GENERAL INFORMATION

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BEACH ACCESS

There are no beach fees in the Wildwoods. No glass containers, barbecues or alcohol, please. Beach access is restricted 10 pm to 6 am from May through September.

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LIFEGUARDS

North Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters: 15th Avenue & the Beach – 609-522-7500

Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters: Lincoln Avenue & the Beach – 609-522-8258

Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Headquarters: Rambler Road & the Beach – 609-522-3825

Lifeguards are on duty from 10:00am to 5:30pm in season, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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HANDICAPPED BEACH TRANSPORT & FIRST AID

North Wildwood: Transport and surfchairs at First Aid Station at 15th Avenue and Beach – 609-522-7500

Wildwood: Contact lifeguard headquarters at Lincoln Avenue and Beach- 609-522-8258

For Wildwood Beach Transport – 609-408-4714

Wildwood Crest: Contact lifeguard headquarters at Rambler Road and Beach- 609-522-3825

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ATM LOCATIONS

 See Banks under Membership listings.

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RESTROOMS

North Wildwood: Located at 7th Avenue & Kennedy Drive, Lifeguard Headquarters at 15th Avenue & Beach, 25th Avenue & Boardwalk, Olde New Jersey Avenue & Seawall.

Portable bathrooms on beach every 3-4 blocks in season. Wildwood: Located on the boardwalk at Glenwood, Schellenger, Roberts and Bennett Avenues.

Wildwood Crest: Located at Rambler Road and the Beach.

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SURFING

North Wildwood: Permitted on 2nd Avenue.

Wildwood: Permitted at Taylor Avenue.

Wildwood Crest: Permitted from Rambler Road to Primrose Road & Aster Road to Cardinal Road.

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BEACH GEAR & LINEN RENTALS

Refer to Membership listings.

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PARKING METERS

North Wildwood: May 15 through last Sunday in October

Wildwood: May 15 through October 31

Wildwood Crest: May 13th through September 17th

*current at time of printing—subject to change

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PETS

Pets are allowed on beaches from October to May, but are not allowed on the Boardwalk at any time.  There is a Dog Beach at Poplar Avenue.  Dogs are allowed on the beach at Poplar Avenue from 6am to 10pm.  Dogs must be on a leash and owner must pick up and dispose of droppings.  North Wildwood has a Dog Park on 24th Avenue, east of the Boardwalk.  A permit is required.

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SALES TAX

All Sales are subject to a 7% sales tax plus an additional local tourism tax of 2% on some tourism related sales.

Sales tax on many retail items is reduced to 3.5% at participating businesses within the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ).

Total sales tax imposed by the State of New Jersey on overnight accommodations is 14%.

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POST OFFICE

Wildwood Post Office, 3311 Atlantic Avenue – 609-522-5421

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RECREATION/COMMUNITY CENTERS

North Wildwood: 9th and Central Avenues 609-522-2955

Wildwood: 401 W. Young Avenue 609-522-5837

Wildwood Crest: 5800 Ocean Avenue 609-523-0202

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TOURISM CENTERS/INFORMATION

*Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, 3306 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood – 609-729-4000 *Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Seasonal Office, Schellenger Avenue and Boardwalk – 609-849-9422

Wildwood Tourist Information Center, Schellenger Avenue and Boardwalk – 609-849-9422 North Wildwood Boardwalk Information Center, 22nd Avenue and Boardwalk – 609-522-7722, 1-800-882-7787

Wildwood Crest Tourism Information Center, Columbine Avenue and the Beach – 609-522-0221 Greater Wildwood Tourism Improvement and Development Authority, Burk Avenue and Boardwalk – 609-729-9000, 1-800-WW-BY-SEA.

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WHEELCHAIR & CRIB RENTALS

Refer to Membership listings.

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SHOWERS

Refer to Membership listings.

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INTERNET/E-MAIL ACCESS

You can access the Internet at:

Wildwood Crest Library, 6300

Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood Crest 609-522-0564

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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MARINE EMERGENCIES

U.S. Coast Guard – Cape May Air

& Marine Emergencies

609-884-3491

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POLICE & FIRE EMERGENCY

Dial 911

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POLICE & FIRE NON-EMERGENCY

North Wildwood – 609-522-2411

Wildwood – 609-522-0222

Wildwood Crest – 609-522-2396

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HOSPITAL

Cape Regional Medical Center

Route 9 and Stone Harbor Boulevard

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

609-463-2000

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NEW JERSEY POISON CONTROL HOTLINE

800-222-1222

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TRANSPORTATION

New Jersey Transit Bus Company

Davis & New Jersey Avenues

Wildwood, NJ 08260

973-275-5555

Cape May Lewes Ferry – 800-64-FERRY

Five Mile Beach Trolley Service – 609-884-5230

Sightseer Boardwalk Tram – 609-523-8726

Atlantic City International Airport – 609-645-7895

Cape May County Airport – 609-886-8652