About Us


Whale's Tale

Whale’s Tale is a ”Best of Cape May” landmark gift shop- dedicated to delighting customers of all ages with one-stop shopping for unusual, hand selected gifts, jewelry, nature themed toys, and greeting cards. For over 45 years customers have voted us “Best Customer Service”, as knowledgeable staff provides a relaxed and engaging shopping environment. You’ll feel like a local here.



Splash Gallery

Splash, opened in 2010, features a unique array of local art, beach jewelry, American made hand crafts and home decor. Find us on Carpenters Lane in Cape May (adjacent to the Washington Street Mall).


Thank you for supporting our small business and local jobs in our community!

Whale's Tale Inc currently features two retail locations- Whale's Tale and Splash Gallery, located on the Washington Street Mall in Cape May, NJ.

Since 1974 we have been committed to the practice of Responsible Retail.

This means that our profitability goes hand in hand with our commitment to community outreach partnerships, sustainability and the environment.