|View from the Cape May Ferry to Delaware
Looking for Something to Do in Cape May?
Take the Cape May Ferry to Cross the Delaware, see Dolphins and visit Lewes Delaware or Cape Henlopen State Park.
Take a cool ride on the Cape May Ferry this Season with your family. Whether you're crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of a long-distance trip, on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, your journey is sure to be a memorable one. Enjoy historic lighthouses, picturesque harbors, oceangoing vessels, unique seabirds and, just maybe, your very own dolphin escort. One you arrive in Lewes, Delaware you are near excellent shopping, restaurants and Cape Henlopen State Park.
You can also visit the Cape Henlopen State Park which is a short ride from Lewes. Where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, the park features sandy beaches, nature trails, camping, bird and nature watching, a World War II observation tower and the Seaside Nature Center's educational programs, saltwater aquariums and displays
We’ve crossed the Delaware many times to shop in Lewes or have Lunch for the day and came back on the return ferry during the same day. You are almost sure to see dolphins following the ship on the Jersey or Delaware side which makes for a great picture session. Once you depart from the ferry dock, and your car is secured you can explore the Ferry Boat for a better view, catch some rays on the deck, check out the gift shop, have lunch or even get refreshments on board.
The 17-mile, 85-minute cruise between New Jersey and Delaware can cut miles off a trip along the Atlantic Coast, connecting points like Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Ocean City and the rest of the Jersey Shore with Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Sussex Shores, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Ocean City, MD, and destinations throughout Virginia. The welcoming, modern terminals are a destination in and of themselves, with enjoyable restaurants and lounges, and well-stocked gift shops! Please note that carry on alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
Foot Passengers - Why not park your car for free in our secure lot, walk on board the ferry and sail as a foot passenger, and then take one of the frequent shuttle buses to your shopping destinations or other points of interest?
Vehicle Passengers - To cross the bay with your vehicle, simply call ahead. Each ferry carries 1,000 passengers but holds only 100 cars, so reservations are recommended year-round, especially around holidays and weekends.
Check out the Cape May Ferry schedules and fares and reserve your spot online or by calling 1-800-64-FERRY (1-800-643-3779). Don't make the trip to Cape May or Lewes only to find a full boat! Photo ID required for driver and foot passengers 18 and over.
If you are coming to the Jersey side you can visit the West End Garage in Cape May to shop for unique gift items and collectibles. Plan a tour of the Cape May Ferry Light, see the sunken concrete ship and don't forget to check out the Emlen Physick Estate, designed by renowned architect Frank Furness. Built in 1879. You can get discount tickets here from MAC in Cape May.
If you are looking for more information on the Delaware side please check out 302 Beaches, they have a comprehensive listing of services in Delaware. If you are coming over to the Jersey side please check out Cape May Resort.com, they offer a full listing of fun things to do and see in the Cape May area.
About Cape May and Cape May Resort.com
Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. With a rich history, award-winning beaches & boating, designation as a top birding location, and many Victorian structures, Cape May is a seaside resort drawing visitors from around the world. Cape May was recognized as one of America's top 10 beaches by the Travel Channel and its beach was ranked fifth in New Jersey in the 2008 Top 10 Beaches.
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