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If you are a fan of the water, consider going boating in New Jersey. Find a complete guide to not only boating, but also canoeing, kayaking, crabbing and various other fun water activities that can be done down the shore during the summer months. The kids will surely have a good time!

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Sightseeing Cruises by Charter only

Festiva Charters 
Hudson River
973-626-1846 or 732-910-1610

Charter a Private Yacht for a NJ sight-seeing cruise!
Looking for a unique location for that special party or event and want it to be remembered for years? Step aboard Festiva, New York's premiere mid-sized motor yacht, and make this year's corporate or private event the most memorable ever! Charter a sight-seeing Cruise today and experience breathtaking views of the spectacular New York City skyline. Dance under the stars on New York's largest floating dance floor. Or simply relax and enjoy the view on the wrap-around deck seating.

Great for any type of Private Event
Festiva is the perfect location for parties of 40-100 people comfortably (certified for 149 passengers). It features two decks, removable top deck canopy, dance floor, experienced DJ, sound and light system, karaoke, two bars, buffet dining, day and night cruises, and friendly staff.
Festiva is the perfect location for parties of 40-100 people comfortably (certified for 149 passengers). Call Festiva at 973-626-1846 or 732-910-1610 to hear about their favorable rates or arrange a tour. Proposals based on estimated guest count, length of cruise, bar package will be emailed immediately along with menu options. Package pricing available.

What: Sightseeing cruise charters and dinner cruise charters for any type of event. Click Here to see available dinner menus. Yacht Charters for any type of event. Many packages to choose from.

Sails from several NJ and NY Marinas. Call Festiva at 973-626-1846 or 732-910-1610 to hear about their favorable rates or arrange a tour.

Sails year round by appointment. Please visit their website for more information.

Charter Cruises for any type of events

River Queen 
Bogan's Basin
800 Ashley Ave., Brielle, NJ

 River Queen charter paddle boat
             Brielle, NJUnique Charters
You and your group of friends 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. You and your quests will enjoy beautiful scenery and spectacular sunsets while cruising the calm inland waters of New Jersey. Both decks are climate controlled for your comfort, but do not take away from the cruising experience.

The River Queen believes that each and every event is unique and all of their clients have 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 all clients as if their affair is the only affair.... and it is! The boat is exclusively yours, allowing their staff to pay full attention to your needs. Together they are able to plan, design and produce a truly one of a kind event.

River Queen offers packages designed for groups of 35 to 140 passengers. They are sure to have something that fits your birthday, anniversary or special event!

What: Sightseeing cruise charters for any type of event.

Where: Sails from Bogan's Basin located at 800 Ashley Ave., Brielle, NJ .

Sails year round for any type of event. By appointment only.

3 different sightseeing opportunities!

The Starlight Fleet
6200 Park Boulevard, Wildwood Crest, NJ

Best sightseeing charters in Wildwood, NJ!
J.J.C. Boats has a variety of vessels and sightseeing trips available for everyone in the family. They have a variety of fishing trips available for first-time anglers, experienced fisherman and accommodations for seniors, school field trips, parties and private charters!

No trip to Cape May is complete without joining The Starlight Fleet aboard for one of their dolphin, whale and bird watching trips. On every whale and dolphin watching trip they guarantee that in the event no marine mammals are sighted, another trip, subject to availability, will be offered.

Lastly, but certainly not least, The Starlight Fleet has a breathtaking Cape May Sunset Buffet Dinner Dolphin Watching Cruise! With great food and an amazing Cape May sunset, they are certain that you will be satisfied. Make sure you book early because this is an event your entire family will not want to miss!

What: Dolphin and whale sightseeing tours in Wildwood, NJ!

Where: 6200 Park Boulevard, Wildwood Crest, NJ

Call or visit the website for departure dates and times

Variety of sightseeing options!

Harvey Cedars Marina 
6318 Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars, NJ
609-494-0111 or 609-494-0666

Harvey Cedars Marina boating in NJEnjoy Barnegat Bay with the wind in your hair either on a Hobie Cat sailboat, Standup Paddleboard or kayak. Harvey Cedar Marina is located on the bay. You can park at their rentals and their friendly staff will get you safely on the water. It is ensured that each season the equipment is new and in pristine condition because Harvey Cedar Marina only wants the best for their guests. Walk-ins are welcomed and advanced reservations are taken. Recommended for lessons.

