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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779
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Relaxing trip across the Delaware Bay

For years I have been using the ferry as an alternative route to reach Delaware from southern New... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Corbin City, New Jersey
Nice relaxing way to travel

This was a nice relaxing way to travel to Maryland after driving for %1/2 hrs. We were able to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Edinburg, New York
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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!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.Our welcoming, modern terminals are a destination in and of themselves, with enjoyable restaurants and lounges, and well-stocked gift shops!
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43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779

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Reviewed yesterday

For years I have been using the ferry as an alternative route to reach Delaware from southern New Jersey. A trip across the Delaware Bay is a great way to start or end a road trip, especially at sunset and in any kind of weather....More

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Reviewed yesterday

This was a nice relaxing way to travel to Maryland after driving for %1/2 hrs. We were able to get out and walk around. They have a snack bar with burgers hot dogs etc. and also a small bar. You can stay inside with seats...More

Thank barbaraj854
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took an afternoon round trip to meet friends, grab some lunch, and hang out for a while in Lewes Delaware. The ferry has a bar, and you can sit on one of 2 decks, either outside, or indoors, in the AC. The ride is about...More

Thank A44Chief
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brought our 31 foot travel trailer and it sure beat pulling it over the DMB. Great ride but we got one of the older boats each way. Awesome way to travel.

Thank crismertz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We live 1 1/2 hours away, but it a nice easy ride to Cape May. The ferry terminal is very nice and clean. The gift shop is very nice. Lots of cool stuff to look at and buy of course. The ferry is an 80...More

Thank Penny W
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cape May to Lewes Ferry carry's US 9 from its origins in New York as the Albany Post Road past Hyde Park, through New York City the length of NY and ultimately the Delmarva Peninsula across the mouth of Delaware Bay. The process for...More

Thank Chimesboss
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love water and boats and the dog and I just went to spend some time on both. Great crew, clean boat, snacks.

Thank chrysemery
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Cape May Lewes Ferry has a beautiful room to rent ( cape may side) upstairs for an event that has a beautiful view of the Delaware bay. I lived in North Cape May for 6 years in the 70's where I went to high...More

Thank Joann C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It cost $64 for the 3 of us, and our Toyota Corolla to take the Cap May-Lewes Ferry, but it was a nice way to cross. We drove around the bay on the way back, but it took a long time, and I had to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A day trip to explore around the Delaware Bay should must include the ferry ride, from either side Cape May in NJ or Lewes in DE. There are more than multiple places visitors can visit in either states. Booking ferry tickets prior to arrival is...More

Thank Natureholic
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Skippylyn | Reviewed this property |
Check website. Prices are a little cheaper weekdays. If you have AAA. There is a discount if you book ahead. Each passenger in your car is charged also
5 September 2017|
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Response from Chrissy1113 | Reviewed this property |
You can use on a future trip
22 August 2017|
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Response from MinniePoole | Reviewed this property |
Approx 50 minutes.