Our Policy


Free Marina Parking is limited to specific spaces. Please do not assume parking at the Miss Chris Marina is parking for your specific trip. Please be specific when asking where to park. State you are going either 4 Hour Fishing or 8 Hour Fishing aboard the Miss Chris or Lady Chris or if you are there for a Private Charter, please state you are there for a Private Charter and state the name of the Private Charter. Please request that one of the following people verify your parking spot: Bob, Capt Mike, Capt Jeff, Jim, Judy or Gavin. If Bob is grumpy, ask Mike or JIm.

On Street Free parking is available and encouraged.


We have Fishing Rods and Reels available for rent aboard the boat. Rods are newer Gull Reels Rods and Reels are either Penn Long Beach or Jigmaster or Senator or Shimano TLD Reels. The line on our reels is Ande or Suffix Monofilament. We do our best to keep our tackle in top condition and we would appreciate you doing the same. The total Rental Rod Package would cost $100 to buy at any tackle shop. Lost or stolen rods will require a $100 replacement fee. Please do everything in your power to keep the fishing rod and reel in the boat and proper working order. Failure to treat our tackle with respect will result in loss of the rental rod without refund.


BOTH TICKETS PURCHASED AND RESERVATIONS made for Cape May Cruises, Miss Chris Boats and the Lady Chris Fishing Boat are held til 30 minutes prior to departure. After the 30 minute threshold, pre-purchased tickets may be automatically rescheduled for a future trip if capacity is reached. Reservations are forfeited. In the busy summer months one should consider that there will be traffic on the roadways and this will slow or impede your path to the Marina.


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All sales are final. All tickets are non-transferable. In the event of a trip cancellation, issued by the captain of the vessel, a refund is possible within 30 days of the canceled trip. After the 30 day period, a canceled trip ticket is only valid for a future trip. The ticket holder can opt in the event of a canceled trip to transfer the ticket to another trip, subject to availability.


All tickets and vouchers must be redeemed for boarding passes prior to boarding any vessel. Free Marina Parking is limited. Please be specific with the name of the vessel, Miss Chris, with 4 Hour Fishing or 8 Hour Fishing when parking. Please do not assume parking spaces are valid for your intened trip. Ask Bob in the Tackle Shop, or Jim, or Capt Mike or Capt Jeff where to park. On street free parking is available and encouraged.


Trips sail rain or shine. The vessel can safely and comfortably accommodate passengers in a dry, climate controlled cabin. In the event of inclement weather, the trip will still sail and no refunds will be provided. See our refund policy. In the event a trip is cancelled due to weather, a rain check may be offered or your trip rescheduled.


All trips and prices subject to change. Fireworks are not the property of Cape May Whale Watcher., Spirit of Cape May, Miss Chris Boats or any other boat at the Miss Chris Marina. Cape May Whale Watcher or Miss Chris or Spriit of Cape May is providing a cruise. The quality of fireworks or the number of fireworks, timing of fireworks, or ability to have fireworks based on weather is at the discretion of Lower Township or Cape May City, not Cape May Whale Watcher. Sea Conditions and Weather are also beyond the control of Cape May Whale Watcher and Spirit of Cape May and Miss Chris Boats.


If you are redeeming a voucher for tickets, you must present your voucher at the red ticket booth. Note, Some Vouchers are Valid for Online Remption if Purchased after November 1, 2016. In this case your Voucher carries a monetary value on capemayfisherman.com. You may redeem through online booking. Your voucher must be exchanged for a boarding pass prior to boarding You may not board the vessel without a boarding pass. Everyone in your party must possess a voucher, no matter what the age. The discounts on this website, our Cape May Fisherman Miss Chris printed material, and available through social media are not applicable with voucher deals. No person rides for free with voucher redemption. Vouchers are subject to restricted times of departure, restricted dates, and restricted capacity. You must call a minimum of one week in advance of your trip date and schedule your reservation. While making your reservation, you must state you possess a voucher and intend to utilize for this reservation. Failure to state your intention to utilize your voucher will result in your voucher being ineligible for redemption at the time of your reservation. Vouchers are not valid until 24 hours after purchase. Tickets may always be purchased online or in person with the use of a voucher to ensure a place aboard the boat. Please arrive one hour prior to departure. Please be specific when parking. Free Marina Parking is limited. Free on street parking is permitted.


All trips and prices are subject to change. Shoulder season trips are subject to a minimum number of 12 passengers.


You are responsible for yourself, your actions, and abilities. If you are a parent or a guardian you are responsible for the actions of your children or those you give care to. The Crew of the vessel are not babysitters, child watchers, etc. The crew of the vessel does not take the place of a parent. While aboard the vessel you should always remain near your children. You should listen to the announcements made by the captain of the boat. The Captain and Crew are there to advice you in safe practices aboard a boat, such as "Hold On, Sit Down, No Jumping, No Climbing." The beginning of every trip includes announcements pertaining to Life Saving Equipment aboard the vessel as required by the United States Coast Guard, as well as the location of this equipment. Also mentioned at the beginning of every trip is that : "Parents and Guardians, your children are your responsibility. All children must be accompanied by an Adult. Also Rules for everyone on board, Adults and Children Alike: No Running, No Jumping, No Climbing. You should have both feet on the floor while standing. If asked to have a seat, take a seat. It is not optional." The ocean can be a dangerous place. The ocean is in motion which puts the boat in motion which puts you in motion. Common sense is required of all passengers. We want to have fun, but Safety will always come first.


Well behaved, leashed dogs are allowed aboard the vessel outside the cabin.

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