Never sailed or paddleboarded before? They have US Sailing certified and World Paddle Association (WPA) paddleboard instructors on staff to take you out on the water for a lesson. Their instructors are there to get you enjoying the water in as little time as possible. Each lesson is catered to you, the student, not a curriculum. They want you to be safe and enjoy the water. Lessons are 1 hour and rentals available anywhere from 2 hours to all day, with one hour or more for paddleboard rentals.

Harvey Cedar Marina has a large selection of 2014 Demo Paddleboards and kayaks from Hobie and Bic Sport to choose from to enhance your paddle. Their fleet of Hobie Waves will have you sailing the bay, flying a hull or just enjoying the day at the beach. Want you own equipment? They are an authorized dealer for all the above equipment you can rent.

What: Sailboat, standup paddleboard or kayak rentals!

Where: 6318 Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars, NJ

Open all summer season.

Visit their
website or Like them on Facebook for more information.


Bill's Boat Rentals Ocean County NJ Boat Rental Companies Bill’s Boat Rentals 
1200 Route 35, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Starting at $92! Cash only. A day's rental price includes a possible 9 hours if one arrives at opening time. You are the captain and will receive full instruction and support during your trip. It is recommended you bring sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen (don't get any on the bait!) and refreshments.

Bill’s rents many other items you may need such as poles, nets, traps and fishing poles at a very low cost for boat renters. Don't worry about buying equipment, just come down and get in the boat. The experienced staff members will advise you of the best places and strategies for a successful day. A $20 damage deposit is returned at the end of the day. Boat drivers must be 18 and possess a driver’s license (any state). Bill’s sells bait, ice and tackle for your convenience. Other amenities to enjoy during your day on the water include free parking, a free beach with a lifeguard on duty and public restrooms. They recommend that you visit this site before getting your lines wet. Bill's is open 7am - 4pm, 7 days a week during the season.

New Jersey Sailing School & Charter Sailing Charters in NJ New Jersey Sailing School & Charter 
Pier 281 Marina, 281 Princeton Ave, Brick, NJ 08724 732-295-3450
Since 1978 the New Jersey Sailing School and Charter has been a premier sailing school and boat rental venue. Captain Stephen and his top-level instructors and staff are always there to help in any way possible and will teach you anything you need to know. Before you enjoy time on the water, sign up for one of their many programs and classes to increase your sailing opportunities with some advanced training.

If all you need is a boat, they can help with that too! They have sailboat rentals available in many different packages, like half days to a whole unlimited season package. Give their office a call with your sailing needs today!

They Also Offer Instruction Classes!

Barnegat Bay Sailing School and Sailboat Charters Boating in NJBarnegat Bay Sailing School and Sailboat Charters 
100 Harbor Inn Road, Bayville, NJ

Welcome Aboard! Barnegat Bay Sailing School and Sailboat Charters is a small, highly personalized sailing center located in Bayville, New Jersey. Their constant sea breezes and calm bay waters make them the ideal setting for enjoying a relaxing sailboat charter in New Jersey and one of the best sailing schools if you are new to the water but eager to learn how to sail so you can take a boat out on your own one day.

In addition to classes, they also offer sailboat charters that let you experience the beauty of Barnegat Bay. You can lend a hand, take the helm or just relax and enjoy a carefree sailboat cruise in NJ, aboard the sailing sloop Margarita. If you are vacationing on Long Beach Island or visiting the Jersey Shore, a personalized cruise is a perfect way to spend an afternoon with family and friends.

Barnegat Bay Sailing School and Sailboat Charter is an ASA sailing facility offering introductory and advanced sailing courses in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Their sailing lessons are designed specifically to make sailing accessible to everyone. At BBSS you will learn to sail with confidence!

Join Capt. Mike and First Mate Audrey for your unique NJ sailing adventure.

Sail NYC sailing charters in NJSail NYC 
Liberty Landing Marina and Newport Marina, Jersey City, NJ

Charter a boat for a fun day in the New York Harbor. Sail NYC offers private sailboat and speedboat charters and rentals for an active sail in the spectacular New York Harbor. You can participate as crew and hoist the sails yourself, or take the helm (drive) as you sail past the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan Skyline. Their Skippered boat charter includes a USCG Licensed Captain on board who will instruct you on the proper operation and safety so you and your crew will experience the thrill of sailing in the most exciting place on earth! 

