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Review of Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Casino Pier welcomes children, families, thrill-seekers, and boardwalk pleasure admirers. Stroll through the variety of rides our amusement park offers situated on a classic Jersey Shore pier, extending into the heart of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are looking to take your family to experience the rides for the first time or you are a returning visitor, with plenty of rides, cool ocean breezes, and a spectacular view, the Casino Pier amusement park has something for everyone! Breakwater Beach is a state-of-the-art water park with one of the largest interactive play area on the North Atlantic Coast. The renovation of “Jenkinson’s Breakwater Beach Waterpark at Casino Pier” (Formally Water Works) offers our customers a fun and exciting family attraction. The Casino Arcade is jam packed with all of the latest video & redemption games of chance, along with all of the classic slot machines, skee ball and pin ball games. No matter what your age, you will appreciate the variety of games in our arcade. You can win tickets that are redeemable for great prizes, take a ride on our antique carousel or compete against each other in one on our numerous racing video games.
North Arlington, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Family Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

We have been visiting the Jersey Shore for over 40 years whether it be day trips, weekends or full vacations. After Sandy our first trip was Mother's day weekend, the rebuild was in full force. It was sad to see the devastation but encouraging to see the locals as strong as ever. Since, we have been back twice this summer and had a wonderful time! The boardwalk was thriving, there were some rides open on Casino Pier that the kids enjoyed. The beaches were relaxing and the ocean beautiful. If you're looking for a great getaway Seaside Heights is the place to visit. I want to also mention that we were so happy Barnacle Bills miniature golf re-opened in Ortley Beach!! More fun then ever.

Visited August 2013
Thank marleneuz
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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“Even Sandy could not bring them down”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

I have been going to Seaside Heights since I was a baby and started taking my baby (now 18) down there as well. Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach have been through so many changes since I was little, growing and developing. They lost a lot due to Hurricane Sandy. But they rebuilt and came back stronger than ever. I know Seaside Heights has a bad reputation in some circles due to the whole Jersey Shore thing. But they are definitely still a family oriented place. Casino Pier has great prizes and reasonable prices for them. The staff of the arcade is very friendly and helpful. Plus the waterpark and the go carts are great. They were even able to restore some of the rides that were destroyed by the hurricane. They are also clean and have a wide variety of things for kids of all ages to do.

Visited August 2013
Thank Judy R
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Newton, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Summer 2013”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

Our family of four stops at the waterpark every summer, we purchase our tickets Easter weekend for 1/2 price (always available, always the best deal) and spent a day at the waterpark. The park is very clean, lots of shady spots with chairs to leave your towels and sunscreen. We rented a locker for more valuable items. Everyone in the family had a good time. The kids water area with slides and water cannons was a big hit. Plenty of chairs to sit and watch the kids. The staff was very attentive. All the lines moved quickly and the rafts and floats were all in good shape. The bathrooms were what one would expect at a waterpark. Food stands were available with regular fare (Hot dog, pizza, soda etc...) or you can leave the park and walk the short distance to the boardwalk or pack a lunch and eat outside of the park. Just be sure to watch your time on the parking meters. We learned the hard way that they are checked regularly and the ticket for an expired meter is $45.00. Our meter had only just run out and there was a ticket on the window. Our fault, but still good to know they waste no time with tickets. The waterpark is worth the time and money. Also just outside the water park is a go cart track, also a hit with the whole family. Tickets 1/2 price on Easter weekend for the go carts as well. Buy two books, the kids will want to ride more then once!

Visited August 2013
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Wall Township, New Jersey
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50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Casino Arcade can make a nice family outing. Waterpark also nice.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

First, I am not reviewing the entire boardwalk here. I do like to walk the boardwalk but with all the head shops sleezy clothing shops it is not exactly the type of place I want to take kids. However the Casino Arcade has a great family deal. For $30 you can get a huge pizza and 4 drinks plus 2 $10 play cards for the kids. No you won't win enough points to bring home anything valuable, but the pizza is good and you get to have some fun for the cost of dinner. They also give you 4 carousel ride tickets - good for young kids. Just the presence of the carousel gives it a nice atmosphere.
As for the waterpark, it is not the biggest, but you also never stand on line for an hour and a half to get on a water slide either . There is something for everyone. You can set the kids free to go down the big slide and have them meet you later while you enjoy the hot tub (not too hot) or lazy river. It is clean and the food is not prohibitively priced like another NJ waterpark. Even the gift shop is not priced out of reach.
TIP: Locals need to visit during Easter weekend. You can buy discounted books of tickets for the water park, go-carts next door and rides on the pier. If you are not local you can buy them online that weekend but will need to pay shipping. The tickets say good in year purchased but they will tell you that as long as they own the property they will honor the tickets. I have been doing this for years and find it to be true.
I suggest 2 to 3 hours for the water park but if you also go to the pier, rides and go-carts you will be there all day.

Visited August 2013
Thank NJgirlL0vesT0Travel
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toms river
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

It was a great time had a group of 5.. very clean, friendly staff and alot of fun for the kids ranging age 12-16.... would definately recommend to anyone if at the shore.. cant miss it! see you again next year!

Visited August 2013
Thank daisie9701
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CBPLLC, Public Relations Manager at Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Thank you for your review! See you again next year!
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