MARINE MAMMAL GUARANTEE POLICY
Cape May Whale Watcher has something for everyone. Whether you are by yourself on an adventure, friends looking for a new story to tell, a family with kids looking for fun or a couple looking for romance, it can be found on the waters around Cape May and Wildwood, NJ. Whale and dolphin watching, history tours, fun things to do with kids, fireworks, air show, and lighthouse cruises are just a few of the exciting events offered.
Below you can find our main schedule. For further details on a trip, click on the box. To purchase tickets, click the buy tickets button below the trip box. For our full Calendar, click the calendar button.
Trips are subject to change and need 25 passengers to sail.
TICKET / RESERVATION POLICY
Tickets purchased and reservations made for the Cape May Whale Watcher are held up until 30 minutes prior to departure. After the 30 minute threshold, pre-purchased tickets may be automatically rescheduled for a future trip if capacity is reached.
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EMAIL OPT IN POLICY
Ticket confirmations, notifications, and deals will be sent via the email you supply for this purchase. This information will only be used by Cape May Whale Watcher, Spirit of Cape May and Miss Chris Boats. This information will not be sold and or otherwise distributed. If you do not wish to receive future emails from Cape May Whale Watcher, Spirit of Cape May or Miss Chris Boats, you may opt to unsubscribe from these emails at any time.
SPECIALTY CRUISE POLICY/ FIREWORKS CRUISE
All trips and prices subject to change. Fireworks are not the property of Cape May Whale Watcher. Cape May Whale Watcher is providing a cruise. The quality of fireworks or the number of fireworks, timing of fireworks, or the ability to have fireworks is at the discretion of Lower Township or Cape May City and other municipalities, not Cape May Whale Watcher. Sea Conditions and Weather are also beyond the control of Cape May Whale Watcher and Spirit of Cape May. In the event fireworks are cancelled, we will be on a Patriotic Cruise.
All sales are final. All tickets are transferable to future cruises and subject to space availability . In the event of a trip cancellation, issued by the captain of the vessel, a refund is possible within 30 days of the canceled trip. After the 30 day period, a canceled trip ticket is only valid for a future trip. The ticket holder can opt in the event of a canceled trip to transfer the ticket to another trip, subject to availability.
BOARDING PASS POLICY
All tickets and vouchers must be redeemed for boarding passes prior to boarding any vessel.
Trips sail rain or shine. The vessel can safely and comfortably accommodate passengers in a dry, climate-controlled cabin. In the event of inclement weather, the trip will still sail and no refunds will be provided. See our refund policy.
If you are redeeming a voucher for tickets, you must present your voucher at the ticket booth. Your voucher must be exchanged for a boarding pass. You may not board the vessel without a boarding pass. Everyone in your party must possess a voucher, no matter what the age. The discounts on this website, our Cape May Whale Watcher printed material, and available through social media are not applicable with voucher deals. No person rides for free with voucher redemption. Vouchers are subject to restricted times of departure, restricted dates, and restricted capacity. You must call a minimum of one week in advance of your trip date and schedule your reservation. While making your reservation, you must state you possess a voucher and intend to utilize for this reservation. Failure to state your intention to utilize your voucher will result in your voucher being ineligible for redemption at the time of your reservation.
TRIPS AND PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE POLICY
All trips and prices are subject to change. Shoulder season trips are subject to a minimum number of 25 passengers.
Well behaved, leashed dogs are allowed aboard the vessel outside the cabin.
DINNER CRUISE POLICY
Patrons must reserve by noon the day of the trip they wish to go, or before. You must state you wish to be reserved on the Dinner Cruise. You must reserve with a credit card. If you wish to cancel, you must do so by no later than noon, 12:00 PM, the day of your trip.
NON REFUNDABLE However-TRANSFERABLE TICKETS
By agreeing to our terms, you are agreeing that the ticket purchased is nonrefundable. The ticket is valid for the date purchased only. If you are unable to attend your cruise, miss the cruise due to traffic, do not wish to attend due to medical reasons at this time, etc, you may transfer your ticket to a future date and time, subject to space availability.
When a Pandemic is declared by the Centers for Disease Control, Cape May Whale Watcher implements additional safe guards, for the safety of all patrons aboard.
-Face Coverings are required as they are in grocery stores, hardware stores and other businesses
-Social Distance markers are provided for a reference of 6 feet of space- please try to maintain a 6 foot distance between groups- whenever you are within 6 feet of others, face masks are required, executive order 163
-Hand washing is extremely important. Wash your hands for a minimum of 20 secs. We also have hand sanitizer available throughout the ship.
-We are adhering to the same practices of ferries which are in operation during a pandemic. No groups larger than 10 people may book. We encourage booking online on this website for a touch-less experience.
-Our crew is told, if you feel sick, stay home under all conditions. If you have a fever stay home. The crew is checked at the start of the work day and crew with above average temps are sent home. The crew will be wearing face coverings.
-Sanitizing the vessel is always at an all time high. Wiping doors, tables, rails windows, decks, restrooms, etc are done very often on all trips.