Docking and boarding by appointment:
• Pier 25, Downtown Manhattan, NY
• Liberty Landing Marina, Jersey City, NJ
• Newport Marina, Jersey City, NJ

The Ultimate 3 Hour vacation!

Summer Breeze Sailing Charters Best Places to Charter a Sailboat in Southern NJ Summer Breeze Sailing Charters
571 N. NJ Ave., Atlantic City 609-652-8743
Summer Breeze Sailing Charters, located in Atlantic City, NJ, offers charters and lessons to eager beach goers who want to navigate the water themselves. Their private charter packages, available for up to six passengers, are flexible and can meet your schedule. They offer half, full day and even sunset or evening cruises that will take you on a peaceful ride through the Southern NJ Shore area.

Nelson Sailing Center

Toms River and Barnegat Bay 732-270-0022
Welcome to NJ's largest rental sailing fleet. Rent sailboats by the day. or by the season!
Large Fleets are available for rental and sailing instruction. Also, captained cruises and sailboat rides located on the New Jersey Shore on Toms River and Barnegat Bay.

Captain Dave's Charters
Beach Haven, NJ 609-577-2797
Located in Beach Haven, NJ, Captain Dave’s Beach Charters offers those in Ocean County the chance to go out on the water, fish and enjoy the Jersey Shore. Captain Dave allows people to charter boats either privately or during an open-boat rental. Open-boat rentals allow those people who enjoy fishing to go out on the water with other fisherman, without having to rent a boat as a single person.

South Shore Marina
1880 Greenwood Lake Turnpike Hewitt NJ 973-728-1681
Rent a 22' sailboat or a 24' pontoon on Greenwood Lake in Hewitt, NJ. These two rentals can provide hours of fun and entertainment to those vacationing on the Jersey Shore.



East Coast Jet Boat Adventures Places to rent a Jet Boat in NJEast Coast Jet Boat Adventures
Utsch's Marina - 1121 Route 109, Cape May, NJ
USCG Certified and Inspected East Coast Jet Boat Adventures is the newest adventure activity in South Jersey. It is a 45-55 minute jet boat ride on the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and Cape May Harbor, including spins, tricks and a high speed adrenalin adventure you’ll never forget!

Experience the beautiful historic beaches and tranquil back bays with them aboard the fastest, and only, true New Zealand style jet boat currently on the East Coast that can operate in the open ocean.  Powered by twin supercharged diesel 600hp engines, East Coast Jet Boat Adventures' jet boats have incredible acceleration, speed and maneuverability.

East Coast Jet Boat Adventures brings the famous New Zealand jet boat experience to the Jersey Shore.  Departing every 90 mins. from Utsch’s Marina in Cape May along with East Coast Parasail and East Coast Jet Ski rentals.  Each trip promises a unique adventure with excitement to raise your pulse! 

Something REALLY cool is coming soon to EAST COAST PARASAIL – A completely new addition to the family and, honestly, North America: East Coast Jet Boat Adventures!


Stormin Shore Water Sports, LLC jet boat tours in southern nj“Stormin'” Shore Water Sports, LLC
3rd & Bay Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226
Stormin' Speed Boat is the best way to tour the shores of Ocean City, NJ. Whether it is your first time to the town or you come to the beach every weekend, you haven't experienced Ocean City until you've taken a ride on the town's only speed boat tour! Although the boat travels in speeds over 50mph, riders are surprised by the smooth lines and the way the boat glides over the waves. Speed Boat tours take place every day from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Take a daily cruise with other locals and tourists, or book a private jet boat adventure! Visit their website for a tour schedule and for more information.



Route 72 Waverunner & Kayak
2380 E. Bay Ave., Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Route 72 Waverunner & Kayak provides kayak trips that are customized to your family or group. Whether you're looking for a relaxing afternoon on the Barnegat Bay, or a more adventurous trip that may include getting wet and cooled down from the days heat, they can assist you with the best routes and locations. Their extensive experience and expertise in kayaking the local waterways will provide you with a wonderful experience and a great time! They also only provide high quality equipment and attention to detail and carry kayaks of varying styles such as single, double and triple seat, in addition to ocean kayaks.

