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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779
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Great way to break up the trip!

This is a great way to break up a long ride. We were heading home from South Carolina to New York... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New York
Comfortable and easy

A comfortable trip with comfortable seats they also have a gift shop food beverages including... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brian D
Ithaca, 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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  • Average3%
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43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great way to break up a long ride. We were heading home from South Carolina to New York. We made a reservation to put our car on the boat. Its so nice go get off 95 north and get on a boat...More

Thank BlondeNewYork
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A comfortable trip with comfortable seats they also have a gift shop food beverages including alcohol. It's a fairly quick trip and everything is done to excellent standards. Sodas for 2.75 each in The Gourmet Popcorn is $7.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A Great Ride to Cape May on the Ferry to go walk around and eat lunch ! We stumbled upon a restaurant called Tishas and the food was delicious. The server Joe went over and above to make sure we enjoyed everything. However the hostess...More

Thank tabobbystill
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had attempted to do two other boat tours on the Eastern Shore this weekend, but they were either cancelled or sold out, so I figured that if I wanted a nice boat ride, I could just take the ferry back and fourth. At the...More

1  Thank zzyzzx
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took our car and family across from Lewes to visit Cape May for the day. Ferry was full but as always, very nice experience. Both times - even the kids have fun just watching the bay.

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have taken the ferry several times in the past year. It's a great way to save time rather than sit in aggravating traffic. This trip we are going to Rehoboth beach to visit the boardwalk and do some outlet shopping. We of course are...More

2  Thank Ohhon
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

1  Thank riveratsunset
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 6 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 6 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
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Rhona B | Property representative |
It's based on size of car, day of the week and season. Generally one way ranges from $28-$44 with discounts available for round trip bookings.
4 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.