Black Pearl Pirate Tours began sailing the protected waters of Little Egg in the summer of 2010. Owned and operated by the Camarda Family (who also own the Miss Beach Haven party boat), the Black Pearl is one of LBI’s newest attractions.
It has always been the Camardas lifelong dream to be able to offer families a unique, good old fashion family fun experience that will be remembered and cherished for years to come.
Our ship was custom built in Crisfield Maryland in 2009 and meets all United States Coast Guard requirements. The spacious vessel is 60-foot long with a 20-foot beam, which offers ample rooms to enjoy your pirate experience or relaxing on a sunset cruise. The Black Pearl is powered by twin Volvo 225 hp diesel engines and is equipped with bow and stern thrusters to assist in smooth sailing on your next trip. The Black Pearl is Coast Guard certified for 78 passengers and is equipped with top of the line life saving equipment. There is a restroom on board for your convienience. A full service bar is available for your entertainment filled sunset cruises. The most popular and best feature of all is the twelve water cannons aboard the ship used to fend off unfriendly pirates during our daily interactive pirate excursions!
This is the “Original” Ron Jon Surf Shop which opened in Long Beach Island, New Jersey in 1961. At 8,100 square feet, this beachside icon is a must-see if you are visiting the Jersey Shore.
This store also offers all your beach rental needs. Surfboards, beach bikes, paddleboards, beach chairs and more.
Private pool and beach club offering boat slips, swim lessons & swim team, sailing lessons, and social events for adults and children.
Their current programs include sailing instruction (Optimist dinghies, Sunfish, Lasers and 420s) for children eight and older, swimming instruction and swim team. For our more competitive sailors, we hold a Saturday series at the Club every Saturday morning and we participate in the LBIYRA Wednesday interclub races. Our swim team competes with several other teams on the Island (Barnegat Light, Brant Beach, St. Francis and Surf City) and we have hosted the season-end LBIs for the past several years.
The Haven Beach Club is operated on the basis of our members’ volunteerism. Throughout the summer, we host many social events–for children, adults and families. Members are expected to work at least one social event per season. Our children are very active with children at other clubs on the Island– sailing, swim team and children’s socials. These activities also require volunteers.
Right in the heart of Beach Haven! Grab a tube and climb on up to one of our EIGHT whirling waterslides. Beware of the giant tipping bucket! Float down the Lazy Crazy River featuring interactive water play activities both in and out of the river, including our surprise mega water blasters! Relax while the kids make waves at Cowabunga Beach, designed especially for toddlers.
LBI soccer camp for boys and girls ages 3-14, combining the laid-back feel of the beach and soccer intensity. Campers will learn all aspects of soccer in a fun environment.
1801 Bayview Avenue, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006
SwellColors Glass Studio designs and fabricates custom stained glass, mosaics, backsplashes, and fused glass artwork on the premises for residential and commercial locations. They also feature daily classes on a walk-in basis for children and adults.
Mary Tantillo, owner of SwellColors, invites you to join her to learn mosaics, fusing, bead making and more!
Yoga Nine is a professional mind-body studio which aims to promote community health by providing a variety of classes taught by the most highly trained and experienced teachers. Yoga Nine is dedicated to providing community outreach through educational programs, volunteer efforts in our “fair trade store & cafe”, Buddha Body. Yoga Nine engages in a number of community service and fundraising projects all aimed at supporting local charities.
Connecting People, Building Community, and Transforming Lives
The Ocean County Library is more than just books. Our collection also includes E-books, music, movies, digital and print magazines, and audio books available on CD, Playaway, and digitally. Check out our website at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org for more than 100 electronic databases that give our cardholders access to resources for homework, research, legal forms, automobile repair, videos, online classes and tutorials, and more. We have educational and entertaining programs for children, teens and adults at all of our branches, and we showcase local art exhibits. And it’s all free with an Ocean County Library card.
The volunteer arms of the Ocean County Library are our Friends groups. The Friends of the Island Library were the first Friends of the OCL, formed in 1959, and have a long and distinguished history of advocacy for library services on LBI.
In about 1894 a group of young men, who vacationed regularly or lived in Surf City on LBI created an informal club for the promotion of aquatic sports. Over the years these young men, joined by others from time to time, continued their interest despite wars, depressions, and hurricanes and became known locally as the “Surf City Yacht Club”.
The Surf City Yacht Club has become a place for adults and children to enjoy a variety of social events, sailing and boating activities in a vibrant and fun atmosphere.
Their expansive bay front location provides unfettered access to the bay for all types of water related sports. The clubhouse offers an inviting atmosphere for relaxing and socializing for each and every member.
SCYC creates a sense of community that develops lifelong relationships and fond memories and generations of children have grown and thrived by participating in our summer programs.
So whether you relax through sailing, social activities, boating, swimming, or just hanging out by the bay, you’ll find that SCYC is a special place and is one of the best kept secrets on Long Beach Island.
The m.t.burton gallery, established in 2000, represents national and regional artists. We exhibit pottery, sculpture, paintings and photography. We also offer pottery classes in our studio. We are located in Surf City, on Long Beach Island, off the southern coast of New Jersey, approximately 60 miles east of Philadelphia. mt.burton gallery has many unique handmade and wheel-thrown pottery pieces. In our gallery, you will discover all types of ceramics that include stoneware, porcelain, majolica ware, wood-fired, and pit-fired pieces. Over two dozen ceramic artists produce work for sale at our gallery.
Viking Village was founded in the 1920’s by first generation Scandinavian fisherman.The facility was known as the Independent Fish Company until it was renamed Viking Village, after the original Norwegian founders. Today, we are the home port to more than 40 independently-owned fishing vessels. Each year, about 5 million pounds of seafood is packed out here and shipped both locally and around the world. We also ship to selected distributors, supermarket chains, retail fish markets and individual restaurants.
Coastal Volunteers in Medicine (Coastal VIM) is a FREE non-emergency family clinic for those without medical insurance; residing in selected zip codes of southern Ocean County;
who have a family income below 250% of the federal poverty level. Coastal VIM is operated completely by volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and administrative assistants. 100% of our operations are supported by financial donations and in-kind contributions.
In addition to her membership on the LBI Chamber of Commerce, Sara Setzer is also a member of the LBI Arts Council. She creates nuno felted scarves, baby blankets, soaps and other felted goods. Nuno felting involves meshing wool and silk together into one fabric through a very labor intensive process of rolling, felting and fulling. The results are stunning and can be used during every season!
Connie Pinkowski is the owner of LBI DreamMakers, a year round business located on LBI in Barnegat Light. Connie has extensive Island knowledge since she has spent all her summers on LBI. Prior to starting LBI DreamMakers four years ago, Connie worked in the corporate world for 25 years, where she acquired her business expertise.
She brings her prior business skills, such as, organized, timely, creative problem solver, attention to detail and customer service oriented to LBI DreamMakers. We love hearing from you in person, so that we can better recommend and personalize your services and rental needs. LBI DreamMakers takes pride in delivering the highest quality to everyone. One call to us (908-731-1174) and we will ensure that your stay on LBI is stress free.
South End Surf ‘N Paddle is located on Long Beach Island in Beach Haven, New Jersey. Our LBI surf shop specializes in top quality, state-of-the art stand-up paddleboards (SUP’s) and longboards. We feature surfboards from Riviera Paddlesurf. Stewart, Stoke, Pine Knot and our own brand, Queen City Surfboards, are also featured. These brands offer custom-made boards, many of them done in our shaping room. Additionally, you can find apparel, gear, and so much more. We are your neighborhood surf shop. You can find very reasonably priced Stand-up Paddleboard lessons (group and private), Surfing lessons and SUP yoga classes. We also regularly offer community events. Events such as free ukulele lessons, surf jams, surf movies, and alaia building workshops are announced in advance or spur of the moment. Or if you are into racing, the LBI Paddle Race Series.
A Long Beach Island institution for decades!
That’s right…you won’t find a better stocked, full service marina on Long Beach Island. Along with great service and support, you’re in good hands at Morrison’s.
Custom Parts Service
Fuel Tank Replacements
Transient Boat Slips
Pump Out Station
We also carry environmentally friendly products to help you protect the environment.
We carry a huge inventory of boating supply items to meet all your needs and now stock a wide array of genuine Kohler and Onan filters.
Time the tide with nautical designed Tide Clocks in wood and brass.
Our clothing line includes a large selection of Helly Hansen Foul Weather Gear and Sperry Topsiders. We also carry AFTCO Bluewater Wear shirts to XXXL and shorts to size 46.Morrison’s Tee 2015
Need something special? We can custom order it for you. Ask us, we’ll help you find what you need.
Mail order and Gift Certificates are always available.
Founded in 1972, St. Francis Community Center offers a wide variety of services and programs aimed at meeting the needs of residents of Ocean County, regardless of age, race, gender, nationality, religious affiliation, handicapping condition or socioeconomic status. Services offered include: Preschool; Senior Center; Aquatic Center; Counseling Center; Family Support Services, Youth Program; Educational Support Services; Recreation Program; Volunteer Program and many Special Events. The Center’s facilities include: A regulation gymnasium; competition-size indoor pool; and two heated outdoor pools.
The LBIF’s mission is to promote the arts and sciences on LBI and the surrounding communities by enlightening, educating and stimulating thought and discussion about current trends in the arts and sciences, and by providing broad educational and cultural programs for all ages.
The Long Beach Island Museum was built in 1882 as the Holy Innocent’s Episcopal Church. It remained so until 1976 when it was purchased by the Long Beach Island Historical Association. The museum proudly stands in the center of Beach Haven’s Historic District. Its main objective is to keep the history of LBI alive through the preservation of artifacts and photographs inside the 130 year old building and through various programs and events promoting the rich history of Long Beach Island.