Did you know that South Jersey is home to some lesser-known and less crowded beaches? Sometimes, a day at the beach can quickly turn into a noisy nightmare due to crowds, and out of control kids.

Here are 4 secret South Jersey beaches that will take you far away from the crowds and the madness of a packed beach.


  • 1

    Port Republic Beach

    Perfect beach to relax and enjoy a warm summer day. Beach badges are required and lifeguards are present during the summer season only. Beach hours are 10 am to 6 pm

  • 2

    Higbee Beach - Cape May

    Higbee Beach stretches for one-and-one-half miles starting at the tip of Cape Island. Try the bay side of the beach, across the canal from the ferry.

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  • 3

    End of Great Bay Blvd - Tuckerton

    To get away from the crowds, take Rt 9 into Tuckerton, turn onto Great Bay Blvd and drive to the end. The beach is located through the brush.

  • 4

    Diamond Beach - Wildwood

    The beach is located south of Wildwood.You can access the beach by walking south from Wildwood Crest along the shoreline.

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