$5 off any rental when you mention (Excluding Holidays)

Lakeview Docks kayak rentals NJLakeview Docks
7118 Park Boulevard, Wildwood Crest, NJ
Lakeview Docks has been established for more than a half a century and offers so many different activities that will keep you active and entertained during the summer months. Lakeview Docks is a place where the whole family can enjoy a fantastic day out on the water, soak up the sun and, most importantly, have fun!

Enjoy fishing or crabbing off of their pier, rent one of their fishing/crabbing boats that hold up to 4 people or one of their boats like the Carolina & Sundance Skiffs. They also have wave runners, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and swan paddle boats for 2 & 4 people. The kayaks can accommodate from 1 to 3 people and are rented by the hour.

While they are a business based on fun, safety is just as important. Before you take to the water their staff will show you a safety video. They ensure you will be served by extremely well-trained personnel who give you hands-on instructions, without cutting into your time on the water.

Delaware River Tubing
778 Frenchtown Rd., Milford, NJ 08848

Kayak and Canoe on the Delaware!
Delaware River Tubing now offers
Kayaking and Canoeing on the Delaware, along with a new river supply store for all the must have essentials. Delaware River Tubing offers special group rates to camps, scouts, churches, and corporate outings for groups with 18 or more participants. Fundraisers and birthday parties available (One great memory, but a gift for all). Get Directions to Delaware River Tubing.

Enjoy a scenic 2 to 4 hour tubing, rafting, kayaking or canoeing trip on the Delaware River! Each rental includes an exclusive FREE BBQ meal at "The Famous River Hot Dog Man," halfway on your river adventure next to a private island with picnic tables in the water! Their 4 hour river adventure (including lunch) - starts at an unbelievable $19.62 per person on weekdays!! A great way to spend the day with the kids or relax with a loved one. This is the most reasonably priced one day adventure that can be found in all of New Jersey. Visit their website for more information and reservation information or call them directly at 908-996-5386.

The best place to go kayaking, or canoeing in all of New Jersey!

Kayak East Boating Charters in NJKayak East
Columbia, NJ
1-866-kayak east (1-866-529-2532)
Come and tour the beautiful lakes and creeks of NJ and beyond with Kayak East! They will bring you to the most magical scenes in NJ, like the Graveyard of Ships in Middlesex County! There you will witness the beauty of old resting ships from an era past. Or you can kayak through the beautiful scenery bordering the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Somerset County. Check out their HUGE array of tours on their website!

If your brand new to kayaking and need some lessons before committing to a tour, then check out their classes! Their patient and enthusiastic teachers will teach you everything you need to know or refresh and improve your already mastered skills. Check out their classes here or give them a call today!

Kayak East also offers three and seven-day kayak rentals in the Poconos. This allows you take the kayak with you, giving you the flexibility to decide when, where and for how long you want to spend on the water. Rentals are by reservation only and include a paddle, life jacket and foam tie down blocks. Book yours today and get ready for a great time on the water.

Check Out Kayak East's Other Outdoor Adventures on Their Website Today!

Twin Rivers Tubing canoe and kayak rentals NJTwin Rivers Tubing
4 Union Square, Phillipsburg, NJ
Start and endyour trip on Twin River Tubing’s riverfront location, a breathtaking setting located in Phillipsburg, New Jersey overlooking the city of Easton, Pennsylvania. This is where the Lehigh River and Delaware River merge. You and your loved ones will be energized for the fun 2-3 hour water journey ahead of you!

Twin River Tubing’s facilities and offerings of tubing, canoeing and kayaking are BEST IN CLASS with regular and backrest tubes with cup holders and tube tethers for complete connected fun! Facilities include outdoor showers, indoor changing rooms and rest rooms. Twin River Tubing’s ratings speak to their ability to go above and beyond in customer service! They accommodate the single tuber to the largest corporate outing, camp groups, church groups, bachelor/bachelorette parties, fundraisers and, of course, simple family fun! After your water adventure, you can relax, eat and drink on the outdoor deck/patio bar overlooking the river!

