Seastreak Ferry Terminal at Highlands

Seastreak Ferry Terminal at Highlands

326 Shore Drive - Highlands, NJ 07732

Ticket Office Hours

M-F: 5:00am - 9:00am, 11:30am - 8:30pm
Sat/Sun: 8:00am - 7:30pm

Port Features
  • Bike Rack
  • Covered Waiting Area
  • Free Daytime Parking
  • Free Overnight Parking (restrictions apply)
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Refreshments
  • Restrooms

Additional Port Details

Logistical information to help plan better for your trip

Logistics

  • The Highlands terminal is within walking distance of many shops and restaurants.  We also have a lovely beach adjacent to our ticket office – it’s a real hidden treasure!

Parking

  • Parking is free at our main parking lot at 326 Shore Drive, and at our satellite parking lot at 348 Shore Drive.
  • Overnight parking is available at our satellite parking lot at 348 Shore Drive.  There is no overnight parking allowed at our main lot at 326 Shore Drive.
  • Free shuttle service is not currently available between our satellite parking lot and our ferry terminal Monday – Friday for all morning and afternoon departures.

Seastreak Highlands Parking Locations

  • When dropping off or picking up passengers, you are not permitted to stop or sit in any fire zones which includes the entire area along the bulkhead. The bulkhead area is a legal fire zone. Highlands Police enforce restrictions and may issue tickets to cars stopped or sitting in the fire zones.

 

Valet Services

Sunset Valet services are available Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM through 8:45 PM. Customers may indicate travel times upon arrival and adjust changes via text to the number(s) provided below

SUNSET VALET (732) 513-5686

Passengers departing on the 5:50 AM and 6:40 AM boats can drop keys at the main desk. Valet will be on-site at 7:15 AM.

Rates are as follows:

Daily Rate:                                        $18               Example: Depart 5:50 AM Return 7:30 PM

Overnight less than 24 hours:            $25               Example: Depart 2:50 PM Return following day at 12:20 PM

PAYMENT:  Cash, Check or Venmo (@sunset-valet)  NO CREDIT CARDS

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Additional Charges:

Weekend/Holiday arrival, additional        $10

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Discounts:

Monthly Commuter Rate/mo                  $320                  PREPAID

Summer Discount: Highlands                $950                  Memorial Day-Labor Day; PREPAID

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There is no overnight parking allowed at the main Highlands terminal.  Free overnight parking, up to a maximum of three nights, is available at our lot located at 348 Shore Drive.

In the event that there is not a Sunset Valet attendant in the parking lot upon your arrival, please leave your car keys with the Seastreak ticket agent inside the floating terminal. The ticket agent will ensure your keys are delivered to the valet. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to text Fred at (732) 513-5686 to let them know what time you will be returning.

While valet services are offered as an accommodation to Seastreak, LLC’s customers, valet services are provided by Sunset Valet AND NOT BY Seastreak, LLC. Sunset is an independent contractor, and is neither an agent of Seastreak, LLC or any of its affiliates, nor is it authorized to act for them or on their behalf. Any and all questions, complaints or claims relating to or arising out of the valet services shall be directed to Sunset Valet and not to Seastreak, LLC, which hereby expressly disclaims any and all liabilities related to such valet services.

Please know that in times of heightened security or extreme weather conditions, local authorities may be forced to remove your vehicle from all parking areas and where overnight parking is normally permitted. Seastreak will not be responsible for any fees associated with you obtaining your vehicle from the tow company.

Sunset Valet will not be responsible for any damage or theft reported after the vehicle leaves the property.

 

No Idling Notice

  • Please be advised that Seastreak has posted “No Idling” signs at our Highlands location. We have been informed that the NJDEP will be stepping up its idling enforcement for all vehicles.
  • Vehicles found idling for more than 3 minutes in the “No Idling Zone” will be issued an immediate $100.00 fine. Please know that there is no grace period for this violation.
  • The Monmouth County Health Department will be conducting a sweep in the near future.
  • Please be advised that this is your warning so that the issuance of unnecessary fines can be avoided.
  • See the New Jersey Department of Environment Protection Administrative Code for further information.

Directions

From South

  • Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 105 (Eatontown, Route 36 East). Follow Route 36 East past Monmouth Park until you reach Ocean Avenue (one block west of beach). Make a left on to Ocean Ave and follow north through Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright, then over the Highlands Bridge (before Sandy Hook National Park & beach). Once across the Highlands Bridge, turn right at the second light at Linden Ave. Follow Linden Ave to the stop sign, and turn left on to Waterwitch Ave. Go one block and make the first left on to Shore Drive. Follow Shore Drive until you see the sign on the right for the Seastreak Ferry Terminal.

From North

  • Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 117. Follow the signs to Route 36 East. Follow Route 36 approximately 11 miles to the Highlands business district jug handle (Linden Avenue). Follow Linden Ave to the stop sign, and turn left on to Waterwitch Ave. Go one block and make the first left on to Shore Drive. Follow Shore Drive until you see the sign on the right for the Seastreak Ferry Terminal.

Nearby Points of Interest

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Routes on this Port

Seastreak Ferry cruising through the harbour with impressive views of New York City behind it.

New York City
New Jersey

Location
Between New Jersey & New York City
Times
Daily
Ports
Highlands
Atlantic Highlands
Pier 11
East 35th St.
Picturesque and peaceful Nantucket shoreline on a warm summer day

Nantucket
NYC / NJ

Location
Between New Jersey, New York City, & Nantucket, MA
Dates
May 27-30, June 16 - September 5
Times
Depart Friday, Return Sunday
Ports
Highlands
East 35th St.
Martha's Vineyard
Nantucket
Rustic wooden bridge leading to the water over the dunes in Martha's Vineyard.

Martha’s Vineyard
NYC / NJ

Location
Between New Jersey / New York City & Martha’s Vineyard
Dates
May 27-30, June 16 - September 5
Times
Depart Friday, Return Sunday
Ports
Highlands
East 35th St.
Martha's Vineyard

Events Accessible by this Port

Seal and Bird Eco-Cruise

Take in the beauty of the natural world while learning more about the ecosystem you live in.

Location
Board in Highlands New Jersey and travel to Sandy Hook and surrounding areas to look for seals, birds, and other wildlife
Dates
Saturdays- February 26 & March 5, March 19, & March 26, & April 2

Staten Island Historical Cruise

Travel around Staten Island and learn all about the area’s rich history.

Location
Board in Highlands, NJ and travel around Staten Island
Dates
Sundays - March 20 & April 10

Whale Watching (From NJ)

Board a Seastreak ferry in Highlands, NJ, cruise to the Whale Watching grounds, and witness some of the most magnificent creatures in the North Atlantic!

Location
Roundtrip from Highlands, NJ to/from The Whale Watching Grounds Just Offshore
Dates
Starting May 7th and running through October 30th!

NYC Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Board a Seastreak ferry in Highlands, NJ to cruise through New York Harbor to see the twinkling lights of the world’s most iconic skyline from the water!

Location
Roundtrip from Highlands, NJ to/from New York Harbor
Dates
Every Saturday evening starting May 14th, 2022 through October 8th, 2022 and Every Thursday evening starting June 16th, 2022 through September 1st, 2022
Fireworks light up the night sky for the Fourth of July celebration in New York.

New York City 4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Board a Seastreak ferry in Highlands, NJ and cruise to Manhattan’s East River to view Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show from the best, most envied seat in the city.

Location
Highlands, NJ to the East River for the fireworks show and back
Dates
July 4, 2022; Board 5:30pm and Depart 6:30pm