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Sandy Hook Beach

Where is Sandy Hook located?

Sandy Hook is a thin 7 mile long peninsula that juts into Sandy Hook Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Sandy Hook is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area.

Where do you depart from for Sandy Hook?

We depart from our two NYC piers when headed to Sandy Hook: Wall St. and E. 35th St.

Can I bring beach chairs and coolers onboard?

You can bring your own beach chairs, umbrellas, and soft coolers. Please refrain from bringing hard coolers onboard to prevent tripping hazards and blockages of the aisles. Most importantly, don’t forget your sunscreen!

Where can I purchase tickets for a trip to Sandy Hook Beach?

Tickets for the Sandy Hook ferry can be purchased at the dock prior to boarding.

How long does a typical trip take from NYC to Sandy Hook Beach?

The trip to Sandy Hook Beach from NYC typically takes about 30 minutes.

What food is available at Sandy Hook Beach?

There are some great food trucks located at all of the popular beaches! Remember to pack a picnic lunch as there will be no concessions again until Memorial Day.

How do I get from the ferry to the beach once we arrive?

Seastreak offers a free bus shuttle service giving you access to many of Sandy Hook’s finest beaches!

Can I bring my pet with me to Sandy Hook Beach?

Dogs are allowed on the bay side beaches, but the Sandy Hook Beach shuttle company does not allow animals on their buses. If you wish to bring your dog, you’ll need to either stay near the ferry landing or walk to a beach.