TUCKERTON, NJ — Enjoy the summer out on the water and take a ferry ride from Tuckerton Seaport to Beach Haven Taylor Ave Municipal Dock each weekend throughout the summer with special COVID-19 measures aboard.

The popular Water Ferry Service is back to bring riders across the bay to enjoy the Long Beach Island Region.

The Tuckerton Seaport/Beach Haven water ferry welcomes riders aboard the comfortable pontoon boat for covered voyage in the newly classified Category 1 waterway.

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In addition to hitting the open water, the ferry service will help educate its visitors and residents alike on the importance of protecting the local water system. The 2020 season launches July 4 Weekend and will be running Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays until Labor Day.

Due to COVID-19 there has been some adjustments for with everyone's safety in mind. The Capacity per trip is 8 passengers plus the captain and guide so a total of 10 on board at one time.

Everyone will be maintaining six feet of social distance between groups and crew.

The fee is $25 roundtrip for TWO Riders Beach Haven Municipal Dock Taylor Ave/ Tuckerton Seaport.  

Please contact www.tuckertonseaport.org to make your reservation and payment.

The dedicated online site www.lbiferry.com will have schedule and updated information for those interested in riding to find the latest at their fingertips.

The Beach Haven/Tuckerton Seaport Ferry project was awarded the Presidents Award for NJ Tourism Excellence in 2019.

For more information on how to explore the region, go online to Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce www.visitLBiregion.com or follow on social at @LBIregion.