Riverfront Location - Best in Class Facilities - Restaurant & Bar On-Site

Greenwood Lake Paddleboard rent a kayak in Northern NJGreenwood Lake Paddleboards
Monksville Reservoir, South Launch, Ringwood, NJ 07456
Greenwood Lake Paddleboards rent, sell and repair Paddleboards and single and tandem Kayaks. They are located in Long Pond Ironworks state park, at the South boat launch of Monksville Reservoir. This is probably one of the most popular places to kayak in Northern NJ due to the tranquility of the water and the beauty of the park. They rent hourly, for half or full days. Rentals come with basic verbal instruction. Private and group lessons are also available.

Greenwood Lake Paddleboards also deliver to private residences, local lakes and waterways. Delivery services are great for parties, family gatherings, or a day at your favorite lake without the hassle of figuring out how to transport the boards or kayaks. Some customers come and load the boards or kayaks right onto their car to use anywhere, they rent for hours or days. They deliver to West Milford, Greenwood Lake and the surrounding area. Call for pricing. They also have a weekly schedule of yoga classes and group lessons, taught by a certified instructor.

Paddleboards and kayaks; rentals, sales, service & delivery

Miss Chris Kayak southern NJ kayak rentalsMiss Chris Kayak
1212 Wilson Drive, Cape May, NJ 08204
Paddle on the calm and quiet waters of Cape Island Creek with Miss Chris Kayak Rentals and Tours. Miss Chris Kayak has over 10 different styles of kayaks available to rent including single and double, hi-back, sit-on-top and much more as well as daily kayak tours and paddle board rentals. Rent by the hour, day or week! Price includes everything you need for a fun and safe adventure. During the summer rentals are available from 6:30am - 7pm and from 6:30am - 5pm during the spring and fall.

Guided kayak tours begin at 10am every day. Tours of the Salt Marsh take between 1 1/2 to 2 hours every day from May until October. The tour allows you to see birds and marine life up close, as well as the historic Cape May Harbor.

Kayak tours of beautiful Cape May

Mick's Pine Barrens Canoe and Kayak Rental
3107 Route 563, Chatsworth, NJ 609-726-1380 (Toll free 800-281-1380)
Located in Beautiful Chatsworth, NJ, Mick's is now the largest canoe rental in the Wharton State Forest with over 600 canoes and kayaks available. Come enjoy a fantastic adventure at Pine Barrens or canoe through Wharton State Forest in the New Jersey Pinelands.

First Bridge Marina and Kayaks
500 Great Bay Blvd., Tuckerton, NJ 1-800-50kayak
Go fishing, crabbing then kayaking all in one great day.
Two hours to two-day trips, you can use your kayak or rent one. Be prepared for some of the most spectacular scenery and wildlife in Southern New Jersey. Visit their website, which is devoted to kayak adventures in NJ, by clicking on the link above. First Bridge Marina & Kayaks also offers boat slips, boat rentals, fishing and crabbing, bait & tackle and a well-stocked boat store.

Bay Cats
On the Bay at 316 Bay Ave., Ocean City NJ 609-391-7960
Kayak Rentals and sailing lessons on the Ocean. Explore and discover with guided nature tours. Find it all at their terrific website by clicking on the link above.

Indian Head Canoes
Barryville, NY and Matamoras, PA, 1-800-874-2628
Canoe on The Delaware River. Kick back for a gentle calm water float or go all out for an exciting white water trip. Afterwards, relax and enjoy their popular chicken & steak barbecue with all the trimmings. Sleep under the stars in their riverside campground, unique bunkhouse or cozy log cabins. Canoeing on the Delaware at its best!

Mohawk Canoe & Livery
Squankum-Yellowbrook Rd., Farmingdale NJ 732-938-7755
Located in Farmingdale, NJ, Mohawk Canoe and Livery rents canoes and kayaks for use on the scenic Manasquan River. Their trips run through Allaire State Park, Wildlife Management Areas, rolling hills and, finally, a salt marsh estuary.

