General Admission: All guests entering the park must pay an admission fee. All guests must wear the appropriate wristband at all times. As payment, we accept cash, travelers’ checks, and major credit cards (Visa, MC, Discover). No personal checks are accepted
Physical Requirements: The activities in our park are participatory, some being physically demanding. It is your responsibility to know all instructions and your own limitations, physical capabilities, and swimming skills prior to participating. If you are of a “non-athletic” nature or are “overweight” for your body type, you are encouraged to use caution when choosing activities to participate in. Weight limit for single tube rides cannot exceed 250lbs. and 400 lbs. for double tubes.
Lifeguards: Thundering Surf has over 80 trained and certified shallow water lifeguards for proper ride dispatching and guest assistance. They are all here for your safety and service.
Personal Articles: Glass containers, alcoholic beverages, coolers, tubes, boogie boards are not permitted in the park at any time.
Appropriate Dress: Thundering Surf is a family-oriented park. Appropriate swimwear must be worn at all times. No “thong” swimwear or any offensive or suggestive clothing is permitted.
Appropriate Behavior: Exercise extreme caution when walking from place to place. No running is allowed at any time. Obey all lifeguard and staff instructions and observe all instructional signage. Failure to follow all rules, both written and verbal, can result in serious injury to yourself or others. Violation of rules, after one verbal warning, will result in immediate ejection from the park without a refund.
Age & Height Regulations: Any child age 7 years and under must be accompanied by a paid adult 18 years of age or older. Any individual 42 inches or less will not be permitted to participate on the flowrider double.
Lifejackets: We supply lifejackets for no additional fee. We strongly recommend small children and non-swimmers wear a lifejacket and be accompanied by a swimming adult. Our policy is that any child 42 inches or less wear a lifejacket while participating in the water activities.
Diapered Infants: All babies and toddlers under the age of 3 are required to wear approved swim diapers while in the park. No regular diapers are permitted when swimming. Approved waterproof swim diapers are available for purchase at the admission area or at our snack bar kiosk.
Lost Children: In the event that your child or a member of your group becomes separated, inform a lifeguard, a head lifeguard, or management. Lost children are brought to our main lobby or main entrance gate and are supervised until a family member claims the child.
Locker Rentals: Thundering Surf provides token operated lockers to store your valuables for a nominal fee.Lost & Found: Articles that are found will be kept in our main lobby for a period of up to 2 weeks.
Go Pro/Camera/Cell Phone Policies on Attractions: On all tube slides GoPros, cameras, and phones are prohibited on selfie sticks or head mounts. They are only permitted if the are on chest harnesses or a wrist harness. In Cowabunga Beach and the Lazy Crazy River any type of harness is permitted. On the Flow Rider you may not take a Go Pro, camera, or phone on the ride surface regardless of the harness type or holder. You can set one up on the lower grating or side walls.
Inclement weather: In the event of inclement weather, Thundering Surf remains open unless there is severe thunder & lightning and/or high winds. The water park will reopen once the storm leaves the area. No rain checks will be issued unless the park temporarily closes due to a storm. Absolutely no refunds will be issued.
All claims of any kind, including but not limited to claims for personal injuries, may only be brought in the Courts of Ocean County, NJ.
Pets: Pets are strictly prohibited from any part of the premises. Service animals, not therapy animals, as defined by NJ state law provided below are permitted: