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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
+1 800-643-3779
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Weekend getaway

Very professional crew, experienced deck hands loaded and unloaded quite fast. The accommodations... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wilfred H
via mobile
Lewes to Cape May by Ferry

I live in Lewes and usually take the Ferry 3 or 4 times a year, plus our friends in Cape May also... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kittiwake L
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Marco Island, Florida
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LOCATION
43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958-3142
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+1 800-643-3779
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very professional crew, experienced deck hands loaded and unloaded quite fast. The accommodations inside were comfortable, the snack bar was,,, well,,, a snack bar. Decently priced for sodas, chips, candy, etc i guess. Easy to book online last minute also ..

Thank Wilfred H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I live in Lewes and usually take the Ferry 3 or 4 times a year, plus our friends in Cape May also take it about that many times to visit us. It is a very enjoyable and relaxing way to make this trip, with no...More

Thank Kittiwake L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard about taking the ferry to Cape May but had no idea how awesome just the ferry ride was. We are going to take our 4-legged Baby one day soon and just take the trip over and back on the ferry. It is...More

Thank Ksheehy49
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel the Ferry monthly if not more often to visit my son in Rehoboth. On Mother's day I was following the direction of the employee directing me on. He kept pointing for me to go closer to the wall to my right(passenger side) even...More

1  Thank Karen D
jeniepc, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thank you so much for taking time out of your evening tonight to speak with me regarding the situation with your vehicle. We never want to disappoint our customers and when we have failed we want to make sure we do what we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a fun 90 minute ride from Cape May to Lewes. Best to book tickets in advance, especially if you have a car. They have been doing this a long time and that shows in the professional way everything was done, from the initial...More

1  Thank Rhyncus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After years of living locally, we finally took the ferry to LEWES, DE. It was huge, clean, comfortable, and most of all, filled with courteous, helpful crew members. Susan offered to assist us in planning a bike tour once we landed. How unexpected! My recommendation...More

Thank s n
jeniepc, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, I am so happy to hear that you got to be a tourist for the day and enjoy our services. We wanted to make sure we did something nice for the local community and it seems as though it was a great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bartender had a juicer and oranges but wouldn't use it to make my drink even though he was doing it earlier. What kind of customer service is that?More

Thank stk8197
jeniepc, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, I am sorry to hear about your disappointment with our service. It is never our intentions to provide bad service and when we do we want to make sure we do everything we can to ensure this does not happen in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun way to experience the area. We went from Lewes to Cape May. It takes about 90 minutes. The staff is very friendly and the whole is experience is laid back. We brought on a picnic lunch and used their seating area and...More

Thank 800BarbaraH
CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming aboard! A picnic lunch and some drinks from the onboard bar is a great way to relax on your way across the bay. We hope to welcome you aboard again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun ride back and forth. One thing I would comment on is slightly aggressive car loader on NJ side. Otherwise fun.

Thank Rich Z
CapeMayLewesFerry, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for cruising with us, Rich!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time ever on this ferry and it was fun. 14 bikers on this ferry and we all enjoyed our ride. Kids will love it.More

Thank Joe C
jeniepc, Manager at Cape May-Lewes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi Joe, Thank you for taking the ride with us and for writing a great review about your experience. We hope to see you and the kids soon in the near future. Riding through Cape Henlopen State Park in the summer is a blast and...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Liz S
What is the fee?
3 May 2017|
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Response from Rhona B | Property representative |
Fees vary by size of vehicle, number of passengers and time of year. It's best to either call 1-800-643-3779 or check out the Schedules and Fares page on the Ferry's website.
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Chris M
I would like to go kayaking in and around lewes, can i carry on a kayak as a foot passenger?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Rhona B | Property representative |
Yes you can. Similar to bicycle riders, you would buy a foot passenger ticket, line up where the bicyclists do, put your kyack where directed on the car deck, and go upstairs for the ride over. When car drivers are asked to... More
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judielougheed
Can u take a 36 ft motorhome and what is the cost
9 April 2017|
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Response from Rhona B | Property representative |
Yes we definitely can take a 36' motorhome. Height not length is the issue. The spring fare is $60 one way and $116 roundtrip. The summer fare is $65 one way and $126 roundtrip. Details are posted on the web site or call... More
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