posted on June 19, 2013 08:43
Lions, Tigers and Bears…Oh My!
Cape May – Lewes Ferry Offers Cape May County Park and Zoo Package
Cape May, NJ- Are you looking to take a ride on the wild side? Join the fun on the Cape May – Lewes Ferry for a trip to the Cape May County Park and Zoo. This world class zoo features more than 250 animals – from lions and leopards to panthers and pandas, there are so many animals to see! Starting June 20, foot passengers can purchase the Ferry’s zoo package every Tuesday and Thursday through August 22. This adventure is perfect for the whole family to enjoy a day in Cape May while going crazy over critters.
“With its leisurely atmosphere and extensive natural environment, the Cape May County Park and Zoo is a one-of-a-kind zoo experience,” said Charisse Rudolph, customer service manager for the Cape May – Lewes Ferry. “It’s an awesome family adventure and it’s only a beautiful boat ride away!” Last year, Trip Advisor rated the Cape May County Park & Zoo the third best zoo in the country.
In addition to the many animals at the Zoo, the Park also has its very own Central Park Playground; kids of all ages can enjoy the large play area with swings, monkey bars, and obstacle courses. After a day exploring everything the Zoo has to offer, take a ride on the jungle themed carousel or the safari train!
Along with seeing your favorite furry friends, the package includes round-trip foot passage on the ferry, shuttle transportation, and admission to Cape May Park and Zoo. For Delaware guests, the Ferry departs the Lewes terminal at 11:15 a.m. and leaves Cape May at 6:00 p.m. The cost is $26.00 for ages 14 and older, $18.00 for ages 6 to 13, and FREE for children 5 years old and younger, making this an affordable way for the entire family to become one with nature. Reservations are required.
About the Cape May-Lewes Ferry
The Cape May – Lewes Ferry is owned and operated by the Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962. The Ferry is open year-round and has carried more than forty million passengers since its inception on July 1, 1964. In 2012, the ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape May, New Jersey, and historic Lewes, Delaware, transported approximately 275,000 vehicles and nearly 1 million passengers.
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Zoo's Elevated Walkway