FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1.How many people, how long, and cost per ride?
To ensure comfort and safety, our boats are designed to accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and 1 child or an adult and 2 children. Each boat ride is a half-hour and cost $25 per boat ride.
2. Is There Convenient Parking in Asbury Park?
There is always convenient parking available on Lake Street in front of APPB or get warmed-up, come by bike and park in our secure bike racks.
3. What Makes Asbury Park Pedal Boats So Special?
Quite simply, it’s a chance to have lots of fun after a beautiful day on Wesley Lake with Historic Ocean Grove as a backdrop. The swans offer the perfect time together with the kids or friends and family – it’s a chance to make special memories that will last a lifetime.
4. Do We Really Need Safety Vests?
Beyond having fun, your safety is very important to us. Everyone, including our capable dockside team must wear a safety vest on the boats. For your comfort, we offer “stylish” yellow vests in lots of comfortable sizes.
5. Can I Choose My Favorite Boat?
Yes, a colorful selection of fun boats including elegant swans, friendly dragons, beautiful blue heron and a new pink flamingo is always available, usually without having to wait.
6. How Close Is APP to the Beach, Boardwalk & Downtown?
APPB is in the perfect spot. We are centrally located between the beach and both Asbury Park and Ocean Grove downtowns. Everything is just a pleasant walk – only minutes away from restaurants, cafes, shops, boardwalks and beaches.
7. How Do I Book Family, School or Club Outings?
It’s easy and guests do it all the time. Everyone is looking for new things to do. So just call or e-mail your request. APPB offers discounted off-peak group rates for birthday parties or special celebrations and group outings. We do everything needed to accommodate large groups and promise to make every visit memorable.
8. When’s the Best Time for a Romantic Swan Ride?
Dramatic sunset sails seem to be the most popular, especially after a romantic dinner at nearby Moonstruck or lively Cross and Orange. Nina, our elegant black swan is often the choice for first dates.
9. Operating Your Boat Is Easy
You are in total control. Just sit back, pedal forward or backward like a bicycle and man the black-knob tiller. Steering is always fun, especially for the kids – just simply turn the knob in the direction you want your boat to go. As a precaution, guests are asked to stay clear of the scenic bridges spanning Asbury Park and Ocean Grove.