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Whale Creek Marina

2700 Taylor Ave, Strathmere, NJ 08248
+1 609-263-6093
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Our crabbing adventure

What a great way to spend time with the grands. We all had a Sunday Funday and we will be renting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kimberly R
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Fishing and crabbing love this place

This was our 3 rd visit to the marina. Last year I said I would never go anywhere else, they are... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Brenda S
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Whale Creek Marina is a friendly, full-service marina. We rent out boats and kayaks (single and double) for the day. No boating license is required! We have boat slips for up to a 26 foot boat, and they rent for the season or daily/weekly. Whale Creek Marina is also a great spot to go crabbing, and we are right next to a public boat dock. Whale Creek has the most full stocked tackle shop in the Ocean City area, and we sell fresh, locally caught bait as well as frozen bait, gasoline, snacks and drinks. Stop by today to experience some of the best of what the Jersey shore has to offer. We hope to see you soon!
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2700 Taylor Ave, Strathmere, NJ 08248
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to spend time with the grands. We all had a Sunday Funday and we will be renting a boat here again. Great staff, very informative and knowledgeable about the intercoastal waterways.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This was our 3 rd visit to the marina. Last year I said I would never go anywhere else, they are great. Give you a map (I get confused easily with them but it’s not their fault) and are helpful. Went once this season already...More

Thank Brenda S
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Kayaks are great and the location is even better ! The staff have always been very accommodating to their customers. I have visited this business for the last 3 summers and love it.

Thank andreaovts
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the kind review, and thanks for your repeat business. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We originally rented the 8 person pontoon, when we saw it we decided to upgrade to the 12 person boat. What a difference! The smaller one was not as new or comfortable looking. We had 7 people and were very pleased by the amenities of...More

Thank deejoedee
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Awww...thanks for the recommendation. And glad your birthday weekend was terrific. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a great place to rent a boat for fishing, crabbing, or to pick up bait and tackle. This is a friendly helpful place. If you're new to fishing they will help you out with advise and not oversell you. If you are going...More

Thank bayonnebrawler
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for your review, and great advice about the tides!

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The marina is a great place to rent a boat for fishing and/or crabbing in the back bays. They have evrything you need for a relaxing day of fishing at reasonable rates.

Thank SRCWB
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks - appreciate the positive review. Come back and see us soon!

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Adorable marina with very reasonable kayak and boat rentals. 1/2 day and full day rates available. Love the old Dock Dogs too!

Thank Blooms4you
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for your review - the dock dogs love you, too! Hope to see you next season.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

My brother and I had problems with our outboard motor launching near Whale Creek Marina. We first asked to use tools which Morgan gladly offered and after we failed to get it running he told my brother to bring the boat over and he'd take...More

Thank cocacolaman2000
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for the kind words, and we're always glad to help out. Come back and see us soon!

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Rented kayaks 2 different times from Whale Creek, once to explore the bay and marshlands and the other for ocean kayaking. Both times the staff were friendly and provided everything we needed for an enjoyable day. They also rent small power boats for fishing and...More

Thank Darla125
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the review, and glad you enjoyed your time here. Come see us again soon!

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Our family of 4 had a great kayak tour with Morgan as guide. We have a 12 and 10 yr old and used two tandem kayaks. Morgan got us in the water quickly and safely and we had a nice 90 minute paddle around the...More

Thank MNTrotter
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Whale Creek M, Owner at Whale Creek Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Really glad you enjoyed your tour, and thanks for taking the time to tell others about it. Come back and see us soon!

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