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Seastreak Ferry Terminal at Highlands

Highlands, NJ

Seastreak Ferry Terminal at Highlands

326 Shore Drive - Highlands, NJ 07732

Ticket Office Hours

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

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 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.

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.

Valet Service

Valet services for Seastreak are provided by Sunset Valet, LLC., at our Highlands, New Jersey terminal.

Sunset Valet services are available Monday through Friday from 6:00AM through 8:45PM[i] (11:00PM drops); and on weekends/holidays by appointment for fees described below.  Customers indicate travel times upon arrival and adjust changes via text to the number(s) provided in person and/or on this page.

  • 6:00AM and 6:40AM boats can drop keys at the main desk. Valet on site at 7:15AM.

Rates are as follows, effective May 1, 2018:

Daily Rate:                                            $12                   Example: Depart 6:00AM Return 7:30pm

Overnight less than 24 hours             $18                   Example: Depart 2:40pm Return following day 12:20pm

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Additional Charges:

Weekend/Holiday arrival, additional        $7

Pick-up at Atlantic Highlands, add’l        $22                   Example: Depart Atlantic Highlands 8:55AM Return Highlands 5:20PM

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Discounts:

Monthly Commuter Discount                  $175                 Day Rate Equivalent $192-$372, 16-31 days; PREPAID

Summer Discount: Highlands                  $569                 Memorial Day – Labor Day; 5/27-9/3 PREPAID

Summer including AH pick-up                $2,099              Pick-up AH; Drop Highlands 5/27-9/3 PREPAID

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SUNSET VALET (732) 513-5686

There is no overnight parking allowed at the main Highlands terminal.  Free overnight parking 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 question or concerns, feel free to contact Fred at (732) 513-5686.

While valet services are offered as an accommodation to Seastreak, LLC’s customers, valet services are provided by Sunset Valet Service 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 Service 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.

  • 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.

Nearby Points of Interest

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Routes on this Port

New York City
New Jersey

Between New Jersey & New York City
Daily
Highlands
Atlantic Highlands
Wall St.
East 35th St.
Citi Building
World Financial Center

Martha’s Vineyard
NYC / NJ

Between New Jersey / New York City & Martha’s Vineyard
May 25 - September 3
Depart Friday, Return Sunday
Highlands
East 35th St.
Martha's Vineyard

Nantucket
NYC / NJ

Between New Jersey, New York City, & Nantucket, MA
May 25 - September 3
Depart Friday, Return Sunday
Highlands
East 35th St.
Martha's Vineyard
Nantucket

Events Accessible by this Port

Seastreak Fall Foliage Cruise to Cold Spring

Fall Foliage Cruise to Cold Spring

Enjoy a beautiful, narrated fall foliage day cruise from NJ and NYC up the Hudson river with a stop in the historic Cold Spring, NY.

Highlands, NJ or Wall St., NYC up the Hudson River to Cold Spring, NY and back
Weekends, October 6 - November 10
Seastreak Fall Foliage Cruise

Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise

Treat yourself like a VIP on a Seastreak Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise up the Hudson River! You’ll love our delicious all-you-can-eat buffet of delicious breakfast favorites and local specialties. Combined with our live narrator describing the magnificent sites you’ll see along the way, you’ll make memories that will last a lifetime!

Highlands, NJ up the Hudson River and back
October 13, 20, 27

New York City and Sandy Hook Bay Site-Seeing Cruise

Board a Seastreak ferry at one of four ports in New York City and New Jersey and cruise roundtrip through the New York Harbor, historic Highlands and Atlantic Highlands, and Sandy Hook point to see some of the world’s most iconic features from the water!

Roundtrip from your choice of New Jersey's Highlands or Atlantic Highlands or New York City's Wall St. or E. 35th St ports
Multiple times daily, year-round
Seastreak New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

New Year’s Eve Cruise

Treat your special someone to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve on our spectacular cruise through New York Harbor! Watch the fireworks over the Statue of Liberty while enjoying a scrumptious dinner and dancing the night away!

Highlands, NJ to the New York harbor for the fireworks show and back
December 31, 2017; Board 9pm and Depart 9:30pm

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.

Highlands, NJ to the East River for the fireworks show and back
July 4, 2018; Board 5:30pm and Depart 6:30pm
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