Beach Fees

Seaside Heights charges a beach fee to help defray expenses related to providing guests one of the cleanest and safest public beaches on the East Coast.

Weekday fee – $7
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays – $8

Season badge – $35 if purchased by May 15th

Season badge – $55 if purchased after May 15th

Bay beach – free every day

Children 11 years of age and under enter free

Active and retired military guests enter free

Persons 65 years of age and older may purchase for $10 a Senior Beach Badge.  The Senior Beach Badge is valid for the entire season.

Seaside Heights offers beach fee discounts throughout the summer, including Mom & Me Days, Dad & Me Days, and Bring a Friend Days

iPhone users can pay for and reserve Season Beach Badges and Senior Beach Badges today! Download for free the Viply Pass app from the iTunes App Store. A small service charge will be applied at the time you purchase and reseve your beach badge. App works with iPhone 4s and newer versions.


 I lost my season beach badge. Can I obtain a replacement at no cost?

No. You will need to purchase a new season badge at full price.

 Can I bring a cooler onto the beach?

Yes. Small size coolers are permitted on the beach. However, a beach attendant may inspect your cooler for glass bottles and alcoholic beverages-neither of which are permitted on the beach.

 I forgot my season badge at home? Can I get on the beach if I present ID?

No. Beach attendants have no way to match your ID with a season beach badge.

 It started to rain after I paid for a beach pass. Can I obtain a refund?

No. All beach pass sales are final.

 I am over 21 years of age. Can I drink alcoholic beverages on the beach?

No. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on the beach except as part of an approved special event.

 I lost my Senior Citizen VIP pass. Can I obtain a replacement?

Yes, but there is a replacement fee of $10.

 Can my pet accompany me onto the ocean beach?

Pets are not permitted on the ocean beach except that dogs are permitted on the beach between Hiering Avenue and Sherman Avenue on National Dog Day (August 31, 2016)

 Can I swim when lifeguards are off-duty?

No. Swimming is permitted only when lifeguards are on duty.

 Can I pay for a beach pass with a credit card or debit card?

Not at the present time. Cash sales only.

 Can I order a season badge online?

Not at the present time.

 Can I spend the overnight hours on the beach?

Visitors must leave the beach by 10 p.m. except during authorized special events.

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