Hackensack Riverkeeper
Hackensack Riverkeeper 231, Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 201-968-0808
Open every weekend April through the end of October, weather permitting, Hackensack Riverkeeper is open from 9 am until 6 pm. Reservations are required and subject to availability. Group activities are also available; call 201-968-0808 to inquire. CANOE RATES (per day): $25 per paddler (17 years and up) / $15 per passenger. Up to three adults, or two adults with one or two children is a comfortable fit and there must be at least two adult paddlers in each canoe. KAYAK RATES (per day): $25 per paddler (15 years and older) / no passengers They also have solo and tandem kayaks. NO solo paddling is permitted so if you want to paddle a solo kayak, bring a buddy for a second boat.

Row Your Boat Rentals
Swartswood Lake State Park, Swartswood, NJ 973-383-4200
Row Your Boat Rentals has all of the following for rent: rowboats, canoes, kayaks, peddle boats, sailboats: sail cats and sun fish. They also offer overnight camper's rates for people who enjoy spending time outdoors in the evenings.

Bel Haven Paddlesports
1227 Route 542, Egg Harbor City, NJ (609)-965-2628
Bel Haven Paddlesports is located in Southern New Jersey and they offer a variety of boat and water rentals. Consider renting a canoe, kayak, paddles and much more!

White Water Joy Ride
Take a white water joy ride in a kayak down the beautiful Delaware River. They also offer tubing, rafting and camping

Rent a kayak in Barnegat, NJ. Their goal is to provide top- notch professional instruction. You may go recreational Kayaking or Sea Touring Kayaking for the more experienced paddler. They rent state of the art Sea Kayaks.

Rent a 22' Sailboat or a 24' Pontoon on Greenwood Lake in Hewitt NJ South Shore Marina

Rent a canoe at Cedar Creek in Bayville, NJ.



Holgate H2O Sports Pontoon Boat Rentals in NJHolgate H2O Sports - Pontoon Rentals
83 Tebco Terrace, Long Beach NJ 609-492-1342
offer 22-24 foot Bentley pontoon boats for public use. These smooth sailing and slow-moving boats are perfect for sightseeing, cruising around beautiful LBI and family outings or group parties. Holgate H2O Sports also adds new boats to their fleet regularly and always keep their selection of pontoon boat rentals clean and ready for your next trip to the shore! Their pontoons accommodate up to 10 people or 1800 pounds, so the whole family can go for a ride! To rent a pontoon boat, they do not require any previous experience with boating. You must be at least 16 years of age with a valid ID and have parent’s consent to operate their boats. They provide all of their customers with full instructions and safe boating rules for all of their rentals. These pontoon boats are all Coast Guard approved, and Holgate H2O provides life jackets, which are required to be worn. They also offer jet ski rentals, kayak rentals, skiff boat rentals and stand up paddleboard rentals! This is a great way to spend the day on the water in NJ!

$5 off any rental when you mention (Excluding Holidays)



Lakeview Docks crabbing in NJLakeview Docks 
7118 Park Boulevard, Wildwood Crest, NJ
A great place to have fun in NJ! Lakeview Docks has been established for more than a half a century and offers so many different activities. They are a place where the whole family can enjoy a fantastic day out on the water.

Enjoy fishing or crabbing off of their pier, rent one of their fishing/crabbing boats that hold up to 4 people or one of Lakeview Docks' boats like the Carolina & Sundance Skiffs. They also have wave runners, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and swan paddle boats for 2 & 4 people. The kayaks at Lakeview Docks can accommodate single or double riders and are rented by the hour.

While they are a business based on fun, safety is just as important. Before you take to the water, their staff will show you a safety video. They ensure you will be served by extremely well-trained personnel who give you hands-on instructions, without cutting into your time on the water.

Beaver Dam Boat Rentals
514 Old Beaver Dam Rd., Newport, NJ (856) 447-3633
Kayak and Canoe Rentals as well as tours. Beaver Dam Boat Rentals is a great outdoor recreation destination. They offer an opportunity to spend the day crabbing, bird-watching, kayaking and canoeing. Also, they are a great, affordable family fun stop and have some of the best crabbing in the area.

Downe Creek Crabbing
They feature strong, safe, working crab boats with high sides and flat bottoms for your comfort. All of their boats have 3 or 4 bench seats which allow ample room for your party and all that gear. They are a family oriented business carrying a full line of crabbing supplies, fresh bait and souvenirs.

