The best Boardwalk in Ocean County NJ! Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach, NJ features white sandy beaches, games, rides, delicious food, even an Aquarium teaming with Sharks, Penguins, Seals, Monkeys and lots more interesting creatures. It’s everything you expect from a world famous Jersey Shore Boardwalk and more! Whether you are visiting for the day or making it your getaway, every member of your family will find excitement. Featuring free weekly events and year round festivals, it’s never an ordinary day at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk!
A Jersey Shore staple with something for the whole family!
The best aquarium for families in Ocean County NJ! Jenkinson’s Aquarium is located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. The whole family will love our exotic exhibits such as Atlantic sharks, Pacific sharks, coral reefs, penguins, seals and more. The penguins’ new home that allows an eye to eye look so incredible you’ll feel like one of the waddle! Take the kids to the touch tank for a hands on experience with live animals ranging from a sea star to a sting ray. The aquarium is open all year for your convenience, closing only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. If you would like information on the aquarium, educational workshops, our Outreach Program, birthday parties or rentals, please call (732) 899-1212.
Relive your Memories at the restored Jersey Shore! Seaside Heights, NJ is waiting for you this summer! Don’t miss a visit to Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark in the heart of the Jersey Shore. It’s two great parks in one convenient location in the center of town. Casino Pier, on the legendary boardwalk, features many thrilling new rides as well as the classic rides perfect for all ages. Plus the mouthwatering fare at the Pier Grill, food stands and the fun of the boardwalk games and huge arcade. Just across the street, is Breakwater Beach Waterpark. Let the little ones splash away in the safe, soft clean toddler area while the bigger kids take on the thrill slides. Check out the website for outstanding Family Value Packs and Midnight Madness specials!
Ocean County, NJ's finest indoor shooting center! Shore Shot Pistol Range has ten shooting stalls with target stops at 5, 7, 10, 15, and 25 yards. All of our stalls are climate controlled and feature high volume exhaust systems to make your shooting experience more enjoyable with less smoke and excellent visibility. We are open to the public and do offer a large selection of rental firearms, see our rental requirements. We allow all pistol calibers (.22LR thru .500 S&W Magnum) but ask that you give us a call if you have questions regarding restrictions. We have currently restricted the firing of a few high powered rifles on the range due to the numerous safety issues it presents for our guests, members, staff and customers. Remember, we want our facility to be safe for all.
With our NRA Certified Range Masters and Instructors, Shore Shot Pistol Range is one the safest ranges in the state. We were named by the GSSF, Glock Sport Shooting Foundation, as the indoor range of the year! For the novice or for the experienced, Shore Shot offers a wide array of classes ranging from basic handling and safety to tactical shooting and advanced firearms maintenance.
We also have a fully stocked retail store to supply our customers with all of their firearms and shooting needs. We carry all manufacturers of firearms, ammunition, accessories and can special order virtually any product available to the public.
Serving Ocean County New Jersey shooters for over 20 years!
LBI Parasail 24 W 6th Street, Barnegat Light, NJ 609-361-6100
Best parasailing in Ocean County NJ Come fly high above New Jersey’s most beautiful shoreline and have the time of your life. Since 1997, LBI Parasail has been Long Beach Island’s premier parasail operation. Located at Lighthouse Marina in Barnegat Light, we offer the best parasailing experience in Ocean County NJ. Our boat is United States Coast Guard certified with annual safety inspections and it is the only USCG Certified parasail boat in LBI.
We continually invest in new equipment to ensure the comfort and safety of our customers. Our licensed USCG captain has 13 years of experience and over 40,000 flights. We utilize the newest & best equipment available and our crew adheres to the strictest parasail safety regulations in the industry, so you can rest assured that you will receive the safest and most enjoyable parasail experience ever. Oh, and by the way..........We have a 100% Safety Record! So, get off the beach and Come fly with the best!
Best pottery studio in Ocean County Git' Fired Up! is Ocean County's #1 paint your own pottery, mosaic and glass fusing studio. Their studio has over 600 ceramic pieces and 100 colors to choose from. They also offer mosaic, glass fusing and pottery wheel classes for all levels. Walk-ins are welcome during regular business hours. Painting your ceramic piece takes just four simple steps! Choose your piece then use stamps, stencils or sponges to bring that piece to life, after you're done leave the piece behind to be glazed and fired. Depending on the size you can pick it up in 7 - 10 business days.
Horseback riding in Ocean County Handy Acres Farm, located in Jackson NJ, has amenities for all horseback riders in Ocean County! They offer boarding, riding lessons, pony parties, wagon rides and trail rides for all levels of riders. Handy Acres Farm's horseback riding lessons program is designed to promote fun and safety for both the rider and the horse. Their lesson horses and ponies range in size and abilitiy to accomodate a wide variety of riders. Whether you're looking to go on a relaxing trail ride or learn how to jump, they have the horse and cirriculum for you. If you have a young horse enthusiast Hand Acres Farm now offers pony rides any day of the week by appointment only!
Great outdoor activity in Ocean County! Known as "The Disneyland of Paintball" Top Gun Paintball is the perfect place to drop by for a pick-up game of paintball. Top Gun was the first paintball park in the northeast. It is open year round and encompasses a whopping 130 acres! Paintball is the perfect activity for families with children ten and older because it is great exercise. Walk ins are welcome on Saturday and Sunday, or you can simply reserve playing time online.
For one price, you get unlimited playing time from 9 am to 4 pm. Top Gun Paintball is open Wednesdays through Sundays. In addition to walk in open play, Top Gun Paintball hosts special events and fundraisers. They are also a great venue for unique and fun birthday parties.
One of the Best Places to Play Paintball in Ocean County NJ!
The Only Insect Museum in Ocean County NJ! Insectropolis is a fun and unique insect learning center that dazzles visitors of all ages. There is plenty to see and do here! Our creative displays entertain guests as they learn about these fascinating creatures. View thousands of beautiful and bizarre exotic insects from all over the world. Play bug games on our touch-screen computers. Pretend you are a termite as you crawl through our mud tube. Watch ants forage for food and build tunnels in our live ant nest. Safely get up close to our observation hive and see our busy bees. Or spy on our many other live insects.
Of course, your visit is not complete unless you touch a bug! Touch a live tarantula, scorpion, millipede, and a hissing cockroach before you leave. Whether you are a bug enthusiast or just a curious visitor, Insectropolis has over a dozen exhibit areas that are sure to educate and entertain.
Exciting attraction for everyone in your family! Blackbeard's Cave has something for everyone. Enjoy our featured attraction Battle Tank Tags. Tanks move across the battlefield where players can ride as gunners or drivers, or test their aim from one of the cannons mounted on the outer wall. There's something for everyone from kiddie rides to bumper boats, go-carts, miniature golf with caves and waterfalls, a golf driving range, paintball for ages 9 and up, a 30 ft. rock wall, batting cages and much more. A fun filled day with great savings, free parking and free admission. Blackbeard's Cave also offers a variety of birthday party packages at unbeatable prices!
One of the best places for a day trip in Ocean County NJ!
River Queen Bogan's Basin, 800 Ashley Ave., Brielle, NJ 732-528-6620
Ocean County, NJ Charter Cruises for any type of event! You and your guests will experience a beautiful day cruise or dance beneath the stars, enjoying exceptional cuisine and superb service as you cruise along the picturesque shorelines of the Manasquan & Metedeconk Rivers and the Barnegat Bay. Enjoy beautiful scenery and spectacular sunsets while cruising in calm inland waters. Both decks are climate controlled for your comfort.
We believe each event is unique, with our clients having a distinct vision for their party and specific planning needs. Tony, Marlene and Sharon have been working aboard the vessels since their construction over 24 years ago and their goal is simple: Treat our clients as if their affair is our only affair.... and it is! The boat is exclusively yours, allowing us to pay full attention to your needs. Together we are able to plan, design and produce a truly one of a kind event.
Offering packages designed for groups of 35 to 140 passengers. The River Queen is are sure to have something to fit your birthday, anniversary or other special event!
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum: A Great Family Destination! Tuckerton Seaport, a working maritime village, is located along the Tuckerton Creek in Ocean County just 3 miles from parkway exit 58. This one-of-a-kind attraction, in the heart of historic Tuckerton, brings the Jersey Shore’s maritime traditions of the past and present to life through people, exhibits, and hands-on activities. Discover the Jersey Shore’s unique maritime heritage and the interaction between culture and nature on the Barnegat Bay.
Experience the rich traditions of the Jersey Shore and its Baymen through the Seaport’s recreated and historic buildings, demonstrations, exhibits, events, festivals, live aquatic displays, and animals. Decoy carvers, boat builders, basket makers, and baymen entertain, educate and delight visitors of all ages. Stroll the 3/4 mile boardwalk and experience life on the Tuckerton “Crik.” Identify birds and plants on our 1/4 mile nature trail. In 2009, the Seaport was named one of the “Top Tri-State Regional Attractions” by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Perfect summer day trip for the entire family! Thundering Surf Waterpark features eight giant waterslides, an interactive multi-level water play structure and a dedicated area for toddlers called “Cowabunga Beach.” The park also features a Lazy Crazy River featuring interactive water play activities both in and out of the river, including our “Mega Water Blasters” and our “Giant Tipping Bucket” as well as our most recent attraction, the “Flow House” featuring the Flow Rider Double. Relax on our sundeck, enjoy special services in our Cabanas and stop by our Cowabunga Beach Grill for a bite to eat. Visit our snack bar and ice cream parlor and choose from a variety of snacks and treats!
Thundering Surf Adventure Golf invites you to test your skills on one of our two custom designed 18 hole courses with undulating greens and natural obstacles to challenge all ages! Choose to play through our caves hidden under the rushing water of the waterfalls or cross over a lush canyon on our suspended swinging bridge as you continue your extraordinary adventure. Voted “Best golf course in New Jersey” by the Asbury Park Press, Atlantic City Press and New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
The first Flowhouse on the Jersey Shore with a Flowrider® Double!
River Lady Toms River & Barnegat Bay, NJ 732-349-8664 or 888-393-7107
Lunch & Dinner Cruises sailing from May through Mid-October The River Lady, a 130 passenger, 85′ reproduction of a paddle wheel riverboat. River Lady splendidly captures the ambiance of a 19th century Mississippi Paddleboat. The interior design of the lower deck is of the Victorian style. The deck is completely enclosed and is climate controlled for year-round comfort. The upper deck offers awesome views and is the perfect atmosphere for outdoor waterside dining. This deck is covered and can be enclosed with translucent weather panels should the need arise.
Join us Tuesday through Saturday for a delightful lunch or dinner cruise with a choice of entrée such as Chicken Franchaise, Chicken Marsala, Salmon & Penne Vodka, plus a children’s menu.
River Lady cruises the calm inland waters of the Toms River and Barnegat Bay of New Jersey. The riverbanks are surrounded by enchanting hills and beautifully manicured lawns and gardens. The homes along the river are uniquely designed, many dating back to the turn of the century.