Whether you are looking for kid-friendly, romantic, sightseeing or even fishing boat tours, New Jersey has them all! Check out our complete guide to touring the waters around NJ and get yourself on a boat today!
Discover Cape May Wildlife up-close! Join Captain Bob and naturalists aboard the Osprey on a smooth voyage into Cape May's natural wetlands. Cape May is world famous for its variety and abundance of bird and marine life. Your interactive boat tour from the Cape Island Creek Nature Preserve through historic Cape May Harbor and into the Coastal Salt Marsh is a great opportunity for wildlife viewing at its finest. Make sure to bring your camera!
You may see young Osprey in nests, majestic Egrets and Herons and even Bald Eagles on Wetlands Wildlife Safari's two hour boat tour through Cape May NJ. You can get an up close look at starfish, eels, sharks and much more in their touch tank. There are plenty of loaner binoculars available. Tickets and information are available at birdingbyboat.com.
For a different, more up-close-and-personal view of the back bays they also offer kayak rentals and tours along with stand-up paddleboards at capemaykayaks.com.
Dolphin watch on this NJ boat tour! Thunder Cat Dolphin Watch offers some of the best boat touring adventures in Wildwood Crest, NJ. On their dolphin watch adventure you and your family will feel your adrenaline pumping. Dolphin watching seems leisurely and fun, and it is, but Thunder Cat adds an extra level of thrill by allowing you to tour NJ on a speed boat! This type of boat tour allows you to get up close and personal with the dolphins, see them in their natural habitat and, in addition, view NJ's landscape from the water.
This one of a kind boat tour in Southern NJ has a 98% success in dolphin sightings and takes you through some of the best locations in the area. Only a few hundred miles from the Cape May inlet, you will not only have a good chance of seeing dolphins, but you will also likely see a whale or two! An exciting boat tour for the whole family!
Take a pontoon or canoe tour in NJ! The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission offers visitors both pontoon and canoe tours along the Hackensack River. These tours allow you to explore the water, take in the beautiful scenery and learn about the history of the Meadowlands.
The pontoon tours allow you to leisurely explore the Hackensack River. You and your friends will be able to take a 2 hour long boat tour narrated by a nature expert who will teach you a little bit of everything.
The canoe tours of Mill Creek Point Park and Hudson County Park are more adventurous and give you a chance to explore the complex ecosystem in NJ.
All boat tours offered through the NJ Meadowlands require pre-registration and donations are requested, but not required.
Dolphin watching boat tour in NJ Ocean City "Stormin" Speed Boat Ride and Dolphin Watch is one of New Jersey's most popular boat tour attractions. As you mount your speed boat and zoom around the water, you will be advised to watch for dolphins. This boat tour that is offered in Southern NJ is great for the whole family. Parents will have a blast on board the speed boat, seeing how it operates and what it is like to be moving at top speeds on the water while the children will be ecstatic when they see a dolphin.
The "Stormin" Speed Boat ride is not only fun for the whole family, but it is also safe. While you will be moving at top speeds and watching for the beautiful dolphins in the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard and licensed crew are well trained and guaranteed to provide a safe ride for all.
Whale watching boat tours in NJ Cape May Whale Watcher is a NJ based company that looks to give everyone the opportunity to see not only whales, but also dolphins in their natural habitat. During their whale and dolphin boat tour, you and your family will sail the ocean for 3 full hours, take in the wonderful NJ landscape and of course see how many whales and dolphins you can spot!
This Southern NJ boat tour is a great activity to do with the whole family. Captain Jeff is a sailing expert and he and his crew make it a point to engage and involve even their youngest passengers.
Everyone will be excited when they see their first whale and/or dolphin up close! In addition, the history buff of the family will be enthralled by all of the historic sites they will pass on one of these boat tours of NJ.