South Street Green Park
Tuckerton, NJ
Keep going down South Green Street to the end and you will see the Park. This is a great crabbing spot in the Ocean County area! At the end of the road there is a small park area with railings around it, parking, a pavilion and a bathroom. The South Green Street Park is a perfect place to spend the afternoon crabbing because you'd be doing so right off the bulkhead. You will see other fellow crabbers who will be willing to lend a hand if you're not really sure how to crab.

Dividing Creek Boat Rentals
Route 553 at the Bridge 988 Main Street Dividing Creek, NJ 856-785-2828
Nestled in the Cumberland County's Wetlands, Dividing Creek Boat Rentals is fun for all. They have fishing, crabbing, bird watching and more...They feature 4 & 5 passenger Carolina Skiff boats and Evinrude Motors as well as the newest 6 passenger Carolina Skiff with optional canopy! Their customer assistance boat will check on you 3 or 4 times a day and their signs will let you know where the "hotspots" are for your water activity.

Fishing and Crabbing - First Bridge Marina & Kayaks
500 Great Bay Blvd. Tuckerton, NJ 1-800-50kayak
Kayaks available for fishing and crabbing. That's right! Their stable and recreational rental kayaks are now available so you can roam the back creeks or even the bay, where you can catch crabs and fish. This is one of the best ways to explore the area! Remember, kayaks only draw inches of water and are the perfect tool for getting into those hard to reach areas. These are the spots that are abundant with fish and without a doubt, blue claw crabs!

Keansburg Fishing Pier
Keansburg NJ - Raritan Bay
For crabbing spots, the Keansburg Fishing Pier, right behind the amusement park, is a great spot. The pier is even more fun if you rent scoopers and net the blue crabs that hang on the piling.

Great Bay Blvd/Seven Bridges Road
Little Egg Harbor, NJ
This is a very nice secluded area. The first bridge is a beautiful location for crabbing in NJ because it has a pedestrian walkway along one side and crabbing on the other. The second and third bridge areas on this road don't have easy access from bridges, but you could easily crab along the banks of the creeks.

Playhouse Road E., Mystic Island
Tuckerton, NJ
Down Radio Road, right before Big Creek Bridge, you will find Mystic Island. If you take a left turn at the end of road, you will a good spot for crabbing, right along the edge of the lagoon. There are also the remains of an old dock area with pilings that can be explored.

Big Creek Bridge, Mystic Island
Little Egg Harbor, NJ
Do not park near the bridge as the police will give you a ticket you if you are too close.

Bass River Bridge area
New Gretna, NJ
Bass River, under the Parkway and Rt. 9 bridge is a surprisingly good spot to crab. Tou will find it by going South on Rt. 9 and going over the bridge. If you make your first left or right and go back along the bridge, you should be set for a day of crabbing with the family.

End of Dock Road
Tuckerton, NJ
Off Rt. 9 just south of West Creek. You can take Dock Street out to the end where you can happily spend the day crabbing. There is a new and very long bulkhead, bathroom facility and a small beach with a lifeguard post where you can spend the day.

Berkeley Island County Park
Bayville, NJ
Offers fishing and crabbing as well as a playground for the kids to play.

Mantoloking Bridge
Mantoloking, NJ
(South of Point Pleasant) on Rt. 528/Mantoloking Road. North Side. 7-9 ft of water.

Barnegat Bay
Between Lavallette and Seaside, NJ
On the Seaside Heights docks (also known as) Cranberry Inlet, between Lavallette and Seaside. Crabbing hasn't been amazing, but you can catch a good two to three dozen depending on the time you go and the weather. Many find that crabbing during a light drizzle or when its overcast is perfect.

Good Luck Point
Bayville, NJ
In Ocean Gate, just a little south of the Seaside Bridge is a great spot. Additionally, there are little creeks by the Bridge to Nowhere just a hair North of the Causeway Bridge, by LBI.

Haase's Marina
114 Matts Landing Road, Heilerville, NJ 856-785-7001
Matt's Landing at Haase's Marina has more to offer than just great fishing. Multiple tidal ponds offer both quality and easy crabbing. You don't even need a boat or a license to enjoy this great activity and the whole family can participate! Crabbing is a great way to keep kids occupied in those long summer months with no school. Here at Haase's, they carry every type of crabbing equipment you could need. If your luck isn't the greatest when you are crabbing, they also sell live crabs that are brought in right off the boats daily.



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