Welcome to Oceanport
Coastal and friendly New Jersey shore town
The coastal New Jersey city of Oceanport is a small town in Monmouth County with miles of scenic ocean views and is famous for its marine life. Known for being within arm’s reach of the shoreline and having salty, fresh ocean breezes, Oceanport is a small, elegant boating town that you’ll quickly fall in love with.
Oceanport offers residents more than just being out on the water—there are sandy beaches, a golfing course, dog parks, and horse racing. Due to its location near the coast, Oceanport residents live comfortably in the cool, crisp air during the spring and summer months.
Small and perfect for those looking for a sense of community, this 3.2 square-mile city has an array of spacious multi-room homes, both on the coast and inland. Houses directly along the coast fitted with piers, range from a million and upward. Homes that are inland range from anywhere from half a million and upward.
What to Love
- Coastal location
- Boating life and parks
- Small, community-based town
People & Lifestyle
Oceanport is a coastal, rural city perfect for those seeking to enjoy the calming outdoor and recreational activities it has to offer. The area offers many ways to relax and have fun, both on or off the water.
Residents tend to be retirees as the city has active senior groups. It’s also a great place to raise a family as there are schools ranging from elementary to high school.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Oceanport may be small, but there is plenty to do! There are various parks for you and your dog, coastal hobbies like boating or suntanning on the beach, delicious restaurants, playing golf, and even spectating horse races.
For all you sailors, the Shrewsbury Sailing & Yacht Club
is perfect if you’re looking for boat racing, other boat enthusiasts, or if you just want to be on the water with friends. Play a few rounds of golf at the Old Orchard Country Club
or the miniature version at Bluegrass Mini Golf
, perfect for all ages.
After a day at sea, enjoy some fine Italian and seafood at the Blu Grotto Ristorante
. Another restaurant overlooking Oceanport Creek, The Marina at Oceanport
, also offers fresh, delicious seafood. If seafood is not your thing, check out Federico’s
, Rodeio Grill and Restaurant
, or Mia of Oceanport
Things to Do
Residents of Oceanport make the most out of their days by being outdoors and under the sun. There truly is something for everyone in this small, coastal town.
Enjoy a day at the Monmouth Park Racetrack
and witness thoroughbred horses race for glory and cash prizes! Monmouth Park, once a year, in July, hosts the Haskell Invitational
with a purse totaling one million dollars.
Enjoy rides, games, and food at the annual Strawberry Fair
. This event also hosts a petting zoo filled with furry animals that’s perfect for children. Proceeds collected from the Strawberry Fair go towards community-based challenges and charities. The event finishes later in the day with an impressive, colorful firework display.
Oceanport has schooling systems in place for children and teenagers in all grades. These schools are:
- Wolf Hill Elementary School, K-4
- Maple Place Middle School, 5-8
- Shore Regional High School, 9-12