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Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille has the inside scoop for whale watching in Cape May.

Recently, Cape May was highlighted on Conde Nast Travelers’ list of best places to watch for whales in the US! How exciting?!

Whale watching in Cape May is fun for people of all ages, lone travelers, couples, families, and large groups. Plus, it’s an excellent way to spend time outdoors, especially after months of staying in due to COVID. While the kibosh is on international travel, domestic whale watching excursions are an excellent alternative. Remember, many of the world’s most fascinating mammals reside under the sea!

For whale watching in Cape May, join:

  • Cape May Whale Watcher
  • Cape Sea Excursions
  • Spirit of Cape May
  • Thundercat Dolphin Watch Speedboat

More and more, whales are spending time off the coast of southern New Jersey. While Cape May is currently in a quiet period for whale spotting, things are expected to pick up again in just a few weeks. Moreover, early spring is just the beginning. See whales as they come and go to feed all summer long. Spotted most often are immature (sub-adults) or adults not on a migratory pattern. Humpback, Finback, and Minke are most common.

Here’s what Conde Nast Traveler says about whale watching in Cape May:

“A true paradise for animal enthusiasts, this tiny peninsula at the southern tip of New Jersey offers some of the best birdwatching in the country—and, from March to December, fantastic whale watching. Hop on the Cape May Whale Watcher for the “Cetacean Spectacular,” a three-hour voyage into the Delaware Bay. Marine mammal sightings are guaranteed, or your next trip is free. Humpbacks, fin whales, and bottlenose dolphins are a common sight, though this is also a great place to spot native shorebirds, ospreys, and even bald eagles.”

Harry’s is just steps away from the whale watching in action in Cape May. Our oceanfront location offers quick and easy dining so you can fuel up and enjoy your day watching marine life.

Whether you’re into whale watching or beaching going, there’s always something fun to do in Cape May. Looking for more? Check out Cape May MAC for a full list of insider tips, events and activities. Remember, Harry’s offers live music every evening, plus daily specials, signature cocktails, and more.

Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille is a top Cape May restaurant with ocean views, Family-owned and operated, Harry’s offers delicious apps, entrees, and cocktails morning, noon, and night. Open May through October.