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Action-Packed Adventure: The Ultimate Guide to Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, NJ

Morey's Piers

When it comes to a vacation spot that delivers a unique combination of exhilaration, entertainment, and seaside nostalgia, look no further than Wildwood, NJ. This vibrant coastal town is famous for its beautiful beaches, bustling boardwalk, and of course, the renowned Morey’s Piers. Since opening in 1969, Morey’s Piers has grown to become one of the East Coast’s premier amusement park destinations. This sprawling 18-acre playground is home to over 100 rides, two beachfront water parks, imaginative dining options, and a variety of special events that ensure an unforgettable family experience.

As you prepare to embrace the magic of Wildwood, now’s the time to delve deeper into everything that Morey’s Piers has to offer. In this ultimate guide, we’ll walk you through all three amusement piers – Mariner’s Pier, Surfside Pier, and Adventure Pier – each boasting its own unique lineup of attractions. With our comprehensive breakdown of exhilarating roller coasters, thrilling family rides, kiddie adventures, and beyond, you’ll be armed with all the knowledge you need to make the most of your time at Morey’s Piers.

And of course, as your action-packed day comes to an end, Madison Resort Wildwood Crest welcomes you for a well-deserved retreat to recharge and relax. Our luxurious accommodations, friendly service, and mesmerizing ocean views create the ideal setting for your New Jersey shore vacation. Just a short distance away from Morey’s Piers, our seaside haven is the perfect launchpad to explore the captivating world of Wildwood and all the excitement it has to offer.

1. Mariner’s Pier: The Perfect Blend of Classic and Contemporary Fun

At the heart of Morey’s Piers is Mariner’s Pier, located at Schellenger Avenue and the Boardwalk. With its nostalgic charm and variety of attractions for all ages, Mariner’s Pier provides the perfect blend of classic boardwalk fun and modern excitement. Here are some must-see attractions:

  • The Great White: This iconic wooden roller coaster offers a thrilling 110-foot drop and speeds up to 50 miles per hour as it dashes along the pier and over the beach.
  • The Giant Wheel: At 156 feet tall, this stately Ferris wheel provides sweeping views of the Wildwood coastline and is a must-ride for all visitors.
  • The Sea Serpent: Get ready for a heart-pounding adrenaline rush with this looping steel roller coaster that will put your courage to the test.
  • Raging Waters Water Park: Cool off from the summer sun at this beachfront water park, featuring exhilarating slides, lazy river floats, and more.

2. Surfside Pier: A Family-Friendly Playground

Surfside Pier, found at 26th Street and the Boardwalk, is a family-oriented amusement haven that both children and adults will adore. Some notable rides and attractions include:

  • The Ocean Oasis Water Park + Beach Club: This water park oasis offers water slides, a lazy river, and private cabanas for a luxuriant retreat.
  • Runaway Tram: Inspired by Wildwood’s historic Tramcar, this family-friendly roller coaster zips through twists, turns, and exhilarating drops.
  • The Sky Ships: A perfect ride for young ones, this nautical-themed journey gently soars into the sky for an enchanting experience.
  • The “it” ride: Experience breathtaking views at the top of this 90-foot tower swing, all while spinning in thrilling circles.

3. Adventure Pier: The Ultimate Destination for Thrill-Seekers

Located at Spencer Avenue and the Boardwalk, Adventure Pier is the premier destination for the boldest visitors seeking pulse-pounding thrills. Daredevils, get ready for these exhilarating attractions:

  • The Great Nor’Easter: This suspended looping coaster features inverted rolls, corkscrews, and a breathtaking 95-foot drop over the beach.
  • The Springshot: Prepare to be catapulted 75 miles per hour straight up into the air on this heart-stopping, adrenaline-pumping ride.
  • Skyscraper: For an unforgettable experience, climb aboard a windmill-style ride that spins you around at a dizzying 65 miles per hour and reaches 170 feet in the air.
  • Grand Prix Raceway: Test your need for speed at this winding Go-Kart track, a favorite among families and competitive spirits alike.

4. Events and Dining: A Flavorful Finale

From food festivals to free concerts and special events, Morey’s Piers ensures that every visit is a memorable one. Venture into delightful dining destinations such as Joe’s Fish Co., offering fresh seafood and ocean views, or Jumbo’s Boardwalk Grille & Eatery, featuring hearty American classics.

Create Unforgettable Memories at Morey’s Piers

Your Wildwood vacation wouldn’t be complete without a day (or more) spent exploring the action-packed world of Morey’s Piers. With boundless attractions, thrilling rides, and a vast array of dining options, there is something to satisfy every family member.

After a day of non-stop excitement, return to the Madison Resort Wildwood Crest for some well-earned relaxation. Our exceptional accommodations and stunning ocean views provide the perfect setting to unwind and recount the day’s adventures. So plan your stay with us, and make the most of your ultimate Wildwood experience.