kettlebells, ellipticals, and other high-quality equipment. Make over muscles with one-day gym sessions, during which a cornucopia of treadmills, ellipticals, ergs, and recumbent bikes elevate heart rates, while free weights, cables, and a human-sized hamster wheel build muscle tissue. Classes welcome exercise enthusiasts of all ability levels, with offerings such as yoga, TRX, Zumba, and circuit classes. Alternatively, boot camp sessions on the beach better bikini bodies with sets of challenging strength-training exercises, motivational instructors, and dumbbells made of sand.

4204 Landis Ave
Sea Isle City,
NJ
US

East Coast Parasail leads wind-riders on thrilling aerial tours of historic Cape May and the Jersey Shore. In order to defy gravity without insulting it outright, sightseer duos ride the breeze in a two-man skyhook over the Cape May harbor while securely tethered to a U.S. Coast Guard–certified winch boat. Launching from the deck of the vessel allows parasailers to stay dry in-flight, unless they signal the USCG-certified captain for a reverse-Achillean dip. Once airborne, fliers surf the air waves suspended at heights of up to 500 feet. Many parasailing trips coincide with local dolphin-feeding patterns, giving hobby marine biologists the chance to survey sea-mammal cafeterias from above.

1121 Route 109
Cape May,
NJ
US