Attractions On The Ocean City Boardwalk

There are so many different kinds of attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk. With that being said, we know how difficult it can be to find that information around the Internet, which is why we compiled a list of some of our favorite attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk!

Attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, NJ

Ocean City, NJ has become a popular destination and tradition for many families throughout the years. From May through October, you’re sure to find attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk that will be engaging for the entire family. Furthermore, the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk has been considered as one of the best boardwalks in the entire state of New Jersey, and there are plenty of reasons why! If you’re curious as to what makes the Ocean City, NJ boardwalk so special (and what are some things you may not be as interested in), check out another article that we wrote, recently!
Listed below are a list of attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

Attractions On The Ocean City Boardwalk

Gillian’s Wonderland Pier

Playland’s Castaway Cove

Go-Karting

Ocean City Waterpark

JILLy’s Arcade

Mirror Maze

Virtual Reality

Escape Room

Read on for valuable information about the locations, prices, and exact amenities offered for the activities on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

Gillian’s Wonderland Pier

Gillian’s Wonderland Pier is generally open 1pm-11pm during the peak summer months. They are home to a large assortment of Indoor, Midway, Lower Deck, and Upper Deck rides, which are located all along the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk. The Indoor rides cater to younger children while the Midway rides are for the older-kid crowd. From Carousels and Mono-Rails to Log Flumes and a Runaway Train Coaster, you’re sure to find something that’s up your alley. You can usually purchase 25 rides for about $20!

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Gillian's Wonderland Pier | Attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, NJ
The Indoor Amusement Park, which is a part of Gillian’s Wonderland Pier.

When it comes to attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, we love the rides. Our favorite was definitely the Giant Wheel located on the Midway section of the boardwalk. It cost about $4 to ride.

Giant Wheel | Attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, NJ

Playland’s Castaway Cove

Playland’s Castaway Cove offers a ton of rides, as well! We think this one is a bit more you thrill seeker’s out there. They offer over 32 exciting rides for you to choose from! For about $32, you can purchase tickets for 47 rides. Playland’s Castaway Cove also offers mini-golf for about $6 and Go-Karting.

Playland's Castaway Cove | Attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, NJ
Photo by Jeffrey Walmsley via Flickr.

Mini Golf | Attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, NJ

Go-Karting

The Go-Karts are actually located in Playland’s Castaway Cove! Go-Karts are a great way to get your competitive juices flowing with your family or friends. For $20, you can gain 4 passes (so, that’s about $5 per ride…which isn’t that bad!).

Ocean City Waterpark

The Ocean City waterpark costs approximately $26 for adults and $22 for children and is located on 728 Boardwalk. This is about the average cost for water parks in New Jersey and definitely from the most expensive. This waterpark has quite a few amenities, but it isn’t going to be any adrenaline junkie’s paradise. When it comes to attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, this is more of a family friendly waterpark. Wildwood New Jersey Waterparks have much more attractions catered toward people looking for a bit more of a “rush”.

JiLLy’s Arcade

JiLLy’s Arcade is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, letting you have the flexible to go whenever you’d like. But…what do we really love about this arcade? The ski-ball only costs 10 cents to play! Aside from that amenity, JiLLy’s Arcade offers more than 100 modern and retro arcade games including pinball, crane games, driving games, air hockey, pool tables, and rides.

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JiLLy's Arcade | Attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, NJ
Photo by Kevin Borland via Flickr.

Mini Golf…And Lots Of It

We were craving some mini golf during the trip we went, so we decided to look into it. When we checked it out, we never would have thought there would be so many options! There are such a wide variety of mini golf courses offering different aspects including easier courses for children, haunted mini golf, jungle themed courses, and so many more.

Mini Golf | Attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk, NJ
Congo Falls is just one of the many Mini Golf locations along the boardwalk. It’s about $6 for 18 holes.

Mirror Maze

Who doesn’t getting lost in these things? Mirror Mazes are always a fun time, especially if you’re with other people!

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality has been growing immensely in popularity. Businesses have opened up shop on the Ocean City Boardwalk to offer guests virtual rides, games, and hot air balloon flights. Virtual Reality is an interesting activity and something we’d recommend if you haven’t. The Ocean City Boardwalk offers plenty for that!

Escape Room

These are another fun activity to partake in with family or friends. If you haven’t heard of Escape Rooms, they’re basically a game that prompts its players to solve a bunch of puzzles and riddles using clues, hint, and strategy. They can definitely be really challenging if you’re looking for something more “stimulating” while looking for attractions on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

Have you been to a great a Boardwalk recently with your friends or family? Leave us a comment and let us know!

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