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Atlantic City: Dolphin Watching Ocean Cruise Adventure

1. Atlantic City: Dolphin Watching Ocean Cruise Adventure

Join this Atlantic City dolphin watching ocean cruise with informative commentary by an onboard marine naturalist guide. Keep your eyes peeled for frolicking dolphins as you head from new Jersey's shore into the open ocean. Get out on the water and enjoy an exciting adventure at sea as you look for dolphins and spot other native wildlife along the Atlantic City Coastline. Cruise through areas that serve as a sanctuary for many species of marine life. This cruise has been featured by mainstream media outlets such as The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Atlantic City Press, and New Jersey Outdoors as their most celebrated adventure, experienced by oceanographers and mammal lovers from coast to coast. You'll never know how many dolphins there are, or how many you'll see — that's part of the adventure. All you can do is fill your tank with energy and bring your camera.

Atlantic City: Absecon Lighthouse Admission Ticket

2. Atlantic City: Absecon Lighthouse Admission Ticket

Climb the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey for stunning views of Atlantic city with this admission ticket to the Absecon Lighthouse. Explore a replica of the lightkeeper's dwelling and enjoy the educational exhibits at the onsite museum.  Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day at the Absecon Lighthouse. Walk up the steps to an elevation of 171 feet to admire the craftsmanship of the light which is an original Fresnel Lens that was first lit to safely guide ships in 1857. Capture pictures of the Atlantic City skyline from the country’s third-tallest lighthouse. The lighthouse's recent multi-million dollar restoration also includes a detailed replica of the Lightkeeper's dwelling and a family-friendly educational museum with gift shop for souvenirs. 

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It was really a wonderful experience! Dan was really interesting & informative about the History of the Lighthouse & how the lens worked. My Grandkids loved it! We will be back.

It was a great experience. Great for grandkids and adults! Kids were very interested in volunteer Dan’s history lesson of the Absecon Lighthouse aka Abby.

Must do ! 3rd tallest in the world ! We had a very good experience and the older man was so kind and informative !

Very friendly staff. When you reach the top you get a nice history lesson! Really enjoyed the experience!

This is an amazing experience, and the view from the top is beautiful. Highly recommended