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$50 Outdoor Activities

Half-Day Fishing Trip from Cape May

Your half-day of fishing starts at Miss Chris Marina in Cape May, NJ.  You will board the Miss Chris, a 75 feet long with twin 650hp diesel engines.Fishing is a family tradition for many in the Southern New Jersey area and this 4-hour trip is a perfect for both the novice and the expert fisherman.   Once on the grounds, the Captain will let you know when its time to drop down your lines. Remember to always always keep your thumb on the spool before engaging the free spool lever. As soon as it stops going out, lock up the free spool lever, your rig is on the bottom. Wait for taps, tugs, and other signs. You are fishing.Between drifts or whenever you bring your rig up and leave it in the rod holder at the rail, keep the sinker and hooks low. This is for everyone's safety.  The First Mate will fillet any legal sized caught fish for you. This trip combines inshore and some offshore bottom fishing for species like Fluke, Bluefish, Weakfish, Kingfish, Croakers, Drumfish, Black Sea Bass, and Taug. Other species you may see include, Smooth Dogfish, Clearnosed Skates, Sharks, Sea Robins, Oyster Crackers, and others.Return back to the marina after 4-hours of fun on the water.

$45 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Cape May

After meeting and embarking your boat with a capacity of 405 passengers at Miss Chris Marina in Cape May, you'll head out to the Delaware Bay, which combines a unique confluence of fresh and saltwater and make for a nutrient rich area teeming with life and conducive to whale and dolphin activity. Enjoy the captain's commentary and potential sightings as you navigate between the estuary, Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Unlike other areas where the whales are far away, many sightings occur within the Delaware Bay or within ten miles of land. What's included on the whale and dolphin cruise: Free Parking at Miss Chris Marina 3-hour cruise aboard one of the largest and fastest boats in South Jersey Fully-narrated history and nature cruise by experienced, licensed captain and naturalists Marine mammals guaranteed (whales, dolphins or porpoises) ADA compliant boarding ramps, vessel and restrooms United States Coast Guard inspected vessel Whale Sense Certified Naturalist and Captain and Crew Access to local flavors at the Snack Bar (cash or credit accepted) like Cape May Brewery Beer, Yuengling, and local vineyards like Cape May Winery and Hawk Haven as well as a full-service bar with Grey Goose, Bacardi, Captain Morgan, Johnny Walker Black, etc. along with Good Humor ice cream, Hers Chips, Dietz and Watson Hot Dogs, and Tony's Pizza. At the end of the cruise, you'll return to Miss Chris Marina around 4pm.

$35 Cultural & Theme Tours

Watching

See the Cape May Lighthouse, the Concrete Ship, the Sea Mist Inn, the Peter Shields Inn, the Cape May Beach Front, East Cape May, South Cape May, the Gun Mount, The WWII Tower, Saint Mary's By the Sea, Cape May Point, Cape May Harbor, the United States Coast Guard Base and Training Center and many more points of interest. The Cape May Whale Watcher is the largest vessel in the state of New Jersey for whale and dolphin watching. Captain Jeff Stewart Sr. and Capt Jeff Stewart Jr have a combined experience of over 65 years of both providing tours around Cape May, New Jersey. -Narrated by the Captain -Local points of Interest -Largest Vessel in New Jersey for tours -Experienced in sightings and tours since 1973 -Guaranteed Marine Mammal Sightings

$14 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Historic Cold Spring Village Admission

Begin your Village Visit at the air-conditioned Welcome Center, where you will find an introductory exhibit on Cape May County History, and a brief orientation video about the Village. There is also a touch screen computer station offering a virtual reality tour of the historic buildings. The historical landscape of more than 30 acres includes 27 restored buildings brought from across Cape May County as well as some authentic reconstructions. In addition to the historic buildings, visitors will find a working farm. Experience what life was like for a 19th century student in the one-room schoolhouse. The school master or mistress will depict a typical child’s day at school in the 1800s. The barn currently sits adjacent to the Village’s 8-acre organic farm complex, housing farming supplies and equipment as well as the Village Horse, Levi and calves. The Village farmer maintains heirloom crops and special demonstrations of equipment and horse-drawn plowing. Within the Village, the Bakery, Ice Cream Parlor and Country Store sell snacks, and hot and cold beverages. You'll have several dining options to choose from (outdoor food and beverage is not permitted). Enjoy a day of history and exploration at the Historic Cold